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HR Director Esmeralda Delmas

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Esmeralda Delmas is the Human Resources Director for Smith County.

Her passion has always been helping others, and she believed she could do this through pursing a career in human resources.

She was born in Tyler and studied at Tyler Junior College before earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in human resources development from the University of Texas at Tyler.

She started working as a probation officer for Smith County in 2008, a position in the Human Resources Department became available. Mrs. Delmas became our HR Coordinator in 2015, and HR Director in July 2019.



200 E. Ferguson, Suite 202
Tyler, Texas 75702

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

Main Number: 903-590-4644

Fax Number: 903-590-4640


Mission Statement

The mission of the Smith County Human Resources Department is to assist county departments in managing human resources and benefits programs; while providing a safe and healthy work environment to our employees throughout their Smith County employment life cycle.

Our department is dedicated to providing services:
• In attracting, recruitment, and on-boarding of qualified individuals.
• Training and development to promote individual success and overall organization value. 
• Retention of valuable employees.
• Supporting, maintaining, and administrating a competitive benefit package.
• Developing county wide policies and procedures.
• Assisting in the separation and retirement process.

We encourage all interested persons to apply for open positions for which they feel they are qualified.  

Online job page:

Smith County is an equal opportunity employer and adheres to a policy of nondiscrimination against any person based on race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, or disability. Reasonable accommodation will be made for persons with disabilities during the application process and/or at the time of employment. Requests for accommodation should be made to the Human Resources Department as early as possible in the application/employment process.

"Striving for Excellence"



Collins, Jaye LynnAdministrative AssistantHuman Resources(903) 590-4643
Cummins, KatrinaHR CoordinatorHuman Resources(903) 590-4642
Delmas, EsmeraldaHR DirectorHuman Resources(903) 590-4645
Young, RosilandHR ReceptionistHuman Resources(903) 590-4641