All employment with Independence County is at-will which means that the employee can be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either the County or the employee, except as otherwise provided by the law.
Independence County is an Equal Opportunity employer. As such, it is the policy of Independence County to ensure equal employment opportunity in all personnel actions taken. Therefore, selection and other employment related decisions will be made without regard to an individuals race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Applications for employment will be accepted from any person who wishes to apply with Independence County; all applications will be kept on file for one year.
Persons desiring to become full- time employees must be 18 years of age. In those cases where the county wishes to hire part-time help under 18, applications shall be for occupations in accordance with all applicable State and Federal regulations.
Every new county employee, as a condition of employment, must complete the Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and present documentation establishing identity and employment eligibility, pursuant to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Former County employees who are rehired must also complete the form if they have no completed and I-9 with the County within the past three years, or if their previous I-9 is no longer retained or valid.