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City of Daphne
Executive Director, City Development

$71,697.60 - $89,595.60 annually (DOE)

Full Time, Regular     Posted Date: March 23, 2018     Closing Date: April 2, 2018

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

Description: This classification is responsible for the planning and coordination of orderly growth within the City of Daphne by directing professional and technical staff in three divisions, Community Development, Building Inspections, and Natural Resources, and further coordination with Public Works, Engineering, and Code Enforcement; conferring with the Mayor, City officials, and other departments and agencies in connection with new or contemplated projects and partnership developments, both public and private; serving as a technical advisor to the Mayor regarding City planning, development services, and economic development matters; assisting with/negotiating contractual agreements; and serving as advisor to the Industrial Development Board, Planning Commission, and the Metropolitan Planning Organization on City planning and development matters as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Urban Planning, Public Administration, Environmental Science, Business Administration, or related field; Master’s degree preferred;
  • Supplemented by five (5) to seven (7) years of managerial/supervisory experience in urban planning and development, code inspection and enforcement, program management, public administration, economic development, or related field;
  • Professional association memberships and certifications preferred;
  • Possess and maintain valid Alabama Driver’s License

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.


Town of Elberta
Police Chief
The Town of Elberta is currently accepting applications to fill the open position of Police Chief. The application period will close on April 30th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. An application package to include job summary and qualification requirements may be picked up in the office of the Town Clerk at 13052 Main Street on Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or you may send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and request that an application package be emailed to you. All applications must be submitted in person or via U.S. mail addressed as follows:

Town of Elberta
Attn: Lisa Salter, Town Clerk
P.O. Box 277
Elberta, AL 36530

Job Summary: This position is an appointment by the Town Council and typically runs concurrent with the appointing body’s term in office. It is a salaried position and as such is exempt from overtime pay. The Police Chief is responsible for duties assigned to the Chief in addition to primary responsibilities of management, oversight, control and operation of the Police Department as established by Town Ordinances, State and Federal Law and Departmental directives. Overall job function is administrative and supervisory in nature with an emphasis on the development of policy and procedure, and budgetary controls. Due to limited personnel within the Department, the Police Chief must be available to assist with calls for service, data reporting and review as well as traffic enforcement and control when required. Administrative duties include but are not limited to: planning, directing, and organizing the activities of assigned personnel and the maintenance of harmonious relationships with other law enforcement agencies and governmental departments. The Chief is responsible for promoting the department with courteous and constructive communication when interacting with members of the general public, civic groups and the media.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities including but not limited to:

• ability to read, speak, write and understand the English language
• ability to use various office equipment and software programs
• ability to work without supervision
• ability to recognize and deal with employee problems and training needs
• ability to control personal feelings and emotions
• physical ability to perform repetitive motions, walk, stand, run, stoop, crouch, crawl, carry equipment, climb stairs and ladders, scale fences, reach, finger, grasp, push, pull, sit and stand for extended periods
• ability to hear and see (assistance from hearing aids or glasses allowable)
• Ability to pass a pre-employment physical examination and drug testing
• financial knowledge of basic accounting and budgeting
• planning and goal setting skills
• background and experience in all aspects of police administration
• working knowledge of legal issues related to police administration
• knowledge of and ability to enforce policies, procedures and local laws, Rules of Conduct, patrol procedures and practices, Criminal Code of Alabama, Federal Laws
• knowledge of court decisions affecting police work
• mental alertness under adverse and life-threatening situations
• tolerance of adverse weather and environmental conditions
• effective leadership and delegation skills
Other qualifications:

• United States Citizen
• 2 to 4 year college degree is preferred but may be supplemented with experience and knowledge
• Must be APOST certified
• Minimum 10 years certified law enforcement experience required
• 5 year supervisory experience preferred but a minimum of 3 years required
• Executive level training or ability to obtain within 1 year of hire
• Must possess and maintain an Alabama Driver’s License or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire
• Must be willing to work non- standard hours, weekends or holidays
• Must be willing to travel for training or other business purposes as required
• Must reside or be willing to relocate residency within a 25 mile radius of the town’s police jurisdiction within 90 days of hire

Salary and Benefits:

• Salary Range: $44,900 to $52,000
• Salary to commensurate with experience and education
• Health and Dental Insurance
• Paid Holidays
• Retirement through Retirement Systems of Alabama

Resumes accepted with a completed application  The Town of Elberta is an Equal Opportunity Employer
City of Pell City
Light Equipment Operator

This position entails operation of light and heavy construction equipment in support of street construction, upkeep, and maintenance; also includes general labor in support of the street department. Incumbent works under general supervision of the Street Supervisor, Street Forman and Street Superintendent.


  • Operate one or more pieces of department-related equipment in the performance of road/street construction and maintenance activities.
  • Perform work under established procedures with frequent inspections during progress and final inspection of work completed.
  • Perform routine labor as required; drive dump truck, sweeper, loader, and bush hog, zero turn mowers.
  • Oversee inmate work crew and transport to and from work camp.
  • Perform all other tasks/duties as assigned by street foreman, street supervisor, and street department superintendent.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.


  • Extensive knowledge of city and department policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Extensive knowledge of safety rules including accident causation and prevention.
  • Considerable knowledge of all assigned equipment, guidelines, and city ordinances.
  • Some technical knowledge of all assigned equipment as to facilitate supervision of equipment repair.
  • Skill in writing to complete required forms and records.
  • Skill in reading plans, manuals, directives, instructions, and procedures.
  • Ability to read work orders and street signs.
  • Ability to perform general maintenance on assigned equipment and trucks.
  • Ability to operate light equipment safely.
  • Ability to communicate with other workers.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Ability to communicate information to the city residents and higher supervision.
  • Ability to train personnel in the proper and safe use of required tools and equipment.
  • Ability to work well with the general public and other necessary contacts.
  • Ability to communicate specific, and sometimes detailed, instructions to assigned personnel.
  • Ability to coordinate assigned projects and duties with other supervisors and their personnel.


  • Must be a graduate from an accredited high school or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED).
  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year of light equipment experience in operating a tractor with attachments, loader, bush hog, light to medium duty trucks and zero turn mowers.
  • Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license, Class B CDL or obtain within (6) six months from date of hire and a driving record suitable for insurability.
  • Must be willing to travel overnight to attend continuing education courses and workshops.
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Must be willing to work non-standard hours as required.


City of Pell City
Part-Time Animal Control Assistant

This position assists the Animal Control Facility Supervisor with the humane care of animals involving adoption, counseling, public education, animal health care and euthanasia. This position requires manual and specialized work responsible for the proper sanitation and operation of animal holding areas consistent with the Animal Control Facility Guidelines. Work will be performed both inside the kennel area as well as an office. Assistant will be involved in maintaining the facility, supplies and equipment. This position requires the exercise of judgment in public contact. Incumbent works under the general supervision of the Animal Control Facility Supervisor.


  • Performs health checks and temperament testing.
  • Assist with the adoption, selection, and counseling process.
  • Assists with administering medications.
  • Feeds, water, and cares for animals.
  • Cleans and keeps facility in sanitary condition.
  • Requires regular and prompt attendance plus the ability to work well with others and work as a team.
  • Ability to lift 50 to 100 pounds.
  • Assist citizens with turn-ins, microchip scans, and escorts with lost and found; aid with rescue organization.
  • Assist with public awareness campaigns, pet photos, events and schools.
  • Answers the phone and greets the public in a polite and professional manner.
  • May require some data entry and clerical support.
  • Requires the physical ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl for extended periods.
  • Perform related work as required.


  • Some knowledge of the laws, ordinances, policies and procedures involved in functions of all animal care.
  • Some knowledge of facility hygiene, euthanasia, and disposal.
  • Some knowledge of animal handling, health checks, temperament testing, and adoption.
  • Some knowledge of personnel supervision laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures, and processes.
  • Knowledge of animal feeding and care procedures.
  • Ability to meet the public and discuss problems and complaints tactfully, courteously, and effectively.
  • Ability to accept lines of authority; promote harmony; and cooperate with other staff and officials.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, the local business community, and the general public.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally, and in writing.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to work with fine workers, inmates and volunteers.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare clear and concise reports.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or certificate of high school equivalency (GED) desired but not required.
  • Must possess computer skills necessary to perform the essential functions of the position, preferably with knowledge of Microsoft Windows® systems and applications.
  • Must have general working knowledge of related office equipment.
  • Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability.
  • Must be willing to work non-standard hours, weekends, and overtime as required.
  • Must be willing to work inside and outside in adverse weather conditions including hot and cold temperatures, wetness, snow and slippery floors.