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Human Resources

The City of Cedar Rapids is committed to delivering municipal services in a manner that protects the safety and wellness of its employees, safeguards the general public, and sustains the environment.  It is our policy that accident prevention be considered of primary importance in all phases of the City operation and administration, and that employees are entitled to work under the safest conditions possible.

Safety and Wellness Location:

City Services Center
500 15th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

Phone:   319-286-5034
Fax:       888-611-1370

Wellness is the state of optimal well-being, not simply the absence of illness, but an improved quality of life resulting from enhanced physical, mental, and spiritual health.  The Human Resources Wellness Program was developed to promote an environment that empowers our employees to make positive lifestyle choices.  We engage and encourage our employees by providing educational services, interactive web tools and individual health screenings.  Thus helping to improve their health and fitness for a better quality of life, increased job satisfaction and morale, while reducing health care costs and achieving a more productive workforce.

The City of Cedar Rapids offers the following benefits as part of our commitment to employee wellness:

  • Annual personal health screenings conducted by an outside, confidential vendor at City locations for employees and their spouses

  • Annual flu shots for employees and spouses

  • Reduced fitness center memberships

  • Smoke free work environment, and smoking cessation classes

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Mercy Medical Center


The City of Cedar Rapids recognizes that employees are our most valuable resource. All employees receive a comprehensive overview of the City's Safety & Health policies prior to beginning their employment and during their orientation. Click here to view the Employee Safety Handbook: Employee Safety & Health Handbook

If you have questions on the City's Safety and Wellness program, please call 319-286-5034.

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