Human Resources

Duties & Responsibilities

The Human Resources Department serves all county departments by aiding in the selection and retention of qualified employees as well as providing a safe and comfortable work environment for all county employees.

The Human Resources Department is responsible for administering the county's comprehensive employment and benefits programs, including but not limited to:

  • Group health and dental insurance
  • Life / AD&D insurance
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Vision insurance

Employment opportunities are available throughout the county and can be explored online.

Our Employment Assistance page contains resources for job seekers.

Transparency in Coverage

DeSoto County is committed to following the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule. Meritain creates and publishes the machine-readable files which include negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.