Human Resources

Mission: Developing and/or coordinating programs and policies in such personnel components as recruitment, selection, position classification, compensation, employee relations, employee benefits, training, insurance, and employee health services. Also responsible for writing and interpreting existing or new personnel policies, and procedures; addressing employee complaints or concerns, assisting officials in personnel matters, and acting as liaison to outside organizations and agencies involved in county personnel matters.

Links of Interest
State Health Plan
NC Works
NC 401k Empower

North Carolina State Employees Retirement System
Colonial Insurance Insurance Claims Submission


Benefit Summary 2024
Payroll Calendar 2024
Leave Table for Payroll
Flexible Benefit Claim Form

Debra Conner
HR Director 
Phone:  (828)287-6145
Fax: (828)287-6262
289 N. Main St.
Rutherfordton, NC 28139
M-F 8:30am-5:00pm
Brooke Watson
HR Analyst