Human Resources

Notice of Temporary Accommodation

The Humboldt County Courthouse 4th Street entrances will be closed Monday, August 7, 2023, and are scheduled to reopen to normal business hours on Monday, September 11, 2023. The 5th Street entrance to the courthouse will remain open. 

 If you are unable to access the courthouse due to the closure of the 4th Street entrances, temporary accommodations are available for programs and services located in the Humboldt County Courthouse. For more information regarding temporary accommodations for the Human Resources please call 707-476-2349 or email

Thank you for your patience during construction on the 4th Street side of the Humboldt County Courthouse.  

Link to Alternate Service Delivery Policy during this temporary closure


The Human Resources Department includes Personnel, Payroll and Risk Management functions, including:

  • Administering Benefit Programs
  • Administering Bi-Weekly Payroll
  • Administering Contracts with Employee Organizations
  • Administering County Insurance and Liability Programs
  • Classifying
  • Conducting Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Activities
  • Conducting Employee Relations Process
  • Ensuring Equal Employment
  • Keeping Employee Records
  • Maintaining County Salary Plans
  • Processing Workers’ Compensation
  • Recruiting
  • Selecting
  • Training