Human Resources


Mission and Values Statement

It is the mission of the Haywood County Human Resources Department to provide a broad range of quality benefits, services and support in recruitment, workforce development, employee relations, and safety to ensure retention of an outstanding work force committed to excellence in public service for the citizens of Haywood County.

In support of the Haywood County mission and vision, Human Resources encourages an attitude of teamwork and innovation to provide a positive, challenging work experience within a responsive environment that supports professional and personal growth through a network of strategic partners. It is our mission to develop an atmosphere which fosters integrity, respect, and safety. Services include, but are not limited to, ongoing evaluation of the job classification system, applicant screening, development and coordination of the County's Affirmative Action Plan, ensuring compliance with federal and state employment laws, review and development of the County's Personnel Policy Manual, and coordination of training programs for County employees.


***PLEASE NOTE: Haywood County Participates in E-Verify for all new hires as required by North Carolina state law. Furthermore, Federal Law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. For more information on E-Verify, click here or Para más información sobre E-Verify en español: Haz clic aqui

E-Verify also requires that information be posted regarding legal right to work. For more information, click here

E-Verify también exige que la información se publicará con respecto el derecho legalmente para trabajarPara más información, Haz clic aqui


EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: 1-800-454-1477 (Free & Confidential Counseling for Family, Marital, Substance Abuse, Stress and other difficulties for employees and their immediate family members.)


**NOTE: Employee users may choose from the drop down User Menu to the left for special announcements, forms, and other Human Resource information.


Departments Covered by County 

Haywood County has more than 500 positions. To learn more about our departments, visit our Departmental Directory page.


Haywood County is an Equal Opportunity Employer