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Through strategic partnerships and collaboration, the Human Resources Department recruits, develops and retains a high performing, and diverse workforce.  Our passion lies in promoting an atmosphere that fosters a positive learning and growing work environment for all employees, their families, and the public.  We are here to serve and to help maximize individual and organizational potential to further position Beaufort County as an employer of choice.

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 Allstate, 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
  • Flexible Scheduling/Remote Work
  • 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!


Sign-On Bonus and Relocation Assistance Stipend for newly

hired Detention Center, EMS, and Sheriff’s Office Employees.

Please click here for more information.



Human Resources Director
Katherine Mead

Human Resources Deputy Director
Emily Stewart

Workforce Development Specialist
Amber Black

Human Resources Recruiter
Ciara Hall

Human Resources Specialists
Melissa Beere
Natalie Garvin
Clarissa Bickham                                                                                                                                                    Mary Madison                                                                                                                                                          Samantha McFarlane

Administrative Specialist
Karen Jones