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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: 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: 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. Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge: Building Maintenance

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 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: Telecommunicator I II III

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 10:00PM - 6:00AM Shift. SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO WORK OVERTIME AND WEEKENDS IF REQUIRED. A complete job description is available on request. Testing for this position will be conducted on Thursday, 3 August, 2017 starting at 8:00AM at the Bentonville Police Station. Please plan 4 hours for the initial testing process.

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: Planner

Department/Location: Planning Department

Salary Grade: 21

Hiring Range: $20.50/hr - $32.23/hr D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: Reviews plans and specifications for subdivision and other developments; reviews petitions for annexations, street and alley closings, and abandonments. Reviews plans with department heads and utility companies; prepares reports for the Planning Commission; maintains records of decisions by the Planning Commission. Inspects properties, structures, and facilities of the community for zoning and subdivision code compliance. Consults with property owners, residents and other staff members concerning zoning and subdivision code violations and their resolution. Issues citations to owners in violation of codes; prepares reports needed for legal action; maintains records of all contacts, correspondence, and actions concerning code violations; prepares monthly reports. Conducts planning research including demographic and statistical analyses, surveys of existing conditions, and projections of need in the areas of land use, utilities, transportation, solid waste, public protection, recreation, housing, and social services programs. Develops and implements special projects and state/federal grant projects; creates and updates information systems and maps of the City. Deal courteously & diplomatically with the general public. Performs other related duties as required. A complete job description is available on request.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Planning, Geography, Public Administration or related field plus five years experience in planning, preferably with a municipality, or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Also requires strong oral and written communication skills, and computer skills in Word and Excel. ACAD experience helpful. American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification HIGHLY DESIRED.


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: Firefighter Testing

Department/Location: Fire Department

Salary Grade: 52

Hiring Range: $12.08/hr - $15.09/hr DOE

Brief Job Summary: This is to announce up-coming firefighter testing on Friday, 28 September, 2017 for Firefighter for the City of Bentonville. Duties include responding to fire, rescue, and emergency medical calls, performing all firefighting duties and advanced emergency medical pocedures, operating fire apparatus, rescue equipment, and all related tools and equipment, performing necessary inventory and maintenance of vehicles and equipment, performing necessary houskeeping duties, ading with inspection and fire prevention programs, and other related duties. Work may be physicall strenous and hazadous, and involves working in all types of weather conditions. Those wishing to take the Bentonville Firefighter Test need to complete and employment application and addendum (located on the City website-(www.bentonvillear.com) and submit the NOT LATER THAN Monday,18 September, 2017. This testing is done by invitation only. A complete job description is available upon request.

Minimum Requirements: Requires H.S. diploma or equivalent, meeting residency guidelines, valid Arkansas driver's license, and current Arkansas Certification and/or National Registry Certificationas EMT. Related experience preferred.


Title: Building Inspector

Department/Location: Building Inspection

Salary Grade: 20

Hiring Range: $19.89/hr - $29.84/hr DOE

Brief Job Summary: Performs inspections to assure all new residential and commercial construction and facilities conform to zoning and building codes and all existing structures, properties and facilities, and their uses, conform to zoning, housing, health, safety, and property laws.

Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent, with five years in building and utility inspections and knowledge of city geography preferred. Ability to read and comprehend construction plans, blueprints, technical codes and specifications, legal descriptions, and maps. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to deal tactfully with a variety of people, including developers, contractors, owners, and residents, and to provide accurate information on codes in a courteous and diplomatic manner. Ability to walk long distances, stand for long periods of time, and work in all outdoor temperature extremes.