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

Fire Chief

  • Fire & Rescue
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: Jun 1, 2020

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Fire Chief provides administrative direction and leadership for all Fire & Rescue Department functions ***Candidates that applied during the previous posting period 12/18/19 – 1/20/20 will remain under consideration and do not need to re-apply***...

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Police Officer

  • Police Department
  • Open Position
  • Deadline: May 31, 2020

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This position is responsible for the enforcement of federal, state and local law and the protection of life and property. The first step in the employment process is the Physical Agility Test (PAT).  The PAT for...

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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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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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