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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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.

Equal Opportunity Employer


 

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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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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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.
An Equal Opportunity Employer

Saturday, January 16, 2021