Equal Employment Opportunity

Mission Statement

  • Establishing and maintaining a diverse and representative workforce for Augusta-Richmond County by removing barriers and maximizing both individual and collective potential
  • Ensuring Augusta-Richmond County Government organizational compliance with governing EEO statutes and regulations
  • Promoting equal employment opportunity in the Augusta-Richmond County Government workforce by enforcing EEO guidelines and laws which prohibit employment discrimination
  • Promoting a positive organizational understanding and awareness of cultural diversity within the Augusta-Richmond County workforce

Augusta-Richmond County Organizational EEO Statement

It is the policy of Augusta-Richmond County to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment and not to discriminate on any basis prohibited by law, including:
Age Citizenship Color
Disability Gender Genetic Information
Marital Status Military Status National Origin
Pregnancy Race Religion
Sex Sexual Orientation Veteran Status

Augusta-Richmond County is committed to eliminating discrimination in the work place. Therefore, it is the policy of the Augusta-Richmond County not to tolerate illegal discrimination. Providing Equal Employment Opportunities is a system-wide effort and the responsibility of all employees, the EEO Office, Department Heads, Directors, and Administrators.