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Director

Kathy E. Johnson, PHR

P: (276) 525-1313
E: kjohnson@washcova.com
Office Hours: M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm
Office Location: Government Center Building
1 Government Center Place, Suite A
Abingdon VA, 24210

Department of Human Resources

The Department of Human Resources maintains personnel records for all employees of the County’s General Government. This Department is responsible for monitoring the employment process, initial employee orientation, reviewing time sheets and conducting exit interviews with retiring and terminating employees. Additional personnel functions include administering health benefits, workers compensation, disability programs, and unemployment claims.

Washington County shall provide equal opportunity in employment and advancement and shall administer its employment policies without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order No. 1 on Equal Opportunity (January 11, 2014) and state and federal laws.

Important Documents

The following list contains the official Position Descriptions by Department and Office for all Administrative Division positions. This is not a list of job openings, only a list of position descriptions of current positions in Washington County. Please click the title of the position for access to its Position Descriptions.
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The Washington County Board of Supervisors Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual for Administrative Division Employees (Personnel Manual) sets out the policies and procedures governing employees of the Administrative Division of the Washington County government. These policies and procedures are followed with regard to employment, promotion, demotion, dismissal and any other activities dealing with personnel which is deemed necessary in order to clarify the County’s or employee’s position in the personnel system established by the Washington County Board of Supervisors. The Office of County Administrator will maintain an up-to-date version of the Personnel Manual for public and employee access through this webpage. 

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The Administrative Division of the Washington County government consists of the following administrative departments and Offices and their personnel:

County Department of Budget & Finance
County Department of Building & Development
County Department of Community Development & Planning
County Department of Economic Development & Community Relations
County Department of Emergency Management
County Department of General Services
County Department of Human Resources
County Department of Information Systems
County Department of Recreation
County Department of Solid Waste
County Department of Zoning Administration
Office of County Administrator
Office of County Attorney

The provisions of this Personnel Manual do not apply to other Washington County government employees except as may be adopted in whole or in part by the elected or appointed heads of the various other County government agencies or departments.