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:

Kennel Supervisor

Job ID#: AS041002-220922
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Animal Services
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number: The minimum annual starting salary of the pay range (paid biweekly) is: $38,559.02 (annual).
Salary Range: The minimum annual starting salary of the pay range (paid biweekly) is: $38,559.02 (annual).
Application Deadline: Oct 6, 2022

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • This position supervises kennel operations, including the care and management of shelter animals.
  • Directs the work of kennel staff; ensures work is performed in compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Maintains the health and well-being of shelter animals; vaccinates and medicates animals; monitors animals for signs of disease and aggression; takes appropriate actions.
  • Assists with and performs euthanasia; maintains related records.
  • Manage front desk duties; maintains departmental records; enters information into a computerized database; oversees the retention of records.


  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Alabama for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
  • Possession or of ability to readily obtain Certified Euthanasia Technician certification.

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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