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
2020-Deputy Sheriff.pdf 01-18-2019

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 AnthemBCBS Insurance that offers health insurance plans to meet the needs of individuals and employers. Plus we offer dental, vision and many other insurance plans to help keep you and your family healthy. 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 417-223-4662 or come by the County Clerk’s office
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm

* County Employee Retirement Fund