Human Resources

Hertford County’s Human Resources department provides quality, professional services to attract, develop, motivate and retain a diverse workforce.  As a strategic partner, we provide comprehensive Human Resources services and guidance in the development, implementation and equitable administration of policies and procedures, while fostering a positive work environment.  Our values of continuous improvement, teamwork and achieving results are woven into every aspect of Human Resources management.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Hertford County employment practices are guided by federal, state, and local rules and regulations guaranteeing employment opportunities to all persons without regard to and prohibiting discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, religion, political affiliation or beliefs, national origin or handicap, unless a bona fide occupational qualification exists.

Statistics as of 8/24/2020:

Full-time employees:  191

Part-time employees: 188

County Paid Health Insurance Enrollment: 
187 full-time employees
17 retirees

Application Process:

To be considered for all county positions, you must complete a Hertford County Application for Employment, in its entirety.  Your application must be signed.  Cover letters, resumes, transcripts, and other supplemental documentation may accompany your Hertford County Application for Employment.  Selected candidates are subject to a criminal background check and motor vehicle record check.

Submit applications by mail, email, facsimile, or in person to:


Hertford County

Attn: Komita Hendricks, HR Specialist

115 Justice Drive, Suite 1

Winton, NC 27986

Fax: (252) 427-4585 (include cover letter)            


Job Openings

To find a listing of all current job openings and to access application forms, click the current job openings link below.


Contact Information 

Ms. Kimberly Turner, Director
Human Resources / Risk Management

Ms. Komita Hendricks
Human Resources Specialist

Telephone: (252) 358-7805
 Fax: (252) 358-0198

115 Justice Drive Suite 1 Winton, N.C.  27986