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New Employee Resources

Welcome New Employee to Cuyahoga County.

We are happy you have chosen us to be your employer of choice. As part of the onboarding process, we need you to complete some paperwork so that we can get you set up in our systems.


To complete your paperwork properly, please follow the steps below.

  1. Select and complete the required New Employee Paperwork form(s) with your information. This can be done digitally, or you can print the forms to fill out on paper.
  2. All forms require a signature.
  3. Once all forms have been completed, please attach/upload all the forms to your email and send them to HRnewhirepapers@cuyahogacounty.us and copy your Talent Acquisition & Employment Specialist on the e-mail. You will receive a confirmation email to let you know the forms have been received.  If there are any errors or missing forms, we will have you make corrections on your first day of employment.
  4. If you have any questions, please send an email to your Talent Acquisition & Employment Specialist for assistance.

Again, welcome aboard and thank you for completing the New Employee Paperwork and Benefits Information.

Benefits Information - Required Paperwork


To ensure timely enrollment in benefits, the Benefits Enrollment Form must be submitted during your Onboarding Process or New Employee Orientation. If you do not submit the form during the Onboarding Process or New Employee Orientation, your benefit elections must be submitted to the Cuyahoga County Human Resources Department within 30 consecutive days from your hire date.

Cuyahoga County's Benefits & Wellness Website

Alex Benefits Counselor

Cuyahoga County Employee Benefits Overview

Benefits Enrollment Guide

Employee Benefit Rates

Benefits Enrollment Form

Required Documentation for Adding a Dependent

Default Benefits

Life Insurance Beneficiary Designation Form


Additional forms are required if you will be working in the Fiscal Office, Treasury, Health & Human Services departments, Medical Examiner's Office, or Sheriff's Department. Please fill out the forms listed below for your department.

Health & Human Services

Senior & Adult Services , Job & Family Services, Children & Family Services

SETS User Access Application

OH-HHS Safeguarding IRS Tax Information

Code of Responsibility Form

Medical Examiner

Hepatitis B Form




Sheriff's Department

Badge Vitals for Deputy ID's