Suffolk County
Human Resources

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Our Mission

The Division of Human Resources works with the understanding that the chief organizational resource is people. We are invested in anticipating and meeting the changing needs of our workforce by keeping our employees at the forefront of every decision we make in Human Resources. We are committed to achieving, encouraging, and supporting a diverse workforce and growing a community of employees that are talented and dedicated to public service. We strive to elevate efficiency and engagement at the county and department level through centralized processes that will prove the highest quality of customer service to our employees, retirees, and prospective members of the County workforce.

Our Responsibilities

Human Resources is responsible for the development and administration of programs that directly affect all employees such as:

Organizational development

Compensation analysis

Professional training


Benefit review and enhancement

Human resource information systems (HRIS)

Performance analysis and management

Establishment of wellness and value programs

Departmental Support

The Human Resources professional staff has individuals dedicated to support the county's departments with all Human Resources related matters.


Human Resources provides strategic planning and a host of operational services to departments to assist in the overall management of employment practices. Some of these services include:

Consultation on individual performance reviews

Promotional paths

Workforce planning

Organizational effectiveness and efficiencies

Implementation of best practices, training, and development

Coordination of professional deployment both within departments and throughout the county

These services allow departments to foster a workforce that will become a model of efficient and effective government.

Suffolk County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based on race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or locally protected class.