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COVID-19 Updates and Information.

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Enter the Virtual Pumpkin Decorating Contest! 

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October 2020 UPdate.

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Upcoming Seasonal Events. 

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Park Cities recycling event - Saturday, November 7.  

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November 3 General Election Voter Information.

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Saturday, October 24 at 10 a.m. - Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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Wednesday, October 28 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Thursday, October 29 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Toddler Story - UP Public Library

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Friday, October 30 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Baby Story Time.

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Wednesday, November 4 at 3:45 p.m. - Virtual Preschool STEAM and Stories.

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Thursday, November 5 at 10:45 a.m. - Virtual Toddler Story - UP Public Library

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Tuesday, November 3 at 5 p.m. - 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)
 

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.