ASSISTANT CITY CLERK—The city of Fort Smith seeks applicants for the position of assistant city clerk. The incumbent, under the general direction of the city clerk, is responsible for assisting in the daily office operations and serves as acting city clerk in the absence of the clerk, assuming all duties and responsibilities of the position. Essential duties/responsibilities: Maintain and update computer applications for retaining various city records, official documents, and correspondence. Attend board of directors meetings as needed. Prepare minutes of board of directors meetings, and transcripts upon request. Assist with preparation and distribution of agenda and packets for board of directors meetings. Process all invoices for payment of departmental expenses. Record all activity associated with Oak Cemetery (city owned-maintained), i.e. accurate recording of interments and inurnments, issuance of cemetery deeds, etc. Prepare candidate petitions for municipal elections and assistance with the entire election process. Assist with verification of sufficiency of initiative or referendum petitions filed with the City Clerk’s Office. Oversee the annual appeal process for delinquent property cleanup liens, i.e. publication of public hearing notices, notification to property owners, etc. Respond to citizen requests/complaints relative to a city service and initiate contact with departments for a timely and satisfactory response. Assist and direct citizens to appropriate agencies regarding non-city related issues (the city clerk’s office receives a high volume of daily calls from the public who do not know who to call for a variety of issues). Research city and state codes upon request. Respond to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Assist with operation of the city television cable access channel, i.e. preparation of public service announcements, producing and editing the program. Minimum qualifications: HS diploma or GED. Three years of practical experience in public administration and records management. Possess a valid driver’s license. Hold certification by the Arkansas City Clerks, Recorders and Treasurers Association (ACCRTA) and the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) or able to obtain within four years of employment. Preferred qualifications: Two years of college with hours in business, public administration or a related field. The deadline to apply is September 30. For a complete job description and to apply online, visit www.fortsmithar.gov/jobs.
ASSIST. SUPERVISOR, WATER AND SEWER—The city of Dumas seeks a full-time assistant supervisor for the water and sewer department. Requirements: Prefer a person with water operator license and/or wastewater treatment operator license (Class II wastewater treatment operator license) or one that has 50 percent of the hours toward certification. Applicant with no training must have the ability and willingness to start classes immediately. Good communication skills with the public. Electrical experience and ability to operate a backhoe and other such equipment an asset. Must be available for after-hours and weekend rotating shifts and have a current DL. Responsibilities: Meter reading; water inspections and sampling; water and sewer line repair; monitor pump stations and wells; some equipment repairs; add chemicals to disinfect water; clean and maintain equipment, tanks, filter beds and other work areas; document and report test results to regulatory agencies; and follow EPA regulations. Must be willing to maintain certification and attend workshops and specialized training. Some jobs require heavy lifting and climbing. Deadline: Open until filled. Pay rate negotiable depending on certification. Benefits: insurance, retirement, paid holiday, sick and vacation leave. Application can be picked up at the Dumas City Hall and returned to the same location, or request an application by writing to the City of Dumas, P.O. Box 157, Dumas, AR 71639, or visit Dumasar.net.
COURT ADMINISTRATOR—The city of Hot Springs is looking for a court administrator in District Court. This position pays $28.82 per hour plus full benefits. Must possess HS diploma or equivalent, bachelor’s degree in public administration or other related field, at least three years in public contact and supervisory work or any equivalent combination of education and experience. This position is open until filled. Apply online at www.cityhs.net/jobs or send your resume to Alisha Gruszka at Agruszka@cityhs.net.
FIRE CHIEF—The city of Warren seeks qualified applicants for a full-time fire chief. Duties include: provides chief supervisory authority for the full-time and volunteer firefighters, establishes policies and procedures and implements directives from the mayor and city council. Works a minimum of 40 hours per week. Complete background check will be required. Minimum qualifications: Must be at least 21. Prefer graduation from an accredited college or a closely related field. Prefer 12 years of experience in a supervisory field firefighting or seven years as a full-time firefighter. Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of modern firefighting and fire prevention. A physical examination and drug test will be required upon hire. For application information and other details, contact Mayor Denisa Pennington at 870-226-6743 or come by the mayor’s office at 104 North Myrtle Street, Warren, AR 71671.
GENERAL MANAGER—South Grayson Special Utility District (SUD) is currently seeking a General Manager to oversee the operations of the district. The SUD provides water to rural residential customers in an area east of Van Alstyne, Texas. Van Alstyne, pop. 3,806, is within 15 miles of two larger cities, McKinney (pop. 127,671) and Sherman (pop. 38,407). The SUD service area is approximately 60 square miles with 110 miles of service lines providing drinking water to 4,950 customers. The water system consists of 11 water wells with ground storage tanks and three elevated storage tanks. The SUD is governed by a five-member board of directors. The general manager serves as the CEO for the South Grayson SUD. Qualified candidates should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in business, management, accounting, engineering, public administration or a related field. A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering is preferred. The position requires 10 years of increasingly responsible experience in a water district or similar agency, with a minimum of five years of supervisory experience. The successful candidate must have a valid Class B Ground Water TCEQ operator’s license or have the ability to obtain within 12 months of employment. A Class C driver’s license with an acceptable driving record is required. The general manager must live within a 25-mile radius of SGSUD offices within 12 months of hire. Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches. For more information contact: Kevin Hugman, Sr. Vice President, SGR, 940-257-8888, KevinHugman@GovernmentResource.com.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS—The city of Hackett is taking bids for weekly residential sanitation services. This will be a five-year contract. Must include a once-per-year free citywide clean up. Deadline for bids will be 3:30 p.m. October 1, 2021. Send bid or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 479-638-8107.
POLICE CHIEF—The city of Pangburn is seeking applications for a new police chief. Must be a certified police officer with leadership experience. The chief of police works under the direction of the mayor. For more information contact Mayor Mike Marsh, 501-270-9463. Closing date is October 29.
POLICE OFFICER—The city of Hermitage is accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer. Applicants must be 21 years old and have a minimum of HS diploma or GED. Arkansas certification preferred. Must be able to pass a background check and other pre-employment screening and possess a valid Arkansas DL. Salary, paid insurance and paid LOPFI retirement. Applications may be picked up at Hermitage City Hall between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., 186 U.S. Hwy. 63 South Bypass, Hermitage.
POLICE OFFICER—The city of Mansfield is accepting applications for a full-time certified police officer. Candidates must be able to meet all requirements of law enforcement standards and training. Benefits include paid health insurance, vacation, sick leave and retirement. Interested and qualified applicants, please call City Hall at 479-928-5552 or the Police Department at 479-928-5700 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. M-F.
PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR—The city of Lonoke is seeking a dedicated and qualified candidate for public works director. This position manages the city’s water supply, wastewater distribution, street and drainage systems and all respective infrastructure in compliance to state and local codes; programs and executes the departmental budget; oversees the daily operation of the water and wastewater filtration facilities; and guides the installment of water and wastewater infrastructure projects as required to meet future needs of the community. State Treatment III operator’s license, Distribution II operator’s license and Wastewater II operator’s license required. Desired qualifications include a minimum of 10 years of general experience in public works or related area and eight years of supervisory/managerial experience. Resumes may be submitted in person or emailed to email@example.com. EOE.
PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR—The city of Hot Springs seeks a public works director. Starting salary $82,762-$92,279 DOQ plus full benefits. Qualifications: Must have a HS diploma or equivalent; bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in civil engineering, public administration, business administration or a related field. Must have at least five years in public works or civil service experience or equivalent experience, where at least three years were in a supervisory and administrative capacity or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid DL and clean driving record. Must obtain accreditation in floodplain management with 190 days of employment. To apply contact Human Resources Office at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, Hot Springs, AR 71901, 501-321-6841. Or visit www.cityhs.net/jobs. You may also email resumes to Alisha Gruszka at Agruszka@cityhs.net. Open until filled. EOE.
PUBLIC WORKS LEAD-WATER OPERATOR—The city of Monticello is taking applications for a FT public works lead–water operator. To be considered applicant must possess the following: Arkansas DL, Distribution and Treatment Water Operator Licensing Class 4, HS diploma or GED. A qualified candidate must have the ability to adapt to various environmental conditions. An acceptable applicant should have at least 2 years or more of experience working within a water or public works department. At least 2 years of experience taking water samplings and carryout out treatment. At least 1 year of experience supervising others in the area of water treatment and distribution and be willing to train other operators in training. The city is seeking an energetic individual who has the capability and knowledge of communicating with The Department of Health, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality as well as various other organizations in order to maintain city compliance with all required standards set forth by these entities. The public works lead–water operator will be expected to communicate effectively with the public works superintendent, mayor and utility manager on a daily basis of concerns and issues that may arise. On-the-job training provided. Salary range is $18.00 - $30.00 per hour; position is eligible for overtime. Full benefits package included. Interested applicants can pick up application from City Hall at 203 West Gaines St., Monticello, AR 71655, from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F. Applicants can also apply online at Indeed.com or Ziprecruiter.com with a resume or can email Patty Burchett for an application at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please contact Patty Burchett at 870-367-4400 or email at email@example.com. Position open until filled.