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Human Resources

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Santa Around Town begins December 13!

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Write a letter to Santa Claus!

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Seasonal Reminders from UPPD.  

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COVID-19 Updates and Information.

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The Arbor - December 2021.

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UPPD Community Survey. Tell us how we are doing!

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Tuesday, December 7 at 4 p.m. - Create & Chill with UP Public Library.

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Tuesday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m. - UPPL Friends Event - Meet Me at the Library with Tracy Walder

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Tuesday, December 7 at 6:30 p.m. - Elena's Children's Park Tree Lighting

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Wednesday, December 8 at 10:45 a.m. - Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Thursday, December 9 at 10:45 a.m. - Toddler Story Time @ UPPL.

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Thursday, December 9 at 6 p.m. - eBooks & More: Digital Collections Class @ UPPL.

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - City Council Meeting

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - City Council Meeting - CANCELLED

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Tuesday, January 4, 2021 - City Council Meeting

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OUR ROLE & OUR MISSION

It is the mission of the Human Resources Department to provide quality customer service to the employees, residents, and customers of the City of University Park.  Our role is accomplished through the recruitment and retention of qualified staff at all levels, the provision of employee development and growth opportunities, a safe and healthy workplace, a competitive and relevant employee benefits package, and a positive, service-centered working environment that holds employees as the most valuable asset to the organization. 
 

Human Resources Office

 

Human Resources Office 

214-987-5306                                                        
3800 University Blvd.
University Park, TX 75205
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (M-F)
 

Director of Human Resources

Cheree Bontrager
Phone: 214-987-5305
Email Cheree

EMPLOYEE PORTAL


BENEFITS, COMPENSATION & CLASSIFICATION:  
University Park Employee Benefits include, but are not limited to:
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life, AD&D and Long-term Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending and dependent care accounts
  • Retirement benefits
  • 457 Deferred Compensation accounts
  • Accrued paid vacation and sick leave time
  • Paid holidays
  • Employee tuition reimbursement
  • Whole life insurance
  • Legal assistance services
  • Critical illness and accident insurance
  • Higher education learning partnerships for employees and their dependents
  • Travel assistance
  • Free employee assistance program
  • Identity theft protection services
  • Will preparation
 

HR provides support to all departments in the areas of salary administration, classification of positions, application of overtime rules (FLSA), market surveys and other topics connected to employee compensation.


RECRUITMENT & RETENTION:  

HR works to recruit and retain qualified individuals to meet the service needs of the University Park community. All employment opportunities are posted on our website. The City of University Park proudly provides equal employment opportunities (EEO). 


EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT: 

Our department works to promote the professional and academic growth of our employees through our tuition reimbursement program, higher education learning partnerships, and numerous training opportunities. The University Park Civic Foundation also sponsors a scholarship program for the dependents of University Park employees.  


RISK MANAGEMENT:  

The Human Resources Department seeks to promote a safe and healthy workplace and community through the supervision of the City’s safety initiatives, safety training, risk strategy development, and by facilitating both the Property Casualty and Liability and Worker’s Compensation Citizen Committees. Texas Municipal League Intergovernmental Risk Pool (TMLIRP) is the city’s insurance coverage carrier.