DEPUTY UTILITY DIRECTOR FOR SYSTEMS—Fort Smith is seeking a deputy utility director for systems 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 systems. 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 range for this position is $63,668 - $97,739 annually, dependent on qualifications and experience. 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.
DEPUTY UTILITY DIRECTOR FOR OPERATIONS—Fort Smith is seeking a deputy utility director for operations who will strategically manage the department’s operational goals and will work harmoniously with department managers to carry out the organization’s assigned duties. Under the general guidance of the utilities director, this position is responsible for assisting in the overall management, administration, and leadership of the water treatment operation and maintenance program; wastewater treatment operation and maintenance program; environmental quality program; and the building, station, and easement maintenance program. This position is also responsible for developing and administering plans, systems, and activities to support and promote the mission, values, vision, and strategies of the utility department. The chosen candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, environmental engineering, industrial engineering, business administration, or a related area with at least 10 years of experience working with water and wastewater systems. 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 Treatment Operator License is required, or the selected candidate must obtain the license within one year of employment. A Class 4 Arkansas Wastewater Treatment License is a plus. The starting salary range for this position is $63,668 - $97,739 annually, dependent on qualifications and experience. Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/OpenRecruitments. For more information on this position contact: Gary Holland, senior vice president, Strategic Government Resources, GaryHolland@governmentresource.com, 405-269-3445.
GRANT ADMINISTRATOR—The city of Conway is accepting resumes for a grant administrator responsible for the coordination of grant researching and writing; administering grants and outside funding to ensure city grants are properly administered, recorded, spent, documented and reported. This position will administer federal, state or other grantor agency programs in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), city ordinances, policies and procedures. The grant administrator reports directly to the mayor. Salary is $62,400 annually with a competitive benefits package. A background investigation will be conducted before employment can begin. For a complete job description, visit the employment opportunities page at ConwayArkansas.gov. Please submit resume with salary history to: Human Resources, City of Conway, 1201 Oak Street, Conway, AR 72032; email firstname.lastname@example.org; fax 501-358-6325. The city of Conway is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran, political status, or other legally protected status. Submitted resumes will be subject to disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
POLICE OFFICER—The city of Marshall is accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer. Applicants must be 21 years old and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Arkansas certified preferred. Must be able to pass a background check and other pre-employment screening, possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license. Salary, paid insurance and paid LOPFI retirement. Applications may be picked up 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at Marshall City Hall, 102 W. College.
PUBLIC WORKS LABORERS—The city of Monticello is currently taking applications for full-time and part-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 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 positions. To apply please come by Monticello City Hall in person to pick up an application or the Workforce Training Center located at 477 S Main Street, Monticello, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information please contact Patty Burchett at 870-367-4400. The positions will be open until filled.
TRAFFIC OPERATIONS ENGINEER—For the city of Jonesboro. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the city’s traffic programs and reports directly to the director of engineering. The person will supervise the work of three traffic signal technicians; prepare traffic signal timing and coordination plans; develop and maintain an inventory of city traffic control equipment, signal timings, traffic counts, traffic flow patterns and other information pertinent to traffic operations; manage design and construction contracts for roadway and intersection improvements; and review private development plans for compliance with the city traffic impact and access management requirements. Minimum qualifications and Skills: BS degree in civil or electrical engineering plus five years related experience and two years of related management experience. Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Arkansas required. Institute of Transportation Engineer’s Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification preferred. Ability to effectively present information to top management, city council, public groups and news media. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint software. Basic knowledge of AutoCAD Civil 3D and ESRI ArcGIS. Proficiency in HCM/HCS, Synchro and TRU-TRAFFIC software is preferred. A valid driver’s license and a successful background check. Grade/minimum salary: Pay grade 124. (Min. $66,248 to $72,873 annually. Any additional pay will need council approval.) Applications will be accepted at the Human Resources Department, 300 S Church St., Jonesboro, Arkansas, or on our website www.jonesboro.org (870-933-4640). Position will remain open until filled. The city of Jonesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
FOR SALE—Ash Flat is accepting sealed bids on the following vehicles: a 1993 John Deere Excavator/Track Hoe (reserve—$12K); a 1996 GM HMMHV (reserve—$10K); and a 2009 Freightliner Truck/Tractor with 22k miles (reserve—$25K). Vehicles are sold as is and can be seen at the city shop located on Arnhart Street adjacent to the Ash Flat Library. Sealed bids must be marked “Bid” and submitted no later than 3 p.m. March 5. Please write the name of the vehicle on which you are bidding on the outside of the envelope. Bids may be mailed to P.O. Box 280, Ash Flat, AR 72513. Bids will be opened during the March 9 council meeting beginning at 7 p.m. If you prefer to attend the council meeting, the address is 869 Ash Flat Drive, Ash Flat. The city of Ash Flat reserves the right to reject any and all bids.