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Hiring Procedures
Hiring Procedures and New Hire Paperwork
Smith County Human Resources (HR) believes that hiring talented, qualified individuals to fill positions contributes to the overall strategic success of Smth County.

Each employee is hired to make significant contributions to Smith County. In hiring the most talented, qualified candidates for positions, HR has outlined a process for hiring employees for Smith County and the Commissioners Court approved this process effective July 2011.

In order to help employees to better understand the process, HR has provided the following training presentation. Click this link to open the Hiring Procedures Training Presentation . When viewing the presentation, just hit the enter button to advance the slides. Links within the table of contents are also available to assist in moving between topics and links are available to take you back to the table of contents.

The training presentation includes the following topics:
  • Job Postings
  • Accepting Applications and Resumes
  • The Interview Process
  • Reference Checks, Background Checks, and Drug Testing
  • Job Offers
  • New Hire Paperwork requirements
  • Rehires and Internal Transfers
All of the forms mentioned in the training presentation are available below. Start with the New Hire Checklist and follow the order of forms as they are listed. If you have any problems, contact the Human Resources department at (903) 590-4642 or by emailing hrservicedesk@smith-county.com
Select the following links to view documents in pdf format for viewing and printing.
(Adobe Reader required).

Note: Complete the appropriate form(s), following the list noted in the New Hire Checklist. Once completed, save the form(s) to your computer and send as email attachment(s) to hrservicedesk@smith-county.com

All forms are to be turned in to Personnel prior to reporting for work and should be COMPLETED BY THE FULL-TIME EMPLOYEE unless otherwise noted.
Description HR Form Number
New Hire Checklist (Completed by Personnel) (HR NH-00)
Employee Change Form (Completed by hiring department) (HR NH-01)
Hiring Promotion Decision Form (Completed by hiring department) (HR NH-01a)
Overtime and Compensatory Time Agreement Form (HR NH-02)
W-4 Form (HR NH-03)
I-9 Form (HR NH-04)
Enrollment Form Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance (HR NH-05)
TCDRS - Employee Information Form
TCDRS - Beneficiary Designation Form (HR NH-06)
Credit Union Acknowledgement Form (HR NH-07)
Direct Deposit Form (HR NH-08)
New Hire Data Form (HR NH-09)
Smith County Emergency Information Form (HR NH-10)
Statement of Employee Understanding and Election of Disclosure Form (HR NH-11)
Smith County Manual Acknowledgement Form (HR NH-12)
Employee Notice of Work Comp Alliance Form (HR NH-13)
Smith County Employee Parking Agreement Form (HR NH-14)
Select the following links to view documents in pdf format for viewing and printing.
(Adobe Reader required).

Note: Complete the appropriate form(s), following the list noted in the New Hire Checklist. Once completed, save the form(s) to your computer and send as email attachment(s) to hrservicedesk@smith-county.com

All forms are to be turned in to Personnel prior to reporting for work and should be COMPLETED BY THE PART-TIME EMPLOYEE unless otherwise noted.
Description HR Form Number
New Hire Checklist (Completed by Personnel) (HR NH-00)
Employee Change Form (Completed by hiring department) (HR NH-01)
Hiring Promotion Decision Form (Completed by hiring department) (HR NH-01a)
W-4 Form (HR NH-03)
I-9 Form (HR NH-04)
TCDRS - Employee Information Form
TCDRS - Beneficiary Designation Form (HR NH-06)
Direct Deposit Form (HR NH-08)
New Hire Data Form (HR NH-09)
Smith County Emergency Information Form (HR NH-10)
Statement of Employee Understanding and Election of Disclosure Form (HR NH-11)
Smith County Manual Acknowledgement Form (HR NH-12)
Employee Notice of Work Comp Alliance Form (HR NH-13)
Smith County Employee Parking Agreement Form (HR NH-14)
Address:
200 E. Ferguson Suite 202
Tyler, Texas 75702

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M - F

Phone: (903) 590-4642
Fax: (903) 590-4640


Contacts  
Personnel Director (903) 590-4642
Personnel Assistant (903) 590-4644
Smith County Texas
100 N. Broadway Tyler, Texas
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