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Human Resources

The purpose of Alleghany County Human Resources is to support the County in creating and maintaining a positive work environment that allows employees to effectively deliver services to citizens, and encourages staff retention with benefits and compensation management. HR also provides a level of risk management for our employees as well as Alleghany County Government.

Responsibilities of the Human Resources Officer:

  • Payroll for 130+ full-time employees and up to 80 part-time employees
  • Benefits management and assistance for employees
  • Involvement in recruitment, hiring and disciplinary actions for county employees
  • Management of personnel records, pay plans, and job descriptions
  • Administration and maintenance of Employee Substance Abuse Policy
  • Handling of Workers Compensation Claims
  • New Hire Training

Benefits Provided for Alleghany County Employees:

Optional/Voluntary Benefits for Alleghany County Employees:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Critical Illness, Accident, Short and Long Term Disability, Cancer and Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance for Employee and Dependents
  • Participation in 401(k), Roth and 457 Retirement Plans
  • Dependent Comprehensive Health Insurance Coverage
  • LegalShield

Questions regarding Human Resources and employee benefits should be directed to April Hamm at (336) 372-2946 or april.hamm@alleghanycounty-nc.gov or Doug Smith at 336-372-2826 option 2 or doug.smith@alleghanycounty-nc.gov.

April L. Hamm
Human Resource Officer

Doug Smith
Payroll and Accounting Specialist


348 South Main Street, LL70
PO Box 366
Sparta, NC 28675
Phone: 336-372-2946
Fax: 336-372-2972

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