General Information about Employment & Benefits

This page contains general information about employment and benefits at Champaign County Government.

Benefits Return to top

Pre-tax deductions available for qualifying benefits
For premium rates or for more information, contact DeShonna Matthew at (217) 384-3776

An Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available to all employees full-time, part-time, and temporary at no cost to the employee. It includes counseling, professional advice, resources, self-assessments, coupons, and more. It is fully confidential, and available to employees, their partners, and to their dependent children through age 25.

LifeWorks Employee Guide
LifeWorks Manager Guide
LifeWorks Simple Graphic Overview
Benefits Circle with EAP

Phone Numbers and Website links:
RPC Only - Wallet Card
All Other County Employees

Additional questions about the EAP
RPC Only - email Becky Krueger
All Other County Employees - email Human Resources

14 Paid Holidays

New Years Day
Martin Luther King Day
Presidents Day
Spring Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving (2 days)
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Vacation Leave Earnings

  • less than 5 years service gets 10 days
  • 5 - 10 years service gets 15 days
  • 10 - 15 years service gets 20 days
  • 15 - 20 years service gets 21 days
  • 20 - 25 years service gets 22 days
  • More than 25 years service gets 25 days

Sick Leave Earnings

  • less than 10 years service gets 10 days
  • more than 10 years service gets 12 days

Personal Leave Earnings

  • less than 1 year service gets 1 day
  • 1 - 6 years service gets 2 days
  • 6 - 15 years service gets 3 days
  • More than 15 years service gets 4 days

Labor Contracts and Personnel Policies may offer different earning rates or additional leave types for special circumstances

IMRF Retirement Funds
Regular Plan Tier 1
Regular Plan Tier 2
Sheriff's Law Enforcement Personnel Plan Tier 1
Sheriff's Law Enforcement Personnel Plan Tier 2

Deferred Compensation Investment Plans

Don Regan
Phone: (309) 660-2917

Employment Return to top

Although generally not listed here, paid and unpaid internships are also occasionally available from various departments. Please contact the departments directly with questions regarding internships.

Unless otherwise specified, applicants should contact the department posting the employment opportunity with specific questions regarding qualifications.

Qualified applicants with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Champaign County Administrative Services at (217) 384-3776 or TTY (217) 819-3521.

Volunteer Opportunities Return to top

Volunteer Receptionist at Brookens Administrative Center

Smiling faces wanted! Receptionists are needed to assist at Brookens Administrative Center at 1776 E. Washington Street in Urbana.

Volunteers will staff the information desk to greet visitors as they enter Brookens. Volunteers may also be relied upon to answer the phone and direct visitors to County Departments located within the building.

Information Desk Hours

8:00 a.m. - Noon
Noon - 4:30 p.m.

Please contact:
Rita Kincheloe
Executive Assistant to the County Executive
Telephone: (217) 384-3776

Champaign County is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer