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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: Facilities Security
Location: Courts Building
Salary: $30,452.00
 
Apply:
Online at Indeed.com
             Or
Email application/resume to hr@co.sebastian.ar.us
 
Job Summary:
Employee provides security for all Courthouses and grounds and parking areas. Monitors 55 plus cameras inside and outside of the buildings. Will monitor the alarm systems to detect unauthorized entry into buildings and grounds Will work the front desk operations including x-ray machines, and metal detectors/wands. Will perform foot patrol of buildings and grounds.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
  •  Law enforcement certification required
  •  Basic computer skills
  •  Moderately physical

 

Position Title: Deputy Clerk/ Support
Location: Circuit Clerk - Courts Building
Salary: $30,071.00
 
Applicants should submit a Cover letter & Resume to:
                      hr@co.sebastian.ar.us
                                       or
                             Indeed.com

 

Job Summary:
The employee under the direction of the Chief Deputy Clerk, Office Manager, and Circuit Clerk will perform the general duties of the Clerk in the Fort Smith Circuit Court Division. The employee is a commissioned sworn Deputy and is authorized to take and administer oaths to witnesses and persons designated in office in the State of Arkansas.

 

Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma
  • One year of college or equivalent related work experience or training is preferred
  • Must have computer experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, the general public, and other employees of the organization
Position Title: Deputy Clerk/ Civil
Location: Circuit Clerk - Courts Building
Salary: $30,104.00
 
Applicants should submit a Cover letter & Resume to:
                      hr@co.sebastian.ar.us
                                       or
                             Indeed.com

 

Job Summary:
Under the direction of the Chief Deputy Clerk, Office Manager, Senior Criminal Deputy, and Circuit Clerk employees will perform the general duties of the Clerk in the courtroom. Will receive records and dockets of all pleadings, writs, orders, to Circuit Court (Civil).Registers Circuit Court judgments and maintains judgment book. Will assist Attorneys, Judges, jurors, and the general public who may come into the Clerk's office. The employee is a commissioned/sworn Deputy and is authorized to take and administer oaths to witnesses in office in the State of Arkansas.
Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • One year of college or equivalent related work experience or training is preferred
  • Must have computer experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions, person to person, and small group situations with customers, clients, the general public, and other employees of the organization
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 unit, 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: General Maintenance/ Laborer
Department: 0108 General Maintenance
Salary Range: $ 29,175.00
 
Please apply by emailing your resume and/ to: hr@co.sebastian.ar.us
Or on: Indeed.com

 

Job Summary:
The employee will report to the Maintenance Facilities Superintendent and is responsible for the maintenance of county buildings, grounds, and mechanical system employee must prioritize when and how to complete repairs with the Maintenance Facilities Superintendant. The position is governed by county policy. Duties are performed under limited supervision.
Entry Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma
  • 2 years of general maintenance and repairs
  • Knowledgable in the use of a multitude of small tools
  • Knowledge of air conditions and heaters, light carpentry experience, and general electrical and plumbing are preferred.

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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