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Employment

The following are current job listings for the City of Bentonville. Refer to "Employment Applications" on the "Human Resources" page under "Departmental Listings" to download an application. You can also pick up an application at City Hall.

Completed applications and/or resumes may be faxed to (479) 271-5913, or mailed to:

City of Bentonville
117 West Central
Bentonville, AR 72712
Attn: Human Resources

For more information, or to e-mail your application and/or resume, please contact Ed Wheeler, Human Resources Coordinator.

The City of Bentonville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital or veteran status, political status, disability status or other legally protected status.

Click on the job title below to see details. If you apply for one of these openings, please indicate which opening you are applying for.

WE ONLY ACCEPT RESUMES/APPLICATIONS FOR POSITIONS THAT ARE OPEN. RESUMES/ APPLICATIONS THAT ARE SUBMITTED FOR POSITIONS THAT ARE NOT POSTED OR ARE CLOSED WILL BE SHREDDED.


Title: Transprotation Engineer

Department/Location: Transportation Department

Salary Grade: 37

Hiring Range: $34.15hr/ D.O.E. - $58.05/hr D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: SUMMARY Conducts long-range City planning with respect to street and drainage design and construction/planning. Plans, organizes, directs, and integrates the functions of traffic control and design; street department maintenance; stormwater control, inspection, and compliance; and traffic signage, controls and signals by performing the following duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Reporting relationships, work assignments, and work schedules may be subject to change in order to meet City needs or operational requirements. Attendance at work and the ability to get along with the public, supervisors, and co-workers are essential elements of this position. Other duties may be assigned. With managers, develops, implements, and monitors long-term plans, goals, and objectives focused on achieving the City’s mission and City Council’s priorities. Oversees the planning, design, construction and estimating of official City public works projects such as major, collector, and local streets, transportation facilities, public structures, and storm water systems. Develops plans for surface transportation projects according to established engineering standards and state or federal construction policies. Plans alterations and modifications of existing streets, highways, and freeways to improve traffic flow. Performs field engineering calculations to compensate for change orders and contract estimates. Reviews highway and bridge plans, location, contracts, and cost estimates for technical and legal accuracy, and approves acceptable proposals or makes corrective recommendations. Directs workers in research activities related to highway planning and engineering, and formulates highway engineering policies and procedures. Calculates cost and determines feasibility of project based on analysis of collected data. Prepares or directs preparation and modification of reports, specifications, plans, construction schedules, environmental impact studies, and designs for project. Prepares the City Transportation budget. Directs workers in preparation of reports to state and federal government officials and represents the City of Bentonville at hearings with public officials, contractors, and engineering personnel. Prepares and presents public reports of transportation information. Studies vehicular and pedestrian traffic conditions. Plans, organizes, and directs work in transportation studies to plan surface systems. Supervises the control and inspection of City public works projects related to street and storm water construction. Prepares budgets by projecting resource needs and determining funding priorities for a division or section. Establishes design and construction budgets and monitor expenditures for conformance to those budgets. Manages and directs the development, implementation, and evaluation of plans, policies, and procedures to achieve annual goals, objectives and work standards. Ensures customer complaints and concerns are appropriately addressed. Plans, organizes, directs, and evaluates the performance of staff and their assigned personnel as well as coaches for improvement and development. Establishes performance requirements and personal development goals. Takes disciplinary action to address performance deficiencies. Provides leadership and works with managers to develop and retain highly competent, customer service oriented staff through selection, compensation, training, and management practices which support the City’s mission and values. Advises the Mayor, City Council , and others on transportation division issues. Monitors relevant industry developments, evaluates their impact on City operations, and implements policy and procedure improvements. Participates on external committees, boards, task forces, etc., as appropriate. Conducts and attends meetings. Makes technical reviews and provides recommendations regarding designs and reports for capital projects prepared by consulting engineers. Reviews reports and other documents submitted by subordinates for completeness and accuracy. Has knowledge of theory, principals, practices, and techniques used in providing municipal public works maintenance services. Has knowledge of established civil engineering principles, methods, and techniques related to professional disciplines. Has knowledge of principles and practices of public administration, including budgeting and purchasing. Has knowledge of principles and practices of management and supervision. Has knowledge of customer service techniques. Has knowledge of employee relations, including the meet and confer process, grievance procedures, and contract interpretation and administration. Has knowledge of hazards and generally accepted safety standards. Has ability to plan, direct, and integrate broad, comprehensive street services. Has ability to analyze complex issues, evaluate alternative solutions, develop sound conclusions, and recommend a course of action. Has ability to present proposals and recommendations clearly and logically in public meetings. Has ability to develop and evaluate management practices and procedures. Has ability to exercise sound, expert, independent judgment within general policy guidelines. Has ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the City Council, officials, other department heads, staff, private and community organizations, and others encountered in the course of work. Has ability to interpret and apply Memorandums of Understanding, City ordinances, and administrative rules and regulations affecting Transportation Division operations and personnel matters. Has ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Has ability to use a personal computer, engineering applications, and data management software in performing duties. Performs related duties as required. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Manages the activities of the Street Department Manager and Traffic Signal Technician. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Transportation Division. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Minimum Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelors degree (B. A.) or equivalent in civil or construction engineering and four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Five-plus years of progressively responsible public works maintenance experience in a management or supervisory level supplemented by college-level coursework with a concentration in civil engineering, public administration, construction management, or other job-related fields. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. REASONING ABILITY Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Must have and maintain a valid drivers license. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This class specification should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description but which are commensurate with similar levels of responsibility.


Title: Bentonville Parks and Recreation Maintenance Foreman

Department/Location: Parks & Recreation

Salary Grade: 21

Hiring Range: $21.50/hr D.O.E. - $32.23/hr D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: SUMMARY This position will be assigned to our Parks & Recreation Maintenance Staff. Primary duties including scheduling, supervising and performing building maintenance tasks at public recreation facilities. Performance of building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. aquatics; carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); plumbing, etc.); Prepare bid/quote specs and work with and oversee contracted labor. Perform other tasks as assigned. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Reporting relationships, work assignments, and work schedules may be subject to change in order to meet City needs or operational requirements. Attendance at work and the ability to get along with the public, supervisors, and co-workers are essential elements of this position. Other duties may be assigned. Manages and supervises crew leaders and parks maintenance workers in inspection of buildings to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions and needed repair. This includes scheduling and creating daily tasks to ensure parks are safe and usable for public use. Position oversees team to ensure safe and usable aquatic facilities, ice rinks, recreation centers and other public recreation amenities. Perform swimming pool maintenance (e.g. maintain pool chemistry, circulation, temperature. Maintain pumps and motors etc.). Perform minor electrical maintenance to include but not be limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, replacement of bulbs, tubes, ballast, sockets, minor appliance, cords etc.) using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools. Perform minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.). Perform minor painting, carpentry and masonry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.). Order parts and maintain required documents. Manages and supervises a team of full time and part time employees who work together collectively to construct and maintain Bentonville public facilities. Works with Parks Maintenance Supervisor to assist with managing and supervising capital improvement projects within department Work with Parks Maintenance Supervisor to assist with preparing, presenting and managing a department operational budget. This includes researching products, acquiring quotes/ bids, and recommending purchases to the Parks Maintenance Supervisor. Interprets company policies to staff. Is the “lead” safety supervisor in the Parks department. Monitors and enforces all safety regulations. Perform other work related duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Directly supervises Parks Crew Leaders and Maintenance Workers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; addressing complaints and resolving problems. QUALIFICATIONS to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Requirements: EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Successfully completed supervisory training programs or seminars. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Must have and maintain a valid driver's license. Some positions require a Commercial Drivers License (CDL). Be able to obtain and maintain a certificate for Playground Safety Inspector Certificate, Certified Pool Operator and Aquatic Facility Operator Certificate. PHYSICAL DEMANDS the physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Title: Parks Worker I,II,III - Facilties (BCC)

Department/Location: Parks & Recreation

Salary Grade: 14,15,16

Hiring Range: $12.54/hr D.O.E - $21.93/hr D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: This position will be assigned to our Parks & Recreation Maintenance Staff. Primary duties will be performing routine building maintenance tasks. Performance of building maintenance tasks in one or more fields (e.g. aquatics; carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); plumbing, etc.); Perform general cleaning. Perform other tasks as assigned. Duties include but are not limited to inspect buildings to determine functional systems and detect malfunctions and needed repair. Perform pool maintenance (e.g. maintain pool chemistry, circulation, temperature. Maintain pumps and motors etc.). Perform minor electrical maintenance to include but not be limited to replacement or repair of fixtures (e.g. wall switches and outlets, replacement of bulbs, tubes, ballast, sockets, minor appliance, cords etc.) using appropriate hand, power and specialty tools. Perform minor plumbing maintenance (e.g. replacement or repair of leaks in drains and faucets, unclogging of drains, replacing drain hoses on washers and similar devices, etc.). Perform minor painting, carpentry and masonry work (e.g. preparing surfaces and using brush, sprayer, or roller to apply paints, stains, and varnishes, hanging doors, fitting locks and handles, etc.). Set rooms up for events, clean rooms, hallways, lobbies, restrooms, corridors, elevators, stairways, parking lots, and other work areas. Order parts and maintain required documents. Perform other work related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent, valid Arkansas Driver’s License, and basic knowledge of machinery and small hand tools. Must be able to perform physically demanding labor in all weather conditions. Must be able to work flexible schedules including evenings, weekends and some holidays. Minimum Requirements: Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge: Building Maintenance


Title: Wastewater Laboratory-Pretreatment Technician

Department/Location: Wastewater Department

Salary Grade: 19

Hiring Range: $18.42/hr D.O.E. $27.63/hr D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: This position is located at the Wastewater Treatment Plant under the direct supervision of the Lab pre-treatment supervisor. This position requires the flexibility to fulfill all laboratory duties when necessary. This position requires skilled analytical work involving proper sampling and laboratory analysis to determine water quality. This position includes conducting inspections of and corresponding with, commercial and industrial entities to determine the nature of their discharge processes; evaluating and approving pretreatment systems, and the ability to determine compliance with pretreatment regulations. Maintaining precise documentation of inspections and correspondence is required. Reporting relationships, work assignments, and work schedules may be subject to change in order to meet City needs or operational requirements. Attendance at work and the ability to get along with the public, supervisors, and co-workers are essential elements of this position. Other duties may be assigned. This position works with the Lab Pre-Treatment Supervisor to promote policies of the City and Wastewater Department; assists the Lab Pre-Treatment Supervisor in maintaining the laboratory and pretreatment programs, using a system of internal and external checks and controls to assure precision and accuracy of inspection, sampling and analyses; assists the supervisor in conducting inspections and applying environmental regulations to various individual situations. In addition to the ability to perform all of the responsibilities of a wastewater laboratory technician this position requires: Knowledge of the impact of pollutants to water quality and wastewater treatment; and the requirements for industrial and environmental monitoring; Knowledge of safety hazards associated with sampling, industrial inspections and wastewater treatment and conveyance systems Knowledge of programming automatic sampling equipment, proper sample collection, handling, analysis, interpretation and documentation Knowledge of computer applications such as databases, spreadsheets and program specific software. Skill in setting priorities and managing work load with multiple competing priorities The ability to use reasoning and judgment in problem-solving and decision-making; to deal effectively and conscientiously with groups and individuals in difficult circumstances, and to communicate technical information to a variety of audiences The ability to identify, respond to and investigate violations, complaints, spills and emergencies. The ability to perform instrument calibrations and chemical standardization as required. The ability to responsibly care for and maintain City equipment, to assure quality performance and longevity of service. A basic knowledge of chemistry, mathematics, laboratory and pretreatment techniques, practices, and procedures. Demonstrate an ability to work safely and efficiently, and communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Understand and follow wastewater treatment plant safety policies and procedures; reports unsafe conditions.

Minimum Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE One-year certificate from college or technical school and 5-7 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. A working knowledge of federal, state and local environmental regulations governing wastewater and pretreatment, hazardous waste handling, pollution prevention and chemical storage requirements Practical and working experience in advanced analytical and quantitative chemical analyses, laboratory procedures and instrumentation; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence; to speak effectively before public groups or employees of an organization. MATHEMATICAL AND TECHNICIAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and interpreting maps, graphs and plans REASONING ABILITY Possess the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization may exist; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Must possess a Class II Arkansas Wastewater License at time of hire. Must acquire and maintain a Class III Arkansas Wastewater License within three (3) years. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license commensurate with work duties. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, infectious organisms, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Title: Parks Worker I II III

Department/Location: Parks & Recreation

Salary Grade: 14/15/16

Hiring Range: $12.54/hr D.O.E.- $21.93/hr D.O.E

Brief Job Summary: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Reporting relationships, work assignments, work schedules may be subject to change in order to meet City needs or operational requirements. Attendance at work and the ability to get along with the public, supervisors, and co-workers are essential elements of this position. Other duties may be assigned. Sows grass seed, plants trees, shrubs, or flowers according to instructions and planned design of landscaped area. Grubs and weeds around bushes, trees, and flower beds. Plants new and repairs established lawns. Trims and edges around walks, flower beds, and walls. Applies herbicide or mulch to designated areas. Sprays lawn, shrubs, and trees with fertilizer, herbicides, and insecticides as designated by crew leader and/or maintenance supervisor. Trims hedges and shrubs. Prunes trees and cultivates gardens. Sprays trees and shrubs and applies supplemental liquid and dry nutrients to lawn and trees as designated by crew leader and/or maintenance supervisor. Picks up or carts away paper and rubbish. Rakes and bags leaves. Cleans grounds and removes litter. Digs trenches and installs drain tiles. Keeps storm drains and culverts free of debris. Repairs and paints, benches, tables and guardrails, and assists in repair of roads, walks, buildings, and mechanical equipment. Makes repairs to concrete and asphalt walks and driveways. Repairs fences, gates, walls, and walks. Paints fences and outbuildings. Sharpens tools such as weed cutters, edging tools, and shears. Makes minor repairs on equipment such as lawn mower, spreader, and snow removal equipment. Mows grass, prunes shrubs, trims trees, and plants flowers and shrubs from parks. Removes leaves and other debris from parks. Drives vehicles such as backhoe, trucks, and tractors. Repairs and maintains tools and equipment Keeps park facilities painted and free of debris or graffiti. Removes dead or damaged trees or tree limbs. Maintains fall surface under play structures. Shovels snow from walks, biking trails and spreads ice-melt on public passage ways to prevent ice buildup. Responsible for working with Parks Maintenance Supervisor and department Crew Leaders to respond to city services during inclement weather events. This position is considered an essential services position that requires work to be performed during extreme weather and in natural disaster events.

Minimum Requirements: QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Title: Wastewater Collection Operator I/II/III

Department/Location: Sewer Department

Salary Grade: 15/16/17

Hiring Range: $13.53/HR- $23.68/HR DOE

Brief Job Summary: Responsible for wastewater collection system construction, maintenance, and repair of City wastewater collection system.

Minimum Requirements: Requires H.S. diploma or equivalent. Willing/able to work outside in all weather conditions. Able to use various hand tools and motorized equipment in the sewer construction work/sewer maintenance. Must be able to communicate clearly through verbal, written diagrammed and radio instructions, and to follow such instructions. Must be able to do physically intensive work, with heavy lifting and climbing. Must have or be able to get a Class II Wastewater Operator's license, possess a valid AR CDL, Class A, with good driving record and be able to drive a standard transmission vehicle. must maintain a personal telephone due to being subject to call. If you wish to appliy for this position, you may pick up an application at City Hall or the City of Bentonville websit. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. The City of Bentonville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital or veteran status, political status, disability status or other legally protected status.


Title: Water Utilities Systems Technician

Department/Location: Water Department

Salary Grade: 21

Hiring Range: $21.50/HR- $32.23/HR D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: Responsible for the planning, design, programming, implementation, documentation, and maintenance of complex, technically oriented, and sensitive computerized geographic information system. Specializes in one or more functional area of the office and provides assistance to users of GIS systems. Functional areas include but are not limited to System Administration, Programming, and GIS Web Development. Provides direct technical and professional civil engineering support to the Water Utilities Department for all in-house infrastructure projects within the City of Bentonville. Also responsible for the creation and maintenance of the water system and collection system models.

Minimum Requirements: Associate’s degree in geographic information systems, geography, planning, landscape architecture, civil engineering, computer science, or a related field AND minimum six (6) years of direct experience working with geographic information systems; or a combinations of education and experience. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within GIS field. Experience in specialized software, digitizer, GPS, printer, copy machine and calculator. Sound understanding of mapping processes including cartographic and geographic principles and equipment. Knowledge of, and experience in, ArcInfo, ArcGIS 9.x, Spatial Analyst, ArcObjects, ArcServer, ArcSDE and programming is needed. Programming skills are desired. If you wish to apply for this position, you may pick up an appliation at City Hall or the website. Applications will be taken until the position is filled The city of Bentonville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital or veteran status, political status, disability status or other legally protected status.


Title: Water Dist. Specialist I/II/III

Department/Location: Water Department

Salary Grade: 15/16/17

Hiring Range: $13.53/HR - $23.68/HR DOE

Brief Job Summary: Assists in laying and tapping mains and connecting lines, in setting and repairing fire hydrants, in repairing mains and services, and in replacing new services and locating valves. Installs meters, valve boxes, services, and related work. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: Requires H.S. diploma or equivalent; valid driver’s license and good driving record; ability to use basic hand tools, to operate all sizes and types of standard transmission vehicles, to complete written reports, and to perform manual labor in all weather conditions. Ability to operate backhoes, tractors, air compressors, ditch pumps, and jackhammers preferred. Must be able to work rotational standby duty, and must have telephone for such calls. Must have or be able to get an AR CDL. A complete job description is available on request. If you wish to apply ofr the position, you may pick up an application at City Hall. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. The City of Bentonville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital or veteran status, politcal status, disability status or other legally protected status.


Title: Wastewater Treatment Operator I II III

Department/Location: Wastewater Department

Salary Grade: 15/17/19

Hiring Range: $13.53/HR - $27.63/HR D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: Monitors wastewater plant equipment and assists in equipment operation to ensure plant services and maintained. Maintains grounds, equipment, buildings and vehicles associated with the treatment plant, lift stations, and composting facility. Prepares reports and maintains records. May be required to work nights, weekends, holidays and stand-by. Mechanical and electrical maintenance experience required.

Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or G.E.D. and valid Driver’s License; must be able to obtain CDL within 90 days, and Class I Wastewater Operator License and Level A Solid Waste Apprentice License Within sin months from date of hire. Ability to climb stairs and ladders, to stand for long periods of time, to walk moderate distances, and to work outside in harsh weather conditions. Ability to learn procedures, laws and regulations relating to wastewater treatment and solid waste management; to plan and carry out functions relating to wastewater monitoring and operations; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and to establish and maintain positive working relationships with coworkers.


Title: Warehouse Worker

Department/Location: Inventory Department

Salary Grade: 16

Hiring Range: $14.63/hr - $21.93/hr DOE

Brief Job Summary: Maintains Warehouse building, grounds, forklift and fuel pumps. Unloads and receives all incoming freight. Assist City employees when loading materials checked out of inventory for construction of water, sewer and electric lines.

Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Good verbal and written communication skills. Solid computer skills in Word and Excel preferred. Ability to perform manual labor and lift up to 50 pounds alone. Knowledge of construction tools and electrical/plumbing parts preferred.


Title: Tree Trimmer

Department/Location: Electric Department

Salary Grade: 91

Hiring Range: $15.79/hr - $23.67/hr DOE

Brief Job Summary: Duties are to maintain easements and rights-of-way, ensuring that clearance between power lines and tree limbs are maintained for efficiency and protection of the public.

Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent, experience in utility line clearance trimming and operation of a bucket truck (aerial lift). Must possess a valid CDL driver’s license.


Title: Telecommunicator

Department/Location: Police Department

Salary Grade: 60

Hiring Range: $14.71/HR - $25.68/HR D.O.E. depending on experience

Brief Job Summary: Duties include operating and monitoring radio dispatch, telephone and computers systems; receiving, logging and dispatching calls to appropriate personnel. Eight-hour set shifts (days, evenings, nights) with rotating days off. This is a “Night Shift” position working either 2:00PM - 10:00PM Shift. SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO WORK OVERTIME AND WEEKENDS IF REQUIRED. A complete job description is available on request.

Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent, the ability to make decisions quickly under pressure, to successfully handle multiple tasks simultaneously, with good communications and computer skills.


Title: Part-Time Recreation Worker I/II/III/IV

Department/Location: Parks & Recreation

Salary Grade: 81/82/84/84

Hiring Range: $8.74/hr - $14.92/hr DOE

Brief Job Summary: SUMMARY Provides support for all public recreation programs for the City, under policies established by the Parks & Recreation Director by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate staff members. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Reporting relationships, work assignments, and work schedules may be subject to change in order to meet City needs or operational requirements. Attendance at work and the ability to get along with the public, supervisors, and co-workers are essential elements of this position. Other duties may be assigned. Assists Recreation Supervisors in developing and promoting city-sponsored recreation programs to the public. Supports the Recreation Supervisor in ensuring city-sponsored recreation programs meet the needs of citizens, groups, teams, and individuals. Provides physical and clerical support for new recreation programs, activities, equipment, and materials to recreation department management, staff, and the public. Supports, performs, and coordinates sign-up activities for city-sponsored recreation programs. Sign in participants, collect fees, accounts for monies collected, and supervises activities for city-sponsored recreation programs. Accounts for and performs basic maintenance on recreation equipment and facilities. Monitor recreation activities for safety and compliance with activity and facility rules. Reports violations to Recreation Supervisors or other proper authorities. Sets up and takes down chairs, tables, and other recreational equipment requirement. Performs basic clean-up activities associated with recreational activities and facilities. Assists the public in gaining access to city-sponsored recreation programs, facilities, and equipment. Performs a wide variety of other support duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements: SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES None. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or GED. No work experience required. Position suitable for high school students. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, write, and communicate to participants and citizens involved in city-sponsored recreation programs and activities. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to perform basic math, accounting skills, and cash-handing skills. REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve basic problems that would be encountered on the job and/or to refer problems to the proper authority CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS None. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Title: Police Clerk I/II

Department/Location: Police Department

Salary Grade: 15/17

Hiring Range: $13.53/hr-$23.68/hr D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: Transcribes audio tapes of dictated reports from police officers by typing information into computer. Performs other miscellaneous typing and filing of police records. Provides customer service to citizens in person and by phone. Receives cash payments for citations and fines, balances and submits cash for bank deposit. Responsible for miscellaneous record keeping and monthly reports.

Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Excellent typing skills, experience with transcription. Working knowledge of computers and software; experience with Word and Excel programs preferred. Excellent communication skills, with ability to deal calmly with a variety of people and situations, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and the general public. Must successfully pass police background checks. A complete job description is availabel on rquest. You may pick up an application at City Hall or on the City Website (www.bentonvillear.com) The City of Bentonville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital or veteran status, political status, disability status or other legally protected status.


Title: Police Officer I/II

Department/Location: Police Department

Salary Grade: 40/41

Hiring Range: $16.86 - $27.46/hr D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: Maintains law and order, enforces criminal and traffic laws, patrols specific assigned areas, and responds to emergency calls to protect the life and property, and to ensure the safety of, the citizens of Bentonville.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent; minimum age 21; current Arkansas Driver’s License; U.S. citizen. Related experience and certification preferred. Must have ability to learn first aid, to learn principles and practices of modern law enforcement, and to learn types and uses of firearms, communication equipment, and vehicles use. Must have ability to communicate clearly and effectively with excellent handwriting and keyboarding skills, to analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine proper course of action, and to cope with highly emotional and potentially dangerous situations tactfully, firmly, courteously, and with respect to the rights of others. A complete job description is available on request. If you wish to apply for this position, you may pick up an application at City Hall or on the Website. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. The City of Bentonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer: The City of Bentonville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital or veteran status, political status, disability status or other legally protected status.


Title: Lifeguard (Seasonal)

Department/Location: Parks & Recreation

Salary Grade: 81/82

Hiring Range: $8.74/HR- $13.14/HR D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: Lifeguard duties at City of Bentonville Swimming Pool, Memorial Park, from You should be able to work as many as 35 hours per week. Preference will be given to rehires. Duties include APPX supervising swimmers, minor first aid, enforcing safety regulations and pool rules

Minimum Requirements: Current CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguard certifications. Must be able to work all weekends and Holidays.


Title: Heavy Equipment Operator I/II/III

Department/Location: Transportation Department

Salary Grade: 16/17/18

Hiring Range: $14.63/hr - $25.60/hr D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: Duties include operating heavy equipment, such as backhoes, bulldozers, front-end loaders, dump trucks, etc., for the purpose of maintaining streets and drainage, cutting roadways, repairing driveways and sidewalks, and performing other related public works projects. Involves running street saw, clearing streets of limbs, hand-shoveling to fill street cuts and to maintain drainage structures, and servicing City trucks and equipment.

Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Will be required to obtain CDL within three months. Must be able to perform manual labor in all types of weather. Two years experience operating the heavy equipment listed above is preferred.