Careers

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:
employment@decatur-al.gov

Traffic Signs and Markings Technician I

  • Traffic Signs & Markings Department
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: Mar 10, 2020

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Semi-skilled manual work in connection with the fabrication and installation of signs as well as the placement of markings, striping, and raised pavement markers for public right-of –ways and properties. Work involves erecting signs, assisting in...

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Animal Control Officer

  • Animal Services
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: Mar 6, 2020

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Position is responsible for enforcement of animal control ordinances and for the impounding and care of animals. Responds to citizen complaints and emergency calls, including after-hours emergencies. May assist with removal of wildlife from homes; captures...

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Programs Coordinator

  • Youth Services
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: Mar 6, 2020

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assists with the coordination of programs and services for at-risk youth that reduce school drop-out, teen pregnancy, youth crime, drug use, and poverty rates. Assists in managing grant and other budgets. Process and qualifies clients. Also,...

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Grants Administrator

  • Community Development
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: Feb 26, 2020

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Works with city departments and programs to gather information and prepare grant proposals in accordance with grant guidelines. Ensures timely execution of contracts and present grant applications and awarded contracts to the City Council for approval....

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Equipment Operator

  • Standing Application

Applications for Equipment Operator postions are taken year-round. When a position becomes available, those who have an active application on file will be considered. Application for this position can be made at the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 402 Lee...

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Police Officer

  • Police Department
  • Standing Application

Applications for the Decatur Police Department Academy and lateral transfer candidates are taken year-round. When a position becomes available, those who have an active application on file will be considered. Application for this position can be made at the Human...

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School Crossing Guard

  • Police Department
  • Standing Application

Hourly Rate: $8.82 Duties/Purpose:  A part-time, seasonal opportunity to assist in expediting the safe movement of pedestrians and vehicular traffic in school zones. As a safety sensitive job, persons in this positon may be required to periodically satisfy fitness for duty...

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Fire & Rescue Candidates

  • Fire & Rescue
  • Standing Application

Candidates may submit an application throughout the year for an entry-level or lateral transfer position within the Fire & Rescue Department. When a spot becomes available, active applications on file will be considered. Application for this position can be made...

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