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 - $29,781

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: 07-11-2019                                                                      CLOSE DATE: 07-17-2019 (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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