BUILDING INSPECTOR/CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER—The city of Berryville is accepting applications for the position of building inspector/code enforcement officer. Job duties include building inspection services and enforcement of various city codes, including ticket writing for violations. Well qualified applicants should possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Previous experience and/or an accredited college degree in a related field arc preferred. Technological skills also preferred. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, 10 paid holidays per year, retirement program, paid employee health insurance (including dental, vision, prescription drugs and life). Applications and job descriptions may be received at the Berryville City Hall located at 305 E Madison Avenue, or by contacting Mayor Tim McKinney at 870-423-4414 or via email at email@example.com. A resume must accompany the application. Applicants may submit their information to the mayor’s office via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at City of Berryville, P.O. Box 227, Berryville, AR 72616.
DEPUTY CITY ATTORNEY—The city of Springdale is accepting applications for the position of deputy city attorney. Interested persons should submit an application to the Human Resources Department no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 12. The incumbent works under the direct supervision of the city attorney and senior deputy city attorney and performs a variety of technical and professional work primarily in the area of prosecuting crimes, drafting legal documents, advising city officials as to legal rights, obligations, practices and other related phases of applicable local, state or federal law. Qualified applicants must have a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree and have no felony convictions. General knowledge of state statutes relating to criminal offenses, criminal law, criminal procedure and traffic law. Starting salary is $50,452 to $62,323. To apply, you must submit a city of Springdale application. You can apply online at www.springdalear.gov/789/Current-Job-Openings For questions or to request an application, contact Katherine Bowen at email@example.com or call 479-756-7714.
DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING—Located on the Arkansas River at the Arkansas-Oklahoma border, scenic Fort Smith is where you can “expect the unexpected.” Covering just over 65 square miles, the city sits at the crossroads of Interstates 40 and 49 and US Highways 64 and 71 in Sebastian County. Fort Smith is the second largest city in the state and has a population approaching 90,000. This thriving community is a hub for commerce and boasts a diverse economy, a rich history and a promising future. The deputy director of finance and accounting directly supervises the finance manager, accounting manager and treasury staff and assumes duties and responsibilities of the director in the absence of the finance director. The deputy director provides indirect oversight of 12 employees in accounting and finance. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of financial systems and experience with data analytics. Good verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent organizational abilities, are necessary. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated problem solving and analytical ability, as well as excellent interpersonal skills. Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment is vital for the successful candidate. The position requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, public administration or a related field and seven years of progressively responsible experience in corporate or municipal finance and/or governmental accounting. Two years of supervisory experience, preferably in finance or accounting is required. A master’s degree and Certification in Public Accounting (CPA) or Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO) designation is preferred. Municipal accounting experience at the controller or manager level and supervisory experience with at least three full-time direct reports is ideal. Experience with ERP systems, knowledge of utility billing systems and investment program experience is highly desired. The salary range is $81,000 to $121,000 commensurate with experience and education. Position closes November 27. Please apply online at: bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches. For more information on this position contact Gary Holland, senior vice president, Strategic Government Resources, GaryHolland@governmentresource.com, 405-269-3445.
FIRE CHIEF—The city of Johnson is accepting applications for the position of fire chief. This management position requires a dedicated, self-motivated person with strong personnel management skills and experience. The ideal candidate must be able to identify and develop unique solutions to address problems as they arise, perform administrative duties and work in the field. Qualifications required for the position can be found at the link below. Extensive background check, credit check and drug screening required before hire. Starting salary range is $58,000 to $62,000 commensurate with experience and a complete benefits package of paid retirement, paid health insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Applications and job description may be obtained at Johnson City Hall, 2904 Main Drive, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at cityofjohnson.com/fire-department. Please attach a resume or CV to your application when submitting. The city of Johnson is an EOE and a drug-free workplace.
FIRE MARSHALL—The city of Monticello is accepting applications for the position of full-time fire marshall classified within the Monticello Fire Department. The objective of the fire marshall is to direct the operations of building inspections for all residential and commercial construction, enforce adherence to ADEQ storm water requirements, complete commercial and residential plan reviews, and direct enforcement of city codes. Individual will be expected to be available during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and will be expected to be available for other needs that the fire chief deems necessary. Essential duties and responsibilities: complete commercial and residential plan reviews; knowledge of city codes and directing enforcement procedures; interpret and communicate building, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and structural codes; train other employees in code enforcement and building inspections; public speaking as requested; direct ADEQ storm water enforcement procedures/flood plain management and city compliance; all other duties as required or assigned. Education and experience: Qualifications include five years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience, and prefer at least four years of managerial experience. Must be licensed/certified with the following credentials: Arkansas Plumbing Inspectors License, Arkansas Mechanical Inspectors License, Arkansas Electrical Inspectors License, Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Certification, Flood Plain Management Certification, FF1 and FF2 certifications, Inspection 1 certification. Must be familiar with International Fire Code and International Building Code. Resumes may be sent to Patty Burchett, HR Director, City of Monticello, P.O. Box 505, Monticello, AR 71655; or faxed to 870-367-4405. Full benefit package included and salary DOE. For more information, please call 870-367-4400, ext. 2. Position is open until filled.
POLICE OFFICER—The city of Monette is accepting applications for a certified police officer. Resumes can be mailed to P.O. Box 382, Monette, AR 72447; faxed to 870-486-5111; or emailed to Bcarmichael@monettepolice.org. For more information, call 870-486-2121.
PUBLIC WORKS LABORERS—The city of Monticello is currently taking applications for full-time public works laborers. Applicants must possess the ability to work independently, be trainable, have good listening skills, knowledge of public works and have a minimum of a high school diploma. Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check, motor vehicle check and drug screen. Applicants should have an interest in obtaining either water and/or wastewater licensing to the level that is required for the city. Some job responsibilities include assisting daily with the upkeep of all city streets including asphalt repair, replacement and repair of all culverts, assist with water leak repairs, maintenance of sewer ponds, tree limb removal, general maintenance of city grounds and buildings, lawn care around wells, sewer ponds and City of Monticello Lake and communicating with the public works superintendent and assistant public works superintendent on daily issues that may arise. On-the-job training will be provided. Hours may vary depending on daily assigned tasks. Salary DOE. Full benefits package included for full-time employees. To apply please contact Patty Burchett at 870-367-4400 for an application. You will need to provide either an email or a fax number to receive an application at this time due to CoVid-19 guidelines.
PUBLIC WORKS OPERATOR—The city of Monticello is currently taking applications for a full-time public works operator. Applicant must possess an Arkansas CDL, at least two years of verifiable experience of operating heavy equipment, general knowledge of public works and have a minimum of a high school diploma. Must be 18 years of age and be able to pass a pre-employment background check, motor vehicle check and drug screen. Applicant should have an interest in obtaining either water and/or wastewater licensing to the level that is required for the city. Some job responsibilities include assisting daily with the upkeep of all city streets including asphalt repair, replacement and repair of all culverts, assist with water leak repairs, maintenance of sewer ponds, tree limb removal, general maintenance of city grounds and buildings, lawn care around wells, sewer ponds and City of Monticello Lake, operation of heavy equipment as needed, assist with driving the solid waste disposal trucks as needed and communicating with the public works superintendent and assistant public works superintendent on daily issues that may arise. On-the-job training will be provided. Hours may vary depending on daily assigned tasks. Salary DOE. Full benefits package included. To apply please contact Patty Burchett at 870-367-4400 for an application. You will need to provide either an email or a fax number to receive an application at this time due to CoVid-19 guidelines.
WATER PLANT OPERATOR—Forrest City is seeking licensed personnel for one position: water plant operator. Forrest City Water Utility requires: T-3 and D-2 license. Applicants who possess both will be considered if willing to advance their licensure. Salary commensurate with licensing and experience. A competitive benefit package includes vacation, sick leave, holidays, insurance and retirement. Email resumes to WH Calvin Murdock at firstname.lastname@example.org, Tiffany Cunningham at email@example.com or call 870-633-2921. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.