Monday, March 04, 2024

Employment Opportunities

Notifications of non-exempt job vacancies are posted in each department for a period of 5 working days. If a job vacancy cannot be filled from employees who applied for the position, the city will then conduct a search outside of the City.

Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 303 W. Hale Avenue or online.

Applicants must have a High School diploma or equivalent and a valid Driver's License. Qualified applicants living within the city limits of Osceola will be given priority over qualified applicants residing outside of the City limits. City employees must reside within the City limits of Osceola.

All offers of hire to City positions are conditioned on meeting drug test requirements and a job related medical examination.

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ANIMAL SHELTER ASSITANT

The City of Osceola currently has an opening for the full-time position of Shelter Assistant.  Under the general supervision the Animal Control Officer performs a variety of duties involving the feeding, care and treatment of all animals at the shelter; catches and transports animals; performs intake duties for animals brought to the shelter; cleans shelter, cages, runs and grounds; feeds, waters, medicates, vaccinates, bathes and cares for animals; assists individuals seeking lost animals or adoptable animals, responds to public inquiries regarding care and treatment of animals as well as animal complaints; assists customers in making pet selections; performs office clerical and administrative duties as well as other duties when assigned.

This individual must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Must have a high school diploma/equivalent. Individual must have the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, public and to follow instructions.  Individual must have ability to lift and carry a minimum or 25 pounds. Individual must love animals and not afraid of handling animals.

Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 303 W. Hale Avenue, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday or email resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail to City of Osceola, Human Resources, P.O. Box 443, Osceola, AR. 72370

The City of Osceola is an equal opportunity employer and provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes health, dental, vision and prescription benefits, life insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick days and retirement plan. The City of Osceola is committed to a drug free environment and will administer pre-employment drug testing.

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JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN

The City of Osceola is currently accepting applications for Journeyman Lineman. Incumbent needs to have at least 7 years experience in the construction, repair, maintenance and installation of OH/UG Electric Facilities with primary voltages ranging up to 15KV.  Applicant must be skilled in the construction and maintenance of high voltage and secondary electric line, overhead and underground to include installing and removal of electric poles, transformers, insulators and associated equipment

Applicant needs to have experience in the operation of various pieces of equipment, including Aerial Bucket and Digger Derrick Trucks. Must have experience in the setting and climbing of all sizes of poles in open areas, rear alley and in energized lines. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public. Must be able to read and understand job prints and sketches.

This individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent and valid Arkansas Commercial Driver’s License Class A or B.  Individual must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions. May be required to be “On Call’ and in emergencies may be called into work on short notice. Starting pay is $31.00 per hour.

Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 303 W. Hale Avenue, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.  Resumes can also be sent to Human Resources, City of Osceola, P.O. Box 443, Osceola, Arkansas, 72370 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

APPRENTICE LINEMAN

The City of Osceola is currently accepting applications for an Apprentice Lineman.

Applicant needs to have at least 1-2 years’ experience in the stringing, tying, connect and tagging of wires and ability to make dead end connections. Experience in climbing poles, installation or cross arms, pole pins, insulation rack, down guys and overhead guy wires.

Applicant needs to have experience in the operation of various pieces of equipment, including Aerial Bucket and Digger Derrick Trucks. Must have experience in the setting and climbing of all sizes of poles in open areas, rear alley and in energized lines. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and the public. Must be able to read and understand job prints and sketches.

This individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent and valid Arkansas Commercial Driver’s License Class A or B.  Individual must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions. May be required to be “On Call’ and in emergencies may be called into work on short notice. Starting pay is $18.00 per hour.

Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 303 W. Hale Avenue, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.  Resumes can also be sent to Human Resources, City of Osceola, P.O. Box 443, Osceola, Arkansas, 72370 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

GROUNDMAN

The City of Osceola is currently accepting applications for a Groundman in their Electric Department.  Incumbent is responsible in assisting co-workers in the day-to-day functions of the department and keeping work areas orderly and safe.  Job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting in the assembling or dissembling of distribution system materials on the ground for installation or after removal in connection with line construction and maintenance work. Incumbent assists in raising transformers, switches and other heavy equipment.  Digs holes for installation of poles and assists with installing poles, as well as other duties as assigned.

This individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent and valid Driver’s License.  Previous experience in working with electrical systems a plus, as well as having a Commercial Driver’s License.  Individual must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions. May be required to be “On Call’ and in emergencies may be called into work on short notice. Starting pay is $15.00.

Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 303 W. Hale Avenue, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.  Resumes can also be sent to Human Resources, City of Osceola, P.O. Box 443, Osceola, Arkansas, 72370 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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JOB POSTING
FIREFIGHTER

FireLogo2020 2The City of Osceola Fire Department has an immediate opening for a Firefighter Recruit. Salary compensation is $14.28 per hour based on a 56-hour workweek. Individual will be required to report to work on short notice as well as being required to attend scheduled department meetings and training. Individual must be willing to be on-call during days or nights.

This individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid Arkansas Driver's License. Candidate must have ability to communicate with the public, as well as co-workers in emergency and non-emergency situations.

Candidate will be required to undergo a pre-employment physical and drug test.

For consideration, please contact:
City of Osceola
Jane Stanford, Human Resources Director 
at 870-563-5245, ext. 24

The City of Osceola is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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MUNCIPAL GOLF COURSE
 
The City of Osceola is currently accepting applications for a Groundskeeper at their 9-hole Municipal Golf Course.
Duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
- Mowing rough and surrounding golf course areas with riding tractor and progressive.
- Repair, maintenance, daily cleaning and fueling of tractors and mowers.
- Operation of power equipment such as weed eater, saws, etc.
- Maintains and responsible for tools, weed eater, saws and equipment of department.
- Edging and raking sand traps.
- Keeping grounds clean of debris such as limbs, trash, etc.
- Carry out assigned tasks as directed by supervisor.
- Represent the City of Osceola in a professional manner.
 
This individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid Driver’s License. Previous experience in the operation and use of riding tractors/mowers and grounds keeping equipment a plus. One to three months job related experience and/or training a plus. Individual must have the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and to follow instructions.
Individual must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions including extreme heat, dry and wet. Exposure to strong chemicals and offensive odors will occur.
 
Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 303 W. Hale Avenue, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday. Resumes can also be sent to Human Resources, City of Osceola, P.O. Box 443, Osceola, Arkansas, 72370 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
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WATER/WASTEWATER SERVICEMAN

The City of Osceola is currently accepting applications for a Water/Wastewater Serviceman in their Water/Wastewater Department.

Duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned:

  • Repair, maintenance and installation of water and wastewater distribution system.
  • Operation and maintenance of heavy equipment and/or machinery.
  • Maintain and responsible for tools and equipment of department.
  • Carry out assigned tasks as directed by supervisor.
  • Represent the City of Osceola in a professional manner.

This individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid Driver’s License.  Previous experience in the operation and use of heavy equipment a plus, as well as having a Commercial Driver’s License. One to three months job related experience and/or training a plus.  Individual must have the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and to follow instructions.

Individual must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, dry and wet.  Exposure to strong chemicals and offensive odors will occur.  May be required to work after dark and without electricity or water in emergency situations.  Potential exposure to blood-borne pathogens if adherence to safety procedures is not followed. 

Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 303 W. Hale Avenue, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.  Resumes can also be sent to Human Resources, City of Osceola, P.O. Box 443, Osceola, Arkansas, 72370 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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GROUNDMAN

The City of Osceola is currently accepting applications for a Groundman in their Electric Department.  Incumbent is responsible in assisting co-workers in the day-to-day functions of the department and keeping work areas orderly and safe.  Job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to; assisting in the assembling or dissembling of distribution system materials on the ground for installation or after removal in connection with line construction and maintenance work. Incumbent assists in raising transformers, switches and other heavy equipment.  Digs holes for installation of poles and assists with installing poles, as well as other duties as assigned.

This individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent and valid Driver’s License.  Previous experience in working with electrical systems a plus, as well as having a Commercial Driver’s License.  Individual must be willing to live in the City

Limits of Osceola and to work in all types of weather conditions. May be required to be “On Call’ and in emergencies may be called into work on short notice.

Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 303 W. Hale Avenue, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.  Resumes can also be sent to Human Resources, City of Osceola, P.O. Box 443, Osceola, Arkansas, 72370 or email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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FIREFIGHTER

 

The City of Osceola Fire Department is accepting applications for a Certified Firefighter (FF2).   This individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent and valid Arkansas Driver’s License.  Individual must have the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, the public and to follow instructions. Individual must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, dry and wet.

The candidate will be required to undergo and pass a pre-employment physical, drug test and background check.  The City of Osceola does maintain a residency policy for all City employees.

Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 303 W. Hale Avenue, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday or resumes can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  The deadline for applications/resumes will be February 21, 2020.

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METER READER

 

OsceolaSeal2019The City of Osceola is currently accepting applications for a Meter Reader.  The incumbent is responsible for determining the amount of electric and water usage of city customers by reading meters and recording data, as other duties as assigned.

This individual must have a high school diploma or equivalent and valid Arkansas Driver’s License.  Individual must have the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, the public and to follow instructions. Experience in the use and operation of computers a plus.  Individual must be willing to work in all types of weather conditions including extreme heat, cold, dry and wet.

Applications will be accepted at City Hall, 303 W. Hale Avenue, from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday or resumes can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  The deadline for applications/resumes will be February 21, 2020. The City of Osceola does maintain a residency policy for all City employees. 

The City of Osceola is committed to a drug-free environment and will administer pre-employment drug testing.

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OsceolaSeal2019OPD Patch 250xThe Osceola Police Department is soliciting highly motivated individuals for the full-time position of jailer/dispatcher. Starting pay is $12 per hour. Applicants must go through Temps Plus for the application and initial hiring.

Those selected to fill open positions will be required to monitor telephones and radio in the dispatch center, dispatch police, fire, ambulance, and other response vehicles.  Collect payments of fines and bonds from the general public.  Process, search and input detainee information in the computer and issues detainee clothing and personal articles.  Ensure proper care of male detainees by dispensing meals and prescriptions and investigate all reported health problems and takes appropriate action based on the severity of the situation.  Provides security for the detention facility and detainees by conducting frequent routine inspections carries out duties in conformance with Federal, State, County and City laws and ordinances.  Qualified applicants must have above average written and verbal skills.

Requirements: Applicants must be a US Citizen, 18 years of age or older at the time of application, and have a high school diploma or equivalent, college preferred.  Applicants must have a clean criminal record, verified by a background investigation and possess a valid driver’s license.  Applicants must pass a general physical examination with a drug test, a psychological examination and have vision correctable to 20/20. Work schedule requires weekend, holiday, rotating shift work, overtime, and court appearances. If hired, the applicant must live within the Osceola, Arkansas City Limits. 

Please send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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The Osceola Police Department is soliciting highly motivated individuals for the full-time position of Police Officer. Arkansas certified officers are preferred, however, non-certified applicants will be considered. Those selected to fill open positions will be enforcing local, state, and federal laws, as well as investigating crimes, enforcing traffic regulations, investigating traffic collisions, and assisting the public. Pay starts at $19.43 per hour, depending on qualifications, included is a generous benefits package, paid holidays, sick, and vacation time. Qualified applicants must have above average written and verbal skills.

 

Requirements: Applicants must be a US Citizen, 21 years of age or older at the time of application, and have a high school diploma or equivalent, college preferred.  Applicants must have a clean criminal record, verified by a background investigation and possess a valid driver’s license.   Applicants must pass a general physical examination with a drug test, a psychological examination and have vision correctable to 20/20. Work schedule requires weekend, holiday, rotating shift work, overtime, and court appearances. If hired, the applicant must live within the Osceola, Arkansas City Limits.


Please send resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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