Employee Services

Cook County has an employee base of over 22,000 dedicated professionals that provide our wide-ranging services each day.

The services below are intended for County employees only - if you are not a County employee, please consider looking through some of the other Service areas for our public facing services. 

Log into the online benefits area to review your current benefits elections.View DependentsMedical ElectionDental ElectionVision ElectionLif… Read More
The Board of Ethics is composed of five members appointed by the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners with the advice and con… Read More
Direct appointment position openings can be found on the right side of this page under the Downloads section. If there are no current openin… Read More
Certificate of InsuranceCook County is often requested by outside parties to provide evidence of Cook County’s self-insurance coverage in co… Read More
The following are the Collective Bargaining Agreements for Cook County for the periods of 2004-2008, 2008-2010, 2012-2017 and 2017-2020:Thes… Read More
ComplianceAs required under the Employment Plan, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle hired a Compliance Officer whose primary respo… Read More
The Cook County Reopening Plan for Offices Under the President (OUP) outlines OUP’s phased approach to reopening Cook County facilities to e… Read More
Resources The files and links below are here to assist employees with the Cook County Time (CCT) system. Read More
Nationwide is excited to announce the Cook County Plan Monthly Workshop Series. Read More
    COVID-19 Update Read More
Employee Benefits Newsletters 2021 Read More
Cook County employees contribute 8.5% of their pensionable salary to the Cook County Pension Fund (CCPF). (Sheriff’s Police contribute 9%.)… Read More
Below are answers to commonly asked questions and issues regarding the employment process in Cook County. Read More
July 30, 2010, Cook County transitioned to an online application system. As of this date, certain Cook County entities (referenced below) no… Read More
Equal Employment Opportunity Office provides oversight of the County's equal employment policies and programs.  It is the role of this offic… Read More
Flexible Spending Accounts  Cook County offers easy to use flexible spending accounts th Read More
Health Insurance Statements The Department of Revenue issues statements to employees for the p Read More
    Group Term Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance Read More
New VehiclesEach department of Cook County Government is responsible for procuring its vehicles for employees to use for County business.Onc… Read More
  OPEN ENROLLMENT - Plan Year 2022 Open Enrollment is your one time of the year to v Read More
Available on this page is the Cook County Personnel Rules pursuant to the authority of the Bureau Chief of Human Resources. It is located on… Read More
PGS (Printing and Graphics Services) Order Liaisons or authorized employees submit a completed PGS Order Request Form along with print-ready… Read More
        Prescription Drug Benefit Wh Read More
Cook County Government takes all forms of harassment very seriously, and delivers mandatory Preventing Sexual Harassment training to all emp… Read More
Each individual has the right to work in a respectful, safe, inclusive environment that promotes equal opportunities and is free from any fo… Read More
Records Inventory and DisposalThe Local Records Act (50 ILCS 205) regulates the preservation or disposal of the records of all units of loca… Read More
In order to ensure that the law and policies are followed, all employees, regardless of whether they hold exempt or non-exempt positions, ha… Read More
A request for an advisory opinion or request for an investigation may be made by completing and returning the proper forms below to the Boar… Read More
An exempt position is one that involves policy making to an extent or is confidential in such a way that political affiliation is an appropr… Read More
Overview October 28, 1969, a lawsuit entitled Michael Shakman, et al., v. Democratic Organization of Cook County, et al., No. 69 C 2145 (N.… Read More
Shared FleetThe Cook County Shared Fleet is a countywide program that is accessible to all Cook County employees for County business.Shared… Read More
Submitting A ClaimThe General Liability Division investigates and works to resolve claims filed by citizens who allege they have been harmed… Read More
In accordance with the provisions of Section XIII of the Cook County Employment Plan, the following Supplemental Polices are included herein… Read More
Vehicle MaintenanceThe Cook County Sheriff Vehicle Services maintains all Cook County passenger and light duty vehicles.The Sheriff Vehicle… Read More
        Vision Plan Vision coverage is Read More
Cook County is undergoing a multi-year project to modernize our telephones and telecommunications infrastructure. Most traditional landline… Read More
Cook County is pleased to offer multiple voluntary benefits options offered through Mercer, administered by Benefit Harbor. These plans are… Read More
So let’s get started on our healthiest year ever! Read More