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Accounts Payable / Grants Manager Accounting $38,335.40--$43,127.32 • Manages accounts payable and purchasing policies & procedures ensuring that all are being run effectively & efficiently.
• Supervises accounts payable specialists and verifies that all payments are within budget and do not violate any county policies or state statutes.
• Reviews all County payables for accuracy & handles vendor issues as necessary.
• Hands-on in assisting with processing Accounts Payables & Purchase orders.
• Grant administration and compliance.
• Bachelor’s Degree preferred
• Extensive Purchasing &/or Accounts Payable experience
• Knowledgeable of Arkansas State sales/use tax regulations
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment & supervise others
• Grant administration experience preferred
PLEASE SEND RESUMES TO: brenda.guenther@bentoncountyar.gov
Director of Veterans Services Veterans Services $39,444.62 - $44,375.20 This position requires a highly motivated, service-oriented person who is a quick learner and has the ability to deal effectively with a large government agencies. The incumbent assists veterans, their dependents and survivors in applying and qualifying for benefits, that typically exceeds $89,000,000 annually. This position is governed by county and departmental policies and procedures and must be familiar with federal, state and local laws relating to Veterans rights, benefits, and entitlements. The incumbent must be creative, resourceful, and persistent in achieving the objectives of this position. Bachelor's degree in public administration or related field and a minimum of five year's work experience in the public sector are required. Must be an honorably discharged veteran, spouse, or widow of such veteran and meet State standards established for Veterans Service Officers. Must have a valid Arkansas driver's license and maintain VA accreditation thru the Office of General Counsel.
SEND RESUMES TO: rosemary.goines@bentoncountyar.gov
Director of Emergency Communications Central Communications $41,091.65-$46,228.10 Manages and oversees daily operations of the Emergency Communications Center while also acting as liaison between the dispatch center and other county departments and acting as internal/external intermediary for the department. The Director of Emergency Communications is also responsible for ensuring a functional emergency communications network within Benton County for normal public safety use as well as event specific situations. Will need a B.A. or B.S.from an accredited four-year college or university preferred or six years of experience in multi-user agency communications department with four of those years in a supervisory capacity. (Law, Fire, Emergency Medical and Emergency Services). With an APCO Registered Public Safety Leader Certificate (RPL) preferred, APCO Telecommunicator 1 certification or equivalent. Successful completion and certification of required ACIC/NCIC training. Administrative and managerial experience in public safety required. 9-1-1 training.
SEND RESUMES TO: robert.mcgowen@bentoncountyar.gov
Assistant Bookkeeper Tax Collector $13.97--$15.72 The Assistant Bookkeeper assists the Financial Administrator in maintaining the county’s accountability as it relates to tax revenue collected in excess of $230 million annually. This position is responsible for verifying daily cash transactions to system posting reports in the form of daily check-ups. It requires a high level of accuracy and is annually audited by Legislative Audit. The Assistant Bookkeeper must be highly detail oriented, a self-starter on a daily basis, and be able to handle a multitude of tasks simultaneously. Prefer two years of college in Accounting but will accept a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a bookkeeping/accounting field with a working knowledge of double-entry system. Knowledge of laws governing public funds is a plus. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Quick Books.

SEND RESUMES TO: Melsine.Carter@bentoncountyar.gov
Chief Engineer - Infrastructure Judge's Offie
Benton County is seeking a licensed engineer to supervise the design, construction, planning and other engineering functions for road/bridge construction and maintenance. In addition, the Chief Engineer will assist in the review of certain building construction projects. The Chief Engineer will have direct management and leadership responsibilities over the Road Department and will assist the County Judge in developing a comprehensive road plan and monitor the plan’s performance Civil Engineer or similar engineering degree, with a valid Arkansas PE license; plus 5 years’ experience, two of which are in a project lead position is required. Must have a valid Arkansas Driver’s License. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to establish strong working relationships with the employees of the Road Department, various internal department heads, members of the Quorum Court, vendors, and various outside agencies. The ability to counsel, negotiate, and persuade are equally important. While performing the duties, the individual will be required to sit, talk, hear on a regular basis. The employee will occasionally be required to stand and walk. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception. Qualified candidates should send his/her resume, transcripts, and cover letter to rosemary.Goines@Bentoncountyar.gov
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney---
THIS IS A STATE POSITION
Prosecutor's Office $55,000.00 A Deputy Prosecuting Attorney is responsible for the prosecution of criminal defendants in the Nineteenth Judicial District West, Benton County, Arkansas. Responsibilities include attending court for all hearings, making charging decisions, conducting investigations and maintaining contact with officers and victims of crimes. There will be required training and continuing education courses. Must possess a bachelor's degree and a Juris Doctorate in law and successfully passed the Arkansas Bar Examination and be licensed as an Attorney at Law by the Supreme Court of Arkansas.

SEND RESUMES TO: linda.bader@bentoncountyar.gov
Legal Secretary I Prosecutor's Office $13.45--$15.13 This person will assist the Deputy Prosecutor they are assigned to with daily contact with attorneys, law enforcement officers, various courts, Judges and their Case Coordinators and any other duties assigned. Must have a high school diploma or GED with good typing and computer skills especially in Microsoft Office 2003. At least two years of secretarial experience with good communication and public relations skills. Experience in the legal profession would be helpful, but is not required. Send resumes to: Linda Bader102 N.E. "A" Bentonville, AR 72712 or e-mail to: linda.bader@bentoncountyar.gov
Building Inspector County Development $14.46--$16.27 Will perform building inspections, investigate complaints and violations of zoning, building codes and other adopted ordinances as they pertain to property within the unincorporated areas of Benton County: maintains computerized files of violation cases; contacts violators and complainants under difficult circumstances; reads and interprets maps. Property descriptions and construction plans; conducts site inspections on complaints received; drives to various location with Benton County including remote locations; takes photographs and measurements; files criminal complaints in Court and appears as a witness for the State. Graduate from an accredited two-year college or university with a degree in a relative discipline or and equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Knowledge and understanding of construction principles, the building inspection process and general knowledge of building codes. (Preferred)
Individual must demonstrate the ability to efficiently use computer programs and software.
SEND RESUMES TO: glenn.tracy@bentoncountyar.gov
Case Manager Public Defender's Office $13.45--$15.13 The Case Manager is accountable for case docketing and case tracking in the office of the Public Defender. This includes the gathering of affidavits for new cases and preparation of new files and probation revocation files used in court by the defense attorneys. The Case Manager is also accountable for obtaining, docketing in computer and distributing hearing dates for all Circuit cases; preparing and distributing to defense attorneys copies of court dockets and any paperwork needed for upcoming arraignments and revocation hearings. Work involves considerable interaction with the public and various agencies, often under short deadlines. The Case Manager is responsible for notifying defense attorneys of changes in court hearing dates, making arrangements for interpreters, and notifying defendants in court and by mail of future hearing dates and changes in court dates. The Case Manager will be responsible for making requests in a timely manner to the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and Circuit Clerk’s Office regarding files needed for copying and review. The Case Manager is responsible for keeping accurate statistics of Circuit/felony charges and reporting same to the Chief Public Defender and the State Public Defender’s Commission on a monthly basis. The Case Manager will also assist with correspondence to clients and communicating with the public by telephone (screening calls and forwarding messages) in a polite and efficient manner. High School Diploma or GED, 3 to 5 years office environment with emphasis on computer skills. Must be organized and mulititask well, understanding legal teminology a plus.
PLEASE SEND RESUMES TO: rebekah.thomas@bentoncountyar.gov or mail to her at 1204 SW 14th Street Bentonville, AR 72712.
Jail Deputies Sheriff's Office $15.50-$17.44 Jail Deputies are responsible for the daily operation of the Jail ensuring the safety of the facility for both inmates and staff. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA GED -- YOU MUST FILL OUT THE SHERIFF'S APPLICATION AND HAVE ALL PAPERWORK REQUIRED ATTACHED AT THE TIME IT IS SUBMITTED. YOU CAN PRINT THE APPLICATION OFF OUR WEB-PAGE www.bentoncountyar.gov YOUR APPLICATION MAY BE SUMBITTED BY MAIL OR IN PERSON AT THE BENTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE 1300 SW 14TH BENTONVILLE
Legal Secretary Public Defender's Office $12.94--$14.55 Job Description: The Legal Secretary is responsible for performing all legal secretarial duties within the department and dealing with clients and others by phone and in person at the office of the Public Defender. This includes the gathering of affidavits for new cases and probation revocation files used in court by the defense attorneys. The Legal Secretary is also accountable for answering phones, screening calls, directing clients and information to the appropriate attorneys and individuals within the department, assisting the case coordinators in preparing and distributing to court dockets and any paperwork needed for upcoming hearings. Work involves considerable interaction with the public and various agencies often under stressful situations. The Legal Secretary is responsible for scanning paperwork in closed cases, providing copies of paperwork to clients, providing phone messages in a timely and act as a courier in the delivery and pickup of important documents and files, and generally assist in any other way needed to provide legal assistance to indigent clients. Will need a High School Diploma or GED, need to have great computer skills with three or more years in an office environment and be able to type at least 60 wpm.

SEND RESUMES TO: Rebekah Thomas 1204 SW 14th Street Suit 4, Bentonville, AR 72712 or e-mail to rebekah.thomas@bentoncountyar.gov
Public Safety Dispatcher 1 Office of Emergency Communications $13.45--$15.13 Answers 9-1-1 emergency calls and dispatches to the appropriate emergency service. APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO WORK NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS ON ANY OF OUR THREE SHIFTS. IF FOR ANY REASON YOU CAN NOT MEET THESE REQUIRMENTS YOU NEED NOT APPLY. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY BUT PREFERRED. BILINGUAL APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. THE OFFICE OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION'S APPLICATION MAY BE FOUND ON THE BENTON COUNTY JOBS PAGE AT WWW.BENTONCOUNTYAR.GOV PLEASE ATTACH ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT THEIR APPLICATION. Send applications to: oec.@bentoncountyar.gov
SEND TO: brianna.fields@bentoncountyar.gov
Truck Driver Road Dept $12.42 - 13.98 per hour Hauls materials to job sites and construction waste to the appropriate waste disposal site. Operates snow plows and/or sand and salt spreaders during winter storms and may be required to work long hours including nights and weekends. Makes sure truck is well maintained and follows the required maintenance schedule. May assist in directing traffic flow in work zones and patching potholes. Must hold a valid Commercial Driver’s License and a high school diploma or equivalent. Haz-Mat certification a plus but not necessary. Experience in operating dump trucks and working in a road construction environment is preferred.

SEND RESUMES AND/OR APPLICATIONS TO:ashley.kirby@bentoncountyar.gov or mail to Benton County Road Dept. Ashley Kirby1206 SW14th Street Bentonville AR 72712
Part-Time Law Clerks Prosecutors Office
Essential duties: Research, Citizen's intake Complaints and assisting staff, the Prosecutor and Deputy Prosecuting Attorney's. Must have a College Degree and attending Law School..

SEND RESUMES TO: carrie.dobbs@bentoncountyar.gov
Chief Deputy Assessor Assessors $45,873.05-$52,732.18 To assist the Assessor in providing the required ad valorem assessment records for Benton County (overseeing 122,000 real estate parcels and 60.000 personal property parcels.) To perform the duties in a manner that complies with the Arkansas Constitution, legislative acts, statutory requirements, Assessment Coordination Department rules and directives and the policies of the Benton County Assessor. Will need a High School Diploma or GED and ACD Administrative certification are required. Assessment/Appraisal courses (preferably ACD and IAAO) are desired. Experience desired to start is four years in assessment, with two or more in administrative position. Number of years in similar experience that can be substituted for educational requirement is six years.