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City of Opp, Utilities
Operations Manager


Job Title: Operations Manager
Department: Utilities Board Administration
Service Type: Classified
FLSA Status: Exempt
Closing Date: Until filled

Under the administrative direction of the General Manager, the Operations Manager is responsible for the overall supervision, planning, and management of operations of the Opp Utilities Board and for ensuring quality provision of electric, water, and sewer services for the city. Promotes positive community relations on behalf of the Opp Utilities Board and remains on call to provide emergency service.

  • Knowledge of water, sewer, and electric systems and operations.
  • Knowledge of EPA and ADEM testing and compliance regulations.
  • Knowledge of Alabama Highway Department Utility Manual.
  • Ability to give instructions to employees and communicate with customers, city officials, and the general public.
  • Writing skills to complete routine reports and correspondence.
  • Reading skills to comprehend state and federal regulations pertaining to electric, water, and sewer operations.
  • Mathematical skills to calculate project costs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with the general public.
  • Ability to grasp new concepts and keep up-to-date with changes in electric, water, and sewer technologies and regulations.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to work overtime, nonstandard hours, weekends, and holidays as needed for Emergencies and willing to be on call.
  • Willing to travel to attend conferences and training sessions.
  • Possess a current Alabama driver’s license

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering preferred from an accredited institution. Will consider Finance or Business Administration or related disciplines from an accredited institution with a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the Utility management/operations sector.
  2. Any combination of education and experience which provides the necessary qualifications listed above.
  3. The desire to work for a small town Utility
  4. Must possess a positive attitude and willingness to portray the Utility as a partner of the community 

Physical Demands

The work requires some physical exertions such as long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; recurring lifting of moderately heavy items weighing in excess of 50 lbs. The work may require specific, but common, physical characteristics and abilities such as above average agility and dexterity.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is negotiable and based on experience. Benefits include Tier I State retirement, Paid leave includes vacation, sick and holiday pay. Health, Dental and Life Insurance is provided All interested applicants should apply at the Opp Utilities Board Human Resources Office at 109 E. Hart Avenue or call 334-493-4571 or email resume to The Opp Utilities Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Tuskegee
City Manager

 Filing Deadline - Continuous

Nature of Work: The City of Tuskegee is located in east-central Alabama and is 40 miles east of Montgomery, the State Capitol. Tuskegee is the county seat of Macon County, that was founded and laid out in 1833 by General Thomas Simpson Woodward, a Creek War veteran under Andrew Jackson. It is the largest community and one of four incorporated towns in a predominantly rural county, incorporated in 1843. Presently, Tuskegee is the largest city in Macon County with a population of slightly over 8,000 (as of 2015), down from 11,846 in 2000. The City has an area of 15.7 square miles — 15.5 of which is land, and 0.2 of which is water. 

Job Summary: The City Manager is the administrator appointed to run the day-to-day operations of local government. The City Manager manages city administration to operate in accordance to the policies set by the City Council. The City Manager ensures all laws, resolution, policies and directives are carried out. Makes recommendations to the governing body for appointment or termination of department heads; directs activities of and counsels all department heads and other personnel in his/her jurisdiction. Makes organizational recommendations to increase operational efficiency. Serves as a city liaison with community, state and federal agencies. Investigates all complaints concerning the administration and operation of city services. Advises council as to financial condition and needs of city; attends all council meetings.

Duties and Responsibilities: Administers the policies of the City Council, Code of ordinances of the City, and State and Federal laws pertaining to the City; ensures all laws, City ordinances, resolutions, policies and directives are carried out; directs the activities of all department heads; appoints, disciplines and removes department heads as necessary. Exercises control over all departments in existence and departments that may be created in the future; makes recommendations to Council on the creation, consolidation and combining of offices, positions or departments of the administrative and operational departments of the City; plans, organizes and supervises the operations of the City’s various department heads to ensure efficiency, economy and cooperation among departments and with other agencies, commissions, committees, etc.; investigates all complaints related to the administration and operation of the City government and services maintained or provided by the City; attends all meetings of Council with the duty of reporting any matter concerning City affairs under his supervision or direction and to attend such other meetings of the City departments and officials as his/her duties may require; serves as a policy advisor to the Council and Mayor on needed revenues, laws, policies and administrative procedures of the City; procures and submits plans to Council and Mayor for long-range improvements; serves as public relations officer of the City; represents the City in public and professional meetings and other various activities; performs such other duties and exercise over other powers as may be delegated to him/her from time to time by ordinance or resolution of the Mayor and Council. Monitors reports and makes recommendations regarding the City budget. 


  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Urban Planning, or equivalent related field
  • 5-7 years of progressive administration/management experience in governmental or financial management
  • Experience in community development, strongly desired
  • Must possess good character and integrity
  • Strong planning skills
  • Customer-oriented
  • Able to manage a diverse team of subordinates and department heads
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Special Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work nonstandard hours, weekends and holidays as required to complete work assignments
  • If considered for hire, applicant must also pass a background check and drug/alcohol screening
  • City residency will be required.

Compensation and Benefits: The City Manager’s compensation will be competitive commensurate with experience and will include an attractive benefit package. 

How 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 submit your cover letter, resume, and salary expectations immediately and include CITY MANAGER in the subject line.  

The City of Tuskegee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

County of Montgomery
Deputy Administrator

Date Opened - 10/28/2020 10:46 AM
Filing Deadline - Continuous
 Jurisdictions - Montgomery County
Salary - $89,701.00/year
Department - County Commission
Employment Type - Full-Time

Nature of Work: The fundamental reason this position exists is to carry out the planning, organizational, and operational activities and functions for the county as delegated by the County Administrator. Work responsibilities include assisting the County Administrator with financial and budget management, Alabama Competitive Bid Laws and Public Works Law Compliance; planning, organizing and coordinating staffing functions; coordinating and directing county operations and support functions; managing and directing supervisory management training programs; developing and implementing managerial and operational policies and procedures; supervises professional employees; and monitoring the implementation of grant funded programs. Work demands the ability to use independent judgment and initiative when making decisions that impact county operations. This position reports to the County Administrator.

Minimum Qualifications -  Master’s degree in public or business administration or related field and a minimum of ten (10) years of progressive management and supervisory experience in public administration, finance, or personnel administration, with at least five of the ten years at an executive-level management position such as a division, department or agency head. Experience in a county or municipal environment is preferred.

How to Apply -  Complete an online application by visiting