ASSISTANT CITY ENGINEER—The city of Hot Springs is seeking applicants for the position of assistant city engineer. Qualifications: Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; supplemented by a civil engineering degree and an Arkansas registered engineer’s license; a minimum of five years’ experience or equivalent in public works, highways, water and wastewater engineering, or in project management of projects in those field; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license and a clean driving record. Starting salary $33.97 per hour plus full benefits. All applicants are subject to pre-employment testing; individual in this position will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing. To apply, contact Human Resources Office at City Hall, 133 Convention Boulevard, Hot Springs, AR 71901; call 501-321-6841; or visit www.cityhs.net/jobs. All employees who wish to apply for a transfer or promotion to another classification and/or position must complete a “New Application for Transfer/Promotion Form” and return the original signed form to Human Resources by the closing date for the position. Forms are available in all departments as well as Human Resources. Open until filled. EOE.
CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER—The city of Charleston 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 email resumes to email@example.com, or fax to 479-965-9980. EOE.
CITY MANAGER—The city of Texarkana, Arkansas, is seeking a city manager. Texarkana is located between Dallas and Little Rock on Interstate-30 and borders the Arkansas-Texas state line. Along with its thriving community, economic development, and historic downtown renovation in progress, Texarkana is nestled in some of the finest hunting, fishing and outdoor activities in the entire Midwest. The city manager plans and manages all operations of the city in accordance with policies set by the city board of directors. In collaboration with the mayor and board of directors, the city manager will be responsible for creating and leading the implementation of goals and objectives for the city. Applicant must have bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or a related field, along with at least five years of experience of progressively responsible executive municipal work or as a private executive officer in an organization of comparable complexity. The city offers a competitive salary and total compensation DOE and also a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and retirement options. Applicants may email applications and resumes to Heather Buster at Heather.Buster@expresspros.com. Upon receipt of email, candidates will be contacted immediately or within 24 hours.
DISTRICT MANAGER—The Holiday Island Suburban Improvement District is seeking a district manager. Holiday Island is a planned community in the scenic Ozark Mountains on Table Rock Lake, located within the city of Holiday Island’s boundaries. The city and suburban improvement district share responsibilities in providing essential public services throughout the district. The suburban improvement district is the owner and operator of the community’s public infrastructure and facilities. The district manager is responsible for the overall management of district provided facilities and services, including roads, water, sewer, fire/EMS, law enforcement, marina, campground and recreation. The district manager is the chief executive and operational officer and is responsible to an elected board of commissioners for the overall affairs of the district. The district manager must establish rapport and maintain an effective and contractual relationship with the city, Holiday Island Planning Commission and Carroll County Sheriff’s Department. The district manager routinely speaks in public to large groups of people and provides the utmost in personal attention with individual responses to help and assist Holiday Island property owners. A bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration or related field is required. MBA and/or planned community experience a plus. Applicants should have substantial management and administrative knowledge and experience in municipal government or a public agency. Strong skills in team building, personnel management and budget preparation are essential. General information about Holiday Island can be found on-line at www.holidayisland.us. Applicants should send resume, cover letter and detailed salary history to: Holiday Island Suburban Improvement District, ATTN: District Manager Search, 110 Woodsdale Drive, Holiday Island, AR 72631, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
E-911 DIRECTOR—The city of Jonesboro seeks applicants for the position of E-911 director. The E-911 director is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of the E-911 management system for the city of Jonesboro and Craighead County, including but not limited to administrative and technical tasks in establishing and maintaining continuing, cooperative, and comprehensive dispatch planning processes that results in plans and programs that consider all dispatch modes and supports community development and social well-being goals. The ideal candidate must have experience in emergency services and be able to navigate and add content to the various social media platforms, make presentations at council meetings, to the public and media. Please apply online at www.jonesboro.org or contact HR@jonesboro.org.
FINANCE DIRECTOR—The city of Eureka Springs is looking for a finance director to lead and manage all aspects of the city’s financial operations. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to: Develops and maintains timely and accurate financial statements and reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). Financial planning and forecasting. Management of all accounting, finance and treasury functions for the city. Manages dept administration for the city including issuance of new debt and compliance with existing programs and procedures. Monitors and evaluates municipal operations, financial transactions and procedures for compliance with statutory requirements and policies. Directs and manages the preparation and administration of municipal budget and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). Develops and interprets cash and investment policies and procedures. Manages certain aspects of payroll processes related to funding of benefits, payroll, tax filings and auditing of bi-weekly payroll. Directs and manages the annual audit process. Applicants should have a bachelor’s in accounting, finance or business. CPA or CMA required. Minimum of seven years of experience in accounting role. Minimum three years in government accounting and management. Familiar with BS&S Municipal Software. Interested applicants should send their resume, cover letter, salary requirements and contact information to HumanResources@eurekaspringsar.gov.
POLICE CHIEF—The city of Osceola is seeking applications for a new police chief. Osceola is a town of approximately 6,700 located 50 miles north of Memphis on I-55 and along the Mississippi River. The city is seeking a proven, dynamic, progressive leader, preferably with the rank of captain or higher in law enforcement, and preferably with a bachelor’s degree or above in criminal justice or a related field. The chief of police is responsible for planning, organizing, managing and leading a force of about 30 officers, along with nine civilian employees, a 54-bed city jail and a video management system that includes officer-worn cameras and 35 Skycops. In addition, the chief of police manages the $2.6 million budget, including spending priorities and detailed inventory. The goal of the position is to ensure fair enforcement of laws and ordinances, protection of lives and property, and initiation of crime prevention endeavors, including in community policing and crime data analysis. The chief of police works under the direction of the mayor. Salary commensurate with experience and education, but the ideal candidate can expect competitive pay and good benefits. Please provide a cover letter, including your reason for applying, with your resume and send to email@example.com no later than Saturday, July 31. No phone calls please. EOE.
PUBLIC WORKS MAINTENANCE WORKER—The city of Highfill seeks a public works maintenance worker in the street department. The position reports to the community development/public works director. Minimum qualifications: HS diploma or GED and 18 months of related experience and training. Must possess valid DL. Must possess or have the ability to obtain a Class B CDL with 120 days of hire date. For full job description and list of qualifications, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
TREASURER—The city of El Dorado is accepting applications for the position of treasurer. The city treasurer is appointed by and reports directly to the city council. An accounting or finance degree and municipal accounting experience a plus, as well as a proven history of working with monthly financial reporting, working with accounts payable and accounts receivable, audit compliance and yearly budgets. Will be trained to operate the city’s accounting software. Salary is negotiable depending on experience. Full benefits, paid time off and retirement plan. To apply, please email resumes to City Clerk Heather McVay at email@example.com. For more information, contact City Clerk McVay at 1-870-881-4877.
WATER SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN—The city of Bentonville has an immediate opening for a water utilities systems technician. Hiring pay range is $22.23 to $28.53/hour DOE. Provides direct technical and professional civil engineering support to the water utilities dept. for new development projects within the city water and wastewater collection systems. A complete job description is available on request. Associate’s degree in geography, planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, environmental science, construction management or related field and minimum four years of direct experience working in the engineering and/or utility field, or a combination of education and experience. Sound understanding of mapping processes and CAD, cartographic and geographic. Please contact HR at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
WATER/WASTEWATER MANAGER—The city of Highfill is hiring a qualified Water Operator DI/Wastewater Operator Class II to perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of the city’s water system and wastewater treatment plant. Experience: Two years of experience performing duties at a level comparable to the city of Highfill’s system. Position manages water and wastewater departmental finances and budget and staff. Works cooperatively with Centerton Utilities. This position reports to the mayor or the mayor’s designee. Analyzes population and industrial growth of service areas to determine adequacy of current facilities and to project community demands for future facilities. Working conditions: The manager works in a variety of conditions and situations, indoors and outdoors in various types of weather. On duty at any time, day or night, as required in any emergency conditions. Job type: full-time. Pay: negotiable. Schedule: 8-hour shift on call. Education: HS or equivalent Required. Experience: Water treatment, one year required. License/certification: Water License I, Wastewater License II, clean driver’s license. Benefits include health, vision, dental and paid time off. Interested applicants should send a resume to Mayor Michelle Rieff, City of Highfill, 2560 W. Hwy. 12, Gentry, AR 72734, or email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WATER UTILITIES MANAGER—Mena Water Utilities (MWU) is seeking applications for a general manager to direct the operations and oversee the finances of the utility. Applicants should have either a bachelor’s degree in management or equivalent experience. Applicants with water utility experience and background preferred. Relevant attributes include knowledge of water treatment and distribution, wastewater treatment and collection, accounting and financial controls, and state and federal regulations. Must possess a Class IV Water Treatment, Class III Water Distribution and Grade III Wastewater licenses, or the ability to obtain them within a reasonable, agreed-upon period of time. Must be able to maintain positive team environment and balance current utility demands with future goals and performance requirements. Salary commensurate with experience and licenses held. Applications with resumes and copies of certifications will be accepted at the Arkansas Employment Security Department, 479-394-3060, Mena, Arkansas, until the position is filled. The city of Mena is an Equal Opportunity Employer.