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:

Transport Security Officer

Job ID#: PD021014-220110
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Police Department
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number: 12
Salary Range: $32,955.42 - $50,145.56
Application Deadline: Jan 24, 2022

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 and Responsibilities: 

  • This position is responsible for maintaining City Hall security and for the transport of prisoners.
  • Directs persons to remove items from pocket for screenings; examines bags or purses.
  • Monitors visitors as they pass through metal detectors; uses hand-held detector to further screen visitors.
  • Transports prisoners from arrest locations to Morgan County Detention facility; searches inmates for weapons and contraband; secures prisoners with restraints.
  • Monitors parking lot and issues citations.
  • Enters arrestee information into the computerized database; updates arrestee information.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must be proficient in the English language.
  • Requires possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Alabama.
  • Must have the ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Alabama Peace Officer Standard and Training Commission.

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.

No Comments

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.