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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 @ www.madisonal.gov. 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).

City of Phenix City
Director of Utilities
Salary Range: $96,561-$130,642

Position Overview: Under general direction researches literature to maintain current information on practices and methods of utility services; analyzes needs and generates revenue; directs the formulation of strategic and operating plans, develops and obtains approval for annual budget; reviews, updates and modifies jobs, prepares position announcements, designs selection procedures, recruits and interviews applicants and makes hiring recommendations, orients and trains staff, communicates work rules, counsels employees and rates job performance; writes directives and holds group meetings, leads and directs activities of subordinate managers and staff; controls budget and ensures expenditures are in accordance with guidelines; maintains liaison and coordinates with other departments and represents City Manager at meetings as required and carries out public relations activities by speaking at civic functions and making media appearances, assists in planning and administrative functions as required.

Requirements: Hold bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, engineering or closely related field and have (5) five years increasingly responsible managerial or professional experience in a management position involving the direct supervision and administration of water and sewer services. Two years experience in the construction and maintenance of relevant systems and equipment. Experience in metering, purchasing and warehousing is desirable OR Have (10) ten years combination of training and experience relating to a Utilities system. Must hold a valid driver’s license. Substantial knowledge of concepts, principles and techniques of utilities administration including marketing, metering, billing, purchasing, warehousing, accounting, finance, water purification and wastewater treatment operations.

Benefits: Benefits include medical and dental insurance, life insurance, participation with the Employee's Retirement System of Alabama and paid vacation, sick and holidays

Additional details can be found on website at www.phenixcityal.us and may be submitted via email through our website (with copies of supporting documents included) to or mailed/ delivered to City of Phenix City, Human Resources, 1103 Broad Street, Phenix City, AL 36867. Hours for applications are Tuesdays-Thursdays from 10:00 am EST until 2:00 pm EST and Fridays from 2:00 pm EST until 5:00 pm EST 

City of Luverne
Chief of Police
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Population: 2,842
Certified Officers: 10
Salary: Negotiable with experience and education Summary/Objective Perform a variety of complex administrative, supervisory and professional work in planning, coordinating and directing the activities of the Police Department.

Essential Functions
Plan, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate police department operations.
Develop policies and procedures for the Department mandated by law, to ensure efficient operations of the department, and to implement directives from the City Council or Mayor.
Plan and implement a law enforcement program for the City in order to better carry out the policies and goals of the Mayor and Council; review Department performance and effectiveness, formulate programs or policies to alleviate deficiencies.
Supervise and coordinate the preparation and presentation of an annual budget for the Department; direct the implementation of the department's budget; plan for and review specifications for new or replaced equipment.
Direct the development and maintenance of systems, records, and legal documents that provide for the proper evaluation, control, and documentation of the Police Department operations.
Coordinate and supervise the training, assignment, and development of subordinate police officers.
Handle grievances, maintain Departmental discipline and maintain the conduct and general behavior of assigned personnel.
Prepare and submit periodic reports to the Mayor upon request, regarding the Department's activities, and prepare a variety of other reports as appropriate.
Meet with elected or appointed officials, other law enforcement officials, community and business representatives and the public on all aspects of the Department's activities.
Ensure that laws and ordinances are enforced and that public peace and safety are maintained.

Competencies
Ethical Conduct
Stress Management/Composure.
Problem Solving/Analysis.
Diversity and Inclusion.
Project Management.

Supervisory Responsibility
Exercises supervision over all police department staff directly or through subordinate supervisors.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration. It may be expected that the individual could be exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials during the course of their duties.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
This is a largely supervisory role, however, some routine patrol duties are required.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position and hours of work and days are set as needed to assure efficient coverage of department staffing. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel
Travel is primarily locally during the business day, although some out of the area travel and overnight may be expected.

Required Education & Experience
Ten (10) years of experience in police work, three years of which must have been in a supervisory position
Thorough knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment.
Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, ordinances, and department rules and regulations.
High School Diploma

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Valid driver's license.
Ability to meet Department's physical standards.
Basic Law Enforcement Training Certification. 

City of Madison
Fire 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 Fire Chief to direct a progressive department with 70 total personnel. Madison is among the fastest growing cities in the southeastern US, with a current population of approximately 47,000. Madison's Fire Chief is responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating the organization, managing finances, and ensuring efficiency of the Department and minimizing losses of property and lives due to fire and natural disasters. Department programs include: fire suppression and prevention, fire investigations, emergency medical services, public education, hazardous materials, and disaster planning. The Fire Chief is appointed by the City Council and reports to the Mayor for a term coextensive with the term of Council. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Science, Public Administration or a related field. Candidate must have a minimum of five (5) years fire department management experience to include policy development, budget administration, personnel administration, operations evaluation, and public relations. Must maintain National Registry Certification as an EMT or Paramedic. Supplemental training program coursework in fire administration, planning and methods is desirable (such as National Fire Academy’s Executive Fire Officer Program, Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission Fire Officer Certification) or other similar training. Residence in the City of Madison is required within six months of appointment. Salary: $85,000.00 - $110,000.00 D.O.Q. Excellent benefit package includes retirement with RSA. To view the full job posting requirements and to apply online, please visit our website @ www.madisonal.gov. Click on Job Openings on the left of the screen. Resume may be attached to completed electronic application. EOE Employer.