Human Resources

Whether we are hiring an employee or an employee is retiring, the County’s Human Resources (HR) Department is involved. All of the County’s 700 employees have personally met and talked with an HR staff member. But HR is about more than making sure new employees fill out paper.

People sitting at tables in conference room

The HR Department is also responsible for:

  • Benefit plans
  • Compensation
  • Injury reports
  • Professional training
  • Promotions
  • Safety training
  • Terminations
  • Transfers

These business activities, along with the administration of employee benefits plans, comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including those dealing with equal opportunity.

Employment Opportunities

View available jobs with Jackson County.


Applications may be submitted:

  • In-Person
  • By Mail*
  • By Fax*

* Call to verify receipt

Applications may be obtained:

Sheriff's Department

If you are interested in applying for a position with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, please contact Neilly Skipper at 228-769-1689.

Equal Opportunity

The HR Department also ensures the County workplace is free from discrimination, sexual harassment, or any other harassment based on orientation, race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, or veteran status.