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
Airport Attendant II - Midwest National Air Center
Maintenance - Facilities Management
Tourism Specialist (Part-Time) - Public Services
Events Specialist Part-Time - Public Services
Assistant County Administrator - Facilities - County Administrator's Office
Finance Specialist I - Finance and Administrative Services
Building Inspector - Planning & Zoning Department


Operator I, Highway Department

The employee in this class is 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. Inspects equipment for proper and safe operation prior to use. This employee reports directly to the Crew Leader/Field Supervisor.

Must have a high school diploma or GED. Class A CDL with ability to obtain HazMat and Tanker endorsements within six months of hire.

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 application packet is available at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

or

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)
Supplemental Application Form (pdf)




Airport Attendant II, Midwest National Air Center

The Airport Attendant II is responsible for assisting with daily operations and customer service at the Midwest National Air Center as well as providing administrative and clerical support to the Clay County Airport Attendant III. The primary purpose of this position is to provide full service to customers, and serve as account payable and receivable clerk.

High school diploma or GED equivalent.Intermediate skill level with personal computers.Intermediate skill level with Excel and Word. Valid motor vehicle operator license and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency response situations. Prior aviation related experience preferred.

Working Hours:
Varies

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 application packet is available at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

or

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)




Maintenance , Facilities Management

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

Must have experience in a related field such as plumbing, carpentry, painting, electronics, custodial, or grounds-keeping. 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. High school diploma or GED equivalent. Must be legally licensed and insured to drive a motor vehicle and the ability to drive a motor vehicle under normal and inclement weather situations.

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

EOE/M/F/D/V. Resumes will not be 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)




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 to provide information and projects to the public as related to tourism. This position works independently under the general direction of the Tourism Coordinator. Must be able to work 20 hours per week between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.Monday through Friday.

High School Diploma or GED required. Two years of increasingly responsible related experience or any equivalent combination of related education and experience may also be considered. Background in marketing or marketing strategy. Valid Missouri Driver License as travel around the county is required.

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 application packet is available at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

or

Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)




Events Specialist Part-Time, Public Services

Assist with the planning and management of Clay County events and programs. Perform complex administrative, technical and professional work as related to event planning. Responsibilities: Assist in the research and scheduling of event facilities and rentals - organize and maintain verbal and written communications pertaining to each. Establish and build positive, ongoing relationships with program participants, sponsors, local businesses, vendors, external organizations, volunteers and staff. Inventory and organize materials and information as it pertains to each event. Perform research for information relating to the history, background and/or specific intricacies of events. Some local travel and periodic attendance of weekend and/or weeknight functions will be required.

Two years of increasingly responsible related experience or any equivalent combination of related education and experience may also be considered. Background in public administration, event planning, marketing, public relations or related field. Must be legally licensed and insured to operate a motor vehicle.

Working Hours:
varies

Starting Salary:
$14.00 - $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 application packet is available at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

or

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 application packet is available at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

or

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form

Attached Documents:

Job Description (pdf)




Finance Specialist I, Finance and Administrative Services

The Finance Specialist I will perform a wide array finance functions primarily related to accounts payable, clerical support, and as backup for the Financial Specialist. The candidate for this position needs a working knowledge of financial and budgetary processes, procedures, software and data entry. See full job description for more details.

The candidate will need a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field. One to two years of increasingly responsible related experience as a financial specialist is required. Or a combination of education, training and experience in finance that demonstrates the ability to meet all responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered in lieu of education or experience. 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.

Working Hours:
8-5 M-F Usually

Starting Salary:
$35,935 - $38,440/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 application packet is available at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

or

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.

The candidate will need to be a High School graduate or 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 application packet is available at:
Clay County Administrative Building
1 Courthouse Square
Liberty, MO 64068

or

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