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Karen Evans
Finance Officer

April L. Hamm
Assistant Finance Officer
Human Resource Officer

Jennifer Boyer
Accounting Technician


348 South Main Street
PO Box 366
Sparta, NC 28675
Phone: 336-372-2826
Fax: 336-372-6242

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Human Resources

The purpose of Alleghany County Human Resources is to support the County in creating and maintaining a positive work environment that allows employees to effectively deliver services to citizens, and encourages staff retention with benefits and compensation management. HR also provides a level of risk management for our employees as well as Alleghany County Government.

Responsibilities of the Human Resources Officer:

  • Payroll for 110+ full-time employees and up to 80 part-time employees
  • Benefits management and assistance for employees
  • Involvement in recruitment, hiring and disciplinary actions for county employees
  • Management of personnel records, pay plans, and job descriptions
  • Administration and maintenance of Employee Substance Abuse Policy
  • Handling of Workers Compensation Claims
  • New Hire Training

Benefits Provided for Alleghany County Employees:

  • Comprehensive Health Insurance
  • $10,000 Life Insurance Policy
  • Paid Annual Leave - Accrual based on years of service
  • Paid Sick Leave - 8 hours per month accrual
  • Paid Holidays
  • Participation in the North Carolina Local Government Retirement System
  • County Sponsored Employee Wellness Program

Optional/Voluntary Benefits for Alleghany County Employees:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Critical Illness, Accident, Short and Long Term Disability, Cancer and Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance for Employee and Dependents
  • Participation in 401(k), Roth and 457 Retirement Plans
  • Dependent Comprehensive Health Insurance Coverage

Questions regarding Human Resources and employee benefits should be directed to April Hamm - HR Officer/Assistant Finance Officer at (336) 372-2826 or