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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: Assistant Purchasing Administrator

Department: County Judge's Office

Salary: $35,768


Apply at Indeed.com 

Or by emailing cover letter and resume to:

hr@co.sebastian.ar.us

Or mail to:

Sebastian County Judge's Office

35 South 6th Street, Room G5

Fort Smith, AR 72901

**Attention: Human Resources**


Job Summary:

Conducts purchasing, vendor and product evaluations under the direction of the Purchasing Coordinator.  Manages office activities to include county fleet insurance, fixed asset tracking, inventory management and office administrative duties.

 

Job Duties:

  • Directs and coordinates purchasing procedures with all department heads and County Officials in accordance with State laws and County policies. Prepares purchasing forms and reports as needed. Develops purchase orders and claims.

  • Responsible for and maintains stock levels of supplies for issue to county departments.

  • Assists in inventory of all County personal property. Keep informed and maintain record of all laws governing and dealing with County and State purchasing functions and activities and ensure daily compliance.

  • Maintain inventory list vehicle gas cards, SBC Credit Cards and Travel Cards.

  • Oversee and maintain contract administration.

  • Prepares "draft" bid documents including completion of bid or proposal.

  • Notify insurance company of all claims and losses, which includes investigation reports and repair estimates according to regulations. Process necessary forms for insurance claims.

  • Monitor the Accounts Payable expense claims for accuracy of vendor and departmental coding.

  • Post all county bids on the Sebastian County Web site. Prepare bid invitation documents, direct the awarding bids, prepare bid award, document bid purchases for required audit and provide information to buyers regarding legal requirements of purchases and bids under Arkansas Statutes.

 

Minimum Entry Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 5 years related experience with preference in the Public Sector

  • Requires strong administration, budgeting, excellent communication and writing skills

  • Must be able to work effectively with the public and exercise diplomacy and good judgement in dealing with various agencies and other elected officials’ offices.

 

Position: Administrative Coordinator and Records Supervisor

Department: Sebastian County Sheriff's Department

Salary: $34,301.00 - $40,354.00


Apply by emailing cover letter and resume to:

lwilliams@co.sebastian.ar.us

Or mail to:

Sebastian County Sheriff's Office

800 South A Street

Fort Smith, AR 72901

**Attention: Linda Williams**


Job Summary:

This position reports to and provides administrative support for the Sheriff and Chief Deputy and assists other Sheriff's departments personnel with the completion of their duties. Assists in budget development along with preparing purchase orders, maintaining budget line items to provide accurate accounting.The Administrative  Coordinator supervises a number of civilian employees within the Greenwood and Fort Smith offices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Manages and supervises the Records Specialists and Accounting Office. Interviews, hires, assigns and schedules 10 employees daily workflow and resolve problems or questions concerning department procedures.

  • Maintains Sheriff's and Chief Deputy's calendar, schedules appointments and notifies of upcoming meetings/appointments,.

  • Assists Sheriff in assuring that day to day operations are completed in a timely and accurate order.

  • Researches, prepares and distributes statistical data to requesting agencies.departments as needed

  • Researches and document departmental policy and procedures

  • Researches grants and complete grant application for law enforcement. Administers awarded grants from state and federal government.

  • Assists in development and monitors the budget within the Sheriff's Department.

  • Answers all Freedom of Information requests of departmental records.

  • Maintains office schedule in accordance with daily and annual events.Greets and provides information to the public.

Entry Qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with other departments and offices

  • Ability to interpret a variety of critical thinking skills

  • High School or equivalent plus at least 2 years experience in office management.

  • Proficient with all Microsoft programs.

 

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 resident preferred

 
Position: Research and Records Coordinator
Location: Prosecuting Attorney
Salary: $24,498.00 - $27,562.00

Apply by emailing cover letter and resume to:
hr@co.sebastian.ar.us
Or mail to:
Human Resource Department
35 S. 6th St, G-5
Fort Smith, AR 72901

Job Summary:
The employee will report to the Prosecuting Attorney and Office Administrator. They will coordinate all documents and case files with the Prosecutor's caseload. Will be responsible for the record-keeping of all criminal cases and researching criminal background for all felony defendants. Must use discretion determining who has access to files.

 

Entry Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a 1-year college or equivalent related work experience or training is required.
  • Computer experience
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions,
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and the board of directors.
 

 

 

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 in order 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 nondiscriminatory 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 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 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:
lwilliams@co.sebastian.ar.us
                    Or
Deliver in person at:
Sebastian County Sheriff's Office
800 South A
Fort Smith, AR 72901
Attention: Linda Williams

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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