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City of Rainsville
Police Officer

Pay Range: $12.14 - $13.25 per hour

Under regular supervision, performs law enforcement work patrolling area of the City and responds to calls for service. Work involves protecting life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances; preventing crime; apprehending criminals; enforcing the laws and ordinances in a designated area on an assigned shift. Employee works under stressful, high-risk conditions. Reports to the assigned on-duty Police Sergeant. Download a detailed job description: The City of Rainsville is an Equal Employment Opportunities Employer

Closing date: April 14, 2015

City of Rainsville
Library Summer Aid

Purpose: to fill a temporary position at the Rainsville Public Library

Pay: $7.25 per hour

Temporary position through the summer months. Pay set at the current minimum wage; no benefits. Applications can be picked up at City Hall. The City of Rainsville is an Equal Employment Opportunities Employer

Closing date: April 14, 2015

City of Madison
Assistant City Attorney

Starting Pay: $2,489.25 to $2,640.85 Bi-Weekly

Specific duties of the Job: The purpose of the Assistant City Attorney is to provide legal services to the City of Madison under the direction of the City Attorney, including prosecution of criminal cases and representation of the city in civil matters. Within this broader classification are two (2) positional assignments, Corporate Services and Prosecution Services, the former being the assignment intended for this hiring. The specific duties for Corporate Services are set forth below, though this position may also be called upon by the City Attorney to perform the duties of the Prosecution Services position on an occasional or temporary basis if the best interests of the municipal client so require.

Corporate Services Assignment: Research, analyze, compose and draft a wide variety of complex legal and administrative documents, including contracts, competitive purchasing offerings, deeds, ordinances, resolutions, and correspondence, and utilize appropriate legal and/or business formatting, punctuation, spelling, and grammar; research, interpret, and brief federal and state laws and municipal ordinances pertaining to the various subcategories of legal issues within municipal law for general information purposes as well as for specific issue-related purposes; at the direction of the City Attorney, confer with elected officials and department heads to assist in the preparation of legal documents, ordinances, and resolutions; at the direction of the City Attorney, represent the city in civil litigation to enforce contracts, insurance policies, permits, and ordinances; file appropriate actions relating to the collection of debts owed to City; assist in the defense of legal claims against the City; represent department heads and the Mayor in employee disciplinary proceedings; assist the City Attorney in the provision of legal guidance to elected officials and employees on various municipal issues; at the direction of the City Attorney, attend meetings and work sessions of the City Council, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Historical Preservation Commission, and other City boards and committees; provide advice on legal questions that may arise before, during, or after meetings; conduct investigations and/or inquiries at the request of the City Attorney on behalf of the Mayor, City Council, or a department head; attend meetings, seminars, and training sessions to remain knowledgeable of departmental operations, to promote improved departmental performance, and to advise various departments on changing state and municipal laws, policies, and regulations; participate in governmental and professional organizations and committees; oversee activities of clerical and support staff pertaining to specific task assignments; delegate work and review for accuracy and completeness; perform other related duties as assigned, including, but not limited to, duties usually assigned to the Prosecution Services position.

Skills candidate must have: (Complete Job Description Includes More Qualifications) Thorough knowledge of federal, local, and state law as related to a multi-faceted municipal corporate practice. Exceptional ability to communicate confidently, intelligently, and effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a broad range of individuals. Ability to analyze and evaluate complex factual and legal issues and then interpret and apply local, state and federal legal principles, often without immediate direct oversight. ability to proficiently perform complex legal research, often with very little advance notice. sound, reliable independent decision-making ability in multiple areas of municipal law. high level of discretion and ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information.

Education & Experience candidate must have: Must have been conferred a Juris Doctorate or equivalent degree from an ABA-accredited law school. Must be a licensee and member in good standing of the Alabama State Bar; Continuing Legal Education courses must be attended as required by Alabama law. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license with strong driving record for city insurance purposes and record may be periodically checked by the City.

Job Conditions & Physical Requirements for this position: (Complete Job Description Includes More Requirements) Must represent the City exclusively and maintain no other office or client list. Flexible work hours required to perform full range of responsibilities. Must be able to attend meetings outside normal business hours on both a scheduled and impromptu basis. Requires the ability to read a variety of legal, technical, financial, and administrative documentation, directions, instructions, and methods and procedures. Requires the ability to learn, understand, and apply complex legal principles, procedures, and processes quickly and to make independent judgments thereon in the absence of supervision.

How to apply: Temps and/or Outside Applicants: Pick up Application at City Hall or download Application @ Mail completed Application to the attention Human Resources Dept. c/o Madison Municipal Complex - 100 Hughes Road, Madison, Alabama 35758 OR fax completed Application to 256-772-5643; OR apply with the State of Alabama Employment Office (2535 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35810); Submitting Resume only without an Application will not be considered as applying for this position. The City of Madison offers an 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 is open until filled.

The City of Madison is an equal opportunity employer.

City of Rainsville
City Clerk


Salary Range: $35,339.20 - $37,419.20

Summary Description: Under administrative direction from the City Council and Mayor, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operation of the City Clerk's Office including preparation and recording of the activities and decisions of the City Council and administers municipal elections; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex (reports to the City Council.

Applications can be picked up at City Hall on Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4 :00 p.m.

The City of Rainsville is an Equal Employment Opportunities Employer.

Closing date March 31, 2015

City of Talladega
City Manager

The City of Talladega has a small town atmosphere with a population 15,846. Talladega, Alabama is located at the foothills of the Cheaha Mountains and home to the Alabama Institute of Deaf and Blind, historic Talladega College, and the Talladega SuperSpeedway. The City Manager is appointed by and serves a five-member City Council as the City's chief administrative officer.The City Manager is responsible for leading, directing and coordinating the overall operation of the City organization with a 2015 Budget of $20 million and 200 employees.

Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Public Administration, Urban/Regional Planning, Government, Engineering, or Accounting supplemented by a Master's degree in public administration or similar field and five years in a managerial position required. Must have familiarity with laws governing municipal operations, long-range strategic planning, and knowledge of procedures to receive federal, state and county grants for special projects. Excellent communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills required. Comprehensive benefits package, salary starting at $85,000 DOQ. City residence required within six months of employment. Please submit cover letter and resume by March 31 to: Human Resources Director, City of Talladega, 100 Court Street North, Talladega, AL 35160, Or online at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The City of Talladega is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Complete position profile available at

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 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)