Human Resources

Union County Human Resources offers a variety of professional and technical services which promotes a quality of work life focused on our employees and supports the mission and goals of county service areas and agencies.

"A Great Place to Live and Work " 

Union County is committed to promoting the health, well being, safety, economic, and career growth of its many talented and hard-working employees.

The following are brief summaries of some of the human resource services offered:

  • Employment - Recruitment, Evaluation & Testing candidates for employment with Union County.
  • Benefits - Provides information about our generous benefits, including vacation and sick leave, medical/dental plan, and retirement benefits.
  • Classification - Information about the County's classification plan and compensation system.
  • Federal and State Regulatory Compliance and Training -FLSA, FMLA, ADA , HIPPA, COBRA, OSHA.
  • Employment Records and Database Management - Personnel Action Tracking, Public Personnel Information, Management Reporting.
  • Employee Relations - Offers professional assistance in the areas of policy, performance assessment, and recognition.
  • Employee Assistance Program - Provides Union County Employees and their families access to free, confidential counseling for personal or work-related issues.
  • Risk Management - Provides a professional safety and risk management resource to all County departments and agencies, promotes a safe & healthy work environment, assists County employees with work-related injuries.
About the Pay Plan


The Union County Pay Plan is intended to provide equitable compensation for all positions when considered in relation to each other, to general rates of pay for similar employment in the private sector and in other public jurisdictions in the area, and to other financial factors.


Mark Watson
Executive Director of Human Resources
500 North Main Street
Suite 130
Monroe, NC 28112
Phone: (704) 283-3818 
Fax: (704) 292-2590
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