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Fort Smith Courthouse
35 So. 6th, Room G5
Fort Smith, AR 72901

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Ph: 479.783.6139

Employment Opportunities

How to Apply

Job Title/Dept. & Location


Records/Validation Deputy


Full Time


Sheriff’s Office


Posted 07/19/2017

The position is responsible for maintaining complete warrant and subpoena status records for the Sheriff’s Department.  Ensures all warrants have been served and are routed to proper court.  Employee will be responsible for all incoming calls to the records office.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be proficient is the use of computers
  • Must be ACIC/NCIC certifiable and maintain certification for duration of employment
  • Must meet department requirements (polygraph & psychological)
  • Mental alertness and adaptability to office area work routines with good typing skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions, including working with the public and other offices/departments.

Salary Range:  $24,721- $25,156

Golf Course Maintenance


Full Time & Seasonal


Ben Geren Golf Course


Posted:  07/19/2017

Employee performs work involving the use of large equipment, including tractors, loaders, trenchers, trucks and other maintenance equipment. Also is responsible for the maintenance, and upkeep of the golf course. Position is governed by County and departmental policies and procedures.

Minimum Entry Qualifications

  • Requires good physical condition for performance of regular duties.
  • Minimum age 18 years old.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Good communication skills are needed.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Full Time Salary Range:  $22,487 - $22,805

Seasonal:  $9.00 a hour

Park Maintenance




Ben Geren Park


Posted 07/19/2017

Employee is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the softball and soccer complexes.  Employee will perform work involving the use of equipment including mowers, tractors, loaders, trucks and other turf maintenance equipment.  Position is governed by County and departmental policies and procedures. 

Minimum Entry Qualifications

  • Minimum age 18 years old
  • Grounds-keeping/athletic field maintenance preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Good communication skills are needed
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Hourly Rate:  $9.00

Golf Course Pro Shop Assistant




Ben Geren Golf Course


Posted 07/01/2017



Employee will report directly to the Pro Shop Manager. Responsible for assisting the Pro Shop Manager in the operation of the Pro Shop to include receipt of fees, scheduling and regulating golfers, assisting public as needed, and maintaining cleanliness of the Pro Shop area.  Employee will also perform related responsibilities as required or assigned. Position governed by County and departmental policies and procedures.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of golf skills and techniques
  • Computer skills and typing ability

Hourly Rate:  $9.00



Part Time


Juvenile Detention Center


Posted 07/17/2017

Under minimal supervision by the JDC Administrator, the incumbent is responsible to provide daily general medical care and treatment for approximately 400 juveniles, as well as meeting State and Federal mandated regulations. Treatment of TB and other diseases and the collection of DNA samples on all detainees as required by law. Serving under the direction of a physician, the LPN will oversee the physical and mental well being of all detainees. Even though the patients are incarcerated, the detainees' medical information is protected as privileged information not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. This position requires a high level of accuracy.

Minimum Entry Qualifications

  • LPN License
  • Two years experience as an LPN
  • Able to communicate effectively under adverse conditions

Hourly Rate:  $15.00



Extra Help


Sheriff’s Office


Posted 06/12/2017

Applicant must be able to assist the Sheriff Department in serving subpoenas, collecting fines, assisting the public with questions, light book keeping, and all other assigned duties.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of computers and basic programs.
  • Ability to verbally communicate with the public.
  • Ability to a use keyboard and type

Hourly Rate:  $12.00    Schedule:  11:00-3:00 Monday -Friday

Detention Deputy


Adult Detention Center


Posted:  07/01/2017

The ADC Deputy will work under the direct supervision of ADC Administrator and ADC Assistant Administrator.  The ADC Deputy will be responsible for the health, safety, welfare and security of prisoners.  The work involves an element of personal danger and the incumbent must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgement in meeting emergencies.  High School Diploma or equivalent is required.


Courts Security/Bailiff Officer

Full Time & Part Time


County Security Department


Posted:  07/01/2017

The Bailiff/Security Officer works under supervision and is responsible for providing security of buildings and grounds.  This position is governed by State and Federal Laws and Agency Policy.  Performs foot patrol of buildings, grounds, and parking areas observing for hazards, violators, and unauthorized persons.  Designate responsible party for after hour alarms.  Transports detainees to and from court, subdues unruly persons, and escorts to designated areas.  High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Part time positions must be able to work approximately 23 hours per week.

Please apply at:

901 South B Street

Fort Smith AR 72901




Fort Smith Court House
35 South 6 St.
Fort Smith, AR

Justice Building
901 South B St.
Fort Smith, AR

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11 Town Square
Greenwood, AR 72936

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800 South A Street
Fort Smith, AR  72901


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