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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

Administrative Assistant Library



Apply by:

Mail:Human Resource Dept
35 S. 6th St., G-5
Ft. Smith, AR 72901
In Person:Workforce Services
616 Garrison Ave
Ft. Smith, AR 72901


Job Summary:
Employee will be responsible for preparing the library for opening and closing. Greeting and assisting patrons with questions and requests. Help with retrieval of materials of interest and usage of computers. Will register new library users and maintain records for overdue material. Check materials in and out and repair damaged material when necessary. Execute library programs and events. Must keep library orderly. Manage basic maintenance of files , computers and equipment. Perform basic clerical duties and assist with summer reading programs
Minimum Requirements:
  • High School diploma/GED
  • Experience with computers and basic keyboarding skills required
  • Good Communication and strong customer service skills
  • Some lifting/moving of heavy books and equipment
  • Some evening and weekend work required
















PositionBuilding Maintenance Tech Finish            


Location: Courthouse Maintenance

Salary- $37,936.00

Applicants may apply submitting Resume:

Email :

Mail: Human Resources Dept

          35 South 6th St, G5

         Fort Smith, AR 72901

Apply: Workforce Services

              616 Garrison Ave

             Fort Smith, AR 72901

Job Summary:

Will be responsible for the maintenance of County Buildings, grounds and mechanical systems. May provide recommendations as the best method if maintaining and repairing elements to the County's buildings. Will perform detailed and general carpentry , electrical, plumbing and maintenance work involved in the alteration/repair of County buildings and equipment

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

  • 2 years combination of education and experience

  • Knowledgeable in use of multitude of tools

  • Knowledge of carpentry , general electrical and plumbing required.


Position: Facilities Security Officer

Location: Courts Building

Salary: $28,765.00


Email or Mail Cover Letter and Resume to:
Courts Building
901 B Street
Attention Captain Reed
Fort Smith, AR 72901


Job Summary:

The employee will provide security to courtrooms and court buildings and grounds. The employee will also transport detainees, serve warrants, and make arrests when ordered by a Judge. Will use X-Ray machines and metal detectors /wands to search individuals entering the Courthouses.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Law enforcement certification required
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to perform various physical activities as associated with the functions of the job

Position: Front Door Security Deputy Extra Help

Location: Courts Buildings

Salary: $13.00 per hour, 20 hours work

**Email application and resume to:**


Job Summary:

The employee will provide security for courtrooms, court buildings, and grounds. The employee will also transport detainees, serves warrants, and makes arrests when ordered by a judge. Will use x-ray machines and Metal detectors or wands to search individuals entering the Courthouses

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Law enforcement certification required.

  • Basic computer skills

  •  Ability to perform various physical activities as associated with the functions of the job.

Position: Title:  Patrol Deputy

Department:  Sheriff's Department

Salary Range:  $33,857.00 - $38,564.00

Applicants must apply by:

Emailing a cover letter, resume to:
Deliver in person at:
Sebastian County Sheriff's Office
800 South A
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Attention: Linda Williams

Job Summary:

The employee will report to the Division Commander and /or Patrol Deputy and is responsible for patrolling a specified area of the county and performing law enforcement activities. Will serve legal documents as directed by the Courts. The Patrol Deputy is responsible for locating the person to whom the document will be served and maintaining records concerning the service of civil legal documents. The position is governed by departmental and County policy and Arkansas Civil Procedure and is subject to all laws concerning law enforcement personnel.
Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Law Enforcement Certification
  • 1-year related experience
  • Valid Driver's License

Position Title: Executive Assistant

Department: County Judge Office

Salary Range: $40,292.00

Applicants must submit :
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Salary history/requirements
Mail to:
Sebastian County Judge David Hudson
35 South 6th Street. Room 106
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Or to


Job Summary:

Assist the County Judge in overseeing office operations and in the performance of the duties and responsibilities within the County Judge's office. Serves as a personal assistant and key team member. Supports Judge in monitoring and completing office tasks and projects on a timely basis and in a professional manner. Provides secretarial and administrative support including Quorum Court administration, operation of county boards and committees, and coordination with county offices, city governments, and other agencies. Prepare reports, including research and data analysis, drafting correspondence, ordinances, and court orders. Coordinate with administrative staff and department heads to facilitate teamwork and assist with the completion of project assignments, monitoring office workflow, and deadlines.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of a specialized field, such as basic accounting, computer, ten key, Excel, Microsoft Office, etc

  • 5-year Administrative experience

  • Associates Degree preferred


Position Title:  Director of Human Resources
Department:  0117 Human Resources
Salary Range:  $61,844-$64,342
 Applicants applying must submit:
  •  Letter of Interest
  •  Resume 
  •  Salary History
  •  3 Work-Related Reference

Mail to: 

Sebastian County Judges Office
Attn:  Judge David Hudson
35 South 6th Street Room 106
Fort Smith AR 72901


Job Summary:

Coordinates and provides consistency in the Personnel program. Implementing HR policies that support the achievement of overall County objectives. Serves as the resident professional with regard to labor laws, benefits, salary structure, recruiting, and employee relations, offering guidance to county officials and department heads on these issues. Oversight of grievance, discipline, and termination procedures.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • Degree required, with preference in HR or an M.B.A. or M.B.A.
  • 10 years related experience and preference to those with HR   Certification
  • Requires strong administration, budgeting, excellent communication, and writing skills.
  • Effective leadership ability in a teamwork approach.
  • Must be able to work effectively with the public and exercise diplomacy and good judgment in dealing with various agencies and other elected officials' offices






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

Justice Building
901 South B St.
Fort Smith, AR

Greenwood Courthouse
11 Town Square
Greenwood, AR 72936

Sheriff Department
800 South A Street
Fort Smith, AR  72901


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