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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: PURCHASING AGENT

Department/Location: Finance and Accounting

Salary Grade: 22

Hiring Range: $23.56- $39.45

Brief Job Summary: SUMMARY Coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for the City 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. Reviews requisitions for conformance to Purchasing Policy Confers with vendors to obtain product information or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule. Estimates values according to knowledge of market price. Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or formal bid based on state law or City policy. Prepares bid documents and sends to responsible vendors, Prepares public notification advertisement. Maintains bid files. Prepares and issues purchase orders and makes amendments as necessary. Compares prices, specifications, and delivery dates and recommends contract awards to bidders, places orders with suppliers or mail order firms. Computes total costs of items purchased. Monitors purchases against budgetary limitations Recommends for approval and arranges for disposal of surplus items. Prepares quarterly reports to Department of Finance & Administration for cooperative purchases. Prepares all correspondence to secure titles and registration on all vehicles acquired. Maintains vehicle files. Maintains current insurance policy information on all vehicles, buildings, equipment, etc. Handles all insurance claims on vehicles, buildings, equipment, etc. Maintains inventory of office supplies for distribution to other departments and acquires special needs items as requested. Coordinates services for building maintenance or repairs. Purchases maintenance supplies, janitorial supplies, machinery, equipment, and furnishings. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES None.

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 Associate’s degree (A. A.) in business or a related field from two-year college or university and five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 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 solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) Certification 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 sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 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. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Title: Parks Worker I II III

Department/Location: Parks & Recreation

Salary Grade: 14/15/16

Hiring Range: $12.73/hr D.O.E.- $21.66/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, mowing, 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: Deputy Court Clerk I/II

Department/Location: District Court

Salary Grade: 15,17

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

Brief Job Summary: Duties include processing paperwork and documents associated with criminal and civil cases. Processes tickets and warrants, provides administrative support to judge on court day, collect fines, and assists the public with small-claims processing and other court-related duties. A complete job description is available upon request.

Minimum Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Excellent in-person and telephone communication skills. Solid computer skills, including Windows software. Legal office experience preferred. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.


Title: Telecommunicator I II III

Department/Location: Police Department

Salary Grade: 60

Hiring Range: $14.93/HR - $22.07/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: $8.87/hr - $15.15/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 Officer I/II

Department/Location: Police Department

Salary Grade: 40/41

Hiring Range: $18.55 - $25.30/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: Heavy Equipment Operator I/II/III

Department/Location: Transportation Department

Salary Grade: 16/17/18

Hiring Range: $14.85/hr - $21.66/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.


Title: Custodian

Department/Location: Public Works

Salary Grade: 13

Hiring Range: $11.75/hr - $14.47/hr D.O.E.

Brief Job Summary: SUMMARY Keeps City buildings, facilities, and adjacent grounds in clean and orderly condition 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. Sweeps, mops, scrubs, and vacuums hallways, stairs and office spaces. Position will be at the Bentonville Community Center and it is 12:30pm-9:00pm Cleans restrooms, sinks, kitchen areas, and washing stations. Cleans and sanitizes refrigerators, microwaves, and stove tops. Cleans and dusts common areas and polishes furniture. Cleans accessible interior and exterior windows and mirrors. Empties interior trash cans and garbage containers. Cleans and sanitizes common contact areas including doors, door knobs, water fountains, and door frames. Spot cleans carpets to remove stains. As required, waxes tile floors and stairs. Maintains building by performing minor maintenance, replacing light bulbs, electric clock batteries, touch-up painting, and other related minor maintenance activities as directed. Notifies supervisor concerning need for major repairs or additions to lighting, heating, and ventilating equipment. Performs outside trash pickup. Responds to emergency spills and clean-ups. Read and comprehend all safety rules and regulations. Read and comprehend all Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) for hazardous or potentially hazardous cleaning products used on the job. Follow all security procedures when locking and unlocking buildings. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES. This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

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); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS. 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 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 stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. 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, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus