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:

Parks Maintenance Associate

Job ID#: 2153-181008
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Parks & Recreation
Position Type: Open Position
Salary Range Number: 20
Salary Range: Bi-Weekly $853.00 - $1,343.00 -- OR -- Annual $22,178.00 - $34,918.00
Application Deadline: Oct 22, 2018

Duties/Purpose: This is manual work requiring physical strength in maintaining City grounds, recreational facilities, parking facilities, parks, alleys, easements, and highways. Work requires skill in the operation of small to medium equipment, trucks, and farm tractors. Work involves performing a wide variety of grounds and parking facility maintenance tasks. Work also involves the operation of small to medium sized tractors and mowers; scheduling or performing preventive maintenance and performing minor repairs. Employees in this class may sometimes be assigned lead responsibilities for specific, periodic crew work. Work is performed under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade who reviews work for quality and results obtained. The employee determines which tools are needed to complete the assignment and works as instructed or consults with a supervisor on matters not specifically covered in the original instructions. Additional guidance is provided through Federal, State, and local laws, ordinances, and guidelines plus Departmental and City of Decatur policies and procedures. Work is reviewed through efficiency, productivity, attendance, policy adherence, and observation of work while in progress and upon completion, and through performance evaluations.

*To be eligible for consideration, a completed employment application must be received by the City of Decatur Human Resources Department before the closing date. Please attach a current resume if available.

Requirements: High school diploma from a school accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or GED certificate issued by the appropriate state agency.  Some experience in grounds maintenance or construction work and some experience driving a truck or tractor, or mower; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the above listed knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Written Examination is required for this position and will be given on or about Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  Eligible candidates will receive notification of scheduled Examination location and time via EMAIL, or U.S. Mail where email information is not provided on employment application or resume.

Employment Applications are available 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.