Working for the Department of Natural Resources provides benefits to the state of Missouri, its citizens and fulfills a calling for our employees. Our employees receive the following benefits:

  • 15 to 21 days - Annual Leave Per Year - (accrual based on years of state service)
    • 0 - 10 Years = 15 days / year
    • 10 - 15 Years = 18 days / year
    • 15+ Years = 21 days / year
  • 15 days - Sick Leave Per Year
  • 12 Paid Holidays
    • (New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Lincoln Day, Washington's Birthday, Truman Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day)
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • State Retirement Plan
  • Missouri Cafeteria Plan
  • Vision Service Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Missouri Saving for Tuition (MO$T) Program
  • Potential Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training
  • Flexible Schedule

Additional information regarding the benefits provided to state employees may be found below:

Missouri Voluntary Life Insurance Commission

    • Provides universal life insurance at group rates.
    • 1-866-891-4149

Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan (MCHCP)

    • HMO's, POS's, Indemnity Plans - Provides group rates for medical care.
    • Vision Plan - Provides group rates for basic eye care.
    • Dental Plan - Provides group rates for dental care.
    • 800-487-0771 or 573-751-0771

Missouri Deferred Compensation Plan

    • Defers taxes until retirement by investing in mutual funds and income accounts.
    • 800-392-0925

Missouri State Employees Retirement System (MOSERS)

    • Provides retirement, life insurance, and survivor and disability benefits.
    • 800-827-1063 or 573-632-6100

Missouri Cafeteria Plan

    • Allows an employee to pay for certain benefits without being taxed on the expenditure.
    • 800-366-4827 or 573-634-1333

Vision Service Plan (VSP)

    • Provides coverage for basic eye care.
    • 800-877-7195

Express Scripts, Inc.

    • Provides coverage for prescription medicines.
    • 800-797-5754

Delta Dental

    • Provides dental coverage for employees statewide
    • 1-866-737-9802

Employee Assistance Program

    • Administered through ComPsych Guidance Resources
    • Provides employees with short-term mental health benefits
    • 800-808-2261

Missouri Saving for Tuition (MO$T) Program

    • Save for the cost of higher education through payroll deduction.
    • 1-888-414-MOST