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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 pursuing 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, and patiently waited for a position in human resources to become available. Mrs. Delmas became HR Coordinator in 2015, and HR Director in July 2019.

Before going to work for Smith County, Mrs. Delmas worked as an HR supervisor for a private company, as clinic manager for a local hospital and as a call center supervisor.


200 E. Ferguson, Suite 202
Tyler, Texas 75702

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

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Smith County Human Resources Department to provide the following quality services to the employees of Smith County:

Recruitment of qualified individuals; Retention of valuable employees; Training, development and education to promote individual success and increase overall value to Smith County; Provide and promote a safe and healthy work environment; Inspire and encourage a high level of employee morale through recognition, effective communication and delivering constant feedback; Provide resources for administering benefits, policies and procedures. These services are achieved via a team work philosophy that is based on effective organizational skills and proactive efforts.

Smith County - "Striving for Excellence"

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

Collins, Jaye LynnAdministrative AssistantHuman Resources(903) 590-4644
Cummins, KatrinaHR CoordinatorHuman Resources(903) 590-4644
Delmas, EsmeraldaHR DirectorHuman Resources(903) 590-4644
Young, RosilandHR ReceptionistHuman Resources(903) 590-4644