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The primary role of the Department of Human Resources (HR) is to recruit, plan, develop, and administer policies and programs designed to effectively utilize an organization’s human resources. 

Working under the core principle that HR C.A.R.E.S (Communication, Advancement, Respect, Equality & Safety), we strive to demonstrate exceptional customer service, responsiveness, attitude, body language and professionalism to both internal and external stakeholders. Through departmental collaboration and strategic planning, Harford County’s HR department seeks to foster and maintain a high performing, safe, diverse and productive workforce in order to maximize individual and organizational potential, and position itself as an employer of choice.

What does Harford County offer employees besides a competitive wage packet? A benefits package that includes a health plan subsidized by the county with vision and dental and a flexible spending account; life insurances, voluntary benefits such as long-term disability and prepaid legal benefits; deferred compensation; pension plan; numerous holidays; annual leave, sick leave; an employee assistance program; educational assistance and a smoke-free environment.

In addition to all this, it offers, among other things, beautiful countrysides, numerous parks, clean water, police-protected communities, well-maintained roads, wastewater systems and landfills. This is a place to raise and watch your children grow and prosper. We welcome you to be part of our family so you also can serve the citizens throughout the Harford County communities.
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