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Human Resources

The Washington County Human Resources Department is devoted to attracting, developing, supporting, and empowering employees who provide essential services for our community.

Our mission is to create and sustain an inclusive culture of belonging by fostering employee engagement and prioritizing workplace development through equitable practices.

Human Resources supports a variety of functions and services:

  • Benefits, Leave and Wellness management
  • Emergency Management (including the County's all-hazards preparedness, mitigation, and response programs on an interdepartmental, intergovernmental, and interagency basis)
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • HR Business Systems
  • Learning and Development
  • Risk Management (including workers' compensation, liability and property claims, and safety)
  • Talent Acquisition

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