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We've compiled a quick reference guide to assist you in answering your many questions.   If you're not sure who to call, you may call the Human Resources Department's main number, 286-3200, and your call will be directed to the correct area.

Tony Bisignano, Director of Human Resources

  • Directs the operations of the Human Resources Department.
  • Attends external meetings representing the department.
  • Serves as Legislative Coordinator for the Board of Supervisors

Jaibre Spargur HR Administrative Assistant -  Ext. 3232 email her!

  • Provides clerical support to the Director and the Human Resources staff.

  • Schedules pre-employment physicals and works closely with new employees.

  • Processes all internal and external job vacancies.

  • Administers the County's Commuter Choice Plan and responds to bus pass and parking questions/issues.

  • Processes the department bi-weekly payroll and payroll for the summer employment program.

Gail Stevenson Human Resources Analyst -  Ext. 3360 email her!

  • Works closely with the employment manager and departments
     during the recruitment/selection process. 
  • Coordinates/oversees detention officer recruitments.
  • Schedules/conducts employment testing.
  • Administers the summer hire program; conducts interviews; and coordinates placements with various departments.

Julie Akkerman Human Resources Analyst -  Ext. 3201 email her!

  • Works closely with the employment manager and departments
     during the recruitment/selection process. 
  • Coordinates/oversees detention officer recruitments.
  • Schedules/conducts employment testing.
  • Administers the summer hire program; conducts interviews; and coordinates placements with various departments.

Mike Campbell, Labor Relations Manager – Ext. 3033 email him!

  • Represents management in the negotiations, interpretation, and
    administration of multiple collective bargaining units

  • Oversees and represents the county in administrative law

  • Reviews/investigates employee complaints and grievances

  • Works with employees requesting FMLA, disability and donated leave.

Lola Evans, Benefits Administrator - Ext. 3203 email her! 

             

  • Coordinates Polk County’s deferred compensation program.
  • Administers Polk County’s employee medical, dental and life
     insurance benefits.
  • Responds to employee requests on issues related to benefits including
    health and life insurance, employee eligibility and enrollment, and
    distribution of policies.
  • Coordinates new employee orientation.

Pam Veach, Compensation Administrator - Ext. 3686email her!

  • Administers the county-wide classification and compensation
    system.
  • Maintains the County’s organizational charts .
  • Conducts organizational studies.
  • Conducts job audits.
  • Develops job descriptions.
  • Develops the annual Affirmative Action Plan.

Human Resources Department Contact

111 Court Ave, Suite 390
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 286-3200
Fax: (515) 286-3316
Department Hours: 8am- 5pm, Mon.-Fri.

 

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Please feel free to contact us with questions or comments at humanres@polkcountyiowa.gov