Departments include the following:
|Ballantrae Golf Club||Fire Department||Public Works|
|Building, Inspections & GIS||Human Resources||Racquet Club|
|Civic Complex & Ice Arena||Library||Revenue|
|Engineering||Municipal Court||Tennis Center|
|Facilities Maintenance & Landscaping||Parks & Recreation||Water & Sewer|
Current Employment Opportunities:
- EMPLOYMENT APPLICATIONS
- Ballantrae Golf Club
- Civic Complex & Ice Arena
- ParkS & Rec
- Racquet Club
- POLICE DEPARTMENT
- Pelham Public Library
GRILL/BEVERAGE CART ATTENDANT - PART TIME: BALLANTRAE GOLF CLUB
The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Grill/Beverage Cart Attendant at Ballantrae Golf Club.
The position is part time up to 30 hours a week. Rate of pay is $10.00 per hour plus tips. Schedule includes weekday/weekend mornings and afternoons. Must be 21 years of age with a valid driver's license.
Duties include, but not limited to the following: friendly customer service, cooking breakfast and lunch items, operating a point of sale system, grill cleanliness, driving a beverage cart on the golf course and the sale of beverages and food to the golfers.
Applicant must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving a conditional offer of employment. Completed applications must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed to the City of Pelham Human Resources at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124, or may be dropped off in person at 401 Southgate Dr., Pelham, AL 35124. Position posted until filled.
GOLF COURSE LABORER/EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for a part-time position of Golf Course Laborer/Equipment Operator at Ballantrae Golf Course.
Summary: Maintains the grounds of golf course and prepared for play, performs routine manual labor involved in maintaining golf course, operates and maintains small power tools, and uses large equipment such as tractors, loaders, and mowers to perform duties.
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; rake and maintain sand bunkers; set tee markers and cups on tees and greens; maintain ball washers, tee towels and flags where needed; remove debris, sand and seed divots; repair ball marks; 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.
Candidates should possess working knowledge in the following areas 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.
Candidate should possess high school diploma or GED. A valid driver’s license is required and must be maintained. Candidates must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving a conditional offer of employment. Starting compensation is $12.00 per hour.
Applications are available on the City’s website and can be downloaded. A completed application is required and emailed to HR@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124. This position is open until filled.
The City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.
MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATE - PARK MAINTENANCE
The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Municipal Associate-Park Maintenance with the City of Pelham Parks and Recreation Center:
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Inspect park grounds for trash.
- Ensure rest rooms are properly maintained and stocked.
- Assist park maintenance technicians in various Parks Maintenance duties.
- Assist Parks and Recreation staff with special community events.
Candidates must be able to:
- Ability to adapt and problem solve in various situations
- Lift at least 50 lbs.
- Interact with the public during events.
- Work the scoreboards
Candidates must have:
- A valid drivers’ license in good standing.
- Excellent Customer Service
- Strong verbal and written skills
- Strong membership/data entry
- Attention to detail
- Motivated and team player
- The ability to be a motivated team player
Applicant must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment. Compensation is $10.00 per hour. 19 hours/week
Candidates must be at least 16 years of age, be dependable and available nights and weekends.
Applications are available on the City’s website and can be downloaded. A completed application is required and emailed to HR@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124.
CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE
The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Customer Service Representative in the Water Department.
This position serves customers by providing product and service information; clarifying customer complaints; determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustment; following up to ensure resolution; maintaining customer records; processing customer account financial adjustment information. Assists with the day to day operations in the billing department.
Representative Duties and Responsibilities: The list is not intended to be all-inclusive nor exclusive, but is intended to provide examples of typical duties performed.
- Attracts potential customers by answering product and service questions; suggesting information about other products and services.
- Opens customer accounts by recording account information. Maintains customer records by updating account information.
- Resolves product or service problems by clarifying customer complaint; determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustment; following up to ensure resolution.
- Maintains financial accounts by processing customer adjustments
- Recommends potential products or services to management by collecting customer information and analyzing customer needs.
- Prepares product and service reports by collecting and analyzing customer information.
- Contributes to customer service and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.
- Assists Billing Coordinator with billing and report creation.
- Updates books and creates service orders for meter readers.
- Seeks and participates in on-the-job training in current job responsibilities and cross-trains in other job functions to ensure continuous and efficient operations.
- Establishes and maintains effective work relationships with others.
Candidates are required to possess a High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus two years of related experience and/or training. Applicants must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment.
The compensation range for this position is $33,229.87 to $45,288.90. The City of Pelham also offers an excellent benefits package and participates in Tier 1 of Retirement Systems of Alabama for full-time employees.
Applications are available on the city’s website and can be downloaded. Completed applications must be emailed to HR@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124. The final date to submit applications is Thursday, October 28, 2021.
ZONING COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR
The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Zoning Compliance Inspector. This position reports to the Building and Zoning Official. Individual will inspect commercial and residential properties to enforce conformance to adopted codes and zoning ordinances. Work is performed independently and includes performing the following duties:
- Reviews permit applications and provides plan review for compliance of zoning ordinance codes.
- Approves permits for signs. Enforces sign ordinances.
- Performs zoning compliance inspections on new and existing, residential, and commercial properties. Manages compliance inspections of Corridor Overlay Regulations.
- Provides excellent customer service by managing zoning complaint calls, internet inquiries and follow up communication. Maintains records of all correspondence.
- Researches complaints and presents evidence, as necessary, to enforce zoning code provisions.
- Maintains official records of all business zoning complaints with photographs and documentation required for the issuance of a summons.
- Issues notice of violation letters for non-compliance and works with the Police Department and Court System in the issuance of summons.
- Administers maintenance code and identifies all violations. Works closely with the Code Enforcement Officer to ensure compliance with nuisance abatement.
- Performs wide variety of administrative, clerical and record keeping duties.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus two years related experience with surveying, GIS software, planning; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Associates Degree in zoning, planning, architecture or related field is preferred. Ability to read construction and/or civil land drawings required.
Certificates and Licenses: A valid driver’s license is required. ICC certification of Zoning Inspector within 12 months of hire is required.
Compensation is $47,625.87 – $66,333.95, depending on experience, education, and other training. The City of Pelham offers an excellent benefits package.
Applications are available on the city’s website and can be downloaded. Completed applications may be sent to HR@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124. The final date to submit applications is Friday, October 22, 2021 at 5pm.
CONTRACT TENNIS PROFESSIONAL
The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for our Contract Tennis Professional positions.
Candidate must be U.S.P.T.A. certified and obtain a business license from the City of Pelham, as required. A candidate who is not USPTA certified is welcome to become a Court Helper while working towards their certification. Once certification is completed, the candidate will be eligible for the position of Contract Tennis Professional.
Compensation for this contracted position is 75% of lesson pay.
Applications are available on the city’s website and can be downloaded. A completed application and background authorization form is required and can be emailed to HR@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124.
City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.
POST CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER
The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications and resumes for the full time position of Post Certified Police Officer. This position leads the city in performing police work in accordance with departmental policies, rules, regulations and standard operating procedures and receives assignments and instructions from police officers of higher rank. Work normally consists of routine patrol, preliminary investigations, and traffic regulation duties in a designated area/beat on an assigned shift and may be performed in patrol vehicles or on foot. Work may involve an element of personal danger and employees must be able to act without direct supervision and exercise independent judgment in meeting emergencies. A complete job description will be made available upon request. The following is a representative list of duties involved but may not be all inclusive:
- Patrols a designated area of the city on foot or in an automobile to protect human life and to preserve law and order, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic as required, to identify and report potential or existing public safety hazards and to enforce traffic and parking regulations.
- Answers calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, felonies, and misdemeanors.
- At the scene of crime, preserves human life, protects property, controls access to the scene, conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence, locates witnesses and obtains statements, makes arrests, composes and writes detailed incident / offense reports and testifies as a witness in court.
- At the scene of automobile accidents, preserves life, protects property, locates witnesses and obtains statements, investigates the causes of the accident and prepares detailed accident investigation reports.
- Interviews persons with complaints and attempts to make proper disposition or directs them to proper authorities.
- Gives general advice on traffic and criminal laws and ordinances, and gives general information to the public.
- Employees may be assigned to work on special assignments which call upon specialized abilities and knowledge usually attained through experience as a uniformed Police Officer. Police Officers assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division or specialized units are subject to call 24 hours a day.
- Police Officers may be assigned to work in uniform or plain clothes. Shift schedules and job assignments may be changed periodically to assure the maximum delivery of effective police service.
Must be at least 21 years of age upon graduation of the APOST Academy and have no felony or serious misdemeanor criminal convictions. Must possess a high school diploma or GED certificate. Completion of some college or university course work in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Police Science, Criminology, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university is preferred.
Must have a valid Alabama Driver’s License and meet the minimum standards for law enforcement officers as established by Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC) and Alabama Law and maintain annual APOSTC continuing education requirements.
APOSTC certified applicants will be ranked, based on their overall academy average. POSTC applicants from other states will also be ranked in the same manner.
At the conclusion of the application process, Human Resources will rank each applicant on a certified list. When the applicant's name is submitted to the police department, the applicant will be contacted and scheduled for the standardized APOSTC physical fitness exam. The results of that exam are pass/fail and those who pass will continue in the hiring process. Those who fail the physical fitness exam may re-apply when the next job posting occurs.
In order to maintain and continue employment as a sworn police officer for the City of Pelham Police Department, an employee must retain the legal right and authority to carry a pistol and any other firearm normally used by police officers. Conviction of any crime that results in the loss of an employee’s rights to carry firearms will immediately disqualify said employee from continued employment as a sworn police officer for the City of Pelham.
In order to maintain and continue employment as a sworn police officer for the City of Pelham Police Department, an employee must retain the legal right and authority to access information from and through the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center (ACJIC) and the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) computer systems. Conviction of any felony, or any other crime that results in the loss of an employee’s right to access said computer systems, or a sustained allegation of breach of the rules governing operation and access to said computer systems which results in a decision by either ACJIC or NCIC to terminate an employee’s right and/or authority to access, operate, or receive information through said computer systems will immediately disqualify said employee from continued employment for the City of Pelham.
Compensation range is $47,625.87 - $71,402.28. We offer an excellent benefits package which includes: BCBS health and dental coverage with single coverage being provided at no cost to the employee and family coverage for $174.46/biweekly; vision insurance; Tier 1 retirement benefits with RSA; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays; uniform and equipment provided; annual weapon allowance; 12 hour shifts with every other weekend off; indoor and outdoor ranges.
Applicant must complete a written background packet, prior to first interview, satisfactorily pass a Background Investigation and polygraph examination after passing an interview. Applicant must also pass a pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment. Applications are on this website and can be downloaded. Completed applications and resumes may be emailed to HR@pelhamalabama.gov.
Applicants MUST provide their POSTC number and overall academy scores, college or university final GPA, at the time their application is submitted. Failure to provide all information and certificates may result in disqualification.
The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Finance Director.
Under the general supervision of the City Manager this employee plans for, organizes, and manages the City’s finances, and administers the city’s accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, cash/debt management and purchasing functions. The employee serves as the department head and manages the daily functions of the department and supervises employees. Provides oversight and coordination, in cooperation with the City Manager, of the financial activities of each City department. Works with the City Manager to advise City officials regarding City financial matters. Ensures compliance with all federal and state laws with implications for municipal finance. Ensures compliance with reporting and payment of federal and state taxes and required retirement contributions.
Essential List of Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
- Oversees the daily operations of the Finance Department.
- Maintains accurate records of revenues and expenditures for the city as well as each City department in conformance with state and federal requirements.
- Keeps the City Manager, Mayor, City Council, and department heads up-to-date and informed as to the financial condition of the City and advises others on a variety of fiscal matters.
- Develops, implements and oversees internal controls over financial reporting for the City including all necessary financial policies and procedures.
- Directs the investment, forecasting and monitoring of the City’s investments and cash.
- Structures, plans and coordinates capital financing alternatives and development of plans for various projects or programs.
- Responsible for debt service administration and takes advantage of interest rates changes; prepares and presents rating agency presentations.
- Oversees sales tax administration, tax audits, and business licenses in compliance with federal, state and local laws.
- Attends City Council meetings to update and report on city’s finances.
- Maintains a running inventory of all city properties and assets.
- Generates monthly financial statements and end-of-year closing reports for department heads, the City Manager, and City Council.
- Oversees accounts receivable payment collections and receipts.
- Oversees accounts payable functions, ensuring that invoices are paid on time.
- With the HR Director and Benefits Coordinator, performs cost analysis of benefits and compensation; reports results.
- Participates in the long range financial planning and fund balance analysis.
- Formulates and interprets regulations and policies for implementation by staff, establishes major financial objectives and policies; studies market conditions, pertinent legislation, economic conditions and professional developments to establish, implement and control objectives, policies and procedures for the administration of the City's fiscal activities and systems.
- Works directly with senior management on establishing and monitoring financial policies and procedures.
- Reviews state and federal legislative bills affecting the City's finances and advises management and the City's legislative representatives about the impacts and alternatives associated with those bills.
- Directs recruitment and selection programs; serves as the appointing authority for department hires and terminations.
- Responds to questions, complaints, and requests for information by telephone, electronic means or in person from businesses, community/civic organizations, and citizens.
- Represents the City in a variety of local, county, state and other meetings.
- Serves as a member of the City’s leadership team; works with others team members to develop citywide programs to carry out the City’s mission, vision, and values.
- Ensures and facilitates daily bank deposits into City’s account.
- Prepares and maintains general ledger entries to ensure proper distribution of City funds.
- Works with other departments, as needed, in the writing of specifications for city bids for projects and needed assets.
- Maintains and secures financial files, documents, records, and reports.
- Prepares for audits and manages the internal assembly of financial data required by auditors.
- Generates various financial reports at the request of the City Manager and department heads.
- Attends continuing education classes to stay up-to-date on laws, regulations, and accepted practices relating to municipal finances.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Knowledge of governmental finance, revenue, and accounting, and its application to municipal government.
- Knowledge of accounting and general accounting principles as prescribed by the GASB.
- Knowledge of tax codes, federal and state laws pertaining to municipalities. And Fair Labor Standards Act regulations.
- Knowledge and application of budgeting as well as knowledge of audits and associated processes.
- Possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, or business administration; a master’s degree in finance, business, public administration or related field is preferred. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
- Five (5) years of progressive work experience in accounting and finance with experience in management and supervision; professional work experience in a governmental entity or the public sector is preferred; or any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the above listed knowledge, skills and abilities commensurate with the requirements of this job.
- Ability to achieve job appropriate certifications and credentials through the GFOA within a designated period of time following employment, and attend continuing education.
Manages subordinate staff in the accounting functional area. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these employees.
The salary range for this position is $122,394 to $141,889.
Applications are available on the city’s website and can be downloaded. A completed application is required and emailed to HR@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, at Post Office Box 1419, Pelham, Alabama 35124. The final date to submit applications is Monday, October 25, 2021.