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Human Resources Program

fact sheet

Division of Administrative Support

Director: Jennifer Eddy

This fact sheet answers frequently asked questions on how to obtain a position with the Department of Natural Resources.

How do I apply for a job with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources?

You can apply for jobs with the department by going to our MO Careers website. This is where we will post all of our full-time, part-time and internship positions.

What if I don’t know which job title fits my skills and education?

The Office of Administration has posted a list of career paths that will help you determine which position is right for you with the State of Missouri.

What happens after I submit my application?

After you have applied, you will receive a confirmation email indicating we have received your application and supplemental information. The Human Resources Program will review applicants for eligibility and then pass all information on to the hiring manager, who will set up interviews and make selections.

It is suggested you make note of the contact name and phone number/email listed on the job description in case you wish to inquire as to the status of the position at a later date. Once a selection has been made and a start date established, Human Resources will send out regret emails to inform those not selected.

How can I find out if you have any job openings?

Current vacancies within the Department of Natural Resources are posted on the MoCareers website. This list is updated weekly and includes specific job descriptions, possible salary and application deadlines.

Do you hire part-time employees?

Yes, you can find information regarding part-time employment with Missouri State Parks on their website. The department also offers a Summer Professional Development Program, which places college students and post graduates in positions designed to provide real-world experience in their fields of study. The application period typically opens in October and closes in March.

Do you offer internships?

Yes, the department offers a Summer Professional Development Program, which places college students and post graduates in positions (typically paid) designed to provide real-world experience in their fields of study. The application period typically opens in October and closes in March.

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