¬†Fulton County Government Center141 Pryor St., Suite 3030
Atlanta, GA 30303
The Personnel Department administers a centralized merit system for the entire County in accordance with established laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. It provides personnel administration and support for all County departments. ¬† The department is headed by Interim Personnel Director, Valerie Handley, who also serves as the Executive Agent for the Personnel Board. Oversight and policy direction are provided by a seven-member Personnel Board appointed by the County Commissioners. Managerial direction is provided by the County Manager, Dwight Ferrell. ¬†
Activities in the Personnel Department include centralized recruitment, examination and certification for all departments. The department also conducts a wide variety of personnel transactions, such as wage and salary administration, appointments, promotions, transfers, separations, leaves of absence and many other functions involving personnel administration and management.
The department prepares, maintains and secures a wide variety of personnel records, rosters, tests and action documents pertaining to all County employees. It also recommends appropriate classes and salary ranges for new or reclassified positions and prepares, publishes, administers and maintains a County-wide Pay Schedule and Compensation Plan. ¬†
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Fulton County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Fulton County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) :
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities.
Federal law requires us to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal employment opportunity for all. ¬†
If, because of your disability, you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and/or hiring process, such as a change to the application or interview procedures, documents in an alternate format, sign language interpreter, or specialized equipment, please contact the Disability Compliance Liaison (DCL) for Personnel, Crystal Evans at (404) 613-0871.
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E-Verify is an electronic employment eligibility program administered by DHS and the Social Security Administration (SSA).
Fulton County Government participates in the Federal E-Verify Program which is an internet based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. Fulton County is required to post its Federal ID Number and the date of registration with E-Verify on its website.
Employer Identification Number: 6001729
E-Verify Registration Date: February 25, 2010
Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act:
Senate Bill 529, the ‚ÄúGeorgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act‚ÄĚ of 2006, established a new work eligibility verification requirements for Fulton County and its contractors and subcontractors, effective July 1, 2007. ¬†The Act further prohibited the provision of certain services or benefits to any adult without a verification of their immigration status. ¬† Additionally, GSCIA required the County to make a reasonable effort to verify the immigration status of any foreign national charged with and jailed for a felony or DUI.
House Bill 2 requires counties to register and participate in the federal work authorization program for all new employees and requires that in order for all bids for services to be considered, that the bid shall include a signed, notarized affidavit from contractor and any subcontractors. It also requires counties to report via the Systematic Aliens Verification of Entitlement (SAVE) program for non-US citizens who apply for a public benefit defined under the law.
SAVE Registration Date: May 1, 2010
Public Benefit Reporting System
The law further requires the Fulton County to identify and provide a list of benefits provided via the Public Benefit Reporting System (PBRS) of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.
PBRS Registration Date: ¬†September 1, 2010. In compliance with Georgia Law, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners on December 2, 2009, established Policies and Procedures for the implementation of the requirements of the Act. County Policy 100-28