Careers

Application Information

For an application, you may download the application form (pdf) or pick one up at the City of Decatur Human Resources Department at 610 4th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601. A completed employment application along with a current resume must be submitted by the posted deadline for the position of interest.

Mail to:
Human Resources Department
City of Decatur
P.O. Box 1984
Decatur, AL 35602

Email to:
employment@decatur-al.gov

Police Officer

  • Police Department
  • Standing Application

SALARY GRADE Annual Minimum $50,839.39 Annual Maximum $77,358.14 SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES This position is responsible for enforcing local, state and federal laws and ordinances, patrolling, training, surveillance, public relations, apprehension of law violators, and preparing related paperwork...

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Executive Assistant

  • Mayor's Office
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: May 20, 2024

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES This executive level position is responsible for coordinating all administrative functions for the Mayor’s office. The individual in this position must demonstrate high levels of customer service, professionalism in demeanor and appearance, and must be trustworthy...

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School Crossing Guard

  • Police Department
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: May 31, 2024

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: A part-time, seasonal opportunity to assist in expediting the safe movement of pedestrians and vehicular traffic in school zones.  As a safety sensitive job, persons in this position may be required to periodically satisfy fitness for...

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HR Analyst_Payroll Administrator

  • Human Resources Department
  • Standing Application

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: • This position reports to the Human Resources Director with primary responsibility for coordinating and managing payroll and timekeeping administration. • Manages and ensures accuracy and compliance of payroll and all payroll reporting requirements (i.e. payroll...

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Parks Maintenance Associate I

  • Parks & Recreation
  • Standing Application

SALARY GRADE: The City of Decatur compensation plan is based on an 18-step progression system. The following reflects the entry level potential in the assigned grade/range.** $32,596.46** **A starting salary above the minimum point of the assigned range may be...

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Crew Associate I – Beautification

  • Environmental Services Department
  • Standing Application

POSTING DATE  4/10/2024 JOB TITLE Crew Associate I DEPARTMENT Beautification/Environmental Services STATUS  Full-time SALARY GRADE * *The City of Decatur compensation plan is based on an 18-step progression system. The following reflects the entry level potential in the assigned grade/range....

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Building Plans Examiner

  • Building Department
  • Standing Application

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT VACANCY ID#  2024-207 POSTING DATE  2/27/2024 CLOSING DATE  UNTIL FILLED JOB TITLE  Building Plans Examiner DEPARTMENT 023/Building Code Inspection STATUS Full-time Classified Service* SALARY GRADE * Biweekly Minimum $1,955.36 Biweekly Maximum $2,975.31 Annual Minimum $50,839.39 Annual Maximum $77,358.14...

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Manager (City Planner)

  • Planning Department
  • Standing Application

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT JOB TITLE Manager (City Planner) DEPARTMENT 055/Planning STATUS  Full-time Exempt Service SALARY GRADE **  $91,954.52** **A starting salary above the minimum point of the assigned range may be considered commensurate with education, training and experience in alignment with...

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Traffic Signs and Markings Technician I

  • Traffic Signs & Markings Department
  • Standing Application

    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT VACANCY ID# POSTING DATE CLOSING DATE 2024-86 1/30/24 STANDING POSTING JOB TITLE Traffic Signs and Markings Technician 1 DEPARTMENT Traffic Signs and Markings STATUS  Full-time  Classified Service   SALARY GRADE ** The City of Decatur compensation plan...

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Firefighter

  • Fire & Rescue
  • Standing Application

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT JOB TITLE Firefighter DEPARTMENT 022/Fire STATUS  Full-time Classified Service SALARY GRADE * Biweekly Minimum $1,907.67 Biweekly Maximum $2,831.95 Annual Minimum $49,599.40 Annual Maximum $73,630.59 *Paid Paramedic incentive for licensed Paramedics who meet current requirements of Paramedic Pay Policy...

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