Human Resources

Personnel Department Responsibilities

  • Maintains employee records and personnel files for the 290+ county employees as well as their payroll.
  • Orients new employees regarding county policies, insurance, and retirement programs
  • Administers benefits such as health, dental, and life insurance, retirement plans, direct deposit, and other benefits.
  • Provides guidance to county departments on personnel-related issues
  • Workmen's Compensation
The Personnel Department falls under the direction of the County Commission.
Prescription Discount Card 

The Prescription Discount Card is available to residents of Buchanan County, Missouri. It is free of charge and is available for residents of all ages and income levels. The card offers an average savings of 20% on retail prescription drugs. You and your family may use the card any time your prescription is not covered by insurance. There are no restrictions and no limits on how many times you may use your card. There is also a mail-in program which offers savings on average of 50% on a three-month supply of select medications.

To receive your card, please email your name and address (including zip code) to the personnel department.  Email links are under the contact us portion of the page to the right.

Please call (816) 271-1528 if you have further questions.