Jefferson County, Alabama

Diversity Equity Inclusion


An organization is only as good as its culture and building that culture is every employee's responsibility.
Meeting Evolving Needs
Why We Focus on DEI

At Jefferson County Commission (JCC), our dedication to providing exceptional, everyday service through character and competence is synonymous with our dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. It is inseparable from our vision to be a model local government that anticipates and meets the evolving needs of a diverse community with energy, character, dedication, and accountability.

Culture and Philosophy
An Environment of Belonging

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) is a function within the Jefferson County Compliance Office, serving to promote the evolution of JCC from compliance to an organization strategy that drives inclusiveness. We are here to ensure that all employees, are well represented, treated fairly, included, and feel they belong at JCC.

Our role in DE&I encompasses the culture and philosophy of acknowledgment, acceptance, celebration, and support of the differences that we all bring to Jefferson County with focuses on the following areas:

Our Talent

Promote inclusiveness by advocating for, monitoring, and reporting on activities and practices within the lifecycle of employment, including:

  • Hiring
  • Career Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Retention
  • Separations

Our Culture

Promote engagement through surveys, developing and supporting Employee Resource Groups (ERG), as well as training and developing our employees and leaders.

Our Stakeholders

Promote engagement with our customers and in the community through feedback, volunteer service and an increase in supplier diversity.

Come join us as we work to ensure that our voices are heard, experiences are valued, and differences celebrated. Let's accomplish meaningful change and build a more inclusive future together!

Location & Main Number:
716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Suite B305
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 325-5535
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Excluding Approved Holidays
Anonymous Reporting Hotline:
(844) 759-0034
Online Reporting System:
Compliance is Everyone's Responsibility

The Compliance Office can only investigate Jefferson County Commission merit system employees. Complaints against Elected and/or Appointed Officials should be referred to the County Attorney's Office.