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:

Chief Financial Officer

Job ID#: 1014-170309
Classification: Exempt Service Position
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Finance Department
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number: 61
Salary Range: Bi-Weekly $3,270.00 - $4,616.00 / Annual $85,020.00 - $120,016.00
Application Deadline: Apr 17, 2017

Duties/Purpose: The purpose of this classification is serve as the City’s Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for supervising the departmental staff and operations of finance, purchasing, revenue, and other assigned areas. Also, serves as financial advisor to the Mayor and City Council for long range forecasting, planning and budgeting.

*To be eligible for consideration, a completed employment application must be received by the City of Decatur Human Resources Department before the closing date. Please attach a current resume if available.

Requirements: Must possess a Master’s in Accounting, Business Administration (MBA), Public Administration (MPA) or closely related field, CPA, CMA or CFM certification(s), and 3-5 years of municipal/government accounting. Residency within the city limits of Decatur, Alabama as soon as possible upon employment is non-negotiable. Must be a U.S. Citizen and have, or be able to obtain, a valid Alabama driver’s license.

Employment Applications are available 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.