Human Resources

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. 

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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.


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An Equal Opportunity Employer

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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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Monday, January 27, 2020