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Our Employee Benefit Package

  • Missouri State Employees' Retirement System
  • Major Health Insurance (provided for employees and available for families)
  • Paid Life Insurance (amount equivalent to annual salary)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Cafeteria Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • 10 hours of annual leave per month
  • 10 hours of sick leave per month
  • Credit Union
  • Direct Deposit of paycheck (required)
  • Employee health, wellness and safety initiatives
  • MOST Program
  • Savings Bonds

Notice to Applicants

Notification for interviews will be done via telephone. Once a position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via e-mail. If you have further questions regarding the application process, please contact the Human Resources office at (573) 751-1199 or (573) 751-7751 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or e-mail

Selective Service Registration Requirement

Anyone who is required to register under the United States Military Selective Service Act must show proof of registration prior to being offered employment with the State of Missouri. (Authority: Section 105.1213, RSMo.)

State Taxes Requirement

State law now requires all employees to pay their state taxes in a timely manner as a condition of employment. Each year the Department of Revenue will determine if any state employees are delinquent in paying their state taxes for the prior tax year. Employees who are delinquent will be notified and given sufficient time to resolve their state tax liability. Employees who fail to meet this requirement will be terminated. (Authority: Section 105.262, RSMo.)

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Missouri Department of Agriculture does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, GINA, national origin, race, color, religion, gender in its hiring, programs and activities. Inquiries related to Department employment practices may be directed to the George Washington Carver State Office Building, Human Resources Director, PO Box 630, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-0630; telephone number (573) 751-1199 or TYY (800) 735-2966.


The Department participates in the Employment Eligibility Verification program E-Verify to verify your employment eligibility within the United States. If you would like to perform a Self-Check through the E-Verify system, prior to applying for employment with the Department, click here. Applicants are not required to use Self-Check and should only use the Self-Check system as a tool to confirm employment eligibility. For more information about E-Verify: English | Spanish.