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

Director Youth Services

  • Youth Services
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: Dec 15, 2019

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for directing the city’s youth services programs and operations. Duties include, but not limited to, trains, assigns, directs, evaluates and supervises personnel; develops and implements the departmental budget. Responsible for coordination of...

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Recycling Truck Driver

  • Recycling Department
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: Nov 29, 2019

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This position operates a truck along an assigned route to collect recyclable materials. Operates baler, skid steer and other equipment; Will include assisting with sorting and categorizing recycling materials. Written examination is required for this position...

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Equipment Operator

  • Street & Environmental Services Department
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: Dec 31, 2019

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Vacancy determined at time of written examination – Equipment Operator I – may operate equipment in the repair and maintenance of city streets Equipment Operator II – will operate a truck along an assigned route to...

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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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