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Open Positions

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To apply online for any position opening, go to the Arkansas Government Jobs web site.

Arkansas Government Jobs

Job seekers may search openings, create an employment application, or edit an existing application.  Resumés may be uploaded during the application process.

Blank Application Forms

Alternatively, you may download and print a blank Arkansas state employment application.  Both sets of forms below will need to be filled out to apply for employment with the State of Arkansas.  These are not on-line forms - please print and fax or mail.  Adobe Acrobat reader is required to open these files.

Download State Application forms - PDF
Download State Employee Disclosure forms - PDF

Recruiting Information

The Department of Information Systems (DIS) is a leader when it comes to providing strategic and operational IT services and solutions for state, county, and local government. We provide mainframe, client server, web technology, central data processing, statewide telephone network and assist with the development of statewide IT initiatives, projects, and services.

DIS is comprised of diverse, creative employees committed to IT solutions to better serve the citizens and state agencies of Arkansas. We seek to recruit and retain skilled IT professionals who adapt to the ever-changing field of Information Technology. We desire quality people who possess required education, job related work experience, and the desire to train and grow in the IT profession.

We also desire employees with interpersonal and team competencies and the writtten and verbal competencies needed in our multifaceted IT environment.

Skills Desired


ASP EJB MS Desktop SQL
C++ HTML MS Networking UNIX
CISCO Systems Java Servlets MS Server MS Visual Studio .NET
COBOL/CICS JavaScript ORACLE XML
DB2/UDB JSP SAP/ABAP MS SharePoint
Business Objects Crystal Reports VoIP IBM FileNet
IBM WebSphere GIS – ESRI Linux Project Management
Business Analysis SAP BASIS & ABAP Wi-Fi IBM DataStage
Network Security Computer Forensics    

Other Information

  • We strive to build a stronger, customer-centric, service-oriented organization to better serve the State of Arkansas
  • Project groups are made up of 3-10 Team Members, so you never feel lost in the crowd
  • Occasional Travel may be required in some positions
  • On call availability may be required
  • Internal promotions and transitions are encouraged
  • Training and certification opportunities are available
  • Primary office location is next door to the Arkansas State Capitol, Little Rock.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary and Benefits

  • Eleven paid holidays, including employee's birthday
    (Additional holidays can be proclaimed by the Governor)
  • Paid bi-weekly
  • Direct Deposit of Payroll Check
  • Sick Leave Accrual = 1 day per month (maximum accrual 120 days)

Annual Leave Accrual

1-3 years 1 day per month 12 days per year
4-5 years 1 day 2 hrs per month 15 days per year
6-12 years 1 day 4 hrs per month 18 days per year
13-20 years 1 day 6 hrs per month 21 days per year
21+ years 1 day 7 hrs per month 22 1/2 days per year
  • Flexible working hours / schedules
  • Compensatory time off earned for overtime (non-exempt employees only)
  • Free parking
  • Annual performance evaluations
  • Choice of group health insurance plans
  • Free employee basic group term life insurance and optional life
  • Employee credit union
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Cafeteria plan
  • Van pool through State Employees Association
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • DIS Good Neighbor Program (independently operated by DIS employees)
  • Catastrophic Leave
  • Years of Service Annual Payment: 10 through 14 years of state service $600
    15 through 19 years of state service $700
    20 through 24 years of state service $800
    25 or more years of state service $900
  • Stable job environment
  • Technology and training opportunities
  • Merit increases based on job performance