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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 respond to questions.



Records Specialist

Full Time

Sheriff's Office



This position is responsible for maintaining complete warrant and subpoena status records for the Sheriff's Department. Ensures all warrants have been served and are routed to the proper court. Employee will be responsible for all incoming calls to the records office and for all other duties assigned.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be proficient in the use of computers
  • Must be ACIC/NCIC certifiable and maintain certification for duration of employment.
  • Must meet department requirements (polygraph & psychological)
  • Mental alertness and adaptability to office area work routines with good typing skills.
  • Must have special attention to detail skills
  • Must have great Multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions, including working with the public and other departments.


Asset Forfeiture/Record Administrator

Full Time

Prosecuting Attorney



Employee will report to the Prosecuting Attorney and Office Administrator. Will be responsible for the record keeping of inventory of all seized property on spread sheets for statistical and auction purposes and coordinate data with the Asset Forfeiture Deputy Prosecutor. Create, amend and maintain criminal and civil forfeiture orders and judgements.Responsible for the preparation of subpoenas for civil forfeitures and criminal cases. Filing of all forfeiture orders/judgement and crime lab results, transporting summons and complaints to the Sheriff's Office for service.

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • At least Four years College or 3 years equivalent related work experience or training.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers and/or employees
  • Able to read, analyze and understand general business/company related articles and professional journals.
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations.
  • Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary with good typing skills.


Courts Security Officer/Bailiff

Full Time

Courts Building



Employee will provide security for Courtrooms, buildings and grounds. Transports detainees, serves warrants and makes arrest when ordered by a judge.

Minimun Entry Qualifications:

  • Law enforcement certification preferred
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to physically restrain inmates with or without accomodations.




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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