Employment Opportunities

To apply for any position at the City of Austin, please complete our required Application Form below or obtain an application in person at City Hall.  Please make sure you meet the specific qualifications for the position you are applying for; otherwise the application will not be processed. We look forward to receiving your application and discussing the employment opportunity of interest.


Job Openings:

  • Public Works Utility Worker:  The City of Austin is now accepting applications for the position of Utility Worker.  This position performs general maintenance of the water distribution system, wastewater system, street department, and various other Public Works duties.  Applicant must have the ability to perform skilled labor for maintenance and/or installation of the various systems, but not limited to, reading meters, mowing and maintenance of facilities, use of all tools such as portable cordless tools, lawn mowers, tractors, generators, concrete saws, tapping machine, and a variety of hand tools.  Experience with heavy equipment and utility repair is a plus.  Minimum qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, and a valid Arkansas driver's license.  Wage is based on qualifications and experience.  Must pass a background check and a drug screening prior to employment.

This position will be open from 6/17/2021 until it is filled.

Applications can be submitted to Chris Nelson or Kris Roachell, City of Austin, PO Box 129, Austin AR  72007;  or emailed to cnelson@austin-ar.com or kroachell@austin-ar.com.  Applications are available here on the website to print out.



The city of  City of Austin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications will be considered for all positions without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.