Human Resources


Lowndes County recognizes that our employees are our most important resource. The Human Resource Department echoes that sentiment by providing an assortment of services to employees, retirees and potential employees with respect and compassion. Human Resources are responsible for administering several functions related to matters that affect present, past and future employees that include but are not limited to the following:

  • Advertising, recruitment, and selection
  • Benefit Administration
  • Employee relations / grievances
  • Employment records
  • New hire orientation
  • Preparing and maintaining personnel policies and procedures and employee handbooks
  • Salary and Payroll Administration
  • Unemployment and workers compensation
  • Vehicle and property damage

Equal Employment Opportunity

Lowndes County is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, handicap, or disability in accordance with federal and state laws.

How to Apply

As of June 1, 2010, the Lowndes County Employment Application (PDF) is available to download or pick up at:
Georgia Department of Labor
221 South Ashley Street
Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 229-333-5211

Once completed, all applications can be turned in at the same location or mailed to the: Lowndes County Board of Commissioners
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 1349
Valdosta, GA 31603

E-Verify Program

Lowndes County participates in the E-Verify Program which enables us to verify the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States.

  • Authorization Date: September 2007
  • Lowndes County E-Verify Number: 46621