Job Opening – Planner II

The Centerton Planning Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Planner II. Duties include review submittals for completeness and compliance to city, state, and federal zoning and development regulations; assist engineers, surveyors, developers, the general public, etc. in understanding and complying with the city regulations and policy; prepare summation reports for the Planning Commission to use in making decisions. Will also coordinate project activities and communications for the City staff; and assist with inquiries of zoning and subdivision regulations. Must be able to go from one task to another with frequent interruption.

Minimum requirements include US citizen with valid drivers license; Four-year degree + 2 years of planning experience, or some equivalent thereof. Must have excellent written and oral skills; ability to read and interpret regulations and procedures; consolidate information and prepare written reports and correspondence; proficient in Microsoft Office; GIS experience is beneficial.

Pay based on experience starting at $18 per hour. Benefits include excellent health insurance and APERS retirement plan.

Applications may be picked up at City Hall at 290 Main St. Centerton, AR 72719.  Please send or deliver application and resume to:

Centerton City Hall
Attn: Pam Grant
290 Main St., PO Box 208
Centerton, AR 72719
Office (479) 795-2750 Ext. 24 ♦ Fax (479) 795-2545

Full Job Description

Centerton Planner II Job Description_May 2019

State of the City Address

Ladies and Gentleman of the Centerton City Council, and fellow citizens as your Mayor I am honored to report to you the state of the city and its future needs. I am grateful for the opportunity that the citizens have given me to serve the citizens of the City of Centerton over the past 8 years. First of all I am happy to announce that the City of Centerton is financially sound, and thru fiscal conservation, your staff and City Council has balanced its budget over the past 8 years. The 2018 financial statement will be presented tonight and you will see that we are in a good financial condition.

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Centerton Utilities is taking Applications

Centerton Utilities has two new positions available. One is for Customer Service Representative and the other is for Field Operations. All positions must have at minimum a High School diploma or equivalent. Applications will be accepted until January 4th, 2019. These positions will be filled shortly thereafter. 

Applications may be picked up at the water office at 500 Keller Road, Centerton. You may also download it from the link below, if preferred, and deliver to the office or email to 


***Customer Service Representative: Must have good people skills, experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, 10 Key adding machine skills, Understanding of document control and filing. Accounts receivable knowledge and skills preferred. Position starts at $13.50 with hours from 8 am to 5 pm, M-F. Full benefits include Health insurance, vacation, sick days, all federal holidays off, Retirement program and more.

***Field Operations: Must have clean driver’s record. Operators are expected to work in a variety of weather conditions, lift, squat, sit and walk. Computer skills and licensed water operators desirable. Beginning pay is dependent upon knowledge, skills or licensed water operator level. However, not less than $13.50 per hour. Must be willing and able to sit for, take and pass Arkansas Department of Health water licenses. Normal working hours from 8 am to 4:30 pm, M-F. Full benefits include Health insurance, vacation, sick days, all federal holidays off, Retirement program and more.