Kim Petrina established A-1 Employment, Inc. in 1993 and it has been under the same local ownership and management from the very beginning.  With no "corporate red tape", you get results and job placements quickly and easily.

Our Mission

To provide a quality candidate for your company the first time, every time.  We know sending the wrong candidate costs time and money.  Put our experience and knowledge to the test.  Let us save you time, money and build a relationship with you.  We are only successful when you are successful.  We are always ready to put people to work for you!

What We Offer

  • Qualified team available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • We handle all unemployment claims
  • Human Resources consulting
  • Responsible for all tax obligations
  • l-9 / E-Verify compliant
  • Over 20 years experience investigating and mitigating workers' compensation claims
  • We are part of many professional organizations and associations as well as a minority owned business
Knowledge or the area:
  • We live, work and play in Central / Eastern Alabama & Western Georgia
  • We are experts in these markets


We recruit temporary, temp-to-hire, direct hires and executive searches for many fields, such as:
We know you need the right person for the job the first time, so we extensively screen our applicants using:
  • E-Verify on all new hires
  • Pre-employment drug testing
  • Personal one-on-one interviews with each applicant
  • Aptitude testing


At A-1 Employment, it's always time to be safe! We have a full-time on-site Risk Manager that promptly handles all claims for Workers' Compensation.

We will partner with you to ensure the safety of all personnel. As a result of partnerships with our Clients, A-1 Employment, Inc. has one of the lowest NCCI (National Council on Compensation Insurance) experience ratings in the area.

If accidents do occur, we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist and advise on next steps.