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Town of Coosada
School Crossing Guard

Part-Time, Temporary - $9.20/hour

Job Description: Controls traffic and assist school busses coming and leaving school grounds.

Contact for job inquiries: Town of Coosada 5800 Coosada Road, Coosada, AL 36020 334-285-3700. Position is open until filled.

The Town of Coosada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Town of Coosada
Municipal Clerk/Treasurer

Job Requirements: Knowledge of governmental operations, computer, interpersonal, and communication skills required.

Benefits: Insurance and retirement benefits.

Contact for job inquiries: Town of Coosada 5800 Coosada Road, Coosada, AL 36020 334-285-3700. Position is open until filled.

The Town of Coosada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Madison
Human Resources Analyst/Coordinator

Starting Pay: $19.129 per hour

Specific duties of the job: This position provides a range of Human Resources Analyst professional level activities which are both (1) generalist in nature (including recruitment and selection, records, compensation and leave administration, deductions, etc.) and (2) specialist in nature (such as a role in HRIS, Benefits administration, Workers' Compensation.) Manages and audits I-9 and eligibility to work processes. Manages EEO reporting to maintain compliance; Performs various HR projects and processes at a high technical level; Provides in-depth analysis and reporting, auditing and compliance activities to ensure efficiency, legal compliance and minimal risk.

Skills candidate must have: (Complete Job Description Includes More Qualifications) Demonstrated skills in essential functions and duties of the position; Strong Benefit Administration and HRIS/Pay system knowledge and skills; Skill in the auditing processes to ensure consistency and accuracy of HR records; Skill in designing and maintaining repeatable, accurate processes; Skill in compiling correspondence and tracking employee data, including an advanced level of competency with Excel, Word and HRIS system; Strong HRIS/Payroll system entry, configuration, reporting and problem resolution; Skill in verbal and written communication; Skill in time management, project management, organization and prioritization skills; Skilled at managing multiple deadline-oriented priorities; Strong analytical, technical and problem-solving skills; Skilled at making timely process improvements; Ability to work as a small productive team for team success; Ability to maintain confidential and/or sensitive information; Ability to keep up-to-date with changing Human Resources laws, requirements and modern procedures; Strong presentation and training skills; Exceptional attention to detail, follow-up skills and ability to work with minimal amount of supervision; Knowledge, understanding and demonstrated application of federal laws pertaining to employment and personnel practices (including, but not limited to, FMLA, FLSA, on-boarding laws, etc.).

Education candidate must have: Four-year degree in Human Resources, Accounting, IT, Business or related field;

Experience candidate must have: Minimum of five years work experience at the professional & technical level in a Human Resources or Payroll/HRIS department or function performing essential duties of position; PHR certification preferred; Highly skilled and experienced HR Specialist in the area of Benefits Administration, HRIS/Payroll systems & auditing of pay and deductions, and other essential functions; Experience demonstrating the above skills and essential functions at a high technical level; Experience interpreting & ensuring compliance of related employment law; Must be able to multi-task at a high level of accuracy and consistency; Strong performance record and background required due to accessibility to records, property, employees and public; Current driver's license and strong driving record desired and records may be routinely checked by the City.

Physical requirements & Job Conditions for this position: Job entails frequent interruptions and, at times, high volume; must communicate verbally with employees and the public; work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, or crouching; frequently lifts light and occasionally heavy objects.

How to apply: Download City of Madison, Application @ www.madisonal.gov. Mail Completed Application to the attention of Human Resource Dept. c/o Madison Municipal Complex - 100 Hughes Road, Madison, Alabama 35758 OR fax completed Application to 256-772-5643. Any submitted Resumes must accompany a completed Application to be considered for this position, therefore, submitting a Resume only will not be considered as applying for this position. To view the full Job Posting with more job requirements, visit www.madisonal.gov. The City of Madison, Alabama offers an attractive benefit package with retirement. This position will remain open until filled.

The City of Madison, Alabama is an equal opportunity employer.

City of Madison
Assistant Planner

Starting Pay: $17.389 - $18.448 per hour

Specific duties of the job: Responsible for planning and zoning activities of the City, including processing applications and casework for boards and commissions, reviews of permit applications for zoning and related items, such as signs, use permits, residential, and historic commission certificates of appropriateness (COA). Provides support to Sr. Planner for Planning Commission, Zoning Board, Historic Commission; Assists in plan review and processing applications; Acts as secretary to Boards and Commissions; Performs other projects and processes as assigned. Supports Commissions and Boards as assigned, including preparing and posting monthly agenda and minutes, processing all casework; Prepares planning reports and analysis as required; Addresses questions regarding City development regulations; Assists with walk-ins and phone calls related to current planning and zoning matters; Reviews permits for zoning compliance.
Provides zoning review for all new development projects; Attends night Board and Commission meetings; Prepares and organizes paperwork related to board and commission applications; Prepares legal notices and assures timely publications, when required; Prepares and distributes agenda packets to board and commission members; Tracks performance, maintenance of sidewalk bonds to assure completion of subdivision improvements; May be required to track landscape bonds to ensure completion of individual lot improvements; Assists Director and/or Senior Planner with various public meetings and presentations; Assists in preparation of grants for planning projects and assists in preparing grant compliance data and periodic progress reports; May assist Director with processing timecards, purchase orders and requests for pay using New World system; Assists in process of Technical Review Committee; Addresses questions regarding City development regulations; Assists in formulating rezoning, Comprehensive Plan and policy recommendations; Keeps current with department process and performs other Assistant Planner duties in their absence, and coordinates schedules with other Assistant Planner to ensure coverage of essential functions; Works closely with Senior Planner, yet performs many duties with little direction, operating from established procedures and knowledge of State and Federal law, and City ordinances and policies; Performs other related duties as required.

Skills candidate must have: (Complete Job Description Includes More Qualifications)
Strong team skills required, in support of team members and department goals; Ability to interpret and explain zoning ordinance and development regulations; Ability to review zoning permits for conformance to applicable law and ordinance; Knowledge of Federal, State and local law as it bears on the land use review process in Alabama municipalities; Strong typing and computer skills, including use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, internet and department GIS/database software; Strong writing, verbal communication and public relations skills; Ability to answer phones and handle walk-in customers; Ability to process complex paperwork and keep thorough records; Ability to utilize strong project management skills; Ability to read site plans, permits, and similar documents.

Education candidate must have: Requires BA/BS level degree in urban planning or related field OR 5 (five) years related experience and any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the required listed knowledge, skills and abilities.

Experience candidate must have: Internship or experience in municipal planning preferred; Strong background record required, due to interaction with public, access to proprietary information, and public and personal property; Demonstration of a high level of judgment and discretion required for maintaining confidential and sensitive information; Must be able to drive; Must maintain a strong driving record for city-insurance purpose and record may be periodically checked by the City.

Physical requirements for this position: Job may require occasional long hours and work on weekends, and requires flexibility to work additional hours when needed to complete projects and assignments; Normal office working conditions with frequent interruptions; Occasional working outside briefly in varying weather conditions; Participation in evening meetings; Ability to accomplish the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations in a timely manner; Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with public; Ability to work on computer for extended periods of time; Ability to answer and communicate on telephone; Ability to operate office machines such as fax, copier, etc.

How to apply:

Temps and/or Outside Applicants: Pick up & Return Application to Madison Municipal Complex (100 Hughes Road, Madison, Alabama 35758), or apply with the State of Alabama Employment Office (2535 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, Alabama 35810) or Access Application @ www.madisonal.gov. Resumes only will not be accepted; Includes attractive Benefit package with retirement.

Regular City Employees: Pick up and complete a one-page Internal Job Posting Application located in the HR Department.

This position will remain open until filled.

City of Anniston
Code Enforcement Officer

PURPOSE: Under the direction of Senior Code Enforcement Officer, the Code Enforcement Officer performs a range of duties involving the investigation, enforcement, and resolution of violations of City codes and ordinances. The Code Enforcement Officer prepares notices of violation and issues citations and performs other related duties as assigned. The Code Enforcement Officer works under the supervision of the Senior Code Enforcement Officer and exercises considerable judgment and personal initiative. The Code Enforcement Officer receives only occasional instructions or assistance as new or unusual situations arises and is fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the City of Anniston and Anniston Planning Department.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of modern office practices, methods and computer equipment. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar and punctuation. Basic mathematical principles. Principals and practices used in dealing with the public. Principles of record keeping and reporting. Principles, practices, methods and techniques of code violation investigation and enforcement. Methods and procedures used in code enforcement including citation issuance procedures, methods used to obtain vehicle safety. Interpret and apply pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations including administrative and departmental policies. Read and interpret maps, plans, and legal descriptions. Maintain and update records, logs and reports. Respond to inquiries, complaints and requests for service in a fair, tactful and timely manner. Interpret, explain and apply applicable policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Work independently in the absence of supervision. Communicate clearly and
concisely, both orally and in writing. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Establish, maintain and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Ability to remain calm in adverse situations. Willing to work nonstandard hours and overtime as required, and travel to attend meetings and conferences. Ability to become certified within one (1) year of employment as a certified Code Enforcement Officer through ICC/AACE.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelor's Degree from a state accredited college or university in Public Administration, Planning, Criminal Justice or related field; or an Associate's Degree and two (2) years of municipal or other governmental code enforcement experience; or four (4) years of municipal or other governmental code enforcement experience. Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain a valid Alabama driver's license is required by the time of appointment.

MINIMUM/MAXIMUM ANNUAL SALARY: $35,193.69 - $53,544.65

HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates must submit resumes as Email attachments in PDF format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mail a copy to:
City of Anniston
Attn: Human Resources
P. O. Box 2168 Anniston, AL 36202.
The announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. (For more details, visit: www.annistonal.gov).

City of Lanett
Police Officer

The City of Lanett, Alabama has an opening in the Police Department for (4) four Police Officers Grade VI (Step 1 $11.39/hour to Step 15 $17.32/hour). Pay depending upon training, experience and education.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates who are experienced in Police work and are APOST certified.

Minimum Requirements:
Must have a Social Security Card. Must be a United States Citizen. Must have a valid drivers license and a good driving history. Must pass an oral interview, background investigation, drug screen and physical examination. Must be able to lift 100 pounds. Must pass a written exam and a physical fitness exam before beginning the hiring process.

Applications may be obtained in the City Clerk's office or the Personnel Office from Friday, February 21, 2014 to Friday, March 3rd, 2014.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

Job Description available upon request

(The City of Lanett is an Equal Opportunity Employer)

Fayette Water Works
General Manager

Job Status: Full Time

Job Type: Management – General Manager

Under general direction of the Board of Directors of the Fayette Water Works Board the General Manager is responsible for the day to day business functions of the Board. In that capacity the General Manager monitors customer service, treatment operations, distribution operations, and water resources, and establishes policies and procedures related to the Board.

Essential Tasks & Functions: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

• Provide strategic planning and vision for the board

• Provide water resource, operation and customer service management for the board

• Responsible to address employee professional development and retention

• Responsible for creating Capital Projects including plans, budgets and reports

• Responsible for creating annual action plans and budgets detailing projects for the year

• Responsible for developing and administering budgets and controlling expenditures assuring cost effective operations

• Maintains effective working communication and relationships with regulatory agency officials, customers, contractors, the public, and other stakeholders.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:

• Extensive knowledge of water planning, design, construction, operations & management

• Knowledge of EPA and ADEM rules and management plans

• Knowledge of OSHA regulations and workplace safety

• Knowledge of Federal and State water quality standards and environmental regulations

Preferred Qualifications:

• Degree in Business Management, Public Administration, Engineering or related fields with courses in water treatment or equivalent experience

• At least 5 years of managerial experience in a public or private utility, water experience preferred

• Possession of ADEM Grade IV Water Treatment Certificate preferred

• Must possess a valid driver's license

Madison Utilities
General Manager

Madison Utilities Board of Directors is seeking for its new General Manager a respected leader and manager to take over responsibility for overseeing the management, administration and operation of Madison Utilities (MU). The selected individual needs to be well-versed in finance and budgeting and in the operational aspects of a water and wastewater utility.

The minimum qualifications for the position include a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Civil Engineering, or related disciplines with at least five (5) years of experience in management of utility enterprise funds, accounting and budgeting, capital construction management and utility operations and maintenance.

To perform successfully in this position, the selected individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The essential duties are described in the recruitment brochure at www.mercergroupinc.com under the section ABOUT THE POSITION.

The General Manager of Madison Utilities is selected by and reports to the Madison Utilities Board. Under limited supervision, the General Manager is responsible for overseeing the management, administration, and operation of Madison Utilities.

The General Manager also has supervisor responsibilities for 5 employees and general oversight of 42 to 50 total employees. MU currently has 16,500 water customers and 14,800 sewer customers. Approximately 85 percent of customers are residential and 15 percent are commercial. MU's employment count ranges between 45-50 full and part-time employees. MU's FY 2014 combined Operations and Maintenance and Capital Budgets are in excess of $24 M.

Madison is a city of approximately 47,000 people and growing. Within the five mile ring from downtown Madison, over 51,391 people live in 20,818 households with a 2010 estimated average household income of $85,191.

Starting salary will be market competitive DOQ/E plus benefits and reasonable relocation expenses will also be provided to the successful candidate.

Confidential resumes to James Mercer, The Mercer Group, Inc., 5579B Chamblee Dunwoody Road #511, Atlanta, Georgia 30338. Voice: 770-551-0403; Fax: 770-399-9749. E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Website: www.mercergroupinc.com First review of candidates on December 13, 2013. EOE

City of Lake View
Police Officer

Police Department is accepting applications for a APOST Certified Police Officer.

Requirements: US Citizen, Possess a Valid Driver's License, Be at least 21 years of age, Possess a high school diploma or GED, APOST Certified.

Selection Process: Oral Interview, Drug Test, Background Investigation, Medical Examination.

Send Resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. NO Phone Calls

City of Lanett
City Manager

Salary commensurate upon education and experience. Applications may be obtained in the Personnel Office or Administrative Office. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Resumes will be accepted. Resumes may be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Job description available upon request.

Preferred Qualifications:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Minimum Requirements:
Must have five years of in public administration or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job. Must be able to prepare an annual budget. Must formulate city policy, procedures, rules and regulations. Must have a valid driver's license and good driving history. Must pass an oral interview, detailed background investigation, drug screen and physical examination. Must be willing to work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations.

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting; strength and mobility to operate a motor vehicle; vision to observe emergency scenes and to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups and over the telephone and/or radio.

(The City of Lanett is an Equal Opportunity Employer)