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City of Lanett
Chief of Police

Now recruiting a Chief of Police for The City of Lanett, Alabama. The Chief of Police will serve as a Department Head under the direct supervision of the Mayor. The incoming Chief will be expected to be a “working Chief” with the ability to examine and allocate work assignments with the Department Personnel to better serve and protect the community. Command level experience with state, local or federal law enforcement is a plus.

The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Criminal Justice, Public/Business Administration or related field. Must be flexible with a “can do” approach, possess excellent leadership and management skills to include collaborative problem solving and a positive representative of the City to develop a partnership with the community, business leaders, civic groups and educators.

Minimum Requirements: Must have five years of command or supervisory law enforcement experience or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.   Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving history.  Must pass an oral interview, detailed background investigation, drug screen and physical examination.  Must be willing to work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations and work with exposure to difficult circumstances, including exposure to dangerous situations, hazardous materials and all-weather conditions.  

Submit comprehensive resume, 3 professional, 3 personal references along with a compelling cover letter to:

City of Lanett
Human Resources
PO Box 290
Lanett, Alabama 36863

The City of Lanett is an Equal Opportunity Employer

City of Anniston
Public Works Director

Description: Under guidelines set by policy and at the direction of the City Manager, the Public Works Director is responsible for directing the operations of the Public Works Department for the City of Anniston.  The employee plans, directs, manages, and oversees day-to-day and long term operations and planning of the engineering, electrical, street, planning and zoning, and fleet maintenance divisions through division managers.  The employee further is responsible for participation in the selection, placement, evaluation, discipline and safety of all departmental employees.  The employee further reviews and provides general oversight to the design and construction of capital projects assigned to the department and is otherwise responsible for the preparation of capital improvement plans and capital equipment plans.  The Public Works Director analyzes, prepares and oversees the budget of the Public Works Department and manages all contracts entered into for capital projects and/or professional services assigned to the department.  The Public Works Director further oversees professional development of division managers to assure that employees are properly trained and appropriately licensed or certified to complete assigned duties and responsibilities. The Public Works Director ensures safety training and safe work environment for employees.

A Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Building Sciences, Construction Administration or closely related field and three (3) years of public works managerial experience to include civil engineering and policy and procedure administration; or an Associate degree and five (5) years of public works managerial experience, job related professional certifications and experience to perform the essential duties.  Supervisory experience is desired. Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license. 

Salary Range:  $58,361.58 - $97,668.45

Benefits:  Health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, retirement through Retirement Systems of Alabama, 10 days of paid time off with accumulation to 29 days (the number of days earned increases based on years of service up to 20 years of service) 12 paid holidays per year, and opportunities for continuing education and self-development.

How to Apply: Applications are accepted through utilizing the City of Anniston’s online application process.  Visit The City of Anniston website at: www.anniston.org and select the Employment Opportunities tab.  Click “search” to view the list of job postings.  On the job posting for Public Works Director, select the “Apply” link to create an applicant profile and apply for the position.  The job announcement will remain active until the position has been filled.

 
City of Pell City
Shop Foreman

This is a skilled working position responsible for the actual and preventive maintenance of city vehicles and equipment.  Duties also include the keeping of records, ordering of parts, communicating with vendors, maintaining a safe and clean shop area, performing spot checks of equipment, and fueling of the fleet. Incumbent works under the general supervision of the Street Superintendent.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Detect and determine the cause(s) of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic problems; correct the cause(s) of the problems; perform related repairs as necessary.
  • Lift, pull, and hold mechanical parts and tools, both large and small.
  • Perform preventive maintenance as recommended by manufacturers.
  • Keep accurate, complete, and timely records of repair work performed.
  • Operate power tools while maintaining, fabricating, and repairing equipment.
  • Operate heavy and light equipment.
  • Perform welding, acetylene burning, brazing, and soldering as required.
  • Perform general labor and cleaning related to maintenance equipment.
  • Keep work area neat and organized as necessary for efficient job performance.
  • Order and pick up supplies.
  • Perform other job related duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Extensive knowledge of the operation and repair of both gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Extensive knowledge of the operation and repair of manual transmissions, drive trains, brakes, suspensions, and steering in most if not all city equipment.
  • Extensive knowledge of hydraulic operations/repairs as related to pumps, controls, and transmission devices.
  • Extensive knowledge of electricity and its components as it is related to vehicles and machinery.
  • Considerable knowledge of and/or the ability to learn about occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Ability to read and comprehend repair manuals and/or written instructions and/or oral instructions for repair work performed.
  • Ability to maintain accurate, complete, and timely records for repair work performed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited high school or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED).
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience as a journeyman mechanic in the maintenance and repair of gas/diesel powered equipment and other heavy construction equipment, and experience in the maintenance and repair of automotive vehicles.
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory experience.
  • Must operate a tractor with attachments, loader, dozer, light/heavy trucks and wheel/ track excavator.
  • Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability. 
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Must possess computer skills necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
 
City of Dothan
City Manager

The City of Dothan is located in the Southeastern part of the State of Alabama approximately 20 miles west of the State of Georgia and 18 miles north of the State of Florida.  The City is a rapidly growing and thriving community built around the landmarks of its past. Although it is the center for recreation, business, industry, agriculture, healthcare and retail trade in the area, Dothan offers the charm and friendliness of the Deep South. Proclaimed “Peanut Capital of the World,” Dothan has become a melting pot due to its friendly atmosphere and southern hospitality.

Dothan is a municipal corporation incorporated on November 10, 1885 under the Constitution and laws of the State of Alabama. The City is governed by a Mayor/ Commission/City Manager form of government. The Mayor is elected at-large and the six Commissioners are elected from six single member districts for concurrent terms of four years. This Board of Commissioners serves part-time and is responsible for adopting all legislative ordinances and establishing policies to guide the various City Departments in providing services to citizens, including the appropriation of all monies.

The Mayor, who is a member of the Board of Commissioners, is the City's chief executive officer. The City Manager is the administrative head of the City government and is responsible for directing and managing the daily activities of the City and implementing the policies of the Board of Commissioners. The City's departments include: General Administrative (Mayor, Commissioners, City Manager, City Clerk, EEO, Public Relations, Internal Analyst & Legal), Information Technology, Judicial, Finance (Accounting, Purchasing, Utility Services/ Meter Reading & Utility Collections), Personnel (Human Resources), Police, Fire, Public Works (Engineering, Street & Environmental Services), Planning & Development  (Permitting,  Business License, Inspections & Zoning), Leisure Services (Parks & Recreation), Performing Arts, General Services (Liability & Workers' Compensation Insurance, Facilities & Fleet)  and Dothan Utilities (Electric, Water & Wastewater/Sewer).  There are 1,257 authorized employee positions (1,021 full-time, 60  part-time and 176 seasonal) of which 1,151 are currently filled (966 full-time, 51 part time and 134 seasonal). Those employees staff the departments, producing high quality and cost-effective public services. For additional information about the City Dothan, visit www.dothan.org

Requirements include: graduation from a regionally accredited college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field. Master’s Degree in related field is preferred supplemented by at least ten years of progressively responsible experience in government as a City/County Manager, Assistant City/County Manager, Administrator or equivalent position.

Compensation: The City Manager's compensation will be highly competitive and will include an excellent benefit package. The City will pay reasonable and customary moving expenses. City residency is required within six (6) months.

To Apply: The position will remain open until filled and will move forward immediately upon receipt of a sufficient pool of well-qualified applicants. If interested, please email your resume and cover letter with  current salary immediately to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For additional information about this position, contact Robert E. Slavin, President, Slavin Management Consultants by phone at (770) 449-4656 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/RECRUITER

City of Talladega
City Manager

The City of Talladega is located at the foothills of the Cheaha Mountains and home to the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind, historic Talladega College, and the Talladega Superspeedway. Nestled in the heart of the city, you will find the oldest operating courthouse in the state of Alabama and get a glimpse of some of the most charming stores and restaurants Talladega has to offer. The Talladega Square offers a one-stop shop for everything from coffee and bagels, to menswear and unique gifts. The square is also home to the Historic Ritz Theatre. Restored in 1998, it attracts some of the best performers in our area.

The City Manager is appointed by and serves a five-member City Council as the City’s Chief Administrative Officer. In this position, the City Manager is responsible for leading, directing and coordinating the overall operation and administration of the City organization. Talladega has a 2018 budget of $25 million and over 200 employees.

A master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Public Administration or Business Administration, five years of professional and progressive work experience in a municipal government, and two years of management and supervisory experience is required. Must have familiarity with laws governing municipal operations, long-range strategic planning, and knowledge of sources and procedures to receive federal, state, and county grants for special projects. Excellent communication, interpersonal, relationship-building skills required. Benefits include a comprehensive benefits package, and a starting salary of $85,000, negotiable depending on experience. City residence is required within six months of employment. Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Ms. Tayler Drummond
Human Resource Director
255 South West St.
Talladega, AL 35160

Or you may submit 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 Talladega.com

City of Alabaster
Environmental Services Director

JOB SUMMARY: The Environmental Services Director is responsible for the oversight of two operational units: Environmental Collections and the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Department maintains approximately 162 miles of sewer lines, 56 pump stations, a bio-diesel program, and a plant with a capacity of treating 7.6 million gallons of wastewater per day.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field with five years’ wastewater experience including supervisory experience required. Certification as a Professional Engineer (PE) is preferred. Must possess and maintain a valid State driver’s license.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Competitive benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, paid leave, participation in the State of Alabama Retirement System, and participation in Alabaster City Schools for out-of-zone employees.  The City pays 70% of the cost of Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance premiums (dental is included at no additional charge).

TO APPLY: Must apply online at https://al-alabaster.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal

The City of Alabaster is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Alabama Drug-Free Workplace

City of Fairhope
Electrician

$15.92-$25.47 per hour

The purpose of this position is to perform semi-skilled level electrical work in the repair, installation, maintenance, and alteration of electrical equipment and wiring systems related to the City of Fairhope.

The Electrician, under direct supervision from the Lead Electrician and the Assistant Superintendent, performs semi-skilled work in construction and operation of the City of Fairhope’s building and maintenance. This position works independently in the absence of supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Installs new services and equipment; Performs preventative maintenance as directed; Run conduit for fixtures, receptacles, control circuits, and lighting; Select and install wires, accomplish hookups and test installation. Performs various technical work including diagnosing motors for overloading and failure; perform voltage and resistance tests; upgrade existing electrical services.Performs accurate and timely line location duties for marking electrical facilities and to prevent damage. Understands and follow oral and written instructions. Performs monthly generator inspections and maintenance. Hangs seasonal lights from trees downtown City of Fairhope. Climbs City of Fairhope water towers. Communicates estimated timeline of work to those impacted. Conducts tests and assessments of new systems and repairs. Assess existing systems and suggest modifications to prevent future issues. Troubleshoots all problems quickly and effectively, ensuring quality, lasting installations and repairs.  Seeks the solution that is most cost effective without sacrificing quality. Commit to compliance with all safety standards and regulations at all times.
Prepares job logs or other reports as required by management or Crew Foreman. Maintains all equipment in excellent working order. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from a standard senior High School or GED. Three (3) years’ experience as an electrician, or education of alternating current electrical concepts and basics.

For a full job listing please visit the city of Fairhope website

City of  Fairhope
Electric Superintendent

SALARY RANGE: $59,062.82-$94,500.51

The purpose of this position is to plan, direct, manage and oversee the daily operations and activities of the City’s electric utility department.

The Electric Superintendent is responsible for the cost-effective and efficient operation of the department and reports directly to the Director of Operations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Determines electricity purchasing requirements, future capital projects, and develops and administers department budget. Directs the overall engineering and operations of the department, with accountability for results in terms of costs, personnel development and reliable customer service. Supervises department personnel, directly or through subordinate supervisors, in the performance of their duties. Communicates with public and other city departments on matters of safety and concern pertaining to department. Develops and implements departmental goals and objectives. Investigates electrical material failures to determine the cause and to determine the need to revise methods of operations. Represents the department on various joint agencies and committees. Prepare required reports and filings to comply with applicable state and federal regulations. Sets goals, plans and develops electrical system expansion projects based on analysis of City needs, line loads and capacities, workload, and staffing levels. Prepares initial department budget request and necessary justifications for presentation to budget committee. Manages and monitors approved department budget. Reviews and approves expenditures. Develops appropriate rate models and keeps up with all rate adjustments required by City government ordinances. Manages and evaluates the work of subordinates, including supervisory personnel. Ensures subordinates receive adequate training, including safety training. Coordinates the design of electrical power systems for new subdivisions, for both overhead and underground delivery. Establishes material, equipment and construction standards. Calculates cost estimates for new construction projects undertaken by department. Reviews permits applications, indicating costs and other pertinent information for electrical installations. Reviews engineering and layouts of proposed subdivisions, land partitions and commercial plats and applications to ensure availability and proper delivery of electric service. Prepares specifications for equipment and material purchases.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Attends training conferences and meetings, reading materials, and meeting with others in areas of responsibility. Attends City Council meetings on an as needed basis.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Four (4) year degree in a related field to the technical components of an electrical distribution system or a four (4) year degree in electrical engineering AND seven (7) years experience in engineering or operations of an electrical utility, with prior experience in natural disasters recovery or fifteen (15) years experience in an electrical utility with credentials of Lead lineman or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years experience as a superintendent of operations or equivalent position of leadership(storms, floods, hurricanes, recovery, etc.), or a combination or education and experience equivalent to the requirements. Professional Engineer Registration is desired. Proficient knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC), local codes and OSHA safety standards.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
Professional Engineer Registration is strongly preferred.
A valid Alabama Driver’s License is required.