Human Resources

Our vision

Human Resources is a strategic partner in building a highly skilled, diverse and motivated team of employees, working together to meet our customers' needs.

Our Mission

Become an Employer of Choice.  Human Resources staff members work as strategic business partners with County departments by providing the infrastructure that enables them to achieve their program goals through effective human resource programs. 

Benton County Human Resources provides the following services:

  • Centralized Recruitment for Benton County
  • Personnel Policy
  • Employee Records Management
  • Training and Staff Development
  • Employee Relations and Labor Contract Administration
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Position Classification and Compensation
  • Employee Benefit Administration
  • Cultural Proficiency Education
  • Worksite Wellness Program
The Recruitment Process and the Services We Provide

If you are interested in joining the Benton County team, the Human Resources Office would be your initial contact. The office serves as a centralized recruitment for Benton County departments and divisions.

As an inclusive and diverse organization, Benton County’s policy is to provide fair and equal treatment and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, condition of pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military service, political affiliation, social-economic, marital status or affectional preferences.

The Human Resources Office is also where you'll find information regarding employee benefits, compensation and wages, cultural proficiency, policies, contracts, and agreements, position classification, retirement and termination, training and development, and employee wellness programs. If you have a question contact us. (All forms and documents on the Human Resources pages are in PDF format).

Job applications are collected and processed here before going to various departments for additional review. Once hired, the Human Resources office is an employee’s one-stop-shop for the Benton County personnel policy, training and staff development, orientation, cultural proficiency education, benefit administration, employee records, and employee relations and labor contract administration.

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