Economic Security Corporation of Southwest Area

Why Work at Economic Security Corporation (ESC)?

Enjoy making a positive difference in people’s lives! Have high energy and dedicated individual who values the ability to improve quality of life for low income individuals and families!

If you answered yes to both of these statements, then ESC is perfect for you!!

At this time, Smart phone access to our online application will not process correctly. To apply online, please use a computer or tablet for the best results. 

Economic Security Corporation's Current Positions Available:

Postings with an * next to them will have a retention payment of $500 or $1,000.


Head Start Inclusion Assistant- (FT)

Carl Junction

No Openings


Head Start Area Maintenance - (FT)

Early Head Start Family Support Assistant- (FT)

Head Start Family Resource Specialist- (FT)

Head Start Teacher- (FT)


Head Start Teacher Aide- Ewert (FT)


No Openings

Joplin Main Office

Early Head Start Home Visitor- Joplin (FT)

Weatherization Crew Chief - (FT)

Weatherization Technician- (FT)

Joplin North

Head Start Floating Teacher Aide - North Joplin (FT)

Head Start Teacher Aide- North Joplin (FT)

Joplin South

Head Start Teacher Aide- South Joplin (FT, 30 hrs/week)

Family Resource Specialist- South Joplin (FT)


Early Head Start Teacher - (FT)

Early Head Start Teacher - (FT)

Early Head Stat Family Resource Specialist- (FT)


Head Start Floating Teacher Aide- (FT)


Cook's Helper- (FT)


No Openings

Webb City

Center Support Assistant- (FT)


     To see full Job Description, please see "Job Descriptions" under Employment.

** Online application can be found here, a downloadable .pdf form of the application can be found here. Please attempt the online employment application first before using the downloadable .pdf form.

ESC is an equal opportunity employer that will not discriminate based on race, color, age, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

ESC is committed to employing and retaining a highly qualified and energetic workforce.

All applicants selected for employment at ESC must pass a criminal background screening and screening for child abuse and neglect as required by agency policy.  Some positions require applicants to pass a pre-employment drug screen.  All Head Start and Early Head Start positions require a physical and TB risk assessment to be completed.  Some positions require you to obtain a CDL Driver’s License to drive a small bus for the Head Start program.