Jackson County
Sheriff's Office
Newport, Arkansas
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3300 Theater Dr. PO Box 647 Newport, Arkansas 72112

Administrative Office Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Employment Opportunities

DEPUTY SHERIFF(S) POSITION:

 

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for deputy sheriff.

 

Open Date: April 26, 2017

Closing Date: May 26, 2017

 

Applicants can download and print the (employment application, authority to release information form, and the application checklist) from our website www.jacksonsheriff.org under the “Employment Opportunities” section or pick one up at the sheriff’s office located at 3300 Theatre Drive, Newport, Arkansas 72112.

 

All three forms listed above must be properly filled out, signed, and sworn to by a notary public. Failure to disclose any or all information and provide all items from the application checklist will not be considered.

Applications must be turned in before the closing date and submitted to Captain Ricky Morales.

Starting Salary: $29,979.00 plus life insurance, health insurance, dental, vision, and APERS retirement.

 

Requirements

  • Be a citizen of the United States (proof required).
  • Be at least 21 years of age (proof required).
  • Be fingerprinted and a search initiated of state and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record.
  • Be free of felony record. A felony record shall mean having entered a plea of guilty, been found guilty, or otherwise having been convicted of an offense, the punishment for which could have been imprisonment in a federal penitentiary or a state penitentiary. The fact that an individual has received a pardon, or their record has been expunged shall not release the individual from having a felony record for the purposes of this regulation.
  • Be of good character as determined by a thorough background investigation.
  • Be a high school graduate or have passed the General Education Development (GED) Test indicating high school graduation level (proof required).
  • Be examined by a licensed physician and meet prescribed physical requirements.
  • Be interviewed personally prior to employment by the department head or his representative, or representatives, to determine such things as the applicant’s motivation, appearance, demeanor, attitude, and ability to communicate.
  • Be examined by an individual licensed to practice psychiatry or psychology and qualified to perform such evaluations in the State of Arkansas, who after the examination finds the officer to be competent and recommends the agency to hire the individual.
  • Possess a valid driver license (Arkansas license required by Sheriff’s Office).

DETENTION OFFICER(S) POSITION:

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for detention officer. We are currently seeking one female and one male position.

                  

Open Date: May 23, 2017

Closing Date: Until positions are filled

 

Applicants can download and print the (employment application, authority to release information form, and the application checklist) from our website www.jacksonsheriff.org under the “Employment Opportunities” section or pick one up at the sheriff’s office located at 3300 Theatre Drive, Newport, Arkansas 72112.

 

All three forms listed above must be properly filled out, signed, and sworn to by a notary public. Failure to disclose any or all information and provide all items from the application checklist will not be considered.

Applications must be turned in before the closing date and submitted to Captain Cindy Lane.

Starting Salary: $22,500.00 plus life insurance, health insurance, dental, vision, and APERS retirement.

 

Requirements:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to work weekends; holidays; or any shift requested
  • Must be honest, reliable, positive attitude, and good people skills
  • Must be able to multi-task and handle stressful and emergency situations
  • Must possess a valid Arkansas driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass a background check No felony convictions or violent misdemeanor convictions

DISPATCHER(S) POSITION: 

All of our dispatcher positions are currently full at this time.  Please check our website for potential job openings.

 


 

APPLICATION FORMS:

employment-application.pdf

authority-to-release-info.pdf

application-checklist.pdf