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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: Programmer
Location: County Election
Salary: $15.00 hourly

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Job Summary

This is an extra help position with variable hours revolving around elections. The incumbent will report to the Election Coordinator and is responsible for assisting in the programming, testing, and tabulating of voting machines before each election.  Also, assists in updating and maintaining the Sebastian County elections database. 

Essential Duties

  1. Programs voting machines before each election.
  2. Assists in performing “logic and accuracy” tests on voting machines before each election.
  3. Tests vote tabulating equipment before each election.
  4. Assists in the tabulation of election returns for each election after the polls close.
  5. Updates and maintains the Sebastian County elections database.
  6. Attends voting equipment programming, tabulating, and testing training sessions.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, along with technical school or college-level training in electronics or computers and accompanying work experience.
  •  Effective oral and written communication skills needed to assist poll workers and the public. 

Position Title: General Maintenance - Laborer
Location: Courthouse Maintenance
Salary: $33,485

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Job Summary

Reports to the Maintenance Facilities Superintendent and is responsible for the maintenance of county buildings, grounds, and mechanical systems. The incumbent must prioritize when and how to complete repairs with Maintenance Facilities Superintendent. The position is governed by county policy. Duties are performed under limited supervision.


  • High School diploma
  • Two years of general maintenance and repairs
  • Must be knowledgeable in the use of a multitude of small tools.
  • Knowledge of air conditions and heaters, basic carpentry, electrical, and plumbing experience is preferred.


Position Title: Courts Bailiff
Location: Courthouse Security
Salary: $38,307

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Job Summary

All bailiffs are fully certified Law Enforcement Officers who may effect arrests and work under the supervision of a Division Commander. Our goal is to provide citizens, litigants, jurors, attorneys, court employees, and judges with a safe and secure venue in which to work and conduct business. The incumbent must be a citizen of the United States. The position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.


  • High School diploma or equivalent is required. 
  • Law Enforcement Certification
  • Basic computer skills
  • Valid Driver’s License

Position Title: Seasonal Mower
Location: County Road Dept. - Greenwood
Salary: $15.00 hourly

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Job Summary

Work involves maintenance of County rights-of-way, operating a tractor with a mowing unit and manual labor duties. Performs other duties assigned or deemed necessary.


  •       Must be 18 years of age or older
  •       Previous experience operating tractors with a mowing unit
  •       Must have a valid Arkansas Driver’s License

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

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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.


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


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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




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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