The Human Resources Department is charged with oversight of all personnel-related support and development activities, including hiring, retention, training and development, compensation and benefits, and compliance with policies and labor laws. Human Resources is also responsible for risk management, a duty that not only focuses on maintaining a safe working environment for all employees, but also requires the proactive management of potential physical and economic liabilities threatening the accomplishment of the County’s mission.
Oconee County participates in E-Verify. E-Verify electronically compares information entered on the Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9, with records contained in Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases. This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify link
Oconee County is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, military status, or protected veteran status. Oconee County complies with all applicable state, federal and local laws, regulations and ordinances prohibiting discrimination in places where Oconee County operates.
Oconee County is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.
Oconee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with the laws.