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Human Resources

Melanie Thomas
Human Resources Director
67 Athens St
Jefferson GA 30549
Main Phone: 706-367-6316
Fax: 706-708-2509

Debbie Fraser
Benefits Coordinator

Direct: 706-367-2766

Kathy Hall
Human Resources Generalist

Direct: 706-367-6316

Office Hours: Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

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The Human Resources department strives to provide high quality programs and services to our valued personnel in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

This department is responsible for advertising and recruiting for vacant positions within the classified service of the Jackson County Government which includes accepting and screening applications, facilitating employment interviews, administering drug/alcohol screens and the processing of necessary paperwork for new hires.

Human Resources is also responsible for the development of a classification plan which provides the job titles and descriptions of duties and responsibilities for positions in the classified services. This department is also responsible for the development of a compensation plan which establishes a pay system for employees that is equitable and uniform and which includes a performance management plan which provides a schedule for performance evaluations and subsequent performance-based increases.

Resumes and applications are accepted when job vacancies exist.  Job opportunities are posted on the website and on the job opportunities page of the electronic display screen in the lobby of the Administration Building located at 67 Athens Street in Jefferson. Applicants may apply in person at the Administration Building.

When a job vacancy is posted, resumes may be mailed to: Jackson County Government, Human Resources Department, 67 Athens Street, Jefferson, GA 30549, or emailed to

Jackson County is committed to compliance with Federal and State laws requiring that the County only hires workers who are lawfully entitled to work in the United States (U.S. citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization) without discrimination. As such, the County participates in the E-Verify Program established by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration to aid employers in verifying the employment eligibility of all newly-hired employees. Our participation in the E-Verify Program does not exempt us from the obligation to obtain a complete Form I-9 from every person we hire.  

E-Verify #67449                                                                                          Authorization Date  11/13/2007



Last updated: 10/4/2016 9:22:57 AM