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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
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 @ 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

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:

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)