Lynn Smith

Human Resources Department
Title: Human Resources Director
Phone: 770-638-2233

The Human Resources Department is responsible to the city manager for the administrative and technical direction of the city’s human resources program. The department administers and updates personnel policies and procedures, manages recruitment efforts to fill job vacancies, maintains official employment records, prepares and updates job classifications and salary ranges, administers the employee benefits programs, and ensures fair and equitable treatment of all employees and applicants.

Lynn Smith joined the city in 2011 as the human resources director. She is responsible for managing all aspects of human resources to include policy development, hiring, employee relations, employee benefits, training, and human resources law compliance. Ms. Smith brings 30-plus years of local government experience and five years of private sector experience in the field of human resources. She is a certified Human Resources Professional through International Personnel Management Association (IPMA) and Society of Human Resources Professionals (SHRM). A lifelong resident of Gwinnett County, Ms. Smith resides in Snellville. 

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