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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Recycling Truck Driver

Department: Recycling Department
Position Type: Standing Application

2023-124 10/5/2023 Until Filled
JOB TITLE Recycling Truck Driver
DEPARTMENT 037/Landfill Recycling COD
STATUS 1 Full-time 1Classified Service 0Exempt Service* 0Part-time/Temporary/Seasonal

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.
**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**

**Salary commensurate with experience in the pay range 13 (minimum):
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES • This position is responsible for operating a truck along an assigned route to collect recyclable materials.
• Conducts vehicle inspections to ensure safety and operability; performs minor maintenance and repairs.
• Cleans around recycling center.
• Operates baler.
• Operates a skid steer and other equipment.
• Performs other duties as assigned *Full job description available upon request or at our website –

MINIMUM QUALIFCATIONS • High school diploma equivalent GED.
• Must possess a current and valid Alabama Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
• 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
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

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