The following position is open to Pulaski County employees and the general public

Interested individuals must come to the Human Resources Office to complete an application for the position between the hours of 8:00 and 5:00, Monday through Friday or online at the Pulaski County website at The Human Resources Office is located in Suite 100 of the Pulaski County Administration Building - 201 S. Broadway, Little Rock.

POSITION:                                          JAIL MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

                                                        This position is open to County Employees and the General Public.

POSITION NO:                            390

STARTING SALARY:                 $25,430 - $28,442

DEPARTMENT:                            SHERIFF/DETENTION (2400)


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY/FUNCTION:  Responsible for the general maintenance and repair of the building structure of the Pulaski County Detention facility.



-        Inspects building daily to determine needed repairs of the building structure.

-        Makes repairs from work orders generated by supervisor, inmate, Sheriff's department staff, and other maintenance personnel.

-        Repairs and/or replaces light, light fixtures, parking lot lights, locks, door knobs, etc.

-        Assists in the electrical wiring of outlets moving electrical outlets and re-wiring lighting systems.

-        Assists in the inspection of the air conditioning and heating unit; replaces parts or services as directed.

-        Assists in the repair and rebuilding of the key locks.

-        Welds brackets for inmates' beds, television sets and other objects ensuring objects/furniture in inmates' cells and pods are immobile.

-        Drills through concrete floors to repair sewer, gas and water lines; refills holes with concrete and re-tile floors.

-        Assists in the repair and installation of plumbing fixtures as directed.

-        Repairs structural damage due to shifting jail facility by repairing walls with sheetrock, etc.

-        Constructs new wall additions, re-vent ducts for ventilation in new offices, etc.

-        Maintains equipment in kitchen areas; replaces and cleans burners.

-        Responds to maintenance calls 24 hours a day.

-        Performs other related duties as required.



-        Completion of high school or GED equivalency.

-        Completion of vocational training in building construction, building maintenance or a related area.

-        Considerable experience in the building maintenance area; OR

-        Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.

-        Must possess a valid Arkansas Drivers license.



Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of the following pre-employment requirements: criminal background check, traffic offense check, sexual offender check, child and adult maltreatment check by appropriate licensed agencies.


OPEN DATE: 08-10-2018                                                                      CLOSE DATE: 08-16-18 (5:00 p.m.)


Please Note:  Applications will not be accepted after the Close Date.  A selection will not be made until the Close Date and all applications have been received by the selecting official.


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