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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Solid Waste and Fleet Maintenance Director

Job ID#: SW034005-211012
Classification: Exempt Service Position
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Solid Waste Department
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number: 24
Salary Range: Min: $72,625.73 - $110,508.63
Application Deadline: Nov 2, 2021

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • This position is responsible for directing and overseeing the municipal solid waste collection and disposal as well as oversee vehicle maintenance operations.
  • Hires, supervises, directs, trains, develops and evaluates staff.
  • Directs the efforts of environmental services through subordinates.
  • Supervises office and field subordinates in support of waste management and vehicle maintenance programs.
  • Recommends annual budget needs for operation and capital outlay programs.
  • Develops short and long range plans to meet the community needs.
  • Consults with Mayor, City Council members, local/state/federal government officials as needed to review department activities.


  • A four-year degree in public administration, business, or other related field is desirable; or any combination of equivalent education, training, and experience so as to understand the key duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Prior experience managing a solid waste collection and removal operation is highly desired.
  • Supervisory/management experience is required.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

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.

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