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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.

Legal Assistant

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The Missouri Ethics Commission is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to support the Executive Director, the General Counsel, and the Staff Attorney with the management of an active administrative caseload. Strong organizational and communication skills are essential in addition to proficiency in using Word, Excel, Outlook, and database software. Paralegal training or comparable legal experience is a plus. Duties will include maintaining case files, assisting with hearings, as well as preparing legal documents and correspondence. Salary range is $31,000-$36,000 depending upon experience. Please send resume, and letter of interest with salary requirement, to Missouri Ethics Commission. Resumes accepted until position filled. Missouri Ethics Commission, Attn: Personnel, PO Box 1370, Jefferson City, MO 65102. EOE


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The Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) is looking for a dynamic trainer with a customer-focused attitude to develop and conduct training programs related to the Commission’s statutory authority. As a member of our team, the trainer will be responsible for updating current materials and developing new programs. Training is delivered via the web through webinars and tutorials, in-person, and through publications. The Commission works closely with candidates and public officials to assist them in understanding the laws and regulations within the jurisdiction of the MEC. Current materials may be viewed on the MEC’s Training Information page with links to all topic resource pages within the authority of the MEC. Some travel is required.

A college degree is preferred but will consider applicants with relevant experience. Skills, knowledge, and abilities should include:
• Develop an understanding of the laws within the authority of the Commission and translate into plain English for the public.
• Create, design, and deliver e-learning solutions that can include the facilitation of live webinars or other similar online offerings.
• Experience in use of social media to communicate the message of the MEC.
• Create, design and deliver in-person trainings, presentations at conferences, and meetings.
• Create, distribute, and analyze pre and post training surveys and implement updates to materials accordingly.
• Plan and schedule training.
• Establish and maintain working relationships with other staff, elected and appointed officials, and the general public.
• Work independently with minimal supervision as well as part of a team.
• Lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
• Maintain confidentiality.

Salary range is $35,000 – $40,000 depending on experience. A resume and cover letter should be submitted by November 30, 2018 via email to or mailed to MEC Personnel, PO Box 1370, Jefferson City, MO 65102. The position will remain open until filled. Preference is given to resumes received on or before November 30, 2018. EOE