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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

Position Title: Research and Record Coordinator
Location: Prosecuting Attorney 
Salary: $33,072

Apply on Indeed.com or email resume to:  hr@co.sebastian.ar.us

Job Summary

The Employee will report to the Prosecuting Attorney and Office Administrator.  They coordinate all documents and case files with Prosecutor’s caseloads. They will be responsible for the record-keeping of all criminal cases and researching the criminal backgrounds of all felony defendants. Must use discretion in determining who has access to files.

Qualifications

  • At least one-year of college or equivalent related work experience or training is required.
  • Must have computer experience.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and the board of directors.

Position Title:  Park Maintenance – Seasonal Part-Time       Department:  Ben Geren Park
Salary:  $15.00 an hour

Apply on Indeed or Email Resume to:  hr@co.sebastian.ar.us 

Job Summary:

Primarily responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the softball and soccer complexes at Ben Geren Park. Performs other related duties as assigned by the Park Maintenance Supervisor. Performs work involving the use of equipment including mowers, tractors, loaders, trucks, and other turf maintenance equipment. Grounds-keeping experience required. Prior experience in sports field maintenance is preferred.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • Prior grounds-keeping experience a plus
  • Must be able to operate utility vehicles, mowers, tractors, and small lawn care equipment such  as weed eaters and chainsaws.

Position Title         Probation Officer I
Location:               Mental Health Court
Salary:                    $37,097 - 42,077

Job Summary:

The Probation Officer I is responsible for assisting in the supervision of adult offenders placed on parole or probation. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Reviews policies, procedures, regulations, and conditions of parole or probation and establishes the frequency of office visits. Observes and may participate in the counseling of parolees/probationers during office visits and refers them to various agencies for assistance such as substance abuse counseling and treatment, employment, education, and human services. Maintains chronological history of contacts with parolees/probationers and/or actions taken related to parole or probation records and prepares reports. Makes home and community visits to verify parole/probation information and recommends follow-up visits if parolees/probationers are adhering to conditions of parole/probation and to assist them with the community adjustment process. Assists in the administering of the board or court-ordered and random drug tests on parolees/probationers and observes or assists in writing parole violation warrants or probation violation reports when test results are positive. Observes the serving of warrants, making arrests of parole violators, or assisting in contacting of the appropriate authority to issue warrants for the arrest of probation violators. May assist in parole/probation violation investigations by providing support in researching criminal activity and technical violations and assisting in the writing of the summary of the investigation. May observe or assist in submitting progress reports to other states regarding the behavior, residence, and employment information of interstate compact parolees/probationers being supervised by Arkansas under their supervision. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education of a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology, Social Work, or a related field. Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license. Must be able to be certified as a specialized police officer by the Arkansas Law Enforcement Standard Commission as established by ACA 12-9-106 at one year of employment, or certified by the Department of Community Correction as a DCC Parole/Probation Officer. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB-RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATION REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Position Title: County Clerk Clerical (Part-Time)
Location: Greenwood Courthouse
Salary: $15.00

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 a 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: Adult Detention Deputy
Location: Adult Detention Center
Salary: $36,881.00

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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