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West Alabama Regional Commission
Executive Director

Job Summary:
The West Alabama Regional Commission (WARC) is seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director. The WARC is one of the 12 regional councils in the State of Alabama and is made up of seven counties. The commission is governed by an executive committee and a board of directors. The WARC Staff include over 50 employees dedicated to serving the West Alabama region with assistance in community development, employment and economic development, senior services, transportation planning, and grants administration.

Major Duties:
The Executive Director directs all commission activities under the administrative direction of the WARC Board of Directors. This individual plans, coordinates, administers and provides general supervision to all department heads and is responsible for maintaining relations with board and member governments, promoting economic development in the region and maintaining high visibility for the office. They are responsible for working with various federal, state and local governmental officials, citizens, committees, boards, commissions, agencies and other organizations to develop and implement plans, project proposals and work programs for the benefit of the region and individual member governments.

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited, four-year college in Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely related field desirable but not required. Experience may be substituted for college degree.

Must possess and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license and be able to be insured under the commission’s motor vehicle liability insurance policy. Must be bondable.

Send Resumes and References to:

HR Manager
West Alabama Regional Commission
P.O. Box 509
Northport, AL 35476

Deadline: Applicants should submit a resume and references by 4:30 p.m. February 16, 2018.

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.


City of Fairhope
Purchasing Manager

Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Department: Finance
Job Status: Regular Full-Time
Standard Scheduled Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Days to be Worked: M-F
Starting Pay Rate: $51,109, $66,442, $81,775
Pay Grade 26

Position Description: Working under the direct supervision of the City Treasurer, the Purchasing Manager has the responsibility of overseeing the centralized purchasing functions of the City.

Primary responsibilities include: Assigning, reviewing and participating in the work of staff responsible for providing purchasing services within the Finance & Administration Department; performing a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility; performing all of the assigned duties in accordance with the City of Fairhope’s ordinances and the Laws of the State of Alabama; Developing and maintaining collaborative and respectful working relationships with team members and others;  Consistently providing quality service to the citizens of Fairhope.

Duties Include:
Overseeing the centralized purchasing functions of the City. Recommending and administrating policies and procedures.
Overseeing the maintenance of procurement records and files associated with the centralized procurement activity.
Developing, reviewing and assisting departments with the process of  bid specifications and contracts.
Consulting with departments to ensure that specifications describe essential items or features.
Preparing bid forms and advertising for bids.
Formulating bid recommendations and recommending awards.
Establishing escrow accounts and disposition of bid bonds and security deposits; preparing bid reports;
Analyzing procurement requirements and determine procurement procedures for blanket purchase arrangements,
competitive bid processes and consolidated purchases.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, or related field, and at least 5 years of
experience in governmental purchasing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to provide sufficient evidence of the ability to successfully accomplish the various activities noted above.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Through knowledge of: Purchasing procedures and negotiation techniques; Inventory control procedures; Operations, services and activities of a purchasing program; Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation; Materials, supplies and equipment typically used in municipal services and the sources for such
products; Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations including general laws and regulations applicable to bidding procedures and purchasing operations; Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment; Municipal budgetary process.

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