The City of Forrest City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Deputy Clerk Job Announcement

Part Time Clerk-Customer Service Dept.

Forrest City Water has an immediate opening for a Part Time Clerk-Customer Service Dept. Clerks are employed by the FCW to collect and verify cash receipts from the Teller/Cashier.  Receives and makes out deposit slips and deposits monies of the Utility in the banks.  Clerks obtain customer account information as needed by the Customer Service Department, performs turn-ons and turn-offs, disconnection of delinquent accounts, picks up and deposits mail and other duties as assigned.

Clerks must be accurate, dependable, and attentive to time management.

*Applications accepted at the Arkansas Workforce located at: 

3105 N. Washington...Forrest City, AR...72335 

Police Department Opportunities:

The Forrest City Police Department is constantly looking for motivated, dedicated professionals for both Police Officer and Communication positions.

Starting pay for a non-certified police officer based on civilian educational level is $26,912.00 to $28,712.00 per year. Certified Police Officer positions start at a minimum of $29,243.00 to $33,443.00 per year depending on education and certification level.

A Dispatcher position starting pay varies from $20,632.00 per year to $22,432.00 per year depending on education level.

All employees receive a raise at the completion of the first year of service with the Forrest City Police Department. Employment benefits include: paid vacation (three weeks for officers/two weeks for civilian) and paid sick leave (20 days per year) after one year of service for police and civilian, Municipal League Health Insurance coverage which covers medical, dental and vision; LOPFI retirement for officers and APERS for civilian employees; education and longevity pay incentives. College tuition will be reimbursed by the city up to an Associates Degree. Overtime pay and Compensation time is also provided to employees.

Please contact the Forrest City Police Department at (870) 633-3434 for employment opportunities.

View the 2015 Employee Handbook