The Department of Management Services provides the Human Resource and Procurement Functions for the Board of County Commissioners. This department seeks to develop and implement those policies, programs, and benefits that will assist the County in fulfilling its overall mission. The Human Resources section seeks to assist county departments in meeting the needs of the citizens of Gadsden County by providing a qualified, stable, safe, drug free, and competitively compensated workforce through sound personnel practices and in compliance with federal and state personnel law. This section administers recruitment, drug testing, job classification and pay, employee training and development programs, affirmative action, labor relations, health and safety and personnel information processing. This section also administers all employee awards and benefit programs and ensures employees are evaluated fairly for job performance.