About Human Resources

Welcome to the County of Tulare Human Resources & Development (HR&D) Department. The Human Resources & Development Department staff provides comprehensive Human Resource Services to 20 Departments and over 4,000 employees in more than 800 job classifications. Our services primarily include:

  •  Recruitment, Examination, Hiring
  • Classification & Compensation
  • Benefits & Wellness
  • Training & Development
  • Employee/Labor Relations
  • Payroll Processing
  • Employee Records/Verification

In conjuction with the other departments HR&D continually assesses the personnel needs of the County to develop or enhance policies and procedures, facilitate career advancement opportunities, and analyze positions to ensure correct classification and compensation. HR&D is also responsible for advising managers and staff on County Personnel Rules and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) interpretations, disciplinary matters, and various labor laws such as the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and other leave entitlements.

 If you are interested in learning more about employment opportunitities with the County, click on Career Opportunities .

 The Human Resources & Development Department office hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., (Closed on holidays).