Human Resources Department

The primary responsibility of the Department of Human Resources is to insure that the Town is appropriately organized and staffed to fulfill its mission by recruiting, developing, motivating, retaining and organizing the most qualified persons. The Human Resources Department engages in a number of specialized activities to accomplish this. These responsiblities include recruiting and hiring, training, salary and benefits administration, performance management, employee relations and employee communications. The Human Resources Director also serves as the Town's labor relations representative with its three unions and in an advisory capacity to other organizations such as the Housing Authority, the Library and the Senior Center on matters pertaining to human resources management.

W. Lee Palmer, Director
Human Resources Department, Room 202 
Town Hall , 2 Renshaw Road
203 656-7390 
lpalmer@darienct.gov  

Open Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm, closed Holidays

 

Employment Application
Internal Job Application  
Summer Job Application


JOB OPENINGS

 

 

Employee Information

The Town of Darien employs approximately 150 full-time paid employees, including six elected officials.  In addition to paid employees, the Town has numerous volunteer Firefighters and EMS personnel.  Many of the employee rights and benefits are contained in the Town's Employee Guide and collective bargaining agreement(s).

Job Descriptions for All Town of Darien Employees:

Town Hall

Public Works

Non-Union

 

The Darien Town Hall Union represents most of the Town's clerical and technical employees.

 

 Town Hall Employees' Union Contract

 

The Darien Public Works Union represents most of the employees in the Highway, Sewer, and Parking Divisions of the Public Works Department as well as the park maintainers in the Park and Recreation Department.    

 

 Public Works Union Contract

The Darien Police Association represents patrol officers, sergeants and lieutenants employed at the Police Department.

 

 

Darien Police Association Contract

 

 

The 2015 Employee Guide contains the rights and benefits for all employees.     

 

 

2015 Employee Guide

 

 

 

The 2016 Non-union Employee Guide contains the rights and benefits for employees who do not belong to a union.

 

Non-union Emplyee Guide

This guide is published to familiarize Department Heads with various personnel actions made in connection with an employee's initial employment, changes in employment status or absence from work.  It is not intended to be all inclusive and is subject to change.

 

Personnel Procedures and Transactions Guide 2016-2017 Part I

Personnel Procedures and Transactions Guide 2016-2017 Part II


 

Supervisor's Guide to Proactive Labor Relations 2015-16

 

Labor Relations Guide 2015-16 

 

Supervisor's Guide to Effective Performance Evaluations

 

Supervisor's Guide to Effective Performance  Evaluations

 

Human Resources Mission and Commitment Statements

 

HR Mission and Commitment Statements 
Where the Employee Guide and a collective bargaining agreement conflict, the collective bargaining agreement prevails.
              

Town Policies

Click Here to see Information on Connecticut's New Sick Leave Law--It will only affect Town Employees who are Non-Union and Part-time, seasonal or temporary because all other Town employees currently receive a more generous sick leave benefit. 


Delta Dental Information for Employees

Dental Enrollment/Change Form 

Delta Claim Form 

Delta Coverage Summary Sheet

Student Confirmation Form

Delta Dental

CIRMA provider network for workers' compensation injuries  Click here 

CONNECTICARE Information for Employees

ENROLLMENT FORM AND PROVIDER NETWORK INFORMATION

Link to Connecticare website: 

www.Connecticare.com

HEALTH SAVING ACCOUNT CONTRIBUTION CHANGE FORM

 

 

Connecticare Out of Network Claim Reimbursement Form 

 

 

****Please Note: Anthem BCBS will no longer be the Town insurance carrier 7/1/12*****

 Life Insurance Information for Employees

 CIGNA BENEFICIARY FORM

  


For assistance with Telephone E-mail
Job Applications 656-7390
Benefit Questions 656-7390
Personnel Policies 656-7390

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