Sumter County, Georgia 
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Human Resources Department
Susan Merritt
Human Resources Director

Erika Carrillo Arias
Human Resources Assistant

500 West Lamar Street
Suite 100
Americus, GA  31709

Phone: (229) 928-4500
Fax: (229) 928-4503

8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday
The Human Resources Department is responsible for:

  • Filling all County positions with qualified and capable individuals
  • Labor relations
  • Health plan and benefits administration
  • Maintenance of employee records
  • Employee training and development

See "Job Openings" on the main page of this website if there are any current vacancies. 

E-Verify Indentification number:  68854
Authorization date:  11-20-2007 (as required by O.C.G.A. Section 13-10-91 (a), as amended)

Employee Self-Service

An official application should be received in the Human Resources Department/Sheriff’s Office by the advertised closing date stated on the position announcement. All applications received by the closing date will be reviewed for minimum qualifications by the Human Resources Department.

All applications received that meet the minimum qualification will be forwarded to the appropriate department for consideration. This does not guarantee an interview for the position.

NOTE: Applications and documents submitted with the application become the property of Sumter County Board of Commissioners and cannot be returned. The information you have provided on the application may be subject to public disclosure under the Georgia Open Records Act.

Sumter County
500 W. Lamar St.
P.O. Box 295
Americus, Georgia 31709
Ph: (229) 928-4500
Fax: (229) 928-4503
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm