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

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Human Resources Generalist

Department: Human Resources Department
Position Type: Standing Application




2023-268                     7/28/2023                     Until Filled


JOB TITLE      Human Resources Generalist

DEPARTMENT           019/Human Resources Department

STATUS  Full-time       Classified Service  Exempt Service


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. **


$60,000 **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** Compensation for internal promotions will be governed by the Merit System.



The experienced HR professional in this position will provide assistance and support as a seasoned Generalist in FMLA and Leave Management, EEO and Compliance investigations, recruitment, employee relations, development, and performance coaching, and compensation and benefits administration. Will also assist with policy development and HRIS deployment initiatives.

*Job description available upon request or at our website –



  • BS degree in Human Resources Management; MS highly desirable
  • Ten or more years in a generalist capacity, with specific experience in leave management including FMLA, benefits and compensation, EEO and ethics compliance and investigations, employee development and performance coaching, HR policy review and development, and HRIS build and deployment.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP required.

HOW TO APPLY**     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 the City’s 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.


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