Employee Self Services

For City Of Springfield employees only.
Unauthorized use is prohibited.


Use ESS to view paycheck, change address, complete your Health Benefits Open Enrollment and New Hire Enrollment, view your W-2, and much more.

LOGIN TO ESS (Use Internet Explorer Only)

ESS currently can be accessed only from a corporate computer.

HR Mission and Vision


To provide expert services and solutions that improve the quality of the City experience and align with its guiding principles.


In an ever-changing, dynamic environment, to be a trusted resource and strategic partner by engaging in value-added initiatives that make a lasting, positive contribution to the overall service culture.



Uphold high ethical standards. Work honestly and earn trust. Enhance the City's reputation as an employer.

Service Focus:

Anticipate needs and priorities. Exceed expectations. Show empathy.


Value all people. Collaborate and share knowledge. Embrace diversity and inclusion.


Be responsible. Produce results. Admit mistakes.


Assure quality. Seize opportunities. Show commitment.

Diversity & Affirmative Action

Diversity Initiative:

The goal of the Diversity Initiative is to build a culture where differences are understood, diversity is recognized and appreciated and all employees and members of the community are treated with dignity and respect. (Read more)

Affirmative Action Plan:

The mission of the City of Springfield is to provide leadership, commitment, and resources to offer exceptional community services and responsible stewardship, thereby enhancing quality of life, promoting individual and business development and ensuring continuous improvement throughout the city. (Read more)