City roundup: Population and HR
By Sadie Hunter
Last month, the City of Noblesville released its year-end annual report. It details major accomplishments by every city department and within the community during the past year. Each week, Current in Noblesville will highlight a portion of the report. To see the full report, visit bit.ly/2lDGclL.
The city has calculated an estimated population for both the City of Noblesville and Noblesville Township by adding together the Certificates Of Occupancy issued last year, and subtracting residential demolition permits, times 2.724 persons per household.
City limits population increased from 59, 153 in 2016 to 61,054 in 2017. Township population increased from 5,614 to 5,641 in 2017.
Accomplishments and highlights from the past year include: Held a Benefits Fair and seven insurance presentations/meetings for all employees; worked with various department directors and supervisors to develop and implement employee Performance Improvement Plans; developed specialized testing and interviewing techniques for various positions; and created an extensive spreadsheet to submit reporting to the IRS regarding insurance coverage for more than 1,200 members covered under the city’s insurance plan.
|Department||Full-time employees||Job postings||Applicants|
|Parks and Recreation||19||2||110|
*The fire department hires candidates from a joint applicant pool shared with surrounding communities.