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Director of Human Resources:
Pamela R. Ambles

121 South McDonough Street
Historic Court House
2nd Floor
Jonesboro, GA 30236

Phone: (770) 477-3239
Job Line: (770) 473-5800

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Employee Benefits and Workers Comp

Human Resources Benefits Administration
Mission and Vision Statement

Mission Statement: To offer robust and affordable health care options, education, and a wellness program that improves the health, wellbeing, and quality of life while acting as a liaison between the employees/retirees and health care providers.

Vision Statement: For Clayton County to be the leader in Georgia for employer-based employee benefit plans, and for every Clayton County employee/retiree to be a well-versed partner in his/her health care.

Benefits Administration is responsible for the following essential functions:

  • The Clayton County Human Resources Department, Benefits Administration offers employee insurance to full-time employees, retirees, vested employees and COBRA participants of Clayton County Government.  Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. The County offers group medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, vision insurance, flexible care accounts, dependent care accounts, and short and long-term disability. Individual voluntary benefits are available through Colonial and Legal Shield. Coverage is effective on the 1st day of the month after 60 days of full-time employment. To speak to someone in the Benefits Office, you may call 770-477-3590, option 2.
  • Full-time employees are required to complete their online insurance enrollment within two weeks of their full-time employment date. Changes can be made during the plan year due to a Qualifying Life Event (QLE).

Spousal Surcharge

  • If an employee has enrolled his/her spouse in one of the County Sponsored Medical plans, the Spousal Surcharge form must be completed. Failure to complete and submit this form will result in the monthly surcharge of $50.

Human Resources Workers’ Compensation
Mission and Vision Statement

Mission Statement: To be responsive and sensitive to all on-the-job work- related injuries, and to serve as a liaison to ensure employees and leadership are educated regarding the workers’ compensation processes and procedures with an end goal of returning the employee to full duty within a sufficient amount of time.

Vision Statement: To educate employees and leadership to reduce claims, improve workplace safety, and to ensure compliance to minimize liability.

Worker’s Compensation is responsible for the following essential functions:

This protection is provided to all county personnel in the event of injury/illness caused or contributed to during the course of their employment. If injured at work it is imperative that the employee report the injury immediately to their Supervisor whether or not the employee believes medical attention is required.


Georgia Administrative Services (G.A.S.)
1775 Spectrum Drive, Suite 100
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: (770) 963-7732
Fax: (770) 963-5813

If additional information is needed concerning employee rights to Workers’ Comp benefits, please contact Clayton County Benefits Administration & Workers Compensation at (770) 477-3590, option 2. The State Board of Workers’ Compensation is also available to answer general workers’ compensation questions.

State Board of Workers’ Compensation
270 Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30303-1299
(404) 656-3818 or 1 (800) 533-0682