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  • A helpful arrangement of frequently used Cherokee County online resources
  • Commonly requested forms and documents for a variety of departments and agencies
  • Links to other sites and services often used by our residents


Click through to find:

  • Links to every department and agency under the jurisdiction of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners
  • Contact information for departments with the name of the department/agency head
  • Links to common agencies not under the jurisdiction of the BOC, but which maintains close ties with us


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  • Information about and links to both the Tax Commissioner and Tax Assessor's Office. (They are very different organizations)
  • Quick links to both the Paying your Taxes online and the Real Estate Search applications.
  • Information about Homestead Exemptions
  • Information about Property Taxes, Millage Rates, and Car Tags


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  • A page listing every judicial and court system in Cherokee County with a brief introduction to what they cover
  • Quick links to Jury Duty Information, Traffic Citation Payments, Court Calendars, Deeds and Records Search, Passport Information, and a lot more


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  • Ways to contact the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, Department and Agency Heads, and State Agencies and Offices
  • Directions to all County Facilities
  • Quick Link to Finding Your Commissioner
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People Resources Center

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When will my benefits be effective?
     A. Your benefits will be effective on the 1st of the month following your first full month of employment.

Q. How do I change my address?
     A. You can send an email to humanresources@cherokeega.com to change your address with Payroll and your benefits.

Q. How can I view my benefit elections?     
     A. You can view your benefit elections any time by logging onto Selerix at www.benselect.com.

Q. What is my password for logging into Selerix?
     A. Your username is your SSN and your password is the last 4 digits of your SSN followed by your 2 digit birth year.

Q. What is my password to view my paystub via email?
     A. The last 4 digits of your SSN.

Q. How often do I get paid?
     A. Every two weeks; a payroll calendar can be found on the intranet.

Q. Where can I find a copy of the current Personnel Policies Manual?
     A. This document is located on the HR page of the County website, as well as the intranet.

Q. When can I change my benefits? 
     A. Benefit elections can be changed during open enrollment each year, or within 30 days of a life changing event (i.e. birth or adoption of a child
          marriage, divorce, etc.).

Q. What is bereavement leave?
     A. A full time employee who has a member of his immediate family taken by death shall receive up to 5 days off with pay as bereavement leave
          to arrange and/or attend funeral activities.

Q. Who is considered immediate family for purposes of bereavement leave?
     A. Includes spouse, child, parent, brother, sister, grandparents, parent-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, or grandchildren.

Q. Can I donate sick time to a coworker?
     A. Yes, in cases of extreme life-threatening illness, such as cancer, heart attack, stroke or other major illness. All request are reviewed and 
          approved by the County Manager and Human Resources Director on a case by case basis.

Q. What does DB stand for on my paycheck?
     A. The DB deduction is your mandatory 6% contribution to the County's Defined Benefit Pension Plan. More detailed information regarding
          this plan can be found here.

Q. How do I get my username and password for the Munis self-service tool?
     A. If you have never logged inot Employee Self-Service, there is a link on the HR page of the County website. You can access the login screen
          by clicking the LonIn button on the upper left hand corner of the page. Most usernames match the first part of your County email address
          and your initial password is the last four digits of your SSN.

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