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.

Enforcement Counsel

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The Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC) is seeking an attorney to serve as Enforcement Counsel in its Jefferson City office. The MEC is a state agency responsible for campaign finance reporting, as well as lobbyist registration and reporting as well as Missouri’s conflict of interest statutes that are applicable to elected and appointed officials. The Commission investigates complaints alleging violations of the laws pertaining to these reporting areas. It also investigates alleged violations of Missouri’s conflict of interest statutes that are applicable to elected and appointed officials.

The Enforcement Counsel works directly with the MEC’s General Counsel and is primarily responsible for handling administrative cases that are pending before the Commission. This work includes communicating with individuals and/or other attorneys regarding cases, negotiating settlement of such cases whenever possible, and preparing for and conducting hearings before the Missouri Ethics Commission, the Administrative Hearing Commission, or Circuit Court when necessary. The Enforcement Counsel is also expected to support the work of the MEC by providing information and assistance to the Commission, its employees, and the general public as needed.

Qualified applicants must possess excellent analytical, interpersonal, written, verbal, and organizational skills. Litigation and/or administrative hearing experience would be a plus.

The candidate must possess a JD degree from an accredited university and be eligible for admission to the Missouri Bar. The salary range is from $65K-$70K, commensurate with experience, for a full-time position. This position is based in Jefferson City; however, there is the possibility of some remote work on a case-by-case basis. The position will remain open until filled. Cover letter and resume should be submitted to: Missouri Ethics Commission, PO Box 1370, Jefferson City, MO 65102 or emailed to 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 EOE