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) 407-3660 / Fax:(816) 407-3661
 

E-mail Human Resources

Available positions

Maintenance Mechanic III - Facilities Management Department
Custodian - Nights - Facilities Management Department
Maintenance II - Facilities Management Department
Administrative Assistant - Facilities Management Department
Golf Course Technician - Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites
Operator II - Highway Dept.
Golf Course Technician I - Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites
Account Specialist - Auditor's Office
Operation Services - Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites


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)




Custodian - Nights, Facilities Management Department

General Purpose: The Custodian position is an entry level position responsible for maintaining County owned offices, building, facilities, vehicles and exterior grounds in a clean and orderly condition. This position reports directly to the Custodian III positions.

Primary Responsibilities: Performs a variety of basic building maintenance tasks as assigned; performs a variety of ground maintenance tasks as assigned; and completes work orders and accepts verbal instructions from the Facilities Management supervisory staff.

Essential Duties: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following is a nonexclusive listing of essential job duties:

  • Performs vacuuming and upkeep of carpeted areas including shampooing and extracting.
  • Sweeps, mops clean stairways, offices, courtrooms, and other assigned areas.
  • Scrubs and polishes fixtures, washes windows, mirrors, and other areas and equipment.
  • Cleans restrooms and restocks paper and soap supplies.
  • Wipes down desks and other furniture, empties wastebaskets, gathers recycling material, empties ashtrays and cleans window blinds.
  • Picks up litter and polices grounds.
  • Performs snow removal operations.
  • Clean and re-fuels vehicles.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Secure doors; unlock and lock buildings, turn lights on and off, etc.
  • Follows cleaning schedule as established by the supervisor.
  • Operates vehicles, power sweepers, material handling equipment, and janitorial power equipment as required.
  • Clean up blood and other bodily fluids.
  • Gathers recycling material and deposits into the proper place.
  • Follows all County and departmental safety rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned and reasonably qualified to perform.
  • Maintain regular attendance.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED equivalent and experience in facilities management; 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: Prior janitorial experience.

Working Hours:
Monday - Friday 5:00 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Starting Salary:
$21,838 - $23,204/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)




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)




Administrative Assistant, Facilities Management Department

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides clerical and administrative support by routing correspondence, drafting letters and documents, and initiating telecommunications.
  • Provides reception duties by answering the phone and greeting guests to the department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following is a nonexclusive listing of essential job duties:

  • Provides administrative and functional support of operations in area of responsibility.
  • Enters and updates works orders as needed.
  • Maintains manuals in area of responsibility including, but not limited to, building equipment operation and technical manuals, MSDS information, Standard Operating Procedure Manual.
  • Receives incoming telephone calls, transfers calls or directs callers to the appropriate personnel.
  • Types, composes and edits correspondence; memoranda, charts, forms, reports and other material requiring judgment as to content, accuracy and completeness; prepares original correspondence for communication with vendors, citizens and other governmental agencies.
  • Assists with the processing and distribution of both inter-office and USPS mail; receives and sends packages via USPS, FedEx, UPS or other package delivery methods.
  • Prepares purchase orders, invoices, requisitions, and inventory tracking; tracks inventory and orders supplies as needed.
  • Prepares payroll records for data entry; maintains appropriate level of confidentiality regarding payroll, sick time, HIPAA regulations, employee discipline, etc.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Performs other clerical duties as assigned and reasonably qualified to perform.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess one to three years of increasingly responsible related experience or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Working Hours:
Generally 12p-4p M-F

Starting Salary:
$11.64 - $12.37/hour, 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)




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)




Operator II, Highway Dept.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operates dump truck, roller, rock chipper, oil distributor, bucket truck, uniloader, crack sealer and other pieces of equipment at journeyman level; able to operate equipment equipped with standard and automatic transmissions; repairs or maintains roadways, ditches, culverts, bridges and right of ways as assigned including, but not limited to, cutting brush, hand patching, hauling rock and picking up trash dumped in right of ways; assists with traffic control; and competent and safe use of hand tools and chain saws. This position also performs daily routine inspection, routine cleaning and preventative maintenance on equipment; assists mechanic when equipment is out of service as needed; works at various tasks within shop as needed; able to load, secure and unload materials such as rock, salt, sand and brush; able to load, secure and unload various types of equipment including installing and removing sanders and snow plows; follows all county and departmental safety rules, regulations and procedures; and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or state- approved equivalent; Class A CDL with ability to obtain HazMat and Tanker endorsements within six months of hire; ability to independently and safely carry out tasks, duties and responsibilities assigned; experience with manual labor and operation of trucks and light equipment; ability to work in outdoor conditions of extreme heat or cold for lengths of time; and the ability to maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include, walking long distances, climbing, bending, standing and sitting for extended periods of time, lifting up to 50 pounds and operating assigned equipment. Desired Qualifications: Previous experience including operation of highway equipment; Class A CDL with HazMat and Tanker endorsements; knowledge of location of county territories, roads and bridges; and knowledge of safety procedures in maintaining and constructing roads, bridges, culverts and right of ways.

Working Hours:
Generally 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. M-Th, on-call for after hour emergencies.

Starting Salary:
$29,789 - $31,650/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)




    Account Specialist, Auditor's Office

    Essential duties and responsibilities: Works under the general supervision of the Clay County Auditor. The following is a nonexclusive listing of essential job duties:

    • Checks information received for completeness and accuracy; responds to inquiries, reviews daily activities.

    • Approves and processes accounts payable, Processes payment requisitions, journal entries, budget revisions and amendments; verifies bills and maintains account balances; processes monthly budget report and reconciles all accounts; identifies accounts which are over/under budget; makes recommendations for balancing budget.

    • Processes payroll; understands how the payroll system interacts with general ledger; post payroll to the general ledger; knowledge of payroll processing in order to troubleshoot and reconcile differences.

    • Maintain capital asset system; perform accurate inventory counts; and prepare capital asset reports.

    Minimum qualifications: High School diploma or GED; experience with personal computer word processing and spreadsheet software & detailed oriented. Experience working in an accounting environment.
    Desired qualifications: CPA Preferred

    Working Hours:
    Regular Part-time 20 hours per wk

    Starting Salary:
    $18.00 - $22.00/hour, 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

    Deadline to submit application is March 12, 2015.

    Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

    Attached Documents:

    Job Description (pdf)




    Operation Services, Parks, Recreation & Historic Sites

    Essential duties and responsibilities: Organizes and performs clerical functions for on-line reservation system. Collects, counts and balances daily cash receipts from fee collections, bait house and camping fees; prepares daily cash deposits. Other duties as assigned. Coordinates scheduling and work of seasonal fee collectors and host/attendants. Assist in training fee collectors on Park rules and procedures. Assist the public via the phone and in person with Park related inquiries. Collects cash and distributes passes to fee collector location as needed. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings as needed.

    Minimum qualifications: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent; have a working knowledge of MS Office products;filing, typing,fax machine, copier personal computer and a valid Missouri Driver's License. Desired qualifications: Must have course work in general office administration or 1-3 years of general office experience typing, filing, and bookkeeping is preferred;

    Working Hours:
    varies

    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)




    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.

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    Clay County Courthouse
    1 Courthouse Square
    Liberty, Missouri 64068
     

    phone: (816) 407-3660
    fax: (816) 407-3661
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