City of Clayton

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Where is the Human Resources Office located?
    • Clayton City Hall, 10 N. Bemiston Avenue, Clayton, Missouri 63105

  • What are the Human Resources Office hours of operation?
    • Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • How may I contact Human Resources?
    • Phone: 314-290-8448 or 314-290-8449
      • Due to the high volume of applications received, please no phone calls or emails to check the status of your application.
    • Email:
    • Fax: 314-863-0295

  • What types of positions are available with the City of Clayton?
    • Full-time - includes full fringe benefits package. Click here for the current full-time employee benefit summary.
    • Part-time - includes partial fringe benefits package and works no more than 1,456 hours per year.

  • How can I apply for open positions?
    • Applications are accepted online only and only for current vacancies. All jobs are posted on our website and on
      • Lifeguard positions at Shaw Park Aquatic Center and The Center of Clayton are staffed through Midwest Pool Management. Apply online at
    • For assistance with the online application process, please call the Human Resources Office.
    • Resumes, cover letters, and other relevant professional materials may be required to be uploaded and included with the employment application.
    • Once an application has been submitted online, an auto-generated email will be sent to the email address you provide confirming that we have received your application. If you exit out of the application prior to completion, you will receive an email reminding you to complete your application. Incomplete applications will prevent you from being considered for the position you are wishing to apply. Please check your email's spam or junk folders to ensure that you are receiving communications from the City.
    • We respectfully ask that you do not call for an update on your application. Should you be selected to participate in the interview process, we will be happy to discuss the position with you in greater detail. Please be sure to check your email regularly after you've applied for a position.

The City of Clayton is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, gender, disability, handicap or veteran status. It is the goal of the City of Clayton to make jobs, services, and programs accessible to all individuals. For information regarding other formats of employment application materials, please contact the Human Resources Office at (314) 290-8448.

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