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General Responsibilities
The City of Lewiston’s Human Resources (HR) Department was established in 1973 and deals with:
  • Benefit Administration - Health, life, and dental insurances; flexible benefits plan (including medical and child care reimbursement); retirement systems (MSRS); deferred compensation plans; retirement health savings plan; organize an employee service award program
  • Central Personnel Records - Maintain an up-to-date personnel record on all employees, both on the computer system and hard copies
  • Employee Development - Organize and coordinate departmental training programs, such as VDT, harassment prevention, emergency action plans, fire extinguisher, hazardous communication, personal protective equipment, Lock-Out Tag-Out, first-aid / CPR, traffic control, and other programs
  • Employment - Recruitment and screening for all positions, and testing for many; background checks; new employee orientations
  • Healthy and Safety Programs - Self-insured workers’ compensation program; coordinate safety programs; administer an alcohol / drug testing program for CDL drivers; health care management program administration
  • Human Resources Administration -  Compliance with state and federal employment laws (I-9 forms and OSHA); 300 record keeping, VDT, MHRC, DOL; job descriptions; policy development; consulting with department heads; records retention; information exchange with other agencies, financial institutions, and other similar organizations
  • Labor Relations - Negotiate labor agreements and administer their terms

27 Pine Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
Ph: (207) 513-3000
TTY/TDD: (207) 513-3007
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