Human Resources

About the Department


The Human Resources Department seeks to support each employee by offering development opportunities, fringe benefits, and serving as an information resource. The department also works to support departments by furnishing them with a qualified work force, thus fulfilling the Grand Traverse County mission of providing responsive, effective, quality service.

The Grand Traverse County Human Resources Department provides comprehensive services to 28 operating departments, more than 500 employees of Grand Traverse County, and the public at large.

Duties & Responsibilities


One of chief functions of Human Resources is to provide Grand Traverse County with a highly qualified work force, with opportunities in the areas of community services, support services, the court system, health, and safety. The Human Resources Department also provides a variety of services for county employees, including: