Human Resources, Community Relations & Risk Management

Dominic Ford
Executive Director-Human Resources & Community Relations

413 West Jackson Street
P.O. Box 1540
Thomasville, GA 31799
(229) 227-7001

Human Resources

The HR staff provides personnel services to employees and applicants through recruitment, staffing, organizational and employee development, training, policy development and implementation, compensation, performance evaluation, employee events and employee relations. Employment information is available on our 24-hour job line: (229) 227-7019 and at The HR staff has affiliations with the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Georgia Local Government Personnel Association (GLGPA) and the International Personnel Management Association (IPMA).

Community Relations

The staff works with the Thomasville Police Department and Thomasville Fire Rescue to coordinate several neighborhood and community events throughout the year to promote goodwill and community engagement.

Our Community Oriented Revitalization and Education (CORE) events offer food, fun and education through events that include:

Community Wide Events

Easter Eggstravaganza – Held annually in April at Paradise Park.

Howl-O-Ween – Held annually in October at the Thomasville Dog Park.

Fall Xtravaganza – Held annually in November at Paradise Park.

Neighborhood Community Events

C.O.R.E. (Community Oriented Revitalization and Education) – Held throughout the year

Risk Management & Self Insurance

Risk Management is responsible for administering the City’s Wellness program, Worker’s Comp, Property and Liability Insurance, Safety Training, and Benefits Administration for its employees.


The Human Resources & Community Relations Department is staffed as follows:

Dominic Ford
Executive Director–Human Resources & Community Relations

(229) 227-4043

Christine Forbes
Manager/Human Resources & Community Relations

(229) 227-7042

Kari Greene
Benefits & Wellness Coordinator

(229) 227-3348

Nicole Jackson
Human Resources & Community Relations Specialist

(229) 227-7040

Amanda Sheffield
Risk Manager

(229) 227-7025

Ricky Zambrano
Community Outreach & Recruitment Manager
(229) 227-7041