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:

Accountant I

Job ID#: CC014004-190107
Job Type: Full Time
Department: City Clerk
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number: 17
Salary Range: Bi-Weekly $1,559.55 - $2,373.05 –– OR –– Annual $40,548.40 - $61,699.18
Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2019

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This position performs basic accounting functions under the direction of the City Clerk in support of the city’s financial operations. Duties will include data validation, account and deposit auditing functions, and assisting internal and external customers.

Requirements: Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years’ experience or service; Must be proficient with computers, including Microsoft office products such as Word, Excel and Adobe.  Knowledge of GASB and GAAP highly desirable.

Employment Applications are available on our website at, or 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.