Reap the benefits of working for the Houston County Government. Explore our employee benefits, including insurance, holidays, and more.

Direct Deposit

Eligible immediately. Deposit your paycheck directly into the checking account or savings account.

Healthcare & Insurance

Health Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Health and Dental
  • VSP Vision

FSA (Flexible Spending Account) & DCA (Dependent Care Account)

Eligible each January for full-time employees. A flexible spending account is an employer-sponsored benefit that allows you to pay for eligible medical expenses on a pre-tax basis. A Dependent Care Account works the same way for childcare expenses, such as daycare costs.

Sunlife Insurance

Life insurance coverage in the amount of $15,000 is provided by the County on full-time employees. Additional coverage for employee, spouse, and child(ren) is available for a low rate based on age.

Paid Sick Leave

Paid Holidays

Up to 12 paid yearly holidays. Eligible immediately. Subject to change each year based on County Commission and Personnel Board Approval.

Paid Annual Leave


Eligible immediately. Full-time employees are automatically enrolled in the Alabama State Retirement System.

RSA-1 Deferred Compensation Plan

Employees can opt to contribute any specified amount, at any time, up to the IRS-allowed amount. This is a pre-tax deduction and employees may choose to enroll in a fixed or stock fund.

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Administrative Building

462 N. Oates St.
Dothan, AL 36303

Monday - Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Department Hours May Very
Closed Holidays

County Courthouse

114 N. Oates St.
Dothan, AL 36303

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.