At McDonald County we seek talented and professional individuals who are interested in joining a family friendly environment. As always, our people make McDonald County government friendly and responsive. Our staff and elected officials strive to meet the challenges of a growing community while protecting the public interest. We are dedicated to providing the most efficient and effective use of your tax dollars.


File Date
2017 Hiring Deputy Sheriff and Jailer Positions.pdf 11-07-2017
2017 Jailer Job Opening.pdf 10-13-2017

McDonald County Courthouse is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered solely on the basis of their qualifications as required for the position they seek, and no discrimination is exercised because of their political or religious opinions or affiliations, or because of their race, creed, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or marital status. A copy of the EEOP form can be obtained in the Human Resource Office.

  • McDonald County has no residency requirement; however, certain designated positions require that the employee live within a certain distance due to emergency/on-call situations.
  • The Human Resources Division is mainly responsible for payroll, accounts payable, benefits, compensation, contract negotiations, employee relations, workers compensation, and risk management.
  • Human Resources is not responsible for hiring or firing of any employee

Employees of McDonald County participate in Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Insurance that offers specific style benefits which provide flexibility for full-time employees to pick and choose among benefit options and designs that fit their needs. The health and welfare benefits choices include Health, Dental, Vision, Met Life, Long Term Disability, and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance. Retirement Benefits include a CERF* - 457 plan or a CERF 401(a) Plan

Please contact Human Resources at 417-223-7531 or come by the County Clerk’s office
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm
http://www.labor.mo.gov/




* County Employee Retirement Fund