City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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   Diversity


As a leading municipal government in Illinois and home of Abraham Lincoln, the City of Springfield recognizes the importance of developing a diverse workforce that reflects the community's demographics.

The City of Springfield is committed to establishing a workplace where each employee is valued and encouraged to maximize their potential, which will allow employees to better understand and respond to citizen's requests and concerns. The goal of the Diversity Initiative is to build a culture where differences are understood, diversity is recognized and appreciated and all employees are members of the community are treated with dignity and respect.

The goal of the Diversity Initiative is to build a culture where differences are understood, diversity is recognized and appreciated and all employees and members of the community are treated with dignity and respect.

   Civil Service Commission


Meetings are held at 5:15 p.m. at City Council Chambers Third Floor, Municipal Center West unless notice is given otherwise. Additional information can be found in the documents below.

   Affirmative Action


Below you can view our documents relating to our Affirmative Action Plan.