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

Planner II/III

  • Planning Department
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: Apr 7, 2020

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for managing and performing professional Community Development Planning functions associated with zoning, annexation, and implementation and updating of comprehensive Provide ethical leadership in the day to day activities of the planning department....

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Animal Control Officer

  • Animal Services
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: Apr 1, 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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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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