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(Mountain Home) – The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Secretary in the Administration Division.

Secretaries perform all duties and responsibilities generally and customarily associated with secretarial and clerical positions. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Greeting and assisting members of the public in person and by phone
  • Accepting payments for bonds, fines, fees, and other miscellaneous revenue
  • Receipt, deposit, and reconciliation procedures on various accounts
  • Handling, processing, and managing incoming civil process including orders of protection, child support orders, summonses, subpoenas, and various court writs
  • Handing and processing warrants of arrest, citations, and affidavits
  • Responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests
  • Assisting with the registration and monitoring of sex offenders
  • Preparing various reports and documents

Qualifications include:

  • Excellent inter-personal communication skills are required
  • Extensive use of computer is required, including general knowledge of common word processing, spreadsheet, and records management programs
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast-paced office is critical
  • Must be able to perform assigned duties in an accurate and correct manner
  • Must be able to work without constant supervision, be a self-starter
  • Must be dependable and reliable in order to provide superior administrative support to the Office of Sheriff
  • Applications will be accepted at the Sheriff’s Office through Friday, November 22 at 4:30 PM. Resumes without an application will not be considered.

Base wage at grade and step for Secretary under county policy is $8.28 per hour. This can be increased by up to 27% with credits given for prior experience and education levels at the discretion of the Sheriff.

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