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Welcome to Sebastian County Job Opportunities!
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Thank you for your interest in employment with Sebastian County.  Sebastian County is an equal opportunity employer in all phases of its business and personnel matters and does not discriminate with regard to race, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy, or any other impermissible criteria in any employment decisions. Applications are submitted and accepted online through the Sebastian County eRecruit system. Your application must be received before the closing date of the posting to be considered. For assistance, contact Human Resources at (479) 441-1320 or  

Current Employer  Sebastian County verifies your employment history by contacting your previous employers.  If there is any reason we should not contact your current employer, please state so in the text box provided in the Resume section of your online application.

Acknowledgment Upon submitting an online application with Sebastian County, you understand that this application represents the entire agreement by the parties pertaining to employment with Sebastian County and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings. Furthermore, you attest to the best of your knowledge all information in your online application is correct and you understand that Sebastian County reserves the right to verify all information in your application and that all false statements will be considered sufficient cause for your rejection as an applicant, or your dismissal if hired. You further agree that, if hired, you will comply with all rules and regulations set forth by Sebastian County. As an applicant for employment with Sebastian County, you authorize Sebastian County representatives to make whatever inquiries deemed necessary in connection with your application for employment. As part of such inquiries, Sebastian County representatives have your permission to contact persons who may have information relating to your suitability for employment and you authorize and instruct any person or agency contacted to participate or conduct inquiries at its request, to compile information, and to furnish any information compiled as a result of such inquiries. You further authorize Sebastian County, at its sole discretion, to furnish copies of this authorization and your application to any person in connection with the above purpose.

Sheriff's Department Hiring Process

In addition to the application process for all other non-sheriff positions, law enforcement applicants will be subject to the following:

Written examination
Physical fitness test
Background Investigation

Opportunities (select from list below)

Licensed Practical Nurse
Under minimal supervision by the Jail Administrator, the incumbent is responsible to provide daily general medical care and treatment for approximately 400 detainees, as well as meeting State and Federal mandated regulations. Treatment of TB and other diseases and the collection of DNA samples on all detainees as required by law. Serving under the direction of a physician, the Nurse will oversee the physical and mental well being of all detainees. Even though the patients are incarcerated, the d etainees' medical information is protected as privileged information not subject to the Freedom of Information Act. This position requires a high level of accuracy. To apply call 479-783-4988 to set up an appointment with Lt. Gayla Jackson.
Emergency Medical Technician
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION The incumbent reports to the Assistant Administrator/Public Safety and is responsible for administering emergency medical services and transporting sick or injured persons to medical care facilities. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of vehicles and equipment, ambulance headquarters facility, equipment and supplies. The EMT-Paramedic performs advanced life support skills based upon paramedic certified education and training. The position is governed by Arkansas State Board of Health Rules and Regulations, EMT Certification Standards, Medical Director Standing Orders, equipment Operating manuals and Department policies and procedures. Responsibilities are performed under limited supervision.
Detention Deputy
The Detention Deputy works under the direct supervision of the Detention Administrator and/or Deputy Detention Administrator. Work involves the responsibility for the health, safety, welfare and security of prisoners. Work involves an element of personal danger and incumbent must be able to act without direct supervision and to exercise independent judgment in meeting emergencies. Educational level of high school or GED
Juvenile Detention Officer
Provides supervision and counseling to juvenile offenders while they are in the Juvenile Detention facility. Must maintain order, safety and provide a positive influence. Must be able to effectively communicate with juveniles. Perform other duties as assigned. Exposure to potential physical harm. Reports to the Chief Juvenile Detention Deputy. This position is governed by County procedures and the Arkansas Criminal and Juvenile Codes. High School diploma or equivalent is required
Executive Assistant
The incumbent assists the County Judge in overseeing office operations and in the performance of the duties and responsibilities of the Chief Executive Officer position as a personal assistant and key team member. Supports Judge in monitoring and completing office tasks and projects on a timely basis and in a professional manner. Provides secretarial and administrative support including Quorum Court administration, operation of county boards and committees, and coordination with county offices, city governments and other agencies. Prepare reports, including research and data analysis, drafting correspondence, ordinances, and court orders. Coordinate with administrative staff and department heads to facilitate team work and assist with completion of project assignments, monitoring office workflow and deadline. Knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired), such as basic accounting, computer, ten key, Excel, Microsoft Office, etc. Equivalent of four years in high school, plus n ight, trade extension, or correspondence school specialized training, equal to two years of college, plus 5 years related experience and/or training, and 12 to 18 months related management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Government/Legal Laws and Procedures a plus, but not required.
Courts Security Officer/Bailiff
The part time Bailiff/ Security Officer works under supervision and is responsible for providing security of buildings and grounds. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy. Performs foot patrol of buildings, grounds, and parking areas observing for hazards, violators, and unauthorized persons violations. Designate responsible party for after hour alarms. Transports detainees to and from court, subdues unruly persons, and escorts to designated area. High school, or equivalent. Please apply at 901 South B. Street, Fort Smith, AR. Must be available to work approximately 23 hours per week. Monday thru Friday.
Mechanic Services
The incumbent, under the supervision of the Senior Mechanic performs major and minor repairs to County Road Department vehicles and equipment. Service and lubricate County road vehicles and equipment. Must have basic “Mechanical” tools. Change tires and repair flats. Assist Mechanics with repairs as directed. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned. High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) or equivalent and two(2) years mechanical experience with gas and diesel engines. Must possess a valid CDL with proper endorsements. If no CDL at time of hire, the employee will have 6 months from the hire date to pass the written part of CDL Test unless Superintendent waves this in writing. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Must be knowledgeable of equipment and machinery used in mechanical repair. Must be able to weld.