Fulltime Employment Opportunity with the City of Dumas.

Position:  Code Enforcement & Animal Control

Basic tasks include but not limited to:

  • Ensure buildings, dwellings, vacant lots, grass, and dilapidated vehicles, etc. are in compliance with City Codes     
  • Issue and inspect building and other permits
  • Initiate legal and fee documents when there is non-compliance
  • Enforce ordinances relating to dogs in the city limits
  • Assist in other city departments as needed



  • Code Enforcement Certification or willing to take training to become certified.  Certification must be retained while employed in Dumas.
  • General knowledge of city ordinances, codes, and zoning laws.
  • General knowledge of city ordinances related to animals.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good physical condition for walking, running, climbing, kneeling, and lifting.
  • Possess a valid driving license.
  • Submit to drug testing


  Application Deadline:  April 1, 2021.  Resume must be submitted with application and at least two letters of recommendation.

  Application can be picked up at Dumas City Hall located at 155 East Waterman; request by mail: City of Dumas, P O Box 157, Dumas, AR 71639, or call 870-382-2121; or by emailing eldridgen418@gmail.com.