Job Openings

Clay County is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you for your interest in a position with Clay County.

Human Resources Office:

Director Human Resources

Administration Building
Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068
Phone: (816) 407-3664/ Fax:(816) 407-3661
 

E-mail Human Resources

Available positions

Maintenance Mechanic III - Facilities Management Department
Maintenance II - Facilities Management Department
Golf Course Technician - Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites
Golf Course Technician I - Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites
Seasonal Fee Collector (Part-time) - Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites
Golf Course Maintenance Workers - Seasonal - Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites
Seasonal Park Naturalists - Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites
Seasonal Marina Attendants (part-time) - Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites
Seasonal Historic Interpreter (Part-time) - Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites
Park Maintenance Workers - Seasonal - Facilities Management Department
Highway Operator - Highway Dept.
Assistant County Administrator - Facilities - County Administrator's Office
Maintenance I - Facilities Management Department
Event Coordinator - Public Services
Administrative Assistant I - Asst. County Administrator's Office
Personal Property Technician - Assessor's Office
Deputy Collector I - Collector's Office
Tourism Coordinator - Public Services


Maintenance Mechanic III, Facilities Management Department

Essential duties and responsibilities:
Performs a variety of basic maintenance, reconstruction/remodeling and repair services. Functions include troubleshooting and repair of electrical, plumbing, HVAC, carpentry, painting, communication systems, and electronics; performs snow removal operations; performs general services such as moving file cabinets, office furniture, hanging pictures, and delivering items; checks buildings for needed maintenance and repair work per supervisor�s schedule; completes repairs to detention locking devices; and changes light bulbs and florescent lighting.

This individual will also perform minor carpet repair; maintain grounds and irrigation systems; carry assigned Duty Pager when required; prepare surfaces for painting, performs patch and repair, and paints interior and exterior of county buildings/facilities; and perform other assigned tasks as required.

Minimum qualifications:
Must have a high school diploma or state-approved equivalent and experience in facilities management; must have at least three to five years of increasingly responsible related work experience, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience; must have experience certification in a related field such as HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, painting, electronics, custodial, or grounds-keeping; must possess a valid State Driver's License; have knowledge of low-pressure boiler, air conditioning, ventilation, and pneumatic system operation and maintenance; have knowledge of electrical, plumbing, and carpentry principles; and have knowledge of the types and costs of various parts and materials related to HVAC systems.

Desired qualification: Some technical school or college courses in a maintenance-related field.

Working Hours:
8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Generally

Starting Salary:
$35,935 - $38,441/year, plus Benefits.

EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application and required supplemental application available at and should be submitted to:

Clay County
Human Resources
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068
www.claycountymo.gov

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)
Supplemental Application Form (pdf)




Maintenance II, Facilities Management Department

General Purpose: The Maintenance II position is responsible for performing professional level tasks and assisting other crew members in the construction and maintenance of County owned facilities, infrastructure, and similar tasks. This position reports directly to the Maintenance III positions.

Primary Responsibilities: Performs all the essential duties and responsibilities of the Maintenance and Maintenance I positions; performs a variety of additional and progressively more difficult maintenance, new construction, reconstruction/remodeling and repair services as assigned; performs a variety of additional ground maintenance tasks as assigned; and completes work orders and accepts verbal instructions from the Facilities Management supervisory staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Regularly involved in carpentry, electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, HVAC, plumbing and maintaining facility grounds and equipment using power tools, hand tools, mowers, trimmers, trucks, loads and tractors to complete tasks.
- Completes maintenance assignments that include installation/repair of plumbing, carpentry, painting, concrete, carpet, roofing, communication systems, building and grounds signage.
- Completes grounds assignments that include mowing, edging, trimming grass areas; planting, mulching, staking, fertilizing, trimming trees, and shrubs; cutting, rolling, laying and watering sod; irrigation systems; installing, cleaning out and repairing culverts and drop inlets; picking up, loading and securing debris and trash.
- Assists in new construction layout and installation of electrical and plumbing runs, equipment and fixtures based on job specifications and local codes.
- Assist with underground construction layout and installation; digging up and repairing water lines, irrigation lines, sewer lines; trenching for new water lines and electrical lines.
- Operates and maintain tractors, right-of-way mowers, commercial riding mowers, trimmers, edgers, aerators, seeders, spreaders.
- Performs improvement tasks including repairing, assembling, and installing picnic tables, grills, play structures, trash can holders, fencing, barriers, signs, cleans restrooms, empties trash, bumper blocks, and gates. Makes minor electrical repairs to include outlets, install new lighting, maintain existing lighting; changing light bulbs and fluorescent lighting, camper GFIC outlets, etc.
- Performs snow and ice removal including shovels and operating snow blowers, trucks with mounted snow plow blades and sand/salt spreaders, uses skid loader with mounted boom or bucket to clear parking lots and walking surfaces.
- Performs road repairs and improvements including loading and hauling rock or hot/cold asphalt mix for patching of holes; filling cracks with asphalt emulsion; installing, repairing and cleaning out culverts, drop inlets.
- Performs preventive maintenance on equipment including changing oil and filter; greasing moving parts; airing up and/or changing tires; sharpening or changing blades, belts, springs, chains, cleaning by pressure washing or with compressed air; sanding, priming and painting rusted areas.
- Performs general services such as moving file cabinets, office furniture, hanging pictures, delivering items and custodial functions.
- Uses variety of hand tools and equipment including electrical tools, hand tools, plumbing tools, carpentry tools, pneumatic tools, metal sheers, tractors, dump trucks, trucks with snow plow, jack hammer, drills, nail gun, sand blaster, airless paint sprayer, skid loader, backhoe, boat, etc.; occasionally required to use heavy equipment and other types of equipment to perform various functions as necessary.
- Checks buildings for needed maintenance and repair work per supervisor's schedule.
- Fabricates, produces, and installs signs of varying dimensions.
- Fabricates with metal by using electric or gas welders and cutting torch; jack hammer, shovels, rakes, hoes, whips, levers, to maintain grounds and roads; chains saws, pruners, trimmers, bow saws, drills for resetting highway/information signs, cutting bridgeboards or concrete forms.
- Completes repairs to County security devices, such as locks, cameras, Fire and intrusion alarm systems.
- Prepares surfaces for painting, performs patch and repair, and paints interior and exterior of County owned buildings/facilities.
- Follows all County and departmental safety rules, regulations, and procedures.
- Assists with the training and mentoring of new employees.
- Performs other duties as assigned and reasonably qualified to perform.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED equivalent; must have three to five years of increasingly responsible related work experience, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience including operation of heavy equipment; must have experience in a related field such as HVAC, boilers, plumbing, carpentry, painting, electronics, welding, custodial, or grounds-keeping; and legally licensed and insured to drive a motor vehicle and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and inclement weather situations.

Desired Qualifications: NASOE or similar licensure or certification; some college courses or certification in a maintenance-related field; and a valid Class "A" CDL state driver's license.

Working Hours:
Generally M-F but hours may vary between 8-5 or 7-3:30 shifts depending upon assignment location.

Starting Salary:
$29,789 - $31,650/year, plus Benefits.

EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application. Required County application available at and should be submitted to:

Clay County
Human Resources
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068
www.claycountymo.gov

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)




Golf Course Technician, Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites

Essential duties and responsibilities: Performs ground maintenance tasks: mow greens, tees, fairways and rough, edge, trim grass areas; rake and edge bunkers, move golf hole and tee markers locations; plant mulch, stake, fertilize, trim trees and shrubs; cut, roll, lay and water sod; install, clean out and repair drainage drop inlets; pick-up, load and secure debris and trash; operate and maintain greens mowers, golf course rough mowers, fairway mowers, tee mowers, greens mower string trimmers, chain saws; and performs golf course improvement tasks: assembles and/or repairs ball washers, bunkers, trash cans, signs, bumper blocks, tees, irrigation and drainage. This individual also uses a skid loader with mounted boom or bucket to clear ice and snow from parking lots, shovel sidewalks at golf course; performs cart path repair and improvements: cut out concrete and repair; performs preventive maintenance on equipment: change oil and filter; grease moving parts; air up and/or change tires; sharpen or change blades, belts, springs, chains; clean by pressure washing or with compressed air; sand, prime and paint rust areas; operate golf course vehicular fleet and grounds maintenance equipment: including, pick-ups, trailers, utility tractor, fairway mowers, rough mowers, greens mowers tee mowers and trim mowers, skid loader, turf utility vehicles, chain saws, power seeders, aerators, sod cutters, fertilizer spreaders, box blades, post hole augers, edgers, sprayers, and trimmers; uses hand tools to perform repairs and tasks: change hole locations on greens, fabricate with metal by using electric or gas welders and gas cutting torch; jack hammer, shovels, rakes, hoes, whips, levelers, to maintain grounds and roads; chain saws, pruners, trimmers, bow saws, drills for resetting golf course/information signs, saws for cutting concrete and forms; and other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications:Must have a high school diploma state-approved equivalent; must have a minimum of one year of experience in grounds maintenance and/or light equipment operations or related experience; and must possess a valid driver's license. Desired qualifications: Prior County or City government work experience; excellent oral and written communication skills; and intermediate experience level with Microsoft Office products.

Working Hours:
Generally 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - (M-F)

Starting Salary:
$24,224 - $25,736/year, plus Benefits.

EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application and required supplemental application available at and should be submitted to:

Clay County
Human Resources
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068
www.claycountymo.gov

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)
Supplemental Application Form (pdf)




Golf Course Technician I, Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites

General Purpose: The Golf Course Technician I position is responsible for the day to day maintenance of the golf course grounds and equipment. This position works under general oversight and direction from the Golf Course Technician III (Golf Course) position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs all the essential duties and responsibilities of the Golf Course Technician position.
  • Performs all the essential duties and responsibilities necessary to maintain golf course grounds including but not limited to greens, tees, fairways and rough, bunkers and irrigation/drainage systems using equipment in a safe, effective condition and assure that overall maintenance needs are met.
  • Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on golf course equipment including but not limited to ball washers, mowers, chain saws, utility vehicles, power seeders, aerators, sod cutters, sprayers, and tractors.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays and evenings as needed to perform maintenance and repair functions.
Essential Duties:
    • The following is a nonexclusive list of essential duties and responsibilities for this position. The incumbent employee must be able to effectively and efficiently perform them and other duties as assigned:
    • Completes grounds assignments that include mowing greens, tees, fairways and rough, edging, trimming turf; raking and edging bunkers, moving golf hole and tee markers locations.
    • Plants and maintains trees and shrubs; cuts and installs sod; installs, cleans out and repairs drainage drop inlets; loads debris and trash; operates and maintains greens mowers, rough mowers, fairway mowers and tee mowers; operates and maintains string trimmers and chain saws.
    • Assembles and maintains ball washers, trash cans, signs, bumper blocks, tees, bunkers and irrigation/drainage systems.
    • Performs snow and ice removal from golf course parking lots and sidewalks.
    • Performs cart path repairs and improvements (concrete/asphalt) as required.
    • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment including fluid/filter changes, lubrication, tire repairs, mower blades, belts, springs, and chains; cleans equipment using pressure washer and/or compressed air.
    • Operates and maintains golf course vehicles and grounds equipment including pick-ups, trailers, fairway mowers, rough mowers, greens mowers, tee mowers and trim mowers, skid loader, utility vehicles, chain saws, power seeders, aerators, sod cutters, fertilizer spreaders, sprayers and tractors with various attachments.
    • Performs ancillary tasks using shovels, rakes and various hand tools; metal fabrication using electric or gas welders and cutting torch.
    • Follows all County and departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned and reasonably qualified to perform.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required for this position. In addition to the requirements listed below, regular attendance is an essential function of this position.
    • Knowledge of department policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of proper loading, transportation and unloading of equipment and construction materials.
    • Knowledge of safe equipment operation and preventive maintenance.
    • Knowledge of golf course set-up and conditioning requirements.
    • Knowledge of golf course site amenity maintenance and repairs.
    • Knowledge of golf course and facility maintenance procedures.
    • Skill in operation of various types of golf course maintenance equipment and mowers.
    • Skill in the use of various hand tools and equipment used in golf course maintenance.
    • Skill in golf course turf management and restoration procedures.
    • Ability to perform assigned tasks without direct supervision, follow instructions and communicate effectively with supervisors, staff and general public.
    • Ability to functionally utilize computer equipment as required.
    • Ability to meet a regular work schedule as required to complete County business; including, but not limited to, ability to take short notice "after hour calls" as assigned for snow removal or other related operations.
    • Ability to work in outdoor conditions of extreme heat or cold for lengths of time.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, read and write English sufficiently, read warning labels, MSDS sheets and equipment manuals.
    • Ability to interact effectively and courteously with visitors and County staff.
    • Ability to independently and safely carry out tasks, duties and responsibilities assigned.
    • Ability to pass a drug screening test.
    • Ability to handle detailed and stressful situations in an appropriate manner.

    Education and Experience:

    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Minimum of one year experience in ground maintenance and/or light equipment operations or related experience. Prior golf course maintenance experience preferred.
    • Must have a reputation for honesty and trustworthiness. Misdemeanor and/or felony convictions may be disqualifying depending on type, number, severity, and recency. Prior to appointment, candidates will be subject to a background investigation.
    • Must be legally licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and inclement weather situations.

    Working Hours:
    Varied hours with possible weekends, holidays and evenings

    Starting Salary:
    $26,850 - $28,529/year, plus Benefits.

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application. Required County application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Seasonal Fee Collector (Part-time) , Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites

    Essential duties and responsibilities: Informs public of rules and regulations, give general information, gives directions, answer various questions about park operations and park resources; represents park department as a host to park visitors; accepts direction, both oral and written, from supervisor; works in a pleasant and friendly manner with other park employees; follows basic fee collection procedures as trained; handles and accurately counts money and make change; operates basic office equipment including computers, copiers, scanners, printers, calculators and two-way radios; follows all County and departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures; and performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as necessary or assigned.

    Minimum qualifications: Minimum qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old; must be legally licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency response situations; and must have transportation to and from various work locations throughout the day.

    Working Hours:
    Varied hours with possible weekends, holidays and evenings

    Starting Salary:
    $7.65 - $8.00/hour

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Application deadline open until filled. accepted. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application. Application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Golf Course Maintenance Workers - Seasonal, Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites

    Essential duties and responsibilities: Performs ground maintenance tasks: mow, greens, tees, fairways and rough, edge, trim grass areas; operates and maintains greens mowers, golf course rough mowers, fairway mowers and tee mowers; performs preventive maintenance on equipment: change oil and filter; grease moving parts; air up and/or change tires; sharpen or change blades, belts, springs, chains; clean by pressure washing or with compressed air; operates golf course vehicle fleet and grounds maintenance equipment: including, pick-ups, trailers, utility tractor, fairway mowers, rough mowers, greens mowers tee mowers and trim mowers, turf utility vehicles; general knowledge of equipment and tractor operation; follows all County and departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures; and performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as necessary or assigned.

    Minimum qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old; must be legally licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency response situations; and knowledge of safe and proper use of string trimmers, mowers, tools, materials and equipment in the care of facilities and grounds maintenance.

    Working Hours:
    Varies

    Starting Salary:
    $8.00/hour

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Seasonal Park Naturalists, Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites

    Essential duties and responsibilities: Provide interpretive outdoor/conservation education programs for people of all age groups and backgrounds in an outdoor setting, library, school, church, etc.; research and develop program topics; collect program materials; handle plants, amphibians, reptiles, and other animals; correctly identify species of plants and animals; Public relations contacts - in person, via telephone, at county offices, distribute brochures, maps, and other handouts; maintain park areas through use of mowers, trimmers, sprayers, and trash removal. Use of hand and power tools; some minor construction may be involved; office duties - customer service, answer telephones, file, copy, etc.; complete and submit weekly and monthly activity logs; follows all County and departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures; and performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as necessary or assigned.

    Minimum qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old and must be legally licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency response situations. Desired qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; intermediate experience level with Microsoft Office products; and prefer currently enrolled, degree seeking student in a college or university majoring in environmental interpretation, parks/recreation, wildlife management, forestry, botany, environmental sciences, education, or closely related field.

    Working Hours:
    Varied hours with possible weekends, holidays and evenings

    Starting Salary:
    $8.00/hour

    EOE/M/F/D/V.Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Seasonal Marina Attendants (part-time), Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites

    Essential duties and responsibilities: Informs public of rules and regulations, give general information, give directions, answer various questions about park operations and park resources; accept direction, both oral and written, from supervisor; work in a pleasant and friendly manner with customers and park employees; follow basic rental boat check-in/check-out procedures as trained; daily cleaning of rental boats and retail stores as trained; operate cash register efficiently and answer phone calls in a professional manner; ability to handle and accurately count money and make change; willingness to learn and operate equipment including cash registers, computers, pontoon and fishing boats, boat lifts, copiers, scanners, printers, calculators, two-way radios and other marina related items; ability to multitask and complete assigned duties while unsupervised; follows all County and departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures; and performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as necessary or assigned.

    Minimum qualifications: Minimum qualifications: Must be at least 16 years old and must be legally licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency response situations.

    Working Hours:
    Varied hours with possible weekends, holidays and evenings

    Starting Salary:
    $7.65 - $8.00/hour

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes will not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application is available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Seasonal Historic Interpreter (Part-time), Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites

    Essential duties and responsibilities: Conducts interpretive tours at all sites. Manages front desk/museum. Tracks and maintains merchandise inventory. Assist with planning activities involved with the sites. Presents off site lectures.General maintenance and cleaning of all facilities. Scheduling group tours.Open and close buildings daily.Follows all County and departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures.Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as necessary or assigned.

    Minimum qualifications: Must be at least 16 years, have knowledge of local history and have the ability to communicate with large groups of people.

    Working Hours:
    Varied hours with possible weekends, holidays and evenings

    Starting Salary:
    $7.65 - $8.00/hour

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application and required supplemental application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Park Maintenance Workers - Seasonal, Facilities Management Department

    Essential duties and responsibilities:Cleans and repairs restrooms, shelters, and other park amenities with approved methods and supplies; performs grounds and turf maintenance tasks using mowers, weed eaters, and hand tools; performs litter control tasks within the park including picking up barrels and loading them into truck or utility vehicle; using excellent customer service skills, establishes effective working relationships with other employees, officials, and members of the general public; safely drive motor vehicles such as cars, pickup trucks, utility vehicle, and tractor; follows all County and departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures; and performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as necessary or assigned.

    Minimum qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old; must be legally licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency response situations; and knowledge of safe and proper use of string trimmers, mowers, tools, materials and equipment in the care of facilities and grounds maintenance.

    Working Hours:
    Varied hours with possible weekends, holidays and evenings

    Starting Salary:
    $8.00/hour

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application and required supplemental application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Highway Operator, Highway Dept.

    Essential duties and responsibilities: Responsible for operating and maintaining light construction equipment, in order to repair and reconstruct roadways and bridges; mows weeds, trims tree limbs, and/or removes trees; removes snow and ice from roadways as required; and inspects equipment for proper and safe operation prior to use. This employee reports directly to the Crew Leader/Field Supervisor.

    Minimum qualifications: Desired minimum qualifications include: H.S. diploma or equivalent and a valid Class A Commercial Driver's license with endorsements. Must have Hazmat and Tanker Endorsements within first six months of employment.

    Working Hours:
    6:30- 5:00 p.m. M-T

    Starting Salary:
    $28,080 - $28,808/year, plus Benefits.

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Application deadline: Open until filled. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application and required supplemental application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form




    Assistant County Administrator - Facilities, County Administrator's Office

    Essential duties and responsibilities: This is a highly responsible executive team leadership position that works independently with general oversight and direction from the County Administrator. It oversees all Clay County facilities; ensuring and improving the performance, productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of organizational facilities through the provision of effective methods and strategies. The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: Assists in creating, communicating, implementing and assessing the vision, mission and overall direction of Clay County Missouri; leads in the development and implementation of the County's overall organizational strategy; demonstrates the leadership necessary to make the mission of Clay County Missouri a success; including leadership vision, leadership that attracts followers and inspires an environment of continuous improvement; leadership that provides opportunity for personnel to grow, both personally and professionally. Leads the facilities team and increases operational effectiveness by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, counseling, and disciplining facilities staff; communicating values, strategies, and objectives; assigning accountability; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; developing incentives; developing a climate for offering information and opinions; determines staffing needed to accomplish goals, assist with selection of new employees and assigns responsibilities to staff.Establishes operational policies and procedures that align with the organization's overall goals and objectives; implements standards of performance, safety policies and procedures and makes policy changes as necessary; consults with executive team leadership to ensure policies adhere to local, state and federal regulations, insurance requirements and legalities. Develops financial budgets; reviews budget data, production and activity reports, financial statements and other information to ensure budgetary and operational goals are achieved; identifies ways to reduce operational costs and increase revenues; plans long-term financial goals for the operations of assigned areas of responsibility; identifies, makes application for, monitors and manages grants . Represents the County for civic and professional association responsibilities and activities in the local and state community; serves as liaison to certain boards as assigned; develops partnerships with area governmental organizations; communicates with constituents and other external organizations.

    Minimum qualifications: This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration or related field; Master's degree preferred. Five years of professional level government administration experience including budgeting, fiscal management, purchasing and program management experience. Extensive experience in the administration of facilities, grounds, and the major facilities systems (HVAC, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and structural) maintenance may be considered in lieu of education. This position requires a valid Missouri Driver's License. The employee is frequently required to travel throughout the County; may be required to travel within and out of state.

    Working Hours:
    8-5 M-F Generally

    Starting Salary:
    $75,850 - $80,589/year, plus Benefits.

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Opened until filled. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Maintenance I, Facilities Management Department

    General Purpose: The Maintenance II position is responsible for performing professional level tasks and assisting other crew members in the construction and maintenance of County owned facilities, infrastructure, and similar tasks. This position reports directly to the Maintenance III positions.

    Primary Responsibilities: Performs all the essential duties and responsibilities of the Maintenance and Maintenance I positions; performs a variety of additional and progressively more difficult maintenance, new construction, reconstruction/remodeling and repair services as assigned; performs a variety of additional ground maintenance tasks as assigned; and completes work orders and accepts verbal instructions from the Facilities Management supervisory staff.

    Essential duties and responsibilities: - Regularly involved in carpentry, electrical, mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, HVAC, plumbing and maintaining facility grounds and equipment using power tools, hand tools, mowers, trimmers, trucks, loads and tractors to complete tasks.
    - Completes maintenance assignments that include installation/repair of plumbing, carpentry, painting, concrete, carpet, roofing, communication systems, building and grounds signage.
    - Completes grounds assignments that include mowing, edging, trimming grass areas; planting, mulching, staking, fertilizing, trimming trees, and shrubs; cutting, rolling, laying and watering sod; irrigation systems; installing, cleaning out and repairing culverts and drop inlets; picking up, loading and securing debris and trash; assists in new construction layout and installation of electrical and plumbing runs, equipment and fixtures based on job specifications and local codes; assist with underground construction layout and installation; digging up and repairing water lines, irrigation lines, sewer lines; trenching for new water lines and electrical lines.
    - Operates and maintain tractors, right-of-way mowers, commercial riding mowers, trimmers, edgers, aerators, seeders, spreaders.
    - Performs improvement tasks including repairing, assembling, and installing picnic tables, grills, play structures, trash can holders, fencing, barriers, signs, cleans restrooms, empties trash, bumper blocks, and gates. Makes minor electrical repairs to include outlets, install new lighting, maintain existing lighting; changing light bulbs and fluorescent lighting, camper GFIC outlets, etc.
    - Performs snow and ice removal including shovels and operating snow blowers, trucks with mounted snow plow blades and sand/salt spreaders, uses skid loader with mounted boom or bucket to clear parking lots and walking surfaces.
    - Performs road repairs and improvements including loading and hauling rock or hot/cold asphalt mix for patching of holes; filling cracks with asphalt emulsion; installing, repairing and cleaning out culverts, drop inlets.
    - Performs preventive maintenance on equipment including changing oil and filter; greasing moving parts; airing up and/or changing tires; sharpening or changing blades, belts, springs, chains, cleaning by pressure washing or with compressed air; sanding, priming and painting rusted areas.
    - Performs general services such as moving file cabinets, office furniture, hanging pictures, delivering items and custodial functions.
    - Uses variety of hand tools and equipment including electrical tools, hand tools, plumbing tools, carpentry tools, pneumatic tools, metal sheers, tractors, dump trucks, trucks with snow plow, jack hammer, drills, nail gun, sand blaster, airless paint sprayer, skid loader, backhoe, boat, etc.; occasionally required to use heavy equipment and other types of equipment to perform various functions as necessary.
    - Checks buildings for needed maintenance and repair work per supervisor's schedule.
    - Fabricates, produces, and installs signs of varying dimensions.
    - Fabricates with metal by using electric or gas welders and cutting torch; jack hammer, shovels, rakes, hoes, whips, levers, to maintain grounds and roads; chains saws, pruners, trimmers, bow saws, drills for resetting highway/information signs, cutting bridgeboards or concrete forms.
    - Completes repairs to County security devices, such as locks, cameras, Fire and intrusion alarm systems.
    - Prepares surfaces for painting, performs patch and repair, and paints interior and exterior of County owned buildings/facilities.
    - Follows all County and departmental safety rules, regulations, and procedures.
    - Assists with the training and mentoring of new employees.
    - Performs other duties as assigned and reasonably qualified to perform.

    Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or GED equivalent; must have three to five years of increasingly responsible related work experience, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience including operation of heavy equipment; must have experience in a related field such as HVAC, boilers, plumbing, carpentry, painting, electronics, welding, custodial, or grounds-keeping; and legally licensed and insured to drive a motor vehicle and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and inclement weather situations.

    Desired qualifications: NASOE or similar licensure or certification; some college courses or certification in a maintenance-related field; and a valid Class "A" CDL state driver's license.

    Working Hours:
    Generally M-F but hours may vary between 8-5 or 7-3:30 shifts depending upon assignment location.

    Starting Salary:
    $26,850 - $28,529/year, plus Benefits.

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Event Coordinator, Public Services

    Essential duties and responsibilities: The Event Coordinator provides coordination assistance to the Assistant County Administrator for Public Services for event planning and increased public awareness and utilization of all Clay County amenities. Responds to public requests for information as directed. Provides and assist with special event planning and implementation. Coordinates and maintains press kits for dedications, groundbreakings, feature articles, county events. Serves as a liaison with festival committees, merchant groups, and regional/state information centers by providing fulfillment collateral materials as directed. Develops and coordinates an online master community calendar of events. Maintains departmental files, databases, archives and systems i.e. news release database, photo archives, department files database, etc. Coordinates fulfillment volunteer positions, duties and supply needs. Assists in writing news releases. Ability to meet and deal with deadlines and multiple tasks. May be required to work evenings and weekends as needed to accomplish goals. This is an exempt position.

    Minimum qualifications: Graduation from High School or GED. Three to five years of increasingly responsible related experience. Equivalent combination of related education and experience may also be considered. Desired qualifications: Marketing and/or public relations experience. Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing or related field. Skill in using Adobe Creative Suite software programs. Experience working in the public sector.

    Working Hours:
    Varies/Regular Part-time Exempt

    Starting Salary:
    $23,600 - $23,600/year, plus Benefits.

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Administrative Assistant I, Asst. County Administrator's Office

    Essential duties and responsibilities: The Administrative Assistant I position is a responsible position that provides administrative and clerical support. This position works independently under the general direction of the Assistant County Administrator or assigned supervisor. The primary purpose of this position is to work directly with the Administrative Assistant III and the executive staff. This position will be responsible for providing clerical and administrative support drafting letters,and documents; planning, organizing,coordinating projects for executive staff; and will be required to preform the duties of the Commission Receptionist as needed.

    Minimum qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent with specialized course work in general office practices such as typing, filing, accounting and bookkeeping. Must possess one to three years of increasingly responsible related experience or any equivalent combination of related education and experience. Must be legally licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle with the ability to travel within the County.

    Working Hours:
    8-5 M-F Generally

    Starting Salary:
    $28,600 - $29,640/year, plus Benefits.

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the Clay County application packet. Applications are available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Personal Property Technician, Assessor's Office

    Essential duties and responsibilities: Converses with taxpayers in person to create new records and apply taxing entity codes; conversing with taxpayers in person or by telephone to edit/change/delete existing records; examining and verifying taxpayers declaration forms, renditions, and related documents; may interview and solicit pertinent information from business owners and/or their accounting/financial representatives; determines appropriateness and issues tax waivers; reviews taxpayers' history and applies penalties; contacts other state agency offices to research and verify declaration information; scans and files hard copy records; and provides backup to related positions.

    Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or state-approved equivalent; one year of increasingly responsible related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience; the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing; and must be able to converse in person and telephonically with public.

    Desired qualifications:Desired Minimum Qualifications include: Knowledge of Assessment Department and personal property policies and procedures; knowledge of pertinent sections of Chapter 137, Missouri Revised Statutes; the ability to operate personal computer and keyboard with speed and accuracy; the ability to comprehend and follow detailed instructions; the ability to communicate clearly and concisely using discretion and judgment; the ability to perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy; the ability to work rapidly and accurately while processing a volume of documents; the ability to establish and maintain working relationships with taxpayers, their representatives, and other employees; prior directly related work experience with another municipality; and a valid state driver's license.

    Working Hours:
    8-5 M-F Normally

    Starting Salary:
    $24,224 - $25,736/year, plus Benefits.

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Deputy Collector I, Collector's Office

    Essential duties and responsibilities: The Clay County Collector’s Office is seeking applicants for an immediate permanent clerical position. Duties include accurately receiving and recording tax collections; answering phones; posting payments to a computer system; and balancing a cash drawer at the end of each shift. Computer literacy is essential. A positive attitude, punctuality, a commitment to collaboration in a team environment, and an ability to interact effectively and enthusiastically with the public are essential duties of every position in the Collector's office.

    Minimum qualifications: All applicants that are offered an interview will be required to pass a basic skills test before proceeding. Minimum qualifications: HS diploma/GED; 6 months of experience in 1) cash handling, OR 2) phone based customer service, OR 3) detailed data entry. The Collector operates out of two locations, one on the Liberty square, and one off of Vivion Road. Applicants must be able and willing to work at either location at any time.

    Working Hours:
    8-5 M-F Normally

    Starting Salary:
    $10.00 - $14.00/hour, plus Benefits.

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Position opened until filled. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Tourism Coordinator, Public Services

    Essential duties and responsibilities: The Tourism Coordinator develops a comprehensive tourism program that promotes Clay County, Missouri. This position will responsible for marketing, advertising, and identifying tourist demands. Additionally this position will be responsible the tourism budget, expenditures,grants,tourism web-site and other social media outlets. This is an exempt position which may require some evenings and weekends as needed.

    Minimum qualifications: Bachelors or Associates Degree in Marketing, Economics, Business Administration, Communications or a related field, and/or five years or more of relevant experience in a related field such as hospitality marketing/management, communications or public relations.Experience or specialized course work in general office methods and procedures. Three to five years of increasingly responsible related experience. Equivalent combination of related education and experience may also be considered. Valid Missouri Driver License as travel around the county is required. Additional travel may be required. Desired qualifications: Experience working in the public sector.Extensive experience in a destination management leadership role at a convention and visitor's bureau or other tourism promotion agency or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience

    Working Hours:
    Generally M-F 8-5 but hours may vary between 8-5 or 7-3:30 shifts depending upon assignment location.

    Starting Salary:
    $40,000 - $45,000/year, plus Benefits.

    EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes not accepted in lieu of application packet. Required County application available at and should be submitted to:

    Clay County
    Human Resources
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, MO 64068
    www.claycountymo.gov

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Clay County participates in the E-Verify Program.
    To view employment rights under this regulation, see below. El Condado de Clay participa en el programa E-Verify. Para ver los derechos laborales en virtud del presente Reglamento, ver abajo.

    These documents are in PDF format and may require an external application (such as Adobe Acrobat Reader) to view.
    Estos documentos están en formato PDF y requieren Adobe Acrobat Reader para poder verlo.
    Please also check the Clay County Sheriff's Office and the 7th Judicial Circuit, Clay County pages for current openings!
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    Clay County Courthouse
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, Missouri 64068
     

    phone: (816) 407-3664
    fax: (816) 407-3661
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