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
Park Ranger - Parks
Seasonal Historic Interpreter - Parks
Human Resources Specialist - Human Resources Department
Golf Course Technician I - Facilities Management
Maintenance - Facilities Management
Maintenance II - Facilities Management
Maintenance - Facilities Management
Purchasing Specialist II - Purchasing Department
Custodian (Day) - Facilities Management


Operator I, Highway Department

The County of Clay, Missouri has an opening for a Operator I position. The primary purpose of this position is to perform professional level tasks in the construction and maintenance of county roadways. This position requires a Class A CDL with ability to obtain HazMat and Tanker endorsements within 6 months of hire.

Clay County offers a great benefit package to regular full and part-time employees including two defined benefit retirement plans fully funded by the County and a deferred-compensation plan with a match on the first 6% contributed. We also offer three medical plans including a high deductible plan (premium paid in full by the County for full-time employees), dental, vision, two flexible spending accounts, and supplemental plans. Full-time employees are also offered life insurance (2X annual salary) paid by the County, paid vacation/sick leave, 13 paid holidays, LTD and tuition reimbursement.

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

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)
Supplemental Application Form (pdf)




Park Ranger, Parks

The County of Clay, Missouri has three openings for Park Ranger. The primary purpose of these position is to provide park law enforcement and safety services to employees and park patrons, including emergency services, information to visitors that encourage proper behavior and protect park resources and facilities and support other divisions and law enforcement agencies as required. Applicants must have a Class "B" certification from the Department of Public Safety (P.O.S.T.).

Clay County offers a great benefit package to regular full and part-time employees including two defined benefit retirement plans fully funded by the County and a deferred-compensation plan with a match on the first 6% contributed. We also offer three medical plans including a high deductible plan (premium paid in full by the County for full-time employees), dental, vision, two flexible spending accounts, and supplemental plans. Full-time employees are also offered life insurance (2X annual salary) paid by the County, paid vacation/sick leave, 13 paid holidays, LTD and tuition reimbursement.

Starting Salary:
$33,003 - $35,066/year, plus Benefits.

EOE/M/F/D/V. Position is opened until filled. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of County Employment Application, but can be added. The 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)




Seasonal Historic Interpreter, Parks

The County of Clay, Missouri has an opening for a seasonal part-time Historic Interpreter. The primary purpose of this position is to conduct interpretive tours, manage front desk/museum and other daily operation duties at Clay County historic sites, including, Jesse James Farm and Museum, Jesse James Bank Museum, Mt. Gilead School, and Pharis Farm. Position does work weekends and holidays.

Must be at least 16 years old, knowledge of local history and ability to communicate with large groups of people.

Starting Salary:
$8.00/hour

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

Employment Application Form




Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources Department

The County of Clay, Missouri has an opening for a full-time Human Resources Specialist. The primary purpose of this position is to provide administrative and clerical support to the Assistant County Administrator - Finance & Administrative Services and the Human Resources Department performing work of moderate difficulty in public sector human resources, wellness, payroll, benefits administration and risk management.

Clay County offers a great benefit package to regular full and part-time employees including two defined benefit retirement plans fully funded by the County and a deferred-compensation plan with a match on the first 6% contributed. We also offer three medical plans including a high deductible plan (premium paid in full by the County for full-time employees), dental, vision, two flexible spending accounts, and supplemental plans. Full-time employees are also offered life insurance (2X annual salary) paid by the County, paid vacation/sick leave, 13 paid holidays, LTD and tuition reimbursement.

Working Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

Starting Salary:
$15.86 - $16.86/hour, plus Benefits.

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

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form




Golf Course Technician I , Facilities Management

The County of Clay, Missouri has an opening for a full-time Golf Course Technician I. The primary purpose of this position is the day to day maintenance of the golf course grounds and equipment. Requires a state pesticide applicator license.

Clay County offers a great benefit package to regular full and part-time employees including two defined benefit retirement plans fully funded by the County and a deferred-compensation plan with a match on the first 6% contributed. We also offer three medical plans including a high deductible plan (premium paid in full by the County for full-time employees), dental, vision, two flexible spending accounts, and supplemental plans. Full-time employees are also offered life insurance (2X annual salary) paid by the County, paid vacation/sick leave, 13 paid holidays, LTD and tuition reimbursement.

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




Maintenance , Facilities Management

The County of Clay, Missouri has an opening for Eastern Parks Maintenance position. The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of basic maintenance, reconstruction/remodeling, repair services and ground maintenance.

Clay County offers a great benefit package to regular full and part-time employees including two defined benefit retirement plans fully funded by the County and a deferred-compensation plan with a match on the first 6% contributed. We also offer three medical plans including a high deductible plan (premium paid in full by the County for full-time employees), dental, vision, two flexible spending accounts, and supplemental plans. Full-time employees are also offered life insurance (2X annual salary) paid by the County, paid vacation/sick leave, 13 paid holidays, LTD and tuition reimbursement.

Starting Salary:
$11.64 - $12.38/hour, plus Benefits.

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

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form




Maintenance II, Facilities Management

The County of Clay, Missouri has openings in Smithville Lake area for full-time Maintenance II positions (Electrician - Equipment Operator - Plumber - General Carpenter). The primary purpose of this position is to perform professional level tasks and assist other crew members in the construction and maintenance of County owned facilities, infrastructure, and similar tasks.

Clay County offers a great benefit package to regular full and part-time employees including two defined benefit retirement plans fully funded by the County and a deferred-compensation plan with a match on the first 6% contributed. We also offer three medical plans including a high deductible plan (premium paid in full by the County for full-time employees), dental, vision, two flexible spending accounts, and supplemental plans. Full-time employees are also offered life insurance (2X annual salary) paid by the County, paid vacation/sick leave, 13 paid holidays, LTD and tuition reimbursement.

Starting Salary:
$14.32 - $15.22/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




Maintenance , Facilities Management

The County of Clay, Missouri has an opening for Camp Branch Maintenance position. The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of basic maintenance, reconstruction/remodeling, repair services and ground maintenance.

Clay County offers a great benefit package to regular full and part-time employees including two defined benefit retirement plans fully funded by the County and a deferred-compensation plan with a match on the first 6% contributed. We also offer three medical plans including a high deductible plan (premium paid in full by the County for full-time employees), dental, vision, two flexible spending accounts, and supplemental plans. Full-time employees are also offered life insurance (2X annual salary) paid by the County, paid vacation/sick leave, 13 paid holidays, LTD and tuition reimbursement.

Starting Salary:
$11.64 - $12.38/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




Purchasing Specialist II, Purchasing Department

The County of Clay, Missouri has an opening for a full-time Purchasing Specialist II. The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Purchasing Manager in all county purchasing functions including long range planning and purchasing tasks. This position performs moderately complex assignments in accordance with Missouri State Statues (Chapter 34 & Chapter 50, 50.755-50.790) and Clay County ordinances.

Clay County offers a great benefit package to regular full and part-time employees including two defined benefit retirement plans fully funded by the County and a deferred-compensation plan with a match on the first 6% contributed. We also offer three medical plans including a high deductible plan (premium paid in full by the County for full-time employees), dental, vision, two flexible spending accounts, and supplemental plans. Full-time employees are also offered life insurance (2X annual salary) paid by the County, paid vacation/sick leave, 13 paid holidays, LTD and tuition reimbursement.

Working Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

Starting Salary:
$16.82 - $17.98/hour, plus Benefits.

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

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form




Custodian (Day), Facilities Management

The County of Clay, Missouri has an opening for a full-time Custodian (Day). The primary purpose of this position is to provide mail services support and custodial responsibilities by performing custodial maintenance to offices, buildings, plaza areas, and exterior grounds and 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.

Clay County offers a great benefit package to regular full and part-time employees including two defined benefit retirement plans fully funded by the County and a deferred-compensation plan with a match on the first 6% contributed. We also offer three medical plans including a high deductible plan (premium paid in full by the County for full-time employees), dental, vision, two flexible spending accounts, and supplemental plans. Full-time employees are also offered life insurance (2X annual salary) paid by the County, paid vacation/sick leave, 13 paid holidays, LTD and tuition reimbursement.

Working Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday)

Starting Salary:
$11.64 - $12.38/hour, plus Benefits.

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

Employee Benefit Summary | Employment Application Form




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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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