Houston, Missouri

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Texas County MOPenmac Staffing in Houston, MO

The Penmac location in Houston, which opened in 2002, serves manufacturing, warehouse, lumber, and hospital industries. A premier provider of employment services, Penmac is the only staffing service in the area and received a business of the year award in 2008. If you’re looking for a job, Penmac often hires employees for production, welding, warehouse, housekeeping, dietary, and clerical fields. Visit our local office to learn more about how we can help.


Business in Houston, MO 

The largest employers in Houston, MO include the Houston Public Schools, Texas County Memorial Hospital, and the Durham Company. Houston, MO also has the top numbers for beef and dairy cattle in Missouri. Agriculture is one of the area’s biggest industries—in addition to livestock, annual hay crops are a significant part of the town’s revenue.


About Houston, MO

Located in the Ozarks, Houston, MO serves as the county seat of Texas county. With a population just over 2,000, Houston, MO is a small, close-knit community. The Houston School District has the highest accreditation available from Missouri, and is the largest district in the county. Go Tigers!

Matt Owens, Area Manager

Branch Manager Matt Owens has been providing exceptional service through Penmac for more than a decade. With a passion for education and a dedication to hard work, Owens has enjoyed an exciting career. He first joined the Penmac team part time in 2008, while attending school at Missouri State University. In 2009, Owens spent a year away from Penmac to teach Elementary and Middle School. He returned to Penmac as a Staffing Specialist in 2010, and completed his last degree in 2011. With an employment background in hospitality management, and multiple degrees, Owens is truly an expert across fields. President Elect of the West Plains Sunrise Rotary Club and a West Plains Chamber Ambassador, Owens is passionate about his community. Penmac promoted Owens to Senior Staffing Specialist in 2014, to Assistant Branch Manager in 2018, and to Branch Manager and then Area Manager in 2019.


“The best thing about my job is how every day is a new and rewarding challenge,” Owens said. “We have an opportunity to help others be successful—whether they are job-seekers looking for a better career, or a business needing more workers. Helping neighbors is what we do, and we continue to be blessed because of it.” Owens is married to his wife, Dawn, and has four sons.

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Penmac Staffing
1075 Opportunity Circle
Houston, MO, United States 65483

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Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. –  5:00 p.m.