Contact Info


Ruthie F. Brown

Director of Human Resources

Courthouse Annex

1234 North Street

Post Office Box 149

Bamberg, South Carolina 29003

Phone:  (803) 245-5191

Fax:  (803) 245-1219

Human Resources

Department Functions

Charged with oversight of personnel, payroll and purchasing activities for Bamberg County.


Support Services:
  • Plans, directs, supervises, and coordinates the County’s human resource and personnel process
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations
  • Oversees the preparation and maintenance of personnel records and files
  • Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the County’s personnel management program, including classification and pay, employee relations, recruitment and selection, and benefits administration
  • Implements and abides by County-wide personnel policies and procedures
  • Attends training, seminars and conference, and conducts research to stay abreast of legislation and trends in human resource administration
  • Conducts all business with extreme care and confidentiality
  • Assists in the preparation of the County’s payroll
  • Maintains the County’s payroll records and files and prepares reports as needed
  • Ensures that all payroll processing is accomplished on schedule and in accordance with policy
  • Verifies enrollment forms and ensures health insurance and retirement files are set up in the payroll system
  • Transmits new employment information to the South Carolina New Hire Reporting Program and ensures compliance with the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce
  • Ensures that financial information is provided to the County’s external auditors