Human Resources
Jennifer Leaphart, HR Director
Fairfield County Human Resources
350 Columbia Road
Winnsboro, SC  29180
Phone: (803) 712-6507
Fax: (803) 712-6512
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday - 9am to 5pm

The Human Resource Department mission is “to provide leadership that fosters the growth and development of all employees through proactive, innovative and quality customer service” that covers all aspects of Human Resources. Also, to be a strategic business partner for County Council & the Administrator to control operational cost.


  • Employee Benefits and Insurance
  • South Carolina Retirement
  • Worker’s Compensation and Light Duty
  • Safety & Risk Management
  • Employee classification and compensation
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Employee Relations
  • Staff Development

The Human Resources Department must have compliance with the following:

  • Local, state, and federal laws including the FLSA
  • OSHA regulation
  • EEOC regulation
  • Affirmative Action
  • The Employee Insurance Program
  • The South Carolina Retirement System
  • The South Carolina Association of Counties risk management program.
  • The South Carolina Employment Commission employee codes.
  • The South Carolina Worker Compensation Commission codes.