August 17, 2018
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Human Resources / Risk Management

Human Resources, a program of CAO; support all County operations by ensuring equitable treatment of employees in accordance with labor contracts, State and Federal law, and County policies. The Risk Management and Self-Insurance Program provide loss control functions through insurance and loss financing to all County operations.  Risk Management is responsible for Property, General and Auto Liability; Workers' Compensation; and Safety.


HR/Risk Mission Statement

Collaborate with departments and their employees to assist them in achieving their goals. We will accomplish this by:

  • Providing value added consultation and advice
  • Preparing our current workforce and aligning our people around a common set of goals
  • Positively engaging our internal and external customers while living our core values
  • Recruiting, hiring and retaining a workforce committed to the highest standards of public service

Our Core Values

  • Acting with ethics and integrity
  • Providing value-added customer service
  • Furthering diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Practicing respectful and professional behavior in all our dealings
  • Being knowledgeable in our functional disciplines
  • Pursuing operational excellence in our processes and practices
Family and Medical Leave Act
FMLA requires covered employers to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to eligible employees. Please click below to see the Employee Rights and Responsibilities Under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Americans with Disabilities Notice
In accordance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Jackson County does not discriminate, on the basis of disability, against qualified individuals with disabilities in the County’s services, programs, or activities.


Equal Employment Opportunity Plan

An Equal Employment Opportunity Plan (EEOP) is a document that analyzes the county's workforce in comparison to its relevant labor market data and county employment practices to determine their impact on the basis of race, sex, or national origin.

The EEOP includes a statistical profile of the Jackson County workforce by race, sex and national origin; identifies areas of underutilization; specifies corrective action; and, forms the basis of ongoing evaluation.