Employment Opportunities at FSPD


The Fort Smith Police Department, within the City of Fort Smith, Arkansas, is committed to excellence, professionalism, and community service.  We continue to set the pace in law enforcment by our progressive growth, work environment, and career opportunities.  We know you have invested a great deal in preparation for your career at a law enforecment agency; now is the time to make your investment pay off.  Choose a leader among police agencies.  The Fort Smith Police Department offers you exciting careeer options, including competitive pay, full health and dental plans, as well as an excellent retirement package.  If you desire a rewarding career, are self-motivated, and prepared to accept the challenge, take the steps necessary to see if you have what it takes to be a member of the Fort Smith Police Department.

As openings for positions become available, we will annouce them to the Human Resources Department of the City of Fort Smith.  All job announcement are posted on the City's Application website. All of our applications for employment are submitted online via this site.  Current employment opportunites are listed HERE.

We also offer the ability to be notified for FUTURE employment opportunities, as they become available.  Simply complete an interest card on the City of Fort Smith HR site located HERE.  Follow the link and complete an interest card for the job categories you are interested in.  For instance, if you are interested in a future position as a dispatcher in our communications center, choose 911 Telecommunications.  You may choose more than one category.  Once your selections are completed, click "SUBSCRIBE" and complete the registration process.  When FSPD announces a job opening in the category you've selected, you will receive an email notification of the opening and instructions on how to apply for the job.

The Fort Smith Police Department and the City of Fort Smith is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Below is a list of the job opportunities at the Fort Smith Police Department.  Click the name of the position to be taken to a page giving more detailed information.  If a position is currently available for any given position, the column on the right will indicate so.  The third column may have links to helpful or required documents for each position.

For additional information, you may contact the FSPD Recruiting Coordinator at (479) 709-5156 or via email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Position  Availability  Download Form / Application
Animal Services Warden No Current Openings  
Cadet No Current Openings  
Clerk/Data Entry No Current Openings  
Maintenance Assistant No Current Openings  
Meter Enforcement No Current Openings  
Patrol Officer No Current Openings  Oath of Applicant    Study Guide NCJOCI^2
Public Safety Customer Service Assistant (Part-Time) No Current Openings  
911 Telecommunicator No Current Openings