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:

Equipment Operator

Job ID#: SEEO1.2-190924
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Street & Environmental Services Department
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number:
Salary Range: Will be determined based on vacancy available at time of written examination. Equipment Operator I – Salary Grade 10 Min $1,120.29 Max $1,704.66 (Bi-weekly) Equipment Operator II – Salary Grade 11 Min $1,177.01 Max $1,790.96 (Bi-weekly)
Application 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 collect solid waste

*NOTICE: Written examination is required for vacancies in this job class category.  Eligible candidates will receive notification of scheduled examination location and time via EMAIL, or U.S. Mail where email information is not provided on employee application or resume.


  • Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent;
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the positions, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years;
  • Must possess a current and valid Alabama Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
    • For Equipment Operator I classification Class B CDL requirement may be fulfilled during the first six months of employment.
    • For Equipment Operator II classification Class B CDL must be held at the time of application. 

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.

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