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Employment Opportunities

The City of Harrison hiring for the following positions:


Department of Public Works – Water Treatment Plant  

Pretreatment Coordinator/Laboratory Technician

Job Description

Resumes accepted from May 25th through June 15th, 2023. 

Send resumes to 




Scoreboard Keepers – Parks and Recreation 

Duties including running scoreboards at Equity Bank Sports Complex for baseball/softball games and tournaments. Paid by the game. Please stop by the Brandon Burlsworth Youth Center for applications.

(202 S Spring St., Harrison)



Lifeguard  – Parks and Recreation

Supervises swimming activities at the Harrison City Pool and ensures that policies, rules, and safety procedures are followed.

Administers first aid in the event of injury, rescues swimmers in distress or endanger of drowning, and administers CPR if necessary. Inspects pool facilities, equipment, and water to ensure that they are safe and usable.Supervises and assists in cleaning the pool, equipment, and facility. Assists with chlorine water tests and with records of water tests and records of accidents. Add chemicals to pool water as directed.  Instructs or assists in swimming lessons.

Certified Red Cross lifeguard Training Certificate or equivalent. 

American Red Cross CPR for the professional rescuer, or equivalent

American Red Cross Standard First Aid, or equivalent

Please return application to Libby Salmon at the Brandon Burlsworth Youth Center.




Police Officers

The City of Harrison is now accepting applications for the following position:  Full-Time Police Officers.  Annual salary starting at $35,872 (negotiable based on experience), with benefit package including insurance, retirement, holidays, vacation and sick leave.

Qualifications: Must be a U.S. citizen; be at least 21 years of age or older; possess a valid Arkansas Driver’s License; have no felony record/arrests; be able to pass a background investigation, a psychological examination and a physical examination, as well as a polygraph examination; ability to work rotational shifts; must be fingerprinted.

To apply, call Leta @ 870-204-6915 and ask for an application to be mailed, or apply in person at 118 Industrial Park Rd, Harrison, AR.   Return applications to Harrison Police Dept, PO Box 1715, Harrison, AR  72602.  Applications must be notarized; include copies of Driver’s License, Birth Certificate, a 4x6 photo, and Diploma or GED.




The City of Harrison is now accepting applications for the following position:  Full-time Fire-fighters. Applicants will be required to pass an entrance exam and pass a physical fitness course. Applications can be picked up at the Harrison City Hall in the Mayor’s Office (Human Resources Director) at 114 South Spring Street, Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Applicants must have a valid Arkansas driver’s license with a clean driving record, and an Arkansas State Police background check. And drug testing will be required for employment.  If hired for full-time position applicant will be required to spend nine weeks at the Arkansas Fire Academy in Camden, Arkansas. For further information you may call or email the Harrison Fire Department at 870-741-6384 or

Pick up or print application, complete and return to HR Manager at 118 Industrial Park Rd, Harrison, AR. (or email:

Harrison Fire Dept Application


  Part-Paid Firefighters   

                                                                                   (This is a volunteer (paid per run) on-call program to assist the full-time staff of the Fire Dept)
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age;have graduated or have a high school equivalency certificate;complete and pass a Arkansas Police background check with no felonies and/or violent criminal history; complete and pass a drug screening; a US citizen; valid drivers license; good physical condition and pass a physicians physical; possess a valid Arkansas Class D Driver’s License; and live within 20 miles of the city limits.  Applications will be accepted until further notice.

Pick up or print application, complete and return to HR Manager at 118 Industrial Park Rd, Harrison, AR. (or email:

Harrison Fire Dept Application



For more employment opportunities in Harrison and the surrounding areas, please visit the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce



To apply for any of these positions, or to inquire further contact:

Bethany Marcum
HR and Communications Manager

118 Industrial Park Rd, Harrison, AR
Phone:  870-204-5498
Fax:  870-741-0021


EEO Statement

*The City of Harrison is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national orgin, handicap, disability, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal or state statues.