Human Resources

Functions of the Human Resources Department

The mission of the Human Resources Department is to provide support and serve the needs of elected and appointed officials, employees, and citizens of the county in a positive, helpful, and professional manner.

Through collaborative efforts with members of leadership, the Human Resources department will assist with the recruiting, hiring, and orientation of new personnel. The Human Resources Department administers benefit and workers’ compensation plans; processes payroll; coordinates and tracks leaves of absence; develops, modifies and interprets policy in accordance with the Personnel Administration Program; maximizes employee relations by means of problem resolution and internal consulting; and ensures compliance with all Federal/State regulations and/or local ordinances.

Welcome to Jefferson County’s Application Process!

Jefferson County employs 650+ full time and part time employees in a variety of administrative, professional, technical, and laborer positions. View our current openings and begin the online application process.  Jefferson County only accepts employment applications submitted electronically through our online portal.

Resumes are accepted as supplemental information only and will not be used as a substitute for the application, you must complete the application in full.

It is important that your application reflect all relevant education and experience you possess. To be considered for a position, you must meet all the minimum qualifications required.

Thank you for your interest in working with Jefferson County!

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Jefferson County, Missouri Government to provide equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information. In addition, it is the policy of the County to comply with all applicable State and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which it has employees.

Review our Equal Opportunity Employer Reports in our Archive Center.

E-Verify Participant (PDF)

Right to Work (PDF)

ADA Transition Plan - Title II (PDF)