The Village of Fairmont City recruits and selects employees on the basis of previous experience, qualifications, and ability to perform the functions of the position available. This is based on principles that no unlawful discrimination shall be tolerated due to race, sex, national origin, religion, disabilities, age, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local fair employment laws or regulations, or the Illinois Human Rights Act.
The Village of Fairmont City assures Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) in all of its employment practices including those pertaining to recruitment, hiring, placement, compensation, transfers, promotions, practices, evaluations, benefits, training, layoff recall, discipline, demotions, and terminations. These employment practices shall be administered in accordance with the law as set forth in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Equal Pay Act of 1963, as amended and any other applicable federal laws or the Illinois Human Rights Act, if that statute would provide the employee with greater benefits of protections than federal law. For more information and to view the laws enforced by EEOC, visit this page on the EEOC’s website.
Employees are selected on the basis of their training, education, required certifications, experience, work history, and ability to meet the essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).