The City of Arkadelphia Police Department is accepting applications for full-time patrol officers.  Applicants must be a US citizen, at least 21 years of age, and must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid driver’s license.  Applicants should have a clean criminal background that is free of felony convictions, be able to pass physical and psychological examinations, and certified officers are preferred.  The entry-level base salary for a certified officer is $34,080 plus $3,233 holiday and uniform pay.  Applications can be picked up at the Police Department, 514 Clay Street, Arkadelphia, AR 71923 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Police Department hiring is performed once per year on average, resulting in a list of applicants suitable for hire during the following year.  Applications will be accepted until June 25, 2021, any received after that date will be retained for the next year’s hiring cycle.  A full written copy of the hiring procedure is available upon request.

The City of Arkadelphia is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.



EMPLOYMENT NOTICE-SENIOR LINEMAN AIRPORT MANAGEMENT- The City of Arkadelphia is accepting applications for a Senior Lineman at the Dexter B. Florence Airport in Arkadelphia.
Senior Lineman Airport Management
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide good customer service to both internal and external customers, maintain positive and effective working relationships with other City employees (especially members of his or her own team), and have regular and reliable attendance that is non-disruptive.
Accepts and monitors bulk fuel into fuel storage tanks;
Performs pre, during, and post-delivery fuel checks to ensure fuel quality;
Operate mobile fuel trucks;
Records daily inventories of fuel storage tanks and fuel trucks;
Completes documentation on a daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual checks on fuel, fuel storage areas, fuel trucks;
Assists the Airport Manager as required;
Conducts daily inspections of RWY, TWY, ramp, and other aeronautical areas in accordance with FAA standards;
Wildlife management in accordance with KADF Wildlife Hazard Management Plan;
Issuing NOTAMS;
Answering the UNICOM;
Makes immediate and vital decisions affecting the continuation of air and ground operations during emergency conditions;
Ensures the safe and secure operation of KADF by implementing and enforcing airport rules of the day-to-day operations;
Able to perform a variety of administrative support functions, including, but not limited to copying, writing, faxing, answering telephone
Perform other duties as required or assigned
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
High school diploma, GED, or appropriate aviation-related experience.
Aviation background and experience.
Experience in dealing with the public.
Experience in cash and credit sales.
Computer skills.
The ability to operate tools and equipment listed in this job description.
Ability to drive and operate fuel trucks, and other associated equipment.
Possess a valid driver’s license.
Successfully complete required industry certifications.
Basic mechanical skills and aptitude.
Must be available for after-hours callbacks.
Physical Requirements:
Heavy work- Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 40 pounds of force frequently, and/or up-to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Climbing. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required to exceed that required for ordinary locomotion.
Balancing. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
Kneeling. Bending legs at the knee to come to a rest on the knee or knees.
Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Crawling. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.
Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.
The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.).
The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
The worker is subject to extreme cold. Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
The worker is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
The worker is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.
The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat, or exposure to chemicals.
The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
The worker is frequently in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, manholes, small enclosed rooms, small sewage and line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.
The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.
Applications may be picked up and returned to Town Hall, 700 Clay St., Arkadelphia, AR 71923 from 7:30 to 5:30 Mon – Thu and 7:30 to 11:30 on Fri. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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