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:                                          LOCKING DEVICE SPECIALIST

POSITION NO:                            015

STARTING SALARY:                 $33,330 - $39,032

DEPARTMENT:                            SHERIFF/DETENTION


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY/FUNCTION:  Responsible for the maintenance and repair of locking devices within the Pulaski County Detention Facility.



-        Inspects locks on a regular basis to ensure proper functioning.

-        Maintains records of keys and matching locks.

-        Receives list of staff and locks they operate; prepares key rings with appropriate keys for staff members.

-        Performs maintenance work on lock systems as required by vendors.

-        Determines schedule of lock inspection and maintenance to ensure timely care of all locking systems within the detention facility.

-        Prepares locks as needed including key locks, pneumatic locking systems, electronic locking systems and dial combination locks.

-        Locates and repairs air hose leaks and damage in ceilings and walls for pneumatic locking systems.

-        Maintains log of inspections performed on locks and corrective work performed; completes monthly reports reflecting locks repaired and cost.

-        Operates key reproducing equipment to reproduce keys as needed.

-        Inspects for and reports any tampering of locking devices.

-        Maintains inventory of parts and replacements for locking devices; orders through purchasing as necessary.

-        Makes recommendations as to effectiveness and appropriateness of various types of locking devices.

-        Perform other related duties as required.



Completion of high school, including additional vocational locksmith training; considerable experience with repair and maintenance of locking devices; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.


Employment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal background investigation, traffic offense check, sexual offender check, and child and adult maltreatment checks.


OPEN DATE: 01-10-19                                                                       CLOSE DATE:  01-16-19 (5:00p.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.


10 January 2019                                                                                                                                             007-19