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Helping Missourians Prosper

We Help Create Jobs and Strengthen Communities

Join a team committed to boosting Missouri’s economic future.

At the Department of Economic Development, you will find a wide array of career opportunities that impact the state’s economy. We not only help businesses create solid, high-paying jobs, we also help communities build a foundation for long-term growth by funding projects in areas that range from workforce training to infrastructure to technology development to disaster relief to tourism.

Our data-driven team produces the research needed to support a range of businesses and industries across the state. As a part of our team, you will have a positive impact on the daily lives of individuals and families. Search available positions and discover the variety of ways to help.

ENHANCE MISSOURI'S ECONOMIC FUTURE

Discover Seven Divisions Focused on Economic Development

Administration

Support departmental employees to ensure continued operations

Business and
Community Solutions

Develop tailored solutions to facilitate growth and address economic development challenges

Missouri One Start

Deliver tailored workforce training solutions to create and retain jobs

Missouri Housing Development
Commission

Administer and finance affordable housing programs and opportunities

Regional Engagement

Engage local partners to help business and communities grow and create jobs

Strategy and Performance

Inform strategic planning and performance management through subject matter expertise

Tourism

Promote Missouri as a premiere travel destination

Visit MOCareers.Mo.gov to Learn More About Opportunities Throughout the State of Missouri

BENEFITS OF MISSOURI STATE JOBS

We Take Care of the Team That Cares for Missourians

Work/Life Integration

  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible Work Options

Financial Wellness

  • Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Pre-Tax Retirement Plans
  • Pension After 5 Years

Health & Wholeness

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • SELF (Employee Asst. Program)

We Care

  • 15 Days Paid Military Leave
  • Community Service Events
  • Mentoring Initiatives

I can see first-hand the difference I am making

Working at DED, I know I am making an impact on my children’s futures and the lives of all Missourians. As a project manager, I get to work directly with our partners every day to help improve local economies through business and community development projects. Through these projects, I can see first-hand the difference I am making in our communities to enhance the quality of life for all.

Jonathan Mack, Central Region Project Manager

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