To create a productive work environment representative of the citizens we serve
and reflective of the demography of Hamilton County.
those human qualities that are different from our own and outside of the groups
to which we personally belong. Diversity incorporates the primary characteristics
of age, ethnicity, gender, physical abilities and challenges and race. Diversity
dimensions also include educational background, geographic location, parental status,
military experience, religious beliefs and social, economic and political acculturation.
Hamilton County recognizes that diversity and inclusion are prominent factors
that can maximize the success of our workplace. Our employees reflect the different
cultures, backgrounds, beliefs and abilities inherent in the larger population of
the county. Diversity is a global vision in today’s marketplace and Hamilton County
realizes that by understanding, respecting and using creatively the differences
of our employees we will continue to meet the needs of the citizens we serve. The
foundation of our diversity philosophy is to clearly articulate to both our employees
and the general public our intention to create a culture that enhances our ability
to hire, retain, develop, manage and promote a diverse workforce. We will ensure
that our employees and customers are treated fairly, free from intolerance and discrimination.
In managing diversity it is our goal to recognize, reward and compensate employees
based solely upon the merit of their contributions. The significant cultural, social
and economic dividends arising from the diversity of our employee base will ensure
in the future our ability to provide sound government to the residents of Hamilton