City of Talladega Chief of Police

City of Talladega
Chief of Police
Closing Date: October 1, 2021

Please visit for more details! Salary Range: $31.31 - $48.26

Job Summary

****Under the administrative direction of the City Manager and City Council, the employee provides leadership and direction to the Police Department of the City. The employee performs work within the City’s policies and administrative regulations with wide latitude for exercise of independent judgment. The employee manages and directs programs and activities of the Department, developing and implementing policies and processes and conducting long-term planning in support of the City’s strategic plan. The employee sets the vision and develops goals and objectives; administers initiatives to deliver law enforcement to the City with a high degree of excellence and cost effectiveness. The employee prepares and oversees budget for the Department and manages all Department personnel.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED; a two-year degree from accredited college or university in criminal justice or related field is preferred.
  • Possess APOSTC certification and ability to maintain.
  • Ten (10) years of law enforcement experience, including considerable progressively responsible supervisory experience; eight (8) years of supervisory experience.
  • Possess firearm, certifications and ability to maintain certification(s).
  • Possess a current and valid driver’s license and be insurable.
  • Ability to complete Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police Executive Training and maintain CEU hours.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain LETS/ADAPT certification.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and random drug screens.


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City of Decatur
Assistant City Attorney

Closing Date: September 30, 2021

Full Time; Exempt Service; Annual Salary Range: $64,190.29 - $97,673.11 (*Starting salary will be commensurate with experience within the assigned pay range)


  • This position provides legal services to the Mayor, City Council, department directors and support staff.
  • Advises the Mayor, City Council, and department directors on a variety of legal matters, including policy decisions.
  • Drafts and/or reviews contracts; negotiates or supervises negotiations related to property acquisition; researches titles and drafts conveyance documents; closes real estate transactions.
  • Investigates and makes findings on complaints against city employees; pursues disciplinary actions against city employees as appropriate.
  • Prepares a variety of legal documents; advises city boards on legal matters; drafts and reviews proposed ordinances for Council consideration.
  • Represents the City of Decatur in legal proceedings.
  • Prosecutes cases in Municipal Court in the absence of the City Prosecutor.
  • Performs the duties of the City Attorney in his or her absence.

*Full job description available upon request or at our website –


  • Graduation from an accredited school of law with current membership in the State Bar of Alabama.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Must have current driver’s license.


The City of Decatur is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability or any other protected status.

Employment Applications are available on our website at, or from the Human Resources Department at City Hall-2nd Floor Tower, 402 Lee St NE, Decatur, AL 35602.

Completed employment application, with current resume (if available), must be returned to the City of Decatur Human Resources Department by the posting closing date. May be delivered in person or:

  • Mailed to: P. O. Box 1984, Decatur, AL 35602
  • Emailed to:
  • Faxed to: (256) 341-4895

The Human Resources Department may be contacted at (256) 341-4890

**Due to the volume of responses received, we will not be able to provide a status of consideration. Candidates who have been selected for the next step in the review process will be notified.

Town of Gurley
 Town Administrator

Job Status: Full-Time, Salary will be commensurate with experience

This is a responsible professional position assisting the Gurley Mayor and Town Council in managing Town affairs in accordance with Municipal Ordinances and the laws of the State of Alabama. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent administrative, interpersonal, and public relations skills. The Town Administrator reports to the Mayor serves as the liaison between the Town Council, Appointed Commissions, Boards, and Town Departments regarding on-going activities and work to be accomplished. The Administrator acts in such capacity as the Mayor and Town Council may direct in municipal, state, federal, and varied concerns affecting the Town.

Examples of Work: The Administrator is charged with administering and enforcing the ordinances, policies and procedures put forth by the Mayor and Town Council. The Town Administrator is responsible for the maintenance of sound positive public relations between the Town and its citizens; between the Town and other governmental agencies and between the various boards and commissions that make up the Town Government. Reviews and/or approves applications for business licenses, building permits, and zoning variations to ensure compliance with applicable ordinances. Identify non-compliances with town ordinances and work with the public to expeditiously resolve concerns in accordance with ordinances, policies and procedures. Attends meetings of the Town Council and provides information pertinent to agenda items and business of the town. Serves as the Town representative to the Gurley Planning Commission. Serves as liaison between the Town and various municipal, county, state, private agencies and businesses, and the citizens of the Town. The Town Administrator may occasionally be required to respond to widespread emergency situations impacting the town to assist in response coordination and problem resolution. Works with the Gurley Police Chief and Water/Sewer department to further the interests of the Town.

Requirements of Work: The ideal candidate shall have knowledge of, or willingness to become proficient in the following areas. Ability to work independently, organize and use time effectively, and to be creative and analytical in resolving problems and identifying opportunities to enhance the goals of the Town. This position requires flexibility in varied working hours including some morning, afternoon or evening hours depending on meeting schedules with general public or public officials. Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to listen to varied points of view and use conflict resolution, and public relations skills. Possess a working knowledge of personal computers including word processing and basic spreadsheet software. Knowledge of municipal management, municipal government, programs, community problems, and decision-making processes.

Desirable Experience and Training: Experience in a responsible position of a managerial nature, preferably in local government. A degree in public administration or related field or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Knowledge of municipal financial management and accounting procedures, budgeting, application process for state and federal grant programs, and the public bid process. Working knowledge of residential building codes, inspections, and code enforcement procedures. Knowledge of purchasing principles and practices, including the bid process. Candidates interested in applying should submit a resume with an optional cover letter to the Gurley Town Hall at 235 Walker Street. Gurley AL 35748 or mail to: P O Box 128, Gurley Alabama, 35748 To obtain the list of the job duties for the Town Administrator, please visit our website at and click the button at the bottom.


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

City of Madison
City Engineer

Filing Deadline - October 15, 2021, 23:59:59
Salary - $100,000 - $130,000 D.O.Q.
Benefits - Excellent benefit package includes retirement with RSA and affordable health insurance.

Nature of Work: The City of Madison, Alabama, recently ranked as the #1 place to live in Alabama, located west of Huntsville and known for its high-quality schools, highly educated occupants and high-tech companies, is accepting applications for the position of City Engineer. This position performs administrative and professional engineering work, checking all civil Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and private development plans and subsequent construction for compliance with city standards and sound engineering practices. Supervises and coordinates the City Stormwater and Floodplain programs. Manages and leads the activities of the Engineering department. Keeps Mayor and Council informed on status of Engineering projects. Responds to citizen complaints. Assists Public Works in solving drainage and road construction problems and in completing capital projects. Supervises all employees in the Engineering Department. Key role in preparation and implementation of the City’s Transportation Plan and Capital Improvements Plan.

Minimum Qualifications - Ten (10) years of experience in civil engineering preferred, with at least three (3) of the years of experience subsequent to earning PE designation. Engineering degree with major in civil engineering. Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Alabama or within another state with ability to register in Alabama within one (1) year. Thorough demonstrated knowledge of utility, drainage, road construction and project and contract management. Experience with design and the use of design software in one or more of the following subject areas: civil structural, drainage, road design and/or signal design. Supervisory and/or leadership experience is a plus. Must be able to inspect construction projects, drainage problems, traffic conditions and citizen complaints.

How to Apply - To view the full job posting requirements and to apply online, please visit our website @ Click on Job Openings on the left of the screen. Madison is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

City of Dothan
Finance Director

Filing Deadline - September 30, 2021

Nature of Work: The Finance Director directs all accounting, budgeting, auditing, purchasing, financial reporting, investing of funds, debt management, fixed asset, grant administration, cash receipting and disbursements, utility billing, utility collections, and utility services under the direction of the City Manager. This position requires close cooperation with all city departments. This is professional management work including planning, directing, coordinating and evaluating all activities of the Finance Department.

  • Manages and coordinates with the Assistant Finance Director, department heads, and City Manager in the development of the annual operating and capital improvement budgets; analyzes and forecasts revenues, expenditures, and year-end fund balances; prepares and delivers budget presentations to the City Commission; provides information and answers questions about the budget from the news media; monitors and approves expenditures; advises appropriate department personnel on budget matters; reviews and approves budget adjustments.
  • Coordinates external audits; monitors the audit process and communicates concerns to the City Manager and audit firm.
  • Directs the preparation and publication of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and Popular Annual Financial Report by established deadlines; ensures compliance with Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) guidelines; prepares the Management’s Discussion and Analysis and reviews the Letter of Transmittal.
  • Monitors cash flow to ensure the availability of funds; performs debt management functions; coordinates the preparation of rating agency presentations with the City Manager, Mayor, Chamber of Commerce, bond underwriter and bond counsel; reviews the calculation of the city’s constitutional debt limit and prepares analysis of debt service payments; supervises all financial reporting and calculation of new or refunded debt.
  • Ensures department compliance with all relevant policies and procedures; recommends and implements changes to code of ordinances and standard operating procedures as needed to improve services.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by the U. S. Department of Education (USDE) or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in Finance, Accounting, or a closely related field, and Ten (10) years of progressively responsible administrative, managerial, and supervisory experience in the operation of a municipal government department to include accounting, utility collections and services, and purchasing. Certification as a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM); Certified Government Finance Officer (CGFO); or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred and Master’s Degree in Business Administration or related field is preferred.

Compensation: The Finance Director compensation will be highly competitive and the salary range is $107,910.40 - $172,640.00 and will include a benefit package to include health, dental, voluntary insurance, and retirement benefits.