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:

Records Technician

Job ID#: PD021016-220923
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Police Department
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number: The minimum annual starting salary of the pay range (paid biweekly) is: $31,647.18 (annual).
Salary Range: The minimum annual starting salary of the pay range (paid biweekly) is: $31,647.18 (annual).
Application Deadline: Oct 7, 2022

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • This position position performs technical duties in the maintenance of department records.
  • Enters and retrieves data from a variety of computerized databases, including ACJIC/NCIC database.
  • Reviews and prepares citations and accident and incident reports for court personnel.
  • Receives fees for requested reports; records receipts, balances cash drawer, and prepares deposits
  • Processes daily incident/offense, arrest, trespass, impound, and field interview reports.


  • High school diploma or equivalent GED required.
  • 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.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain ACJIC/NCIC 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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