FINANCE DIRECTOR—The city of Pine Bluff seeks a dynamic finance director with a proven track record of success to manage and direct the city’s finances. Responsibilities include complex data analysis, budget forecasting, overseeing accounts and budgets, and making strategic financial decisions that will promote longer financial gain. The finance director is a department head of the Finance Department and, as such, performs and/or supervises complex professional, administration and technical municipal accounting and finance functions necessary to maintain the accounting and financial records and systems. The finance director plans, supervises and coordinates the city’s fiscal and accounting activities, including financial accounting and reporting internal controls, internal auditing, management of financial software systems, and payroll processing. The finance director also prepares and supervises preparation of the city’s annual and monthly reports; interfaces with independent auditors; provides quarterly and periodic financial updates; serves as the financial advisor to the mayor, city council and city staff; and makes financial presentations to the city council, committees and commissions as requested. The finance director develops long-term operational and capital finance plans and takes a proactive approach to positioning the city’s response to financial impacts resulting from changing economic conditions and audits, provides financial analyses identifying the potential impacts of growth and evaluating course of action available to the city, and performs other duties assigned. Bachelors in business administration, finance, public administration and a minimum of five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience and a minimum of three years at a department head level preferred. For more information and to submit an application, contact Pine Bluff Human Resources Director Vickie Conaway, 200 E 8th, Suite 104, Pine Bluff, AR 71601; or call 870-730-2038.
FIRE CHIEF—Holiday Island Suburban Improvement District is taking resumes for the position of fire chief. Holiday Island Fire Department is a combination department with three full-time and 25 volunteers. Position description: oversees the day-to-day operations of the department, develops policy, personnel and budgets. Reports to the district manager. Position Responsibilities includes but not limited to: recruitment, retention and development of volunteers; develop and administer all policies and procedures; develop and assure compliance with the budget; respond to fire, rescue, medical and non-emergency calls; maintain communication with the community; assure compliance with the Arkansas Department of Health; interact positively with all district employees; assure compliance to fire codes by businesses; provide required reports to the district manager. Position requirements including but not limited to: must reside in the Holiday Island Fire Department response area; valid Arkansas EMT license; U.S. citizen; Firefighter II Certification; NIMS Certification-ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800; valid Arkansas DL; knowledge of computer systems; pursue grant opportunities; no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving theft, illegal drugs, violence or weapons; HS graduate or equivalent; 10 years minimum suppression and EMS experience with five years company officer experience. Benefits for eligible full-time employees include paid vacation, retirement plan, sick leave, paid holidays. Please email resume to District Manager Lawrence Blood, firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 479-253-9700 for more information.
POLICE CHIEF—The city of Mountain Home is accepting applications for the position of police chief. The chief of police is a professional and administrative position responsible for planning, organizing and directing activities of the Mountain Home Police Department to ensure effective enforcement of laws and ordinances. The chief of police works under the direction of the mayor. This position is governed by law enforcement procedures, state and federal laws, and department policy. The position manages the daily operations of the police department; develops and implements policies and procedures governing the operation of the police department; ensures compliance with policies by establishing training programs, interpreting policies, monitoring performance and establishing disciplinary procedures; and interviews and hires new department personnel. Reviews daily reports from division commanders to monitor daily operations and provide the mayor with briefings as required. Work hours may be irregular and extended in the event of emergency, disaster or manpower shortage. Must have working knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of law enforcement; the criminal justice system; human resource and organizational management; law enforcement administration; budgeting and fiscal procedures; and state and federal laws governing the functions and operations of the police department. Must have the ability to plan, organize and direct the work of lower-level managers, supervisors and subordinates and the ability to plan departmental objectives and operational activities. Must be a U.S. citizen, possess a valid Arkansas DL, must be able to meet department’s physical standards, HS diploma or equivalent, college experience preferred, plus 10 years of experience in law enforcement or a related field, including five years of supervisory and managerial experience. Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements upon approval of the mayor. Must be certified as a law enforcement officer by the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training as established by Arkansas Code 12-9-204. Graduation from the FBI National Academy preferred. The city of Mountain Home is looking for qualified candidates who have continued their educational training with an emphasis on leadership. The deadline for submitting applications is January 29. Please Contact Tina Gregory at 870-425-5116 for a complete job description and information on the application process. The city of Mountain Home is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
POLICE CHIEF, PART-TIME OFFICER—The city of Stamps is accepting applications for the position of chief of police and a part-time certified officer. Resumes can be faxed to 870-533-4788; emailed to email@example.com, or call 870-533-4771 for more information.
FOR SALE—The city of Caddo Valley has a 2014 white Chevrolet Tahoe for sale. The vehicle has approximately 99,000 miles on it. It has a blue LED federal signal light bar and federal signal light controller. It has a prisoner partition and wide console to hold radios and other light controls. The Tahoe also has a rear partition that protects the rear cargo area. It has a front push bumper. Price is $16500 OBO. Contact Chief Collier at 870-246-6357 to inquire about the vehicle.