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:

Executive Assistant

Job ID#: 2024-17
Classification: Exempt Service Position
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Mayor's Office
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number: $43,838.65
Salary Range: **A starting salary above the minimum point of the assigned range may be considered commensurate with education, training and experience in alignment with the City’s pay administration policies**
Application Deadline: May 20, 2024


  • 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 when handling highly sensitive and confidential information.
  •  Duties may include but are not limited to scheduling appointments and coordinating the Mayor’s calendar, scheduling meeting rooms, notarizing documents, maintaining office supplies and purchasing procedures, answering calls and greeting visitors, responding to citizen concerns, preparing correspondence and official documents, oversee special projects, making travel arrangements, and performing other administrative duties as assigned.


  • HS diploma or equivalent GED required. College level degree or coursework in business or office management highly desirable.
  • A minimum five years of prior executive assistant level experience, with demonstrated professionalism and discretion when handling highly sensitive and confidential information.
  •  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


Employment Applications are available on our website at, or from the Human Resources Department at Fort Decatur Recreational Center, 610 4th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601.

Completed employment application, with current resume (if available), must be returned to the City of Decatur Human Resources Department by the posting closing date. May be delivered in person or:

Mailed to: P. O. Box 1984, Decatur, AL 35602
Emailed to:
Faxed to: (256) 301-3108
The Human Resources Department may be contacted at (256) 341-4890

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