DEPUTY DIRECTOR-WATER AND SEWER LINE MAINTENANCE—Fort Smith is seeking a deputy director for water and sewer maintenance who is an innovative, dedicated manager and self-motivated leader who can maintain a collaborative and supportive work environment in the department. Under the general guidance of the utilities director, this position is responsible for assisting in the overall management, administration, and leadership of the Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance Program, Sewer Collection System Operation and Maintenance Program, and Sewer Collection System Construction Program. The deputy director will strategically manage the department’s operational goals and will work harmoniously with department managers to carry out the organization’s assigned duties. The chosen candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, business administration or a related area, with at least 10 years of experience working with water and wastewater line management. A master’s degree is a plus. Five years of supervisory experience, including three years of administrative or managerial experience, is required. A Grade 4 Arkansas Water Distribution Operator License is required, or the selected candidate must obtain the license within one year of employment. The starting salary is up to $95,867 with growth potential to $115,000. Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/SGRCurrentSearches. For more information on this position contact: Gary Holland, Senior Vice President, Strategic Government Resources, GaryHolland@governmentresource.com, 405-269-3445. Closing date: August 28.
CITY PLANNER and/or CITY ENGINEER—The city of Tontitown is seeking resumes/applications for the position of city planner and/or city engineer. Please submit qualifications along with salary requirements to Attn: Mayor, P.O. Box 305, Tontitown, AR 72770.
FINANCE DIRECTOR—WEST MEMPHIS is seeking applicants for the position of finance director. This is a full-time position with benefits. The finance director is responsible for overseeing the financial activities of the city of West Memphis, including strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost/benefit analysis, forecasting needs and securing new funding, as well as optimizing the fiscal arrangement of the city. Minimum qualifications and requirements: bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, business or public administration or related field; five years of increasingly responsible experience in a financial management role; valid driver’s license; three years of supervisory experience; prior experience with auditing process and handling public funds preferred; knowledge of operations, services and activities of a comprehensive financial management and investment planning program; knowledge of principles and practices of accounting, financial planning, investment planning, internal auditing, and budgeting systems. Salary commensurate with experience. For a complete job description and to submit an application, visit the Employment Opportunities page at www.westmemphisar.gov. Applications accepted until position is filled. The city of West Memphis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR—The city of Sherwood is currently accepting applications for the position of human resources director. All candidates for this position should be able to develop policy, direct and coordinate human resources activities such as employment, compensation, labor relations, benefits, training, and employee services by performing duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Applicants must possess the ability to effectively communicate on a one-to-one basis with the public; ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials and the public. Must possess working knowledge of the principles of modern human resources management and a background in the fundamental principles and practices of public personnel administration; knowledge of the practices, terminology and requirements of a wide variety of occupations and an understanding of municipal government functions; knowledge of office practices with ability to identify and assign personnel as required. Broad knowledge of labor and employment law requirements is a must. Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Personnel Administration, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or Sociology, Public Administration or a related area; preference for Human Resources Professional Certification (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP), Master’s Degree or equivalent; recent experience in Human Resources or Personnel Administration or any equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Starting salary range is $64,163 to $80,204 DOE.
POLICE CHIEF—The city of Gillett is accepting applications for a police chief. Resumes can be mailed to P.O. Box 367, Gillett, AR 72055; faxed to 870-548- 3121; or emailed to email@example.com. For more information, call city hall at 870-548-2541.
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 MANAGER—The city of Prairie Grove is accepting applications for the position of public works manager. Applicants can view a complete job description by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting Mayor Hudson at email@example.com. Prairie Grove is a vibrant, fast growing city in northwest Arkansas, roughly 5 miles west of Fayetteville, with a population expected to reach 7,000 following the 2020 census. The city services 3,000 water and sewer customers, operates a water treatment and wastewater treatment facility, and operates its own solid waste and recycling division. More information can be found at www.prairiegrovearkansas.org. Applicants should submit a detailed resume as well as an application to Mayor Hudson by mail at P.O. Box 944, Prairie Grove AR 72753; or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or in person at City Hall, 975 E. Douglas Street, Prairie Grove, AR 72753. A salary range of $67,000 to $75,000, depending on qualifications, will be considered, with benefits to be negotiated that could include phone, work vehicle, health insurance, retirement, and other benefits. Applications will close August 18.
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.
WASTEWATER MANAGER—The city of De Queen is accepting applications for the position of Wastewater Manager. Job duties will include overseeing plant operations with a daily flow of 3 million gallons and overseeing the collections system. The Wastewater Manager will be responsible for managing six employees on a daily basis. A Class 4 wastewater license is preferred but a Class 3 license will be considered. Salary commensurate to experience. An excellent benefit package and retirement plan will be provided. This position will start on October 5. Send resumes to email@example.com or call 870-584-3445 for additional information. The city of De Queen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.
WATER/WASTEWATER OPERATORS—The city of Glenwood is seeking licensed personnel for two positions: water plant operator and wastewater operator. A single operator with all credentials is preferred. The facilities require: water T-3 and D-2, wastewater Class 3. Applicants with T-2 and Class 2 will be considered if willing to advance their licensure. Salary commensurate with licensing and experience. Excellent benefit package includes vacation, sick leave, holidays, insurance paid, retirement co-match. Email resumes to Mayor B.T. Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 870-356-3613 Ext. 3. Applications will be accepted through September 15.