Human Resources

The Human Resources Department’s function is to plan, implement and deliver human resources support. Such services and support include, but are not limited to: developing personnel policies and procedures, employment, compensation, employee relations, training, and other employee services. The staff of the Human Resources Department is dedicated to providing quality and professional services for the citizens and employees. We are committed to hiring talented and motivated individuals to join our team. To view current county employment opportunities, visit the Employment Opportunities page.

The employees of Canadian County support not only the 8 elected officials, but serve over 139,926 citizens. The elected officials include the Board of County Commissioners, Assessor, Treasurer, County Clerk, Court Clerk and the Sheriff. In these offices, over 300 employees work diligently to serve each citizen and visitor in the most efficient and courteous manner displaying the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and respect for others.

Canadian County employees are offered a comprehensive, competitively priced health care package, a paid time off program including vacation pay and holidays, and outstanding retirement benefits. Canadian County is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. If you want an opportunity to achieve your maximum potential, we are ready to help you start your career with us.

The Human Resources Department is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Our department is ready and willing to help you with any personnel matters within. Should you need assistance or wish to visit with a member of our staff please call (405) 295-6010.

Canadian County Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Canadian County is committed to ensuring that no employee, applicant, or independent contractor, shall be discriminated against based on gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, veteran status, religion, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sexual orientation, use of family medical leave, political affiliation, or any other basis protected by federal or state law. This policy shall apply to all employment practices. Canadian County complies with all applicable federal and state equal employment opportunity laws.

Drug & Alcohol Policy

Canadian County is an alcohol and drug-free workplace. It is the policy of Canadian County to maintain an alcohol and drug-free work environment for the employees and to test job applicants and employees for the use of alcohol, illegal drugs, and the unlawful use/abuse of prescription medication.


County employees may access the following links for benefits information, handbooks, and forms.

  • All original completed forms should be submitted directly to the Human Resources department. A copy of the completed form will be retained in the employee’s file and the original will be submitted to the appropriate agency.

County employees may contact the Human Resources staff directly with questions concerning their benefits.