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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 22 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.


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The Missouri Ethics Commission is accepting applications for an Investigator. Requirements include either extensive prior investigative experience (civil or administrative cases preferred) or a bachelor’s degree with 1-2 yrs. investigative experience. Investigative duties include reviewing, analyzing and investigating citizen complaints alleging violations of campaign finance, conflict of interest and lobbying laws. The successful candidate will be able to review relevant records, state statutes and local ordinances and apply them to the complaints assigned for investigation. The investigator conducts interviews, gathers documentation, develops investigation direction, and summarizes their findings into clear and concise reports for the Commission’s review. The successful candidate must possess excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal, written and verbal skills. Applicants must be able to exercise independent judgment; work well under pressure; conduct internet-based research; and be familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel. The position may require in-state travel. Salary commensurate with experience. Resume and cover letter should be submitted by June 1, 2018 via email to or mailed to MEC Personnel, PO Box 1254, Jefferson City, MO 65102. Position will remain open until filled, however, preference will be given to applicants who apply by June 1, 2018. EOE