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Human Resources FAQs

Where do I go to apply for a job with Smith County?
The Personnel Department or the East Texas Workforce Center.

Where is the Personnel Office located?
The Personnel Department is located in downtown Tyler on the 2nd floor of the Smith County Courthouse Annex, behind the Courthouse. The building is on the corner of Spring St. and Ferguson St.

What is your street address?
Our address is 200 E. Ferguson, Suite 202

Tyler, TX 75702

What is your phone number?
Our Phone number is (903) 590-4644.

What is your FAX number?
Our FAX number is (903) 590-4640

What hours are you open?
Our Office hours are, Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.

Do you have a Job Line and if so, what is the number?
Yes--the number is (903) 590-4644.

Are your openings listed online?
Yes--please see our home page.

What jobs or positions are open?
To find out what jobs are open at the present time we suggest you: 1) call our Job Line at (903) 590-4644; or, 2) see our Job Postings on our bulletin boards; or, 3) visit our jobs online.

Can I get an application online?
No--but you are able to complete an application online and update your application online.

Can I submit my application on-line?

You may e-mail your application/resume to:, or complete an application online under "job opportunities".

What are the County's benefits?
We have very good benefits. Click on "benefits" on our home page, for a brief overview.

What holidays do you observe?
Smith County observes 11 holidays a year. Click on "benefits" on our home page, for the listing.

Can I go to the East Texas Workforce to apply for an open position?

Yes-- The Workforce is located at 4100 Troup Hwy., Tyler Tx, 75703 or you can go to

www.  We receive applications every Wednesday and Friday from the East Texas Workforce Center.

I filled out an application for a position with the County a couple of months ago. Can I reuse that application?

Applications stay on file for 6 months from the date you submitted your application. If you have an active application you may call our office and request that we submit your application for consideration.  You must know what month you originally applied.

How do I get in contact with the hiring manager for the position I am applying for?

Upon completion, your application will be forwarded to the appropriate department.  Due to high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to accept phone calls on the status of open positions or applications.

I recently applied for a current opening.  Can you tell me if I am still being  considered or what stage of selection the position is in?

You will receive a card notifying you that your application has been forwarded.  You will not receive additional notification unless you are selected to be interviewed.

Where should I go to take my typing test?

Typing test are administered at the East Texas Workforce Center.  If you would like to practice at home try the site below:

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