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:

HR Analyst_Payroll Administrator

Department: Human Resources Department
Position Type: Standing Application


• 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 tax table updates, withholding and reporting; W2 and 1095 processing; Quarterly reporting such as 941 and Quarterly Wage; garnishments; benefit and leave management deductions; and any other special payroll processing and deduction requirements.)

• Other duties will include verifying accuracy of GL and payroll account assignments and analysis of various payroll and human resources data models, HRIS/Payroll and Time entry systems focal and end user training development and deployment

• Manages and audits benefit leave processing and accrual tables

• Reconciles monthly group benefit invoices against payroll deductions and ensures timely and accurate benefit vendor payment processing

*Full job description available upon request or at our website –



• BA/BS degree in a course of study related to the occupational field such as finance, math, human resources or general business with concentration in same is preferred.
• Five or more years of direct large employer payroll administration and reporting experience, including W2 and 1095 processing, and quarterly payroll tax reporting.
• Must have experience in automated HRIS/payroll systems experience; prior system implementation and/or upgrade experience highly desirable
• Intermediate to advanced level skill in Microsoft Excel is required.
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.


The City of Decatur is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other protected status.

Employment Applications are available on our website at, or from the Human Resources Department at 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

Due to the volume of responses received, we will not be able to provide a status of consideration. Candidates who have been selected for the next step in the review process will be notified.

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