Job Opportunities

The City of Pelham is supported by numerous departments. Each department is unique and important in its role to support the community. Departments include the following: Administration (clerical support, accounting/financial support), Court, Engineering (City Engineer), Building Inspections & GIS, Revenue, Human Resources, Facilities Maintenance & Landsacpe, Library, Parks & Recreation, Public Works (laborers for maintenance and repair of streets and other community areas), and Garage (mechanics to support operation and maintenance of all city vehicles), Police, and Fire. Also included is the Pelham Water/Sewer organization, Pelham Racquet Club, Ballantrae Golf Club and Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena.

These departments will inform Human Resources when employment opportunities are available. We encourage you to complete an on-line application and e-mail to: jparks@pelhamonline.com. We will retain your application on file for sixty days. (You may also forward a copy of your resume.)

The City of Pelham ensures that all individuals have an equal opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, or national origin. The City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

Current Opportunities:

MAINTENANCE TECH ~ The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Maintenance Tech with the Facilities & Landscape Management  department.   This job involves manual labor of some semi-skilled and unskilled nature including both heavy and light physical labor in a wide variety of city activities as it relates to routine maintenance of the City’s infrastructure, such as, but not limited to:

  • Assist with landscaping and groundworks crew; this includes planting shrubs, flowers, pruning, sodding, etc.
  • Assist in application of herbicides and pesticides;
  • Other assignments may be made by the supervisor in any other field of skilled labor as it pertains to operating machinery, i.e. mowers, trimmers, etc.

High school diploma or GED required.  Minimum six months general labor experience in the area of use of tools and equipment in lawn maintenance and repair work.  Must possess and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license.

Salary and benefits beginning at $26,587.00 depending on experience, education, credentials and certifications.

Applicant must satisfactorily pass a Background Investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment.  Applications are available on this website as fillable.  Completed applications and resumes may be emailed to jparks@pelhamonline.com or mailed to the City of Pelham, Human Resources, ATTN; Janis Parks at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL  35124 or may be dropped off at Pelham City Hall.  Final date to submit applications and resumes is Monday, October 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm.

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SEASONAL MAINTENANCE ~ The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the seasonal position of Laborer.  This job involves manual labor of an unskilled nature including both heavy and light physical labor as it relates to the routine maintenance of the City’s school grounds.

Duties may include, but not limited to the following:  operate hand mowers , string trimmers and edger’s in the care and maintenance of miscellaneous areas; prune, clean and mulch landscape beds; operate riding mowers, utility vehicles, tractors and other light duty equipment in the care and maintenance of primary areas; water turf areas as directed; help in project work including but not limited to use of hand tools; proper care of assigned tools and equipment; any other duties as directed by supervisor.

Working knowledge in the following areas helpful but not required:  working knowledge of and ability to use hand and power tools and equipment; ability to operate trucks, tractors and light motorized equipment; physical strength, stamina and agility; ability to follow oral and written directions.

Must have a valid driver’s license;   Applicant must satisfactorily pass a Background Investigation and pre-employment drug screen.  Hourly rate is $7.50.

Applications are available on this website and can be downloaded.  Completed applications and resumes may be emailed to jparks@pelhamonline.com or mailed to the City of Pelham, Human Resources, ATTN; Janis Parks at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL  35124 or dropped off at Pelham City Hall.  Final date to submit applications and resumes is October 20, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

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APOSTC POLICE OFFICER ~ The Pelham Police Department is now accepting applications for an APOSTC certified police officer. You must have a minimum of two years experience. College education is not required but preferred. Applicant must have a current Alabama Drivers License or the ability to obtain one. You must meet eligibility requirements for accessing certain confidential records along with the ability to legally possess and carry a handgun. Salary and benefits beginning at $44,000.00. The department is looking for a self motivated individual seeking employment with a professional law enforcement agency. Applications may be obtained from the City web site or in person at the department. Completed applications must be returned to the department in person or by mail. Any questions should be directed to Deputy Chief Larry Palmer at 205-620-6550.

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