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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

 
Position Title         Office Manager - Greenwood Office
Department:          Prosecuting Attorney
Salary Range:        $34,608.00

 

Job Summary:
Reports to the Prosecuting Attorney and the Office Administrator and manages the Greenwood office. Duties are performed under very limited supervision. Will proceed to work alone referring to the Fort Smith office only on unusual cases. Responsible for forfeited property inventory.

 

Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • One year of experience as a receptionist with knowledge of office equipment and operations.
  • Two years of related experience and /or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to utilize common sense understanding to carry out written, oral, or diagrammed instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person, in small group situations with customers, clients public, and employees of the county.

 

Position Title          Records Specialist
Department:           Sheriff's Office
Salary Range:        $27,56.00

 

Job Summary:
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 the proper court. The employee will be responsible for all incoming calls to the Records office and for all other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Must be proficient in the use of computers
  • Must be ACIC/NCIC certifiable and maintain certification for the duration of employment.
  • Must meet department requirements (polygraph and psychological).
  • Mental alertness and adaptability to office area work routines with good typing skills.
  • Able to give special attention to details and have great multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions, including working with the public and other offices/departments.
Position Title          Golf Course Mechanic
Department:           Ben Geren Park- Sebastian County
Salary Range:        $28,856.00

 

Job Summary:
Performs all maintenance responsibilities, minor and major repairs, and services all types of mechanical equipment at the park and golf course. Including tractors, trucks, mowers, and golf carts. Set up and maintains a comprehensive preventive maintenance program. Is responsible for properly communicating any needs or problems relating to the maintenance or repair of equipment to the Golf Course Superintendent, Park Maintenance Supervisor, and /or Assistant Superintendent. Performs related duties as required or assigned.
 
Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • General mechanical knowledge.
  • Able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Valid driver’s license
Position Title: County Clerk Clerical (Part-Time)
Location: Greenwood Courthouse
Salary: $12.50

 

Applicants should submit a Cover letter & Resume to:
                      hr@co.sebastian.ar.us
                                       or
                             Indeed.com
 
Job Summary: 
The incumbent under the direction of the Chief Deputy Clerk/Office Manager and County Clerk manages the day-to-day operation of the Records Office wherein are housed current and archival records of both Clerk and Recorder. Records and maintains Uniform Commercial Code filings, State and Federal Tax liens, Medical/Hospital Liens, and Mechanic’s/Artisan’s Liens. Incumbent handles fees for receipt, processing, and deposit. Incumbent issues and records marriage licenses and will forward original coupons to Little Rock. Prepares notice for return of license. The incumbent maintains files and records articles of incorporation, assumed name, general partnership, minister’s credentials, and doctors' and nurses’ licenses. Answers correspondence related to marriage records and prepares certified copies. Will perform duties of Voter Registration, early voting, and absentee voting during elections. The incumbent is a commissioned/sworn Deputy and is authorized to take and administer oaths to witnesses and persons commissioned in office in the State of Arkansas.  The position is governed by state statutes, County Ordinances, and policies and procedures of the County Clerk/Recorder. This position is subject to State Legislative audit. Revenue from this office averages $789,000 annually. Records include, but are not limited to uniform Commercial Code filings and liens on personal property, and real estate records and liens securing mortgages of an unlimited and indeterminable value and affecting title or real estate from the patent of the United States forward. Marriage License, Articles of Incorporation, Assumed Name, General Partnership, Ministers Credentials, and Doctors and Nurses licenses.

 

Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • The incumbent must be able to prioritize and organize work to meet numerous deadlines.
  • Must have excellent communication, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • The incumbent must possess good computer and general office practices and procedures skills as well as general office equipment knowledge.
  • Must have the ability to work without supervision.
  • Must be able to interpret complex legal documents and state and federal statutes. 
  • Exposed to highly confidential and sensitive materials, reports, and conversations; must maintain a high level of confidentiality of office and privacy of litigants. 
  • Must be able to perform tasks in highly stressful, fast-paced, high-volume, crowded conditions, requiring a high degree of concentration with constant interruption and the ability to refocus and perform tasks at a high level of efficiency and extreme accuracy.
  • Exceptional care is required in filing recording to ensure proper filing/recording sequence. 
 

 

 

Position: Park Maintenace Seasonal Part-Time
Location:  Ben Geren Park - Sebastian County
Salary:     $12.00 an hour

 

Applicants may apply at:
Indeed.com
Or
Human Resource Department
35 South 6th Street, G-5
Fort Smith, AR 72901
 
Job Summaries:
The employee will be responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the softball and soccer complexes at the Park. will perform other related duties as assigned by the Park Maintenance Supervisor. Work involves the use of equipment including mowers, tractors, loaders, trucks, and other turf maintenance equipment. Grounds-keeping experience is required. Prior experience in sports field maintenance is preferred.

 

Entry Qualifications:
  • A High School diploma/GED is required
  • Prior grounds-keeping experience
  • Must be able to operate utility vehicles, mowers, tractors, and small lawn care equipment such as weed eaters and chainsaws.
 

 

 

Position: Seasonal Mower
Location: Sebastian County Road Department- Greenwood
Salary:     $12.00 an hour
 
Applicants must apply through:
Department of Workforce Services
616 Garrison Ave, Rm101
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Or Pick up the Application at:
Human Resource Department
35 South 6th Street, G-5
Fort Smith, AR 72901 

 

Job Summary:
Work involves maintenance of County right of ways, operating tractors with mowing units, and manual labor duties. Performs other duties assigned or deemed necessary.
Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • Previous experience operating a tractor with a mowing unit.
  • Must have a valid Arkansas Driver's License.

 

Position: Telecommunications Specialist
Location: Sheriff - Communications Department 
Salary Range: $30,431.00
 
Please apply by sending a cover letter with your resume to: hr@co.sebastian.ar.us
Or on: Indeed.com
 
Job Duties:
The Telecommunications Specialist is responsible for 9-1-1 calls and dispatching appropriate Emergency Service agencies. Monitoring incoming communications and dispatching Sheriff's Patrol Deputies. The employee will report to the Communications Coordinator. working with the Sheriff's department and ten agencies and providing communication services for 28 departments. This position is governed by department policies and procedures, 9-1-1 procedures, and law enforcement personnel rules.
 
Minimum Entry Qualifications:
A High School diploma or equivalent is required
Must be ACIC Certified
Must complete APCO Training course for 9-1-1 Dispatcher
Must meet department requirements (polygraph & physical)
Mental alertness and adaptability to office area work routines with good typing skills.
 
Benefits Available:
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance 
Retirement Plan
Flex Spending Account
Vacation and Sick Time

Position: Adult Detention Deputy

Location: Adult Detention Center

Salary: $33,136.00

 

Apply:

Online at Indeed.com

             Or

Email application/resume to hr@co.sebastian.ar.us

 

Job Summary

The employee will work under the direct supervision of the Adult Detention Administrator and/or ADC Assistant Administrator.  The employee is responsible for the security and welfare of male and female inmates, providing service to the inmate population, and maintaining a controlled atmosphere to prevent disturbances. Work involves an element of personal danger and the employee must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in meeting emergencies.  The employee also is responsible for the safe and secure transportation of inmates to and from various facilities.  The position is governed by departmental policies and procedures and all laws concerning Adult Detention Center personnel.

 

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent

  • Knowledge of fundamental constitutional rights of inmates

  • Possess the ability to be nondiscriminatory to relate to persons of all social-economic levels and effectively deal with persons regardless of their state of mind or physical condition

  • Possess competent coordination and strength required to physically subdue prisoners

  • Detention personnel should have good health, emotional maturity, integrity, an interest in the welfare of human beings, the ability to establish interpersonal relationships and to work with aggressive persons, the belief in the capacity of people to change, recognition of the dignity and value of the individual, resourcefulness, patience, the ability to use authority responsibly and continuing interest in professional development

  • Be able to work different shifts

 

 

IMPORTANT ADDRESSES


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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