The Human Resources Department is responsible for recruiting and selecting employees for all county departments and assisting the constitutional officers in their recruitment and selection process. This department also prepares all payroll documents and other required reports, maintains all employee records, administers all employee benefits including health, dental, and retirement, and assists all employees with their benefits questions and concerns. In addition, this department conducts in-house employee training on various topics including safety, retirement, and harassment issues, performs pre-employment and random drug testing, and oversees the county's risk management program and workers' compensation program.
The Gordon County Human Resources Department accepts applications for advertised positions only. After the position is filled the remaining applications will be kept in an active file for a period of forty-five days for consideration for any other openings for which the applicant may be qualified. After forty-five days the applications are sent to storage under guidelines outlined in the retention schedule from the Archives and History State Management Program for County and Municipal Government.
Applications for an advertised position may be made in the following forms:
- Completing an application in person at the Human Resources Office in the County Administration Building.
- Resumes by email, fax or in person at the Human Resources Office in the County Administration Building.
Copies of job descriptions and other pertinent information for advertised positions are available with applications.