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 402 Lee Street NE, Decatur, AL 35602. 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:

Human Resources Generalist III

Job ID#: 2021-HR-019-269
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Human Resources Department
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number:
Salary Range: Annual $47,729 - $72,625 *Salary may be commensurate with experience within this assigned range* Position includes comprehensive group benefits, including pension benefits.
Application Deadline: Nov 9, 2020

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This senior level position will assist the HR Director in leading continuous improvement in delivery of HR services to City departments and employees.  Incumbent will assist with compensation planning and management including market studies, benefit administration, development of workforce education and training programs, oversee recruitment initiatives while driving progressive and modern best practices attracting qualified applicants; support ongoing implementation for HRIS modules and provide end user training; assist with payroll administration and support; and assist with policy development, communications, and deployment.  May also assist with supporting safety and worker’s compensation programs.


  • BS in HR Management or other related discipline; Master’s degree highly desirable
  • PHR or SPHR preferred
  • Must have at least 10 years of progressively responsible roles in Human Resources that include HRIS implementation/management, FMLA and leave management, compensation/benefits administration and coaching/performance management experience. Prior workers comp/safety program support desirable.
  • Prior management or supervisory experience helpful.

Employment Applications are available on our website at, or from the Human Resources Department at City Hall-2nd Floor Tower, 402 Lee St NE, Decatur, AL 35602.

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) 341-4895

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.

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

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