Human Resources Operational Changes Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Our mission is to recruit, develop, and retain a high performing and diverse workforce while fostering a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for Beaufort County employees, their families, and the public. We strive to provide the highest level of service to all county departments so that we can support their missions. We are committed to serving citizens of our thriving community by creating a work environment where employees can reach their maximum potential.

Beaufort County offers the following benefits to qualified full time employees:

  • Health, Dental, Vision (with affordable employee contributions)
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Basic Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Ancillary Products through Creative Worksite Solutions, which include
    • Cancer
    • Accidental
    • Critical Illness 
    • Whole Life Insurance with a Long Care Term Rider
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Thirteen (13) paid Holidays
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Leave Time
  • Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA) membership
See "Leave" and "Benefits" tabs for more information!


Your opportunity to join our team and make a

difference in Beaufort County starts here!


Human Resources Director
Padget Cowan

Human Resources Specialists
Melissa Beere
Natalie Garvin
Katherine Mead
Emily Stewart

Administrative Specialist
Clarissa Bickham