Human Resources

Human Resources


The mission of the Human Resources Department is to work with and assist all town departments in the selection, hiring, evaluation, promotion, training, and development of town employees dedicated to serving the residents of Merrillville. Another priority for HR is attracting, supporting, retaining, and developing the diverse talent needed to achieve the Town’s vision.  HR is also committed to fostering a work ethic that displays respect, cooperation, and fairness. 

Available Positions:

Please follow the links below for job descriptions:
Parks and Recreation Department:
Part-Time Custodian
Part-Time Front Desk Attendant
Part-Time Site Supervisor

Street Department:
Labor 1

Job Application:

To complete an application, please follow the link below.
Employment Application

Contact Us:

Kathy Pettit, HR Director
(219) 769-5711 ext. 326
(219) 756-6170 fax

Erika Jasso, Administrative Assistant
(219)769-5711 ext. 394
(219)756-6170 Fax

Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 4:00 pm CT