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Applications may be obtained in the Human Resources Department, City Services Bldg., 120 Main St. , 3rd floor, NLR, AR., 72114 and must be completed and returned by the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.
Job-related test, interviews or other types of selection methods may be administered in order to determine whether an applicant possesses the required knowledge, skill and ability.
A thorough background check and other necessary screening will be made on all persons selected for hire.
After all other requirements have been satisfactorily met offers of hire are conditioned on satisfactory completion of a job-related physical exam, including a drug screen.
As An equal employment opportunity employer, the City of North Little Rock is seeking qualified black and female applicants.

The CITY OF NORTH LITTLE ROCK is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and, as such, does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin or disability.

Job Line (501) 975-3724
Fire Department Recruiter (501)340-5377
Police Department Recruiter (501) 812-5106

Current Job Listings Summary




Heavy Equipment Operator -Street Dept - 14070

Application Deadline: 7/31/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: Salary Range: $10.84/hr. - $13.70/hr. DOE

Hours: Full time

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Valid Class A CDL and a good driving record. • Two (2) years of directly related experience operating heavy equipment.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves on one of three crews and operates a variety of heavy equipment used in the installation, repair, and maintenance of City streets and other related City properties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Operates equipment: operates a bulldozer to move materials such as gravel, rock, sand, etc. and to prepare road beds and shoulders for road construction, or excavation for road repairs, utility cuts and parking lots; operates a backhoe to move, load, or unload raw materials and to prepare road bed and shoulders for construction or excavation; operates a gradall to move, load or unload raw materials or prepare road beds and shoulders; operates asphalt paver and drag paver to spread hot asphalt on road bed; operates roller (steel wheel and rubber tire) to smooth and compact newly laid asphalt or rock base on road beds; operates grader to smooth road base or spread asphalt when making repairs to road beds; operates rubber tire or tracked front end loader to prepare road bed and shoulders for construction or excavation; operates forklift as necessary in the construction and repair of streets and roads; operates sand/salt spreader and snow plow for road clearing during icy winter weather; operates flush truck and vacall to clean and maintain City drainage systems; operate track hoe and dozer in cleaning drainage ditches around the city; operates tracked linkbelt excavator occasionally; operates a bush hog with tractor occasionally. • Drive various vehicles: drives ½ ton or Ύ ton pickup, 1 or 2 ton flat bed dump truck, 6 yd, 10 yd, or 14 yd tandem axle dump truck daily; drives a dump truck with tilt trailer daily and a tractor with dump trailer or lowboy trailer regularly to transport equipment; drives a tractor-trailer rig or tractor with a gooseneck trailer occasionally to transport heavy equipment; drives a boom truck or bucket truck occasionally. • Street Maintenance: uses hand tools or equipment in construction and repair of streets, roads and related properties; uses a shovel, pick, jackhammer, compactor, sledgehammer and street broom regularly; uses a chainsaw and asphalt rake occasionally; uses a limbsaw, weedeater, axe, lopping shears, pitchfork, rake, and Kaiserblade occasionally to remove foliage from right-of-ways and drainage courses.Load and unload equipment. • Loads and unloads equipment. • Equipment Maintenance: performs preventive maintenance; checks oil, water, hydraulic levels, tires and other functions daily. • Serves as Crewleader in the absence of the assigned Crewleader.

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Public Safety Dispatcher I - Emergency Services Dept. - 14066

Application Deadline: 8/5/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $11.81 Hr ($2,046 Mo) - $15.07 Hr ($2,612 Mo)DOQ

Hours: Full time - 8 – hr shifts with 2 days off during the week. Some overtime is required.

EMPLOYEES IN THIS JOB CLASSIFICATION ARE REQUIRED TO WORK A VARIABLE 5 DAY SHIFT THAT INCLUDES NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, OR HOLIDAYS The 9-1-1 Center is a 24-hour operation.

APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO TAKE A 5 MINUTE TYPING TEST BEFORE RECEIVING AN APPLICATION. APPLICANTS MUST BE ABLE TO TYPE 22 WPM TO BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE THE PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER TEST. ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS WILL BE SCHEDULED TO TAKE THE PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHER TEST AT A LATER DATE.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • 18+ years of age -- age verification required upon hire. • Related computer experience and experience in a multi-tasking work environment. • Passing Score on Public Safety Dispatcher Test (MUST be able to type at least 22 wpm to pass).

ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Call center experience preferred but not required. • Good work history, evidenced by stability and satisfactory character, performance, conduct and attendance. • Physical and psychological ability to perform duties in a stressful environment. • Good customer service and interpersonal skills.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Receives emergency and non-emergency calls and dispatches services in response to the calls.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Receive calls for emergency or non-emergency services; obtain information; dispatch, inform, & monitor appropriate field unit. • Maintain records, logs, and lists • Take requests for and transmit information from the ACIC/NCIC system. • Test and monitor communication systems to ensure proper working order. • Receive and transmit messages via radio or telephone. • Receive and provide information regarding City services after regular business hours

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Light Equipment Operator - Street Dept. - 14040

Application Deadline: 8/11/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $10.41 Hr ($1804 Mo) - $13.15 Hr ($2280 Mo) DOE

Hours: Full time

POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Valid Class A CDL with no restrictions and a good driving record. * • One (1) year of directly related experience operating light equipment. * NOTE: Qualified applicants who do not possess the required license may be hired conditioned on their obtaining the required license within 90 days of hire.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Serves on any of three crews and operates a variety of light equipment used in the installation, repair, and maintenance of City streets and other related City properties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Operates equipment on any one of three crews: Operates rubber tire front end loader, asphalt spreader, oil distributor, mower, bushhog with tractor, street sweeper, poison spray rig, boom truck, backhoe, flush truck, forklift, and vacall; rubber tire roller, bulldozer, track front end loader; salt/sand spreader and snow plow; a gradall excavator or motor grader; assists the Heavy Equipment Operator with the operation of the asphalt paver by working controls on the rear of the paver; • Drives various vehicles: a ½ ton or Ύ ton pickup, 1 ton flat bed dump truck, 6 yd, 10 yd, or 14 yd tandem axle dump truck; tractor with dump trailer or lowboy trailer, 2 ton flat bed dump truck, a tractor-trailer rig or tractor with a gooseneck trailer. • Loads and unloads equipment. • Uses hand tools or equipment: uses a shovel and compactor; chainsaw, jackhammer, sledgehammer, limbsaw, axe, pick, rake, and Kaiserblade; weedeater, lopping shears, pitchfork, and street broom.

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Entry Level Firefighter Test - 14080

Application Deadline: 7/25/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $31, 618.69 yr ($2,634.89/mo)

Hours: Shift

A written examination to create an eligibility list is scheduled for

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

NLR Police/Fire Training 2400 Willow Street, North Little Rock, Arkansas, beginning at 8:00 A.M. (subject to change).

Completed applications with required documentation must be returned to the Human Resources Department, 120 Main Street, 3rd Floor, no later than 4:00 P.M. Friday, July 25, 2014. www.northlittlerock.ar.gov/job-opportunities

Driver's license or other photo ID required for entrance to test. This is the only notice to test you will receive.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: „« Must have a current and valid driver‘¦s license „« Must be 21 years of age and must not have reached the age of *35 by date of hire „« Must be a high school graduate or equivalent „« Must have uncorrected visual acuity no less than 20/40 in one eye and 20/100 in the other eye; and with correction, no less than 20/20 in one eye and 20/40 in the other eye

*Exceptions to the Maximum Age Requirement will be made for applicants who have at least 2 years previous experience as a paid firefighter with another fire department and whose years of experience as a paid firefighter when subtracted from the applicant‘¦s age leaves a remainder of not more than 32 years of age.

Submitted with the application must be an original or certified copy of: „« Birth certificate „« Current and valid driver‘¦s license „« High school diploma, transcript, G.E.D. or Equivalent „« Military DD214 Form (if applicable)

Minimum requirements for hire: Must pass all tests including written; physical ability; structured panel interview; and background investigation. Post offer of hire: must pass drug screen, physical and visual examinations at City expense.

ORIENTATION FOR THE PHYSICAL TEST will be held Saturday, July 26th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the NLR Fire Department Training Tower located at 8300 Remond Road. Orientation will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. NO ADMITTANCE AFTER 9:00 A.M.

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Intermittent Recreation/Program Aide Late Night Intervention Program- Parks - 14051

Application Deadline: 8/6/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $9.00/hr.

Hours: Late Night Intervention/Teen Program: Friday & Saturday Evenings and some afterschool hours during the week.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • High school diploma or equivalent (copy required with application) OR related experience. • Valid AR class D driver license and a good driving record.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Assists the Recreation Center Director and Facility Leader with recreation activities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Assists center participants: checks participants in; collects fees and issue receipts; issues recreational equipment to participants; takes information for new memberships and prepares ID cards. • Provides clerical assistance: answers telephone and provides information and/or answers questions; maintains name and address file on all center participants; keeps daily log of attendance; assists with maintenance of center bulletin board. • Performs janitorial duties: dusts, mops, sweeps, vacuums, cleans windows, etc.; changes light bulbs in gym ceiling and other areas; maintains grounds by picking up trash and litter, mowing, and raking leaves; assists Center Director with pool maintenance and cleaning as needed. • Performs manual labor tasks: sets up and takes down 6' and 8' folding tables and chairs; lifts and moves weights, gymnastic equipment, and other furnishings. • Assists with recreational activities: instructs participants in rules and objectives of various games and sports; monitors scheduled events and unscheduled activities.

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Concession Worker I - Parks & Recreation- Funland/ Concessions - 14077

Application Deadline: 8/6/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $7.25/hr.

Hours: Seasonal Part-Time Position

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Operates Funland rides, concession and food preparation equipment, prepares and sells concession and food items and prepares rides.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Must be 16 years of age or older. – Age verification upon hire. OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: • Ability to maintain personal cleanliness and hygiene. • Knowledge of health standard related to cleanliness of concession areas. • Ability to count money and make change.

• ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Under the direction of a Program Supervisor, Facility Leader, Concession Manager, or Concession Worker II, operates rides and equipment in a safe manner.

• Under the direction of a Program Supervisor, Facility Leader, or Concession Worker II, operates concession and food preparation equipment in a safe manner.

• Assists Concession Worker II with the preparation and sale of food and other concession items.

• Cleans rides and concession areas, buildings, and refills paper towel, toilet paper in the restrooms as directed on a daily basis.

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Concession Worker II -Parks & Recreation-Funland /Concessions- 14078

Application Deadline: 8/6/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $8.00/hr

Hours: Seasonal Part-Time Position

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Oversees and operates carnival rides, concession and food preparation equipment, prepares and sells tickets, concession and food items and prepares rides.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • Must be 16 years of age or older – Age verification upon hire • Valid Arkansas Driver’s License • Preferred: Three months experience in working concessions.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: • Ability to effectively deal with the public. • Ability to count money, make change, and balance receipts. • Knowledge of health standards related to cleanliness of concession areas.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Coordinates the preparation, sale, and operation of assigned tickets, concession or food area, including the proper handling and balancing of cash receipts and program reports; delivers prepared food and concession items to other sites as necessary. • Operates rides, concession and food preparation equipment in a safe manner.

• Cleans rides, concession areas, concession buildings, and refills paper towel, toilet paper in the restrooms as directed on a daily basis; assists the Program Supervisor and Facility Leader. • Supervises Concession Workers I in sale and preparation of rides, concession and food items.

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PT Recreation Program Aide, North Little Rock Community Center - Parks and Recreation - 14074

Application Deadline: 8/6/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $9.00/HOUR

Hours: REGULAR PART-TIME POSITION EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS; 27 HOURS PER WEEK.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • High School Diploma (copy of diploma or transcript required with application) or related experience. • Valid AR class D driver license and a good driving record. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Assists the Recreation Center Director and Facility Leader with center activities. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Assists center participants: checks participants in; collects fees and issue receipts; issues recreational equipment to participants; takes information for new memberships and prepares ID cards. • Provides clerical assistance: answers telephone and provides information and/or answers questions; maintains name and address file on all center participants; keeps daily log of attendance; assists with maintenance of center bulletin board. • Performs janitorial duties: dusts, mops, sweeps, vacuums, cleans windows, etc.; changes light bulbs in gym ceiling and other areas; maintains grounds by picking up trash and litter, mowing, and raking leaves; assists Center Director with pool maintenance and cleaning as needed.

• Performs manual labor tasks: sets up and takes down 6' and 8' folding tables and chairs; lifts and moves weights, gymnastic equipment, and other furnishings. • Assists with recreational activities: instructs participants in rules and objectives of various games and sports; monitors scheduled events and unscheduled activities.

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Concession Manager-Parks & Recreation.-Soccer Complexes Concessions-14079

Application Deadline: 8/6/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $12.00/hr.

Hours: PART-TIME

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • Four (4) years of experience in business operation. • Must be eighteen (18) years of age -- age verification required upon hire. • High school diploma or GED (copy required with application.) • Valid class D driver’s license and a good driving record.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Supervise the activities of one of the City’s concession areas.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Promotes the use of the concession with schools, athletic teams, daycare centers, companies, and the general public. • Plans and organizes and supervises the operation of an assigned concession area to insure customer satisfaction. • Hires, trains, and supervises concession workers to operate concession equipment in a safe and clean manner. • Requisitions and purchases materials and supplies needed for operation of the concessions. • Assures concession equipment is maintained to comply with safety standards and see that proper maintenance and repairs are conducted on equipment.

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PROGRAM LEADER (THERAPEUTIC RECREATION)-14072

Application Deadline: 8/1/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $19,045.78 to $30,872.92 Annually D.O.E.

Hours: FULL TIME

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • High school diploma or GED equivalent; and 18 months experience and/or training in recreational or related activities. • Basic knowledge and skill or a personal computer and word processing or spreadsheet software. • Valid AR Class D Driver's License and good driving record

• Certified therapeutic recreation specialist (CTRS) Certification preferred or eligible to set for exam within 1 year of hire.

• Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act and its applications.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Assists Program Supervisor in planning, organizing, and implementing recreational programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Plans, Organizes and Implements Recreation Programs: plans, organizes and directs recreational activities for participants of various age groups; monitors equipment condition and maintains inventory of supplies; assists with special events such as Easter Egg hunt, carnivals, and boxing tournaments as necessary; assists Program Supervisor in conducting surveys, program evaluations and assessments and preparing narrative reports. • Facilitates Activities: issues equipment and supplies to participants; drives participants to various sites for activities; collects data from recreational programs (including numbers, ages of participants, monies received, etc.) for monthly reports; encourage appropriate participant behavior through reinforcement of rules, regulations and ordinances; provides task supervision for Recreation Program Aides, volunteers, and contractors; assists in collection of fees for various recreational programs. • Performs Maintenance/Janitorial Duties: sets up tables, chairs, and other equipment for programs and special events; takes down and sets up activity equipment as required to make the space available for other use; assists with cleaning of recreational facilities such as community centers, tennis courts, pools and amusement park. • Therapeutic Recreation: Plans, implements and evaluates adaptive recreation and leisure activities for children and adults (especially for those with physical and/or mental disabilities); ensures recreation programs provide accessibility to various recreational activities for youth and adults, develop curricula and teaching methods that utilize recreation and leisure activities and adjust to the individual needs of the program participants, create positive environment promoting social and recreational opportunities, enhance physical performance and promote community integration.

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Instructor (Educational Tutor) / Parks & Recreation Department - 14073

Application Deadline: 8/6/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $21.28/hr.

Hours: Part-Time

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • Experience in the skill area(s) in which instruction is to be given and experience in group leadership. Thorough knowledge of program practices and activities is required. Other combinations of education and experience which meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. • An Arkansas Teacher’s Certificate is required at time of hire. • Valid AR class D driver license and a good driving record.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Participates in the coordination of programs and instructs community center members in various academic areas.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Professionally tutors students in academics. Plans, organizes, promotes, conducts and evaluates programs. Plans classes and secures materials and equipment used for them. Takes necessary precautions to ensure the safety of participants. Completes and maintains participation and attendance reports. • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service. Helps recruit participants to obtain and maintain minimum established class size. • Writes accident and incident reports.

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Intermittent Recreation/Program Aide-CDL Bus Driver-Parks & Recreation Department-14076

Application Deadline: 8/6/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $10.00/hr.

Hours: PT: 30 hours/week during summer months and as needed during school year

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • High school diploma or equivalent (copy required with application) OR at least one year related experience. • Valid AR CDL with a School Bus Endorsement and good driving record.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Assists the Recreation Center Director and Program Supervisor with activities.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Transports participants and staff: Includes inspecting, preparing, and driving school bus and other vehicles (15 passenger vans). Works with other agencies and departments to coordinate transportation. • Assists with recreational activities: instructs participants in rules and objectives of various games and sports; monitors scheduled events and unscheduled activities • Assists participants: checks participants in; collects fees and issues receipts; issues recreational equipment to participants; takes information for new memberships and prepares ID cards. • Provides clerical assistance: answers telephone and provides information and/or answers questions; maintains name and address file on all center participants; keeps daily log of attendance; assists with maintenance of center bulletin board. • Performs janitorial duties: dusts, mops, sweeps, vacuums, cleans windows, etc.; changes light bulbs in gym ceiling and other areas; maintains grounds by picking up trash and litter, mowing, and raking leaves; assists Center Director with pool maintenance and cleaning as needed.

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PT Recreation Program Aide - Parks Department - 14082 - ASPire

Application Deadline: 8/6/2014 4:00 PM

Pay: $9.00/HR

Hours: Part Time, Afterschool Program

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • High School Diploma (copy of diploma or transcript required with application) or related experience. • Valid AR class D driver license and a good driving record. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Assists the Recreation Center Director and Facility Leader with center activities. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Assists center participants: checks participants in; collects fees and issue receipts; issues recreational equipment to participants; takes information for new memberships and prepares ID cards. • Provides clerical assistance: answers telephone and provides information and/or answers questions; maintains name and address file on all center participants; keeps daily log of attendance; assists with maintenance of center bulletin board. • Performs janitorial duties: dusts, mops, sweeps, vacuums, cleans windows, etc.; changes light bulbs in gym ceiling and other areas; maintains grounds by picking up trash and litter, mowing, and raking leaves; assists Center Director with pool maintenance and cleaning as needed. • Performs manual labor tasks: sets up and takes down 6' and 8' folding tables and chairs; lifts and moves weights, gymnastic equipment, and other furnishings. • Assists with recreational activities: instructs participants in rules and objectives of various games and sports; monitors scheduled events and unscheduled activities.

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PT Recreation Program Aide - Parks Department -14081

Application Deadline: 8/6/2014 4:00 AM

Pay: $9.00/HR

Hours: Part Time, 27 hours/week, year round

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS NEEDED TO APPLY: • High School Diploma (copy of diploma or transcript required with application) or related experience. • Valid AR class D driver license and a good driving record. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES SUMMARY: Assists the Recreation Center Director and Facility Leader with center activities. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Assists center participants: checks participants in; collects fees and issue receipts; issues recreational equipment to participants; takes information for new memberships and prepares ID cards. • Provides clerical assistance: answers telephone and provides information and/or answers questions; maintains name and address file on all center participants; keeps daily log of attendance; assists with maintenance of center bulletin board. • Performs janitorial duties: dusts, mops, sweeps, vacuums, cleans windows, etc.; changes light bulbs in gym ceiling and other areas; maintains grounds by picking up trash and litter, mowing, and raking leaves; assists Center Director with pool maintenance and cleaning as needed. • Performs manual labor tasks: sets up and takes down 6' and 8' folding tables and chairs; lifts and moves weights, gymnastic equipment, and other furnishings. • Assists with recreational activities: instructs participants in rules and objectives of various games and sports; monitors scheduled events and unscheduled activities.

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