The Department of Human Resources is dedicated to the discovery and selection of the best available employees for each and every position serving the students of Gordon County Schools. The role of the department is to ensure the highest caliber and the most diverse pool of applicants, both internal and external, for each position, and to ensure the continuous development and retention of the entire staff of employees. In a positive working atmosphere that fosters equity and equal opportunity, the Department of Human Resources provides quality service to internal employees and managers, and to the broadest possible applicant pool.
The department serves Gordon County by:
Implementing an aggressive recruitment and selection program that seeks the highest quality staff that accurately reflects the diverse needs of the student population of Gordon County Schools
Ensuring that each applicant receives fair consideration for employment and promotion and accurate information regarding the selection process providing counseling to employees and applicants in all aspects of human resources policies, practices, and programs
Providing training to employees on a variety of human resources issues, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, EEOC, state certification requirements, as well as all other federal, state and local statutes affecting employees
Benefits enrollment and administration
U.S. law requires companies to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States. Georgia legislation requires that employers utilize E-Verify. Created by the US government, this Internet-based system allows businesses to determine the eligibility of potential employees to work in the United States. Detailed information about the E-Verify process can be found at www.uscis.gov.