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Administrative Center-Suite 2500
212 6th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601

Phone: (608)785-9640
Fax: (608) 789-4887

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Mission Statement:
The mission of the La Crosse County Personnel Department is to recruit, develop and retain a high performing and diverse workforce that fosters a healthy, safe and productive work environment for employees, their families, departments, and the public in order to maximize individual and organizational potential; therefore, positioning La Crosse County as an employer of choice.

The Personnel Team strives to create an environment which promotes positive employee relations, encourages equal opportunity and provides quality customer service.

Summary of Responsibilities:
The La Crosse County Personnel Department administers the following services:
  • Employee Selection and Recruitment
  • Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Position Classification
  • Employee Benefits
  • Salary Administration
  • Labor Relations
  • Personnel Policies
  • Employee Relations Management
  • Safety and Loss Control
  • Training and Staff Development
  • Personnel Records

County Background:
Located in Western Wisconsin along the Mississippi River, La Crosse County is home to approximately 115,000 people.

La Crosse County is home to three institutions of higher education - the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, Viterbo University, and Western Technical College – as well as two nationally renowned health care facilities – Gundersen Health System and Mayo Clinic Health Systems Franciscan Health Care.

The City of La Crosse, which is the County Seat, offers unique shops, lively entertainment, museums, art galleries, sidewalk cafes and coffee shops, farmers markets and exceptional restaurants and home to a growing arts district that serves as an anchor for tremendous arts and cultural opportunities.

The La Crosse County offers quality, affordable housing opportunities whether you prefer an urban environment or a quiet country home. And no matter where you choose to live, there are outstanding school systems throughout the county. The area is home to rivers and scenic bluffs that are unmatched in the middle of the country – forming the ultimate authentic playground, providing breathtaking vistas, and adding to a great quality of life. Our authentic terrain and pristine waters form an unmatched natural playground for outdoor recreation activities like cycling, kayaking/canoeing, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, hiking, bird-watching, sailing, and fly fishing.

La Crosse is also home to the City of Onalaska and other smaller villages and towns that offer unique small town atmosphere and festivals.



La Crosse County Personnel Department

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