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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

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Job Title/Dept. & Location



Full Time

Ambulance Service

Posted:  09/08/2017

The incumbent reports to the Director of EMS and is responsible for administering emergency medical services and transporting sick or injured persons to medical care facilities. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of vehicles and equipment, ambulance headquarters facility, equipment and supplies. The EMT-Paramedic performs advanced life support skills based upon paramedic certified education and training. The position is governed by Arkansas State Board of Health Rules and Regulations, EMT Certification Standards, Medical Director Standing Orders, equipment Operating manuals and Department policies and procedures. Responsibilities are performed under limited supervision.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent required.
  • Must be certified as EMT- Paramedic level. Two years of EMT-P experience is required.

Salary Range:  $31,567 - $37,366

Applicants must apply be emailing a cover letter & resume to:

Communications Deputy

Full Time

Sheriff's Communcation Deptartment

Posted:  09/05/2017



The Communications Deputy is responsible for 9-1-1 calls and dispatching appropriate Emergency Service agencies. Monitors incoming communications and dispatches Sheriff’s Patrol Deputies.  The incumbent reports to Communications Coordinator. The Sheriff’s department work with ten agencies and provides communication services for 28 departments. Position is governed by department policies and procedures, 9-1-1 procedures, and rules governing law enforcement personnel.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Must be ACIC Certified
  • Must complete APCO Training Course for 9-1-1 Dispatcher
  • Up to six months related experience or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must meet department requirements (polygraph & physical)
  • Mental alertness and adaptability to office area work routines with good typing skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions

Salary Range:  $24,134 - $25,158

Applicants must apply be emailing a cover letter & resume to:

Golf Course Maintenance


Full Time & Seasonal


Ben Geren Golf Course


Posted:  07/19/2017

Employee performs work involving the use of large equipment, including tractors, loaders, trenchers, trucks and other maintenance equipment. Also is responsible for the maintenance, and upkeep of the golf course. Position is governed by County and departmental policies and procedures.

Minimum Entry Qualifications

  • Requires good physical condition for performance of regular duties.
  • Minimum age 18 years old.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Good communication skills are needed.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Full Time Salary Range:  $22,487 - $22,805

Seasonal:  $9.00 a hour

Park Maintenance




Ben Geren Park


Posted 07/19/2017

Employee is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the softball and soccer complexes.  Employee will perform work involving the use of equipment including mowers, tractors, loaders, trucks and other turf maintenance equipment.  Position is governed by County and departmental policies and procedures. 

Minimum Entry Qualifications

  • Minimum age 18 years old
  • Grounds-keeping/athletic field maintenance preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license
  • Good communication skills are needed
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Hourly Rate:  $9.00

Golf Course Pro Shop Assistant




Ben Geren Golf Course


Posted 07/01/2017



Employee will report directly to the Pro Shop Manager. Responsible for assisting the Pro Shop Manager in the operation of the Pro Shop to include receipt of fees, scheduling and regulating golfers, assisting public as needed, and maintaining cleanliness of the Pro Shop area.  Employee will also perform related responsibilities as required or assigned. Position governed by County and departmental policies and procedures.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of golf skills and techniques
  • Computer skills and typing ability

Hourly Rate:  $9.00



Part Time


Juvenile Detention Center


Posted 07/17/2017

Under minimal supervision by the JDC Administrator, the incumbent is responsible to provide daily general medical care and treatment for approximately 400 juveniles, as well as meeting State and Federal mandated regulations. Treatment of TB and other diseases and the collection of DNA samples on all detainees as required by law. Serving under the direction of a physician, the LPN will oversee the physical and mental well-being of all detainees. Even though the patients are incarcerated, the detainees' medical information is protected as privileged information not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. This position requires a high level of accuracy.

Minimum Entry Qualifications

  • LPN License
  • Two years’ experience as an LPN
  • Able to communicate effectively under adverse conditions

Hourly Rate:  $15.00

Detention Deputy


Adult Detention Center


Posted:  07/01/2017

The ADC Deputy will work under the direct supervision of ADC Administrator and ADC Assistant Administrator.  The ADC Deputy will be responsible for the health, safety, welfare and security of prisoners.  The work involves an element of personal danger and the incumbent must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgement in meeting emergencies.  High School Diploma or equivalent is required.


Courts Security/Bailiff Officer

Full Time & Part Time


County Security Department


Posted:  07/01/2017

The Bailiff/Security Officer works under supervision and is responsible for providing security of buildings and grounds.  This position is governed by State and Federal Laws and Agency Policy.  Performs foot patrol of buildings, grounds, and parking areas observing for hazards, violators, and unauthorized persons.  Designate responsible party for after hour alarms.  Transports detainees to and from court, subdues unruly persons, and escorts to designated areas.  High School Diploma or equivalent required. Part time must be able to work approximately 23 hours per week.




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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