Human Resources

What We Do

Linn County Human Resources seeks to include and engage all customers by providing information and assistance, promoting development opportunities, recommending best practices for performance management and contract administration, and following equitable, legal, and cost-effective employment practices.

We support Linn County’s strategic goals of: 

  • Meeting customer expectations by supporting employees with tools and resources to advance the customer experience
  • Creating a culture of empowered and engaged employees who understand what customers expect of their products and make satisfaction and innovation high priorities
  • Protecting financial assets against loss through risk mitigation

Make It OK Workplace

Linn County is proud to be a Make It OK workplace and an active partner in the Make It OK campaign. Make It OK is an anti-stigma campaign created to raise awareness of the importance of mental health and to encourage individuals to talk about mental health more openly. Linn County has made addressing mental health one of its top priorities for employees and the community.

Learn about Make It OK. Stop mental health stigma.

Learn more about our Employee Assistance Program

Job Recruiting and Affirmative Action Guidelines

Directs the County’s compliance with federal and state laws and County policies regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Equal Opportunity

It is the policy of Linn County to recruit and select the most qualified candidates for positions in the County’s service. Recruitment and selection shall be conducted in an affirmative manner which ensures open competition and provides equal employment opportunities as protected by state and federal law. 

Departmental Outcomes

Linn County Human Resources strives to: 

  • Hire and retain qualified applicants
  • Empower and engage employees
  • Create satisfying and innovative products
  • Advance employees’ skills and development
  • Improve the total performance of the workforce
  • Prevent loss from poor, inconsistent, or discriminatory practices
  • Listen and make customer satisfaction a priority.