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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

 

Criminal Justice Coordinator/ Administrator

Salary: $45,000.00 Annually

Reports to County Judge

*Applicants may apply by emailing a Cover Letter, Resume to:*

County Judge's Office
35 South 6th Street, Room 106
Fort Smith, AR 72901
 Or human_resources@co.sebastian.ar.us

 

Job Summary:

Supports the County Judge in the administration of Criminal Justice Coordination Committee, meeting agenda preparation, reports, research and policy driven data analysis. Develops reports reflecting jail bookings, charges and usage and justice system policies and procedures: including ADC and ACC data as it pertains to Sebastian County. Researches and developes grants to support the criminal justice system, working with support agencies. Frequently interacts with memebers of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee, Jail and Sheriff's Office staff and works closely with County IT staff

Minumum Entry Qualifications:

  • Must be able to exercise considerable tact in working with various entities of state and local goverment.
  • Ability to write reports, analyze data, speak publicly, and utilize computer software.
  • College Degree and related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and ecperience.
  • .Prefer experience supporting an administrative office wotking with a board or oversight group.
Park Patrolman (Part Time)
Location: Ben Geren Park & Golf Course
Hourly Rate: $12.00
**Applicants Must Apply in person at either the following locations:**
Sebastian County Human Resources
35 South 6th Street, Room G-5
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Or
Department of Workforce Services
616 Garrison, Room 101
Fort Smith , AR 72901

 

Job Summary:

Will be responsible for the maintenance of security, the safety of persons and protection of property with the Ben Geren Park area. Must be certified in Arkansas law enforcement and deputized by the Sheriff.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • Patrols park areas on routine safety checks, enforces traffic laws and park rules.
  • Provides support to law enforcement agencies for special events.
  • Ensures property is cleared at closing, checks and provides information, first aid or law enforcement assistance to public as needed.
  • Responds to emergency situations/accidents, takes neccessary action, gathers information and completes reports and secures appropriate assistance.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.
  • High School Graduate or GED with 2 years of law enforcment experience with working knowledge of judicial system.
  • Must be certified in Law Enforcement

 

 

 

Communications Deputy
Salary Range: $25,165 - $26,185
Full Time - Variable Shifts
Posted 01/10/2020
Applicants may apply by emailing a Cover Letter, Resume to:
human_resources@co.sebastian.ar.us

 

Job Summary:

The Communications Deputy will be responsible for 9-1-1 calls and dispatching appropriate Emergency Service agencies. Monitors incoming communications and dispatches Sheriff's Patrol Deputies. The employee reports to the Communications Coordinator. Will work with the Sheriff's department and with 10 agenicies and provide communication services for 28 departments. The position is governed by department policies and procedures, 9-1-1 procedures and rules governing law enforcment personnel

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Must be ACIC Certified
  • Must complete APCO training course for 9-1-1 Dispatcher
  • Up to 6 months related experience or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must meet department requirments (polygraph & physical)
  • Mental alertness and adaptability to office work routines with good typing skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions.
Director of Human Services
Salary Range: 61,844 - 64,342
Full Time
Posted 01/06/2020
**Applicants wishing to apply should submit a letter of interest, resume, salary history and three work-related references to:**
Human Resources Department
Sebastian County Judge's Office
35 South TH Street, Room 106
Fort Smith , AR 72901
human_resources@co.sebastian.ar.us

 

Employee will establish and implement HR policies that support the achievement of overall County Objectives, serves as the resident professional with regard t labor laws, benefits, salary structure, recruiting and employee relations, offering guidance to county elected officials and department heads on these issues. Oversight of grievances, discipline and termination procedures.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • Degree required, with preference in HR oran M.P.A or M.B.A..
  • 10 years related experience and preference to those with HR Certification
  • Requires strong administration, budgeting, excellent communication & writing skills
  • Effective leadership ability in a teamwork approach
  • Must be able to work effectively with the public and exercise diplomacy and good judgment in dealing with various agencies and other elected officials' office.

 

 

Purchasing/Facilities Administrator
Salary Range:  $45,495 - 49,174 annually
Full Time
Posted:  12/21/2019

Responsible for the selection and purchase of materials, equipment and services by the County.  Oversight of purchasing, contracting, fixed assets/fleet management, property insurance, project management and facilities utilization activity.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • Degree required, with preference to Business, Accounting or related fields
  • 5 years related experience with preference in the Public Sector
  • Requires strong administration, budgeting, excellent communication & writing skills.
  • Must be able to work effectively with the public and exercise diplomacy and good judgment in dealing with various agencies and other elected officials' offices.

All applications must be returned to Human Resources or E-mail to human_resources@co.sebastian.ar.us

Building Maintenance Tech
ADC/JDC Maintenance
Salary Range:  $29,699 - $30,293
Full Time
Posted: 10/23/2019

Applicants may apply at:

Department of Workforce Services
616 Garrison, Room 101
Fort Smith, Arkansas

OR

www.sebastiancountyar.gov/Employment/Application

All applications must be returned to Human Resources or E-mail to human_resources@co.sebastian.ar.us

Employee will be responsible for the maintenance and mechanical systems of both the Adult and Juvenile Detention Centers. Must have experience with plumbing, electrical, mechanical system maintenance and repair. Employee will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of various mechanical systems, plumbing, electrical, heat and air systems. Employee is also responsible for the upkeep of the ADC and JDC grounds such as keeping debris off sidewalks ect. Duties are performed under limited supervision.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Two years of general maintenance and repairs
  • Knowledge of and use of a multitude of small tools
  • Knowledge of air conditioners and heating, light carpentry experience, general electrical and plumbing is required.
  • Basic computer skills.

 

Custodian (1st shift)
Courts Building
Salary Range:  $20,312-$22,622
Full Time

Applicant must apply in person at:

Sebastian County Human Resources
35 South 6th Street, Room G5
Fort Smith, Arkansas

or

Department of Workforce Services
616 Garrison, Room 101
Fort Smith Arkansas

Summary:  Responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of the county's buildings and grounds.  Must prioritize when and how to complete tasks individually, as well as communicating with their co-workers and supervisor.

Minimum Entry Qualifications: 

  • High School Degree plus 6 months related experience and/or training
  • Must be able to handle constant standing, walking, use of arms/hands, kneeling, and at times climbing.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and push 100+ pounds on wheels
  • Ability to work accurately with detail and meet deadlines

 

 

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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