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Due to the rapidly changing situation regarding COVID-19, the Madera County Department of Human Resources will be closed to the public.

If you need to discuss specific items with one of our staff members or to make an appointment to drop off documents, please contact our office at 559-675-7705.  Thank you

Among the responsibilities of the Department of Human Resources are recruitment and examination activities, employer-employee relations, salary administration, employee classification, benefits administration, processing of employee status changes, and a variety of payroll duties. The Director of Human Resources also serves as Secretary to the Civil Service Commission.


Oversight for the Madera County Civil Service System is provided by the five (5)member Civil Service Commission which is appointed by the Board of Supervisors for four (4) year terms. The Civil Service Commission ordinarily meets for regular business matters on the second Wednesday of each month. In addition, the Commission meets for special meetings as scheduled. For more information about the Commission, please click on the "Civil Service Commission" link.