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:

Landfill Maintenance Associate

Department: Landfill Department
Position Type: Standing Application
2023-LF-006 January 27, 2023               STANDING
JOB TITLE Landfill Maintenance Associate
DEPARTMENT Sanitary Landfill
STATUS  Full-time  Classified Service


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.** 





**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**
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES This position is responsible for assisting in the maintenance and operations of the city landfill.


·         Maintains landfill grounds.

·         Operates a bush hog, mowers, weed eaters and other grounds maintenance equipment.

·         Maintains leachate building and monitors pump operations.

·         Maintains and repairs a variety of hand and power tools.

·         Directs traffic within the landfill and in the disposal site.

·         Performs related duties.


*Job description available upon request or at our website –

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ·         Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.


·         Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.


·         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.


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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