Blount County Government Human Resources Department's goal is to provide a safe, sensible, and professional work environment for the County's most valuable asset
- its people.
The Human Resources Department provides services to all County employees, department heads, and elected officials by assisting employees from recruiting to retirement. We are responsible for administering a variety of programs, activities, and services for Blount County, including employee and retiree benefits, classification and compensation, and policy administration. The HR Department continuously strives to offer up-to-date information to county departments regarding compliance with state and federal employment regulations.
The five core functions of the HR and Payroll Department are: staffing, development, compensation, safety and health, and positive employee relations.