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City of Fairhope
Public Works Director
Starting Pay: $84,792.54 - $110,230.31 - $135,668.08/yr  Grade 33

Position Description
General nature/purpose of work:
The purpose of this classification is to perform managerial work associated with directing operations and activities of the Public Works Division, including streets/roads, mechanical maintenance, parks, solid waste services, building maintenance, grounds, storm water management and design, mowing, janitorial, administration, or other public works functions, to include directing budget administration, project management, and interaction with other government agencies related to areas of assignment.

Minimum Qualification Standards
Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
  • Directs daily operations and activities of the Public Works Department, including activities pertaining to streets/roads, mechanical maintenance, parks, solid waste services, building maintenance, grounds, mowing, janitorial, administration, or other public works functions.
  • Develops storm water management ordinances related to construction, post construction and illicit discharge activities.
  • Serves as the City’s in-house storm water engineer and technical expert in the planning and design review of private development.
  • Prepares and implements the City’s storm water management plans and drainage projects.
  • Performs inspections of both public and private storm water facilities to insure compliance with engineered storm water plans and design.

Education, experience and training:
High school diploma or GED;
BS Degree in Civil Engineering, supplemented with 6 – 9 years previous experience that includes civil engineering, public works administration, project management, fleet management, budget administration, and personnel management 
PE license in the State of Alabama required and also a QCIP certification. 

Position Open Until Filled.

City of Daphne
City Clerk
Full Time, Regular (Salary DOE)
Posted Date: April 5, 2017
Closing Date: April 19, 2017

A City of Daphne application must be submitted prior to the closing date in order to be considered for this position.

Description: The purpose of this classification is to provide a variety of administrative services for the City’s elected officials and provide assistance to all City departments. The City Clerk is required to attend meetings of the City Council, serve as custodian of municipal records and administer all municipal elections. The City Clerk must exercise initiative and judgement in planning and executing his or her duties; prepare public notices, legal notices, ordinances, proclamations, resolutions and other official documents.

To qualify, applicants must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, public relations or closely related field preferred
  • Supplemented by three (3) to five (5) years previous experience and/or training that includes public relations, administrative or office management experience, preferably in local government or any combination of education, training, and experience
  • Must possess and maintain designation of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) prior to or within the first three (3) years of employment; Must possess or acquire state of Alabama Notary Public certification
  • Have working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (including, but not limited to, Microsoft Excel, Access, and Publisher)
  • Possess and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license and be insurable by the City’s insurance carrier
  • Must be able to work non-standard hours

The City of Daphne offers competitive benefits including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Medical and Dental coverage, Vision Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and is a member of Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA).

Applications and a job description may be picked up at Daphne City Hall, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, or by downloading one from our website at Applications must be received no later than 5:00pm on the job closing date posted.

The City of Daphne is a drug-free workplace and all applicants will be subject to drug/alcohol testing.


City of Decatur
Chief Financial Officer

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.

Job Title:    Chief Financial Officer, Job ID#:    1014-170216
Classification:    Exempt service, Job Type:    Full time
Salary Range:    61    Bi-Weekly    $3,270.00 - $4,616.00,   Annual    $85,020.00 - $120,016.00
CLOSING*:    Day/Date:  Monday, April 17, 2017
*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.  

Duties/Purpose:    The purpose of this classification is serve as the City’s Chief Financial Officer with responsibility for supervising the departmental staff and operations of finance, purchasing, revenue, and other assigned areas.  Also, serves as financial advisor to the Mayor and City Council for long range forecasting, planning and budgeting.
*Job description available upon request or at our website –

**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.

Requirements:    Must possess a Master’s in Accounting, Business Administration (MBA), Public Administration (MPA) or closely related field, CPA, CMA or CFM certification(s), and 3-5 years of municipal/government accounting.  Residency within the city limits of Decatur, Alabama as soon as possible upon employment is non-negotiable.  Must be a U.S. Citizen and have, or be able to obtain, a valid Alabama driver’s license.  

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: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Faxed to: (256) 341-4895

The Human Resources Department may be contacted at (256) 341-4890

City of Madison
Police Chief
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
The City of Madison, Alabama, located west of Huntsville and known for its high-quality schools, highly-educated occupants and high-tech companies, is accepting applications for the position of Police Chief to direct a progressive department with 110 total personnel. Madison is among the fastest growing cities in the southeastern US, with a current population of approximately 47,000. Madison’s Police Chief is responsible for Patrol Division, Traffic Division, School Resource Officers, Investigations, Dispatch, Records, Animal Control and other services. The Chief of Police is appointed by the City Council and reports to the Mayor for a term coextensive with the term of Council. The position requires progressive police supervisor experience. The successful candidate must have at least 15 years of police experience with an excellent performance record in Federal, State or Local law enforcement. Ten years direct supervisory experience preferred, with experience at the Lieutenant or Commander level a plus. Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public administration or related field. Formal training in police administration, planning and methods, as well as coursework in management and employment laws, also desirable. Demonstrated knowledge of modern patrol techniques, personnel management and exceptional leadership skills are required. Residence in the City of Madison is required within six months of appointment. Salary: $85,000.00 - $115,000.00 D.O.Q. Excellent benefit package includes retirement with RSA. To view the full job posting requirements and to apply on line, please visit our website @ Click on Job Openings on the left of the screen. Resume may be attached to completed electronic application. EOE Employer.
City of Alexander City
City Clerk
Primary Responsibility:
Coordinates and supervises the preparation and distribution of Council agendas and supplements
Attends City Council meetings and maintains a record of votes; prepares official minutes of Council activities; processes all official documents related to Council activities
Provides official notification to the public regarding City Council meetings
Receives all correspondence addressed to the City Council and all other materials and documents requiring City Council approval and adoption
Receives legal publication notices including public notices, official actions and ordinances; records and publicizes legal notices, ordinances and City Council minutes. Ensures legal requirements are met regarding public notices, publications and posting of City business
Prepares ordinances for codification; oversees the codification of ordinances into the municipal code
Serves as custodian of official City records and public documents; retrieves public records for the general public and city staff; provides information on ordinances, resolutions and policies; provides copies of records; attests and certifies official documents and copies
Coordinates public records request to ensure compliance with public records laws
Oversees or performs an accurate recording of the proceedings, preparation of the minutes, recording, indexing and filing for the public record; distributes information as requested.
Answers questions and provides information to the general public; responds to citizen inquiries and complaints
Works in cooperation with Tallapoosa County to prepare and maintain city election materials and assists with election procedures for City
Within the Clerk’s department: assigns and delegates work; determines work procedures and monitors workflow; supervises staff and conducts performance evaluations; prepares and administers departmental budget
Develops and maintains electronic and hard copy files to access information and provides reports and research for the public and council; operates a variety of standard office equipment to access necessary information and archive documents in accordance with State law
Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community
Attests to all resolutions, ordinances, contract, and agreements on behalf of the Council as evidence of the authorization of such documents by the council.
Evaluate record/documents to determine their value in order to make recommendations for retention and disposal
Performs notary services
Performs all other duties that may be required by State statutes and City Ordinances
Performs other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements:
Must be a graduate of an accredited four-year college or university with a major study in public administration, business administration or related field or five (5) years of professional experience in public administration, preferably for municipality; including two (2) years of people management experience and in-depth knowledge of public records management and compliance provisions. Certification as a City/Municipal Clerk preferred upon hire or required to obtain within three years of hire. Must pass criminal background check. Position requires an extensive depth of expertise and knowledge in public records that can be used to develop policies and procedures as well as determine efficient and innovative ways to accomplish the organization’s business strategies. Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other municipal employees, City officials and general public. Ability to clearly communicate information both verbally and in writing. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality commensurate with duties and responsibilities of the City Clerk’s Office. Ability to work on activities involving a continual reoccurrence of deadlines where work product accuracy is critical. Extensive knowledge in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook).