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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:   Light Equipment Operator

Location    Sebastian County Road Department/                                      Ben  Geren

Salary:       $25,214.00 - 25,718.00

 

Applicants may apply by the following:

  • Emailing a resume to:

         hr@co.sebastian.ar.us

or

  • Applying at Indeed 

or

  • Apply in person to:

       Workforce Services

        616 Garrison Ave, Rm 101

        Fort Smith, AR 72901

 

Job Summary:

Reports to supervisor and performs manual labor duties in connection with the repair and maintenance of roads, rights of way, buildings, and fences at Ben Geren Park. Performs minor repairs and routine maintenance on light equipment and performs related responsibilities as required or assigned.

 

Entry Qualifications:

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions

  • Must be knowledgeable of equipment and machinery used in mechanical repair.

  • In good physical condition to perform manual labor tasks

  • Must have valid CDL with proper endorsements

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Position: Legal Secretary

Location: Prosecuting Attorney Office-Courts Building

Salary: $26,247 - $29,491

 

Applicants may apply by the following:

  • Emailing a resume to:

         hr@co.sebastian.ar.us

                       or

  • Applying at Indeed 

Job Summary:

The employee reports to the Prosecuting Attorney and Office Manager.  Employee receives and assists visitors, answers phone calls, and provides secretarial support.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required

  • Accurate typing and Microsoft Word Skills

  • Working knowledge of computers and basic programs

  • Ability to work and communicate with the Public

 

Position: Records Specialist - Part-Time

Location: Sheriff's Department

Salary       $12.00 Hourly

 

Applicants must apply by:

Emailing a cover letter, resume to:

lwilliams@co.sebastian.ar.us

 

Job Summary:

the employee will assist the Sheriff's Department in serving subpoenas, collecting fines, assisting the public with inquiries, light bookkeeping, and all other duties that are assigned.

 

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required

  • Accurate typing and Microsoft Word Skills

  • Working knowledge of computers and basic programs

  • Ability to work and communicate with the Public

 

 

Position: Seasonal Mower

Department: Sebastian County Road Department

Salary: $11.00 per hour


             Applicants may apply by:

             Emailing resume /application to :

             hr@co.sebastian.ar.us

                              Or    

              Apply on Indeed.com


Job Summary:

Work will involve maintenance of County rights of ways, operating tractors with mowing units, and manual labor duties. Performs other duties assigned.

Entry Qualifications:

  • Previous experience operating a tractor with a mowing unit

  • Must have a valid Arkansas Driver's License

  • Sebastian County residents preferred

 

Position: Adult Detention Deputy

Location: Adult Detention Center

Salary: $30,523

 

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 to 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 basic 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, and interest in the welfare of human beings, 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

 

Position: Front Door Security Officer

Location: Courts Building

Salary: $13.00/Hour

 

Apply:

Online at Indeed.com

             Or

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

 

Job Summary:

Employee provides security for Court buildings and grounds.  The employee will work the front desk which includes operating x-ray machines to ensure no unauthorized items are brought into the buildings. They will use metal detectors or wands to search for contraband. The employee will monitor the alarm systems to detect unauthorized entry into buildings.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Law enforcement certification is required.

  • Basic computer skills

  • Moderately physical

 

 

Position: Facilities Security

Location: Courts Building

Salary: $27,752 - $29,340

 

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, metal detectors/wands. Will perform foot patrol of buildings and grounds.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  •  Law enforcement certification required

  •  Basic computer skills

  •  Moderately physical

 
Position: Park Maintenance Worker
Location: Ben Geren Park - Sebastian County
Salary: $24,321.00 - $25,892.00
 
Apply:
online at Indeed
        or                 
Email: application/resume to
hr@co.sebastian.ar.us

 

Job Summary:
Employee assists in the maintenance and upkeep of the front side of Ben Geren and several other parks under the direction of the Park Maintenance Supervisor.

 

Entry Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/ GED
  • 1 to 3 years related experience and/or training
  • Must possess valid Drivers license/ CDL preferred
  • Knowledge of plumbing, electrical, and carpentry skills
  • Proficient in the use of all tools used in the maintenance trade
 
 

Position: Pro Shop Assistant SPT

Location: Ben Geren Park

Salary: $11.00 Hourly

 

 Apply online at Indeed

                      OR                  

Email: hr@co.sebastian.ar.us

 

Job Summary:
The employee will be responsible for assisting the Pro Shop Manager in the daily operation of the Pro Shop to and include the following
  • Operating cash register to receive green fees, cart rentals, driving range, and sales of merchandise
  • Issuing receipts for all transactions
  • Able to complete all procedures concerning rentals
  • Schedule and regulate all golfers to maximize the use of the golf course at all times
  • Provide information on golf course policies and procedures
  • Assist with reservations for a tee time and merchandise selection
  • Opens and closes Pro Shop along with balancing the cash at end of each day
  • Perform any other related duties as required/assigned
Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Knowledge of golf skills and techniques
  • Computer skills and typing ability
 

 

 

Position: Park Maintenance RPT

Location: Ben Geren Park

Salary:   $11.00 Hourly

 

Send Application by email to:

hr@co.sebastian.ar.us

Or apply on Indeed

 

Job Description:

The employee under the direction of the Park Maintenance Supervisor assists in the maintenance and upkeep of the front side of Ben Geren Park and several other county parks. Performs work involving the use of equipment including mowers, tractors, small lawn care equipment,  weed eaters, and other turf maintenance equipment

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED required
  • Must be able to operate utility vehicles, mowers, tractors, and small lawn care equipment

 

 

 

 
Position: Golf Course Maintenance
 Location: Ben Geren
Salary:$27,785.00
Apply by submitting a resume to:
hr@co.sebastian.ar.us
Or apply in person at:
Department of Workforce Services
616 Garrison Ave, Room
Fort Smith, AR 72901
 

Job Summary:

Employees will perform 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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires good physical condition for the performance of regular duties
  • The minimum age is 18 years old
  • Must have a valid drivers license
  • Good communication skill is needed
  • Must be able to left/move up to 50 pounds

Position: Front Door Security Deputy Extra Help

Location: Courts Buildings

Salary: $13.00 per hour, 20 hours work

**Email application and resume to:**
       rreed@co.sebastian.ar.us

         Job Summary:

The employee will provide security for courtrooms, court buildings, and grounds. The employee will also transport detainees, serves warrants, and makes arrests when ordered by a judge. Will use x-ray machines and Metal detectors or wands to search individuals entering the Courthouses

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Law enforcement certification is required.

  • Basic computer skills

  •  Ability to perform various physical activities as associated with the functions of the job.

Position: Title:  Patrol Deputy

Department:  Sheriff's Department

Salary Range:  $33,857.00 - $38,564.00

Applicants must apply by:

Emailing a cover letter, resume to:
nsura@co.sebastian.ar.us
                    Or
Deliver in person at:
Sebastian County Sheriff's Office
800 South A
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Attention: Nicole Sura

Job Summary:

The employee will report to the Division Commander and /or Patrol Deputy and is responsible for patrolling a specified area of the county and performing law enforcement activities. Will serve legal documents as directed by the Courts. The Patrol Deputy is responsible for locating the person to whom the document will be served and maintaining records concerning the service of civil legal documents. The position is governed by departmental and County policy and Arkansas Civil Procedure and is subject to all laws concerning law enforcement personnel.
Minimum Entry Qualifications:
  • A High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Law Enforcement Certification
  • 1-year related experience
  • Valid Driver's License
 

 

 

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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