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City of Cabot, Arkansas

Police/Fire Recruitment

The City of Cabot offers the opportunity to work in a family-oriented community.  The City of Cabot is not civil service.  Click here to search for openings.

Police Department Hiring Process

  • Applicants passing the initial background will receive notification by mail of the next scheduled written test.  Applicants must attend the group written and physical agility tests as scheduled.
  • Applicants passing the written test will be scheduled for the physical agility test consisting of push-ups, sit-ups and a timed one-mile run.
  • Applicants passing the physical agility test will be scheduled for an oral board interview.
  • Staff will process a background investigation on selected applicants.
  • A conditional offer of employment will be made upon which a physical, drug-screen and psychological tests will be scheduled.
  • The employee, if not certified, will be scheduled to attend the 12-week academy in Camden, Arkansas within first year of hire.
 

Fire Department Hiring Process

  • Applicants will receive notification by mail of the next scheduled written test.  Applicants must attend the group written and physical agility tests as scheduled.
  • Applicants passing the written test will be scheduled for the physical agility test consisting of the following:
    • Aerial ladder climb
    • Balance beam
    • Hose drag
    • Equipment Carry
    • Ladder move and equipment
    • Kesier Sled
    • Attic Crawl
    • Wall search
    • Hose hoist
    • Transfer hoses
    • Dummy drag
    • All of the above is completed and timed while wearing an air pack and full firefighting protective equipment.
  • Applicants passing the physical agility test may be scheduled for an oral board interview.
  • Staff will process a background investigation on selected applicants.
  • A conditional offer of employment will be made upon which a physical and drug-screen will be scheduled.
  • The employee, if not certified, will be scheduled to attend the academy in Camden, Arkansas within first year of hire.

 

The City of Cabot is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, political status, disability status or other legally protected status.  The City of Cabot is a drug-free workplace.


Contact Us

Human Resources Director:
Matthew Hood
101 N Second St
Cabot, AR 72023
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  • (501) 843-3566 x 48
  • (501) 843-5558
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  • Office Hours:
    8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Monday through Friday