Human Resources

The Human Resources Department is a department of the Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners. Our staff is dedicated to providing the most current and up-to-date Human Resources information available. Whether you are a current employee or someone considering Hamilton County as your next employer, we urge you to take a good look at the many services we offer such as employment, employee benefits, and human resources development.

Hamilton County is a diverse organization that employs approximately 4,500 people in 30 different departments. We take pride in our service to our citizens and our employees.

The Hamilton County Human Resources Department, a division under the Board of County Commissioners, provides a wide variety of services to all county departments. The County workforce totals approximately 4,500 employees who work in 30 different departments. Human Resources is directly responsible for the state civil service reporting requirements for 25 of those departments. Human Resources also administers the group insurance benefits for all county employees. For the departments under the Board of County Commissioners, Human Resources is responsible for employee relations, including negotiating and administering 12 collective bargaining agreements, and employee training and development.

Values Statement:


  • We build trust by being honest, ethical, consistent, fair and respectful.
  • We comply with policy and the law and guide others in doing so.
  • We use resources efficiently and effectively to be good stewards for Hamilton County.
  • We share resources and ideas.
  • We actively seek, listen to, and consider others' concerns and ideas.
  • We are inclusive and cooperative in decision making.
  • We maintain positive and productive relationships.
  • We serve in a positive, innovative, and responsive manner.
  • We strive to understand and proactively meet our customers' needs.
  • We strive to produce work products that are accurate, clear, reliable, and based on best HR practices.
Institutional Courage and Leadership
  • We promote a culture of innovation and improvement.
  • We influence and motivate others to translate organizational goals into action.
  • We consider different views and advocate for best solutions, even in challenging situations.