Current Job Opportunities

Why you should work at the Missouri Ethics Commission


Thank you for your interest in employment with the Missouri Ethics Commission. Through our electronic reporting systems and our website, our agency provides critical information to the public about who contributes to candidates for public office, how candidates spend the money they raise and how lobbyists spend funds on public officials. Our mission is to serve the public interest by promoting and maintaining transparency, accountability, and compliance with campaign finance, lobbying, and conflict of interest laws. We educate and assist the citizens of Missouri, public officials, lobbyist, and those participating in public elections by increasing awareness and understanding of the law. We investigate and enforce these laws consistently.

We are a state agency with 24 positions and our staff receive state employee benefits including health insurance, paid sick and vacation time, and retirement benefits depending on tenure with the state.

The Commission is an equal opportunity employer.  If you have questions about the job opportunities, call (573) 751-2020.


Reporting Specialist


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The Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) is seeking a Reporting Specialist for the compliance and education division. This specialist will assist candidates and public officials in state and local office, and committee treasurers required to file campaign finance reports with the MEC. The specialist will also assist lobbyists file annual registration and monthly expenditure reports with the MEC.

Duties also include entering and updating information in electronic systems, and reports for completeness and accuracy.

Familiarity assisting individuals with electronic reporting systems a plus.

An associates degree from an accredited college or university; or a high school diploma/equivalent and two years of work experience are required.

The skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful applicant should include:
• Ability to handle large volumes of phone calls professionally;
• Knowledge of and ability to interpret, explain, and apply the laws and regulations pertaining to assigned area;
• Excellent organizational skills;
• Excellent attention to detail;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with other staff, elected and appointed officials at the state and local government levels, and the general public;
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a team; and
• Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Salary range from $37,500 - $40,000 depending on qualifications. A resume and cover letter should be submitted via email to hrdept@mec.mo.gov or mailed to MEC Personnel, PO Box 1370, Jefferson City, MO 65102. The position will remain open until filled. EOE

Information Technologist-Applications Developer


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The Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) is seeking an entry level applications developer with skills in .NET programming. Responsibilities include development of new applications, maintenance of existing applications, modification of data management applications, testing, problem resolution, and customer support. The ideal candidate will possess the technical skills required to develop server based applications utilizing Visual Studio and a combination of technologies that may include but are not limited to following: ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Web Services, and Microsoft SQL. You must be organized, have strong verbal and written communication skills, be a self-starter and problem solver who has the ability to work on a team with multiple developers and also the desire to continually develop new skills.

The Missouri Ethics Commission is a non-merit agency. Position receives State benefits including health care, retirement, and vacation. The salary range for this position begins at $37,920 annually; however, actual starting salary commensurate with applicable experience and education. This position will be open until filled. Interested applicants should email a letter of interest, resume and copy of transcripts to hrdept@mec.mo.gov. EOE