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Human Resources

The human resources department is responsible for coordinating various personnel functions; such as recruitment and selection of new employees; orientation, payroll processing, benefits administration, worker’s compensation insurance, and other related issues. This department also maintains and processes payroll records and keeps all personnel and payroll files and coordinates benefit information between our employees and brokers or insurance companies.

Stephens County is in compliance with Georgia Code (O.C.G.A. Section 13-10-91), which requires that all public employers register and participate with E-Verify. Stephens County has been participating in the E-Verify system since March 12, 2008. The Stephens County ID number is 106677.

Human Resource/Payroll Specialist Patsy Browning has been employed by Stephens County Board of Commissioners since 2001. She has served in the capacity of Office Assistant, and as a Deputy Clerk after completing the Local Government County Clerk’s Certification in 2004.

She is in the process of acquiring certification as a Human Resource Specialist with the Georgia Local Government Personnel Association. She serves as the Safety Coordinator for Stephens County after completing the third level of required certification training classes with the Local Government Risk Management Association. Recently, she completed certification for the Level 1 Governmental Finance Officer Program.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Patsy Browning
Phone 706-886-9491 Ext. 306 Fax 706-886-2185