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

Seasonal Positions, Parks

Seasonal summer positions at Smithville Lake are available through Penmac Staffing. Please visit www.penmac.com or call 816-524-5442.

Available positions

Operator I - Highway Department
Tourism Specialist (Part-Time) - Public Services
Assistant County Administrator - Facilities - County Administrator's Office
Building Inspector - Planning & Zoning Department
Airport Attendant - Midwest National Air Center
Maintenance I - Facilities Management
Deputy Clerk (Administrative Records Desk) - County Clerk's Office
Historic Sites Specialist II - Historic Sites


Operator I, Highway Department

The primary purpose of this position is to perform professional level tasks in the construction and maintenance of county roadways. The Operator 1 will operate all types of equipment and tools needed to repair or maintain roads, bridges, culverts, ditches and right of ways and be on-call for after-hours emergencies or public safety incidents such as snow removal, road obstruction removal and major storm clean up. This is a responsible position that works with general oversight and direction from the Operator 3 and may on occasion work independently.

A candidate must have a high school diploma or GED and a Class A CDL with ability to obtain HazMat and Tanker endorsements within six months of hire. The right candidate will have experience and working knowledge of heavy and light equipment, trucks and other vehicles.

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

Starting Salary:
$26,850 - $28,530/year, plus Benefits.

EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application packet, but can be added. The required County Employment Application Form is available here or at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)
Supplemental Application Form (pdf)




Tourism Specialist (Part-Time) , Public Services

The Tourism Specialist performs complex administrative and technical duties. The primary purpose of this position is to assist the tourism team in providing information and projects to the public as related to tourism. This position works independently under the general direction of the Tourism Coordinator.

Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED and two years of increasingly responsible related experience or an equivalent combination of related education and experience. Backgrounds in marketing or marketing strategy as well as a valid Missouri Driver License are also required. The right candidate will be able to work 20 hours per week between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Working Hours:
8-5

Starting Salary:
$14.00/hour

EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application packet, but can be added. The required County Employment Application Form is available here or at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)




Assistant County Administrator - Facilities, County Administrator's Office

The Assistant County Administrator - Facilities works directly for the County Administrator. The primary purpose of this position is to lead, plan, manage, supervise and evaluate a comprehensive program of maintenance and custodial services for the facilities, assigned parks departments, grounds, equipment, and furnishings of Clay County. The position will create, implement, and continually evaluate long and short term facility and parks delivery objectives that are responsive to the needs of Clay County citizens as determined by the County Administrator and County Commission.

A Bachelor's degree is preferred. 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. Also requires five years of professional level government administration experience including budgeting, fiscal management, purchasing and program management experience. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator license and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency response situations. Occasionally operates a commercial motor vehicle. 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 Usually

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

EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application packet, but can be added. The required County Employment Application Form is available here or at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)




Building Inspector, Planning & Zoning Department

The Building Inspector works directly for the Planning & Zoning Manager. The Building Inspector ensures all construction throughout unincorporated Clay County meets local and national building codes and ordinances through the completion of plan review and inspection activities.

Candidates should have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Two (2) years of increasingly related experience, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience. ICC certifications in Residential Building Inspector (B1), Residential Electrical Inspector (E1), and Residential Plans Examiner (R3), Residential Mechanical Inspector (M1), and Residential Plumbing Inspector (P1). This position requires a valid Missouri State Driver's License. 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.

Starting Salary:
$40,956 - $43,514/year, plus Benefits.

EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application packet, but can be added. The required County Employment Application Form is available here or at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)




Airport Attendant, Midwest National Air Center

The Airport Attendant is an entry level position responsible for performing general maintenance of systems and grounds, and assisting customers at Clay County's Midwest National Air Center. This position works independently with general oversight and direction from the Airport Attendant III. See full job description for more details.

Candidates should have a high school diploma or GED equivalent; experience with light equipment and other vehicles; and fundamental skills with personal computers. Candidate must also have a valid motor vehicle operator license and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency response situations.

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

EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application packet, but can be added. The required County Employment Application Form is available here or at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)




Maintenance I , Facilities Management

The Maintenance I position is responsible for performing general maintenance of systems in County owned buildings and grounds. 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. This position reports directly to the Maintenance III positions.

Candidates needs a high school diploma or GED equivalent and have two to four years of increasingly responsible related work experience, or an equivalent combination of related education and experience. Candidate also needs experience in a related field such as boilers, plumbing, carpentry, painting, electronics, custodial, or grounds-keeping; to be licensed and insured to drive a motor vehicle and have the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and inclement weather situations. A valid Class "A" CDL state driver's license is preferred.

Starting Salary:
$12.90 - $13.72/hour, plus Benefits.

EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application packet, but can be added. The required County Employment Application Form is available here or at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)




Deputy Clerk (Administrative Records Desk), County Clerk's Office

The duties of Deputy Clerk include processing files and documents, utilizing computer-driven data entry equipment to prepare and modify files, answering telephones and assisting the general public. This person needs excellent organization skills and the ability to multi-task. The Deputy Clerk must be able to communicate professionally with all levels of the public and staff. Other clerical duties may be assigned as needed. This position reports directly to the County Clerk-Clerk’s Office.

Candidates needs a high school diploma or GED equivalent, four years of related experience and able to speak, read and understand English. Candidate also needs intermediate to expert working knowledge of MS office products and other office equipment and be able to communicate professionally and effectively, using written and oral communication with all levels of staff and public.

Working Hours:
8-5 M-F

Starting Salary:
$12.90 - $14.00/hour, plus Benefits.

EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application packet, but can be added. The required County Employment Application Form is available here or at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)




Historic Sites Specialist II , Historic Sites

The Historic Sites Specialist II is responsible for the daily operations of Clay County Historic Sites; Jesse James Birthplace, Jesse James Bank Museum, Mt. Gilead Church & School, and the Pharis Farm. This position serves the public at each of these sites in a professional manner and reports directly to the Historic Sites Manager.

This position required an undergraduate degree in a related field and a valid motor vehicle operator license. This positon requires working outdoors in conditions of extreme heat or cold with frequent exposure to wind, dust, allergens, rain, snow, insects, snakes, and poison ivy and the ability to lift, push, pull and carry up to 25 pounds. Prior experience or historic sites knowledge is preferred.

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

EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application packet, but can be added. The required County Employment Application Form is available here or at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

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.
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Please also check the Clay County Sheriff's Office and the 7th Judicial Circuit, Clay County pages for current openings!

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Human Resources


Clay County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, Missouri 64068
 

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

 

For inquiries to HR other than those related to openings or employment,

dial (816) 407-3600