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)
  • Ballantrae Golf Club
  • Building Inspections and GIS
  • Revenue
  • Human Resources
  • Facilities Maintenance and Landscape
  • Library
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena
  • Public Works (laborers for maintenance and repair of streets and other community areas)
  • Garage (mechanics to support operation and maintenance of all city vehicles)
  • Police
  • Fire
Also included is the Pelham Water/Sewer organization, Pelham Racquet Club, Ballantrae Golf Club and Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena. These departments will inform Human Resources when employment opportunities are available.

Online Applications


We encourage you to complete an online application and submit it via email. We will retain your application on file for 60 days. (You may also forward a copy of your resume.)

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex (including pregnancy), color, age, national origin, disability or any other protected status. We base our hiring decisions on a variety of factors., including skills and ability to perform the job, prior employment experience, employment references as to character and willingness to work, willingness to accept the offered salary and personal interviews. The City of Pelham is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Administration

Ballantrae Golf Club

Assistant Golf Professional 

This position assists the Head Golf Professional in supervising and managing the golf operations department in a professional and efficient manner. Provide excellent customer service, professional advice and assistance to all members and guests, teach lessons and clinics.  Directly interview, supervise, schedule and train outside services personnel.  Supervise all other golf operations personnel as directed by the head professional.  Manage tournaments and assist with merchandise management; must be able to work flexible hours and handle multiple assignments at one time. This position is required to work hours on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:  Assist in supervising and managing the total golf operations department in a professional and efficient manner. Must be able to think independently and make decisions on one’s own in the absence of the Head Golf Professional; Provide excellent customer service, professional advice and assistance to all patrons; Provide golf instruction and clinics that are consistent with instructional methods, policies and procedures of senior instructors; Responsible for interviewing, training, scheduling and supervising up to fifteen part-time outside services personnel; Assist in the responsibilities of golf shop merchandising. The Assistant Golf Professional must be knowledgeable of the USGA rules of golf.  A complete job description is available upon request.

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; one or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Within the first year of employment must have enrolled in the PGA golf management program and maintain an active classification in the PGA of America.  

Salary and benefits beginning at $26,917.80.  Benefits include health, dental, vision & state retirement.  In addition, will receive 75% of all lesson income and 85% of clinic income after one year of employment.

Applicant must satisfactorily pass a Background Investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment.  Applications are available on this website and can be downloaded.  Completed applications and resumes’ may be emailed to jobs@pelhamalabama.gov  or mailed to the City of Pelham, Human Resources, ATTN; Candy Porter at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL  35124 or dropped off at Pelham City Hall.  Position is open until filled. The City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant. 

GOLF COURSE CART/BAG ATTENDANT - PART TIME

Part time up to 30 hours a week. Rate of pay is $7.50 an hour plus tips. Schedule includes weekday/weekend mornings and afternoons. Must be 16 years of age with a valid driver's license.

Job duties include friendly customer service, assisting golfers with bags upon arrival and departure, cleaning and restocking golf carts and picking up range balls from the driving range.

GRILL/BEVERAGE CART ATTENDANT - PART TIME

Part time up to 30 hours a week. Rate of pay is $9.00 an hour plus tips. Schedule includes weekday/weekend mornings and afternoons. Must be 21 years of age with a valid driver's license.

Job duties include 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.

Civic Complex and Ice Arena

Development Services & Public Works

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT SERVICES & PUBLIC WORKS

Job Brochure

MANAGER OF WATER & SEWER

The City of Pelham is currently seeking to fill our full time position for Manager of Water & Sewer within the Department of Development Services and Public Works.   This is a management level position class that plans, organizes, manages and reviews the work of employees engaged in the installation, repair, and operation of water and wastewater facilities, including the wastewater treatment plant and maintenance of water and sanitary sewer mains, fire hydrants, meters, pumps, tanks, wells and lift stations within the Water and Sewer division.    This position oversees supervisory staff in the division and reports directly to the Director of Development Services and Public Works.  It is distinguished from the supervisor class by its managerial responsibility.  This is accomplished by the ability to perform the following essential job functions:

  • Plans, organizes, directs, and reviews operations and activities of the water and sewer divisions of the city; develops and implements goals, objectives and prioritizes work activities.  Recommends policies.
  • Responsible for preparation and administration of the division’s budgets.
  • Responsible for a variety of personnel duties including interviewing, conducting performance evaluations, training, and disciplinary actions. Recommends the hiring and suspension of personnel.
  • Analyzes division activities, makes recommendations, and implements improvements in processes to increase efficiencies and overall work quality.
  • Analyzes trends, such as population and industrial growth of areas being served to determine the adequacy of current facilities and to project community demand for future facilities.
  • Develops plans to meet and serve expanding community needs such as increasing capacity of water storage and distribution facilities, or arranging new sources of water supply.
  • Directs activities of subordinate personnel who oversee installation, maintenance and repair of the water distribution and sewage facilities.
  • Confers with Director, technical personnel, and outside utilities to coordinate department activities.
  • Evaluates new developments in materials, tools, and equipment to recommend or deny purchase.
  • Responsible for the effective management of consultants and service providers.
  • Provides input into the capital plan based on analysis and research of best practices.
  • Directs work according to the strategic and capital plans.
  • Working in correlation with Director and Safety Manager, investigates and provides memos and reports of claims against the city related to division activities.
  • Provides for training and development of division employees.
  • Prepares billings and estimates for repair and construction work performed by city forces.
  • Ensures an adequate inventory of materials, supplies, parts, and equipment for the division’s total work program.
  • Prepares formal work schedule programs for division and utilizes project management and electronic work flow tools to effectively manage efficient work projects.
  • Inspects work in progress of contractors and staff crews for conformance with plans and specifications.
  • Handles citizen complaints related to the division and makes decisions regarding the escalation of issues to the Director.

Eight years of experience (with a minimum of 4 years in a supervisory capacity) in water and sewer operations is required.  A bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a related field can substitute for half of the required experience.   Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of successfully managing individuals and multiple projects.   Must demonstrate a strong background of improving processes for efficiency and quality and holding staff members accountable for results.   Candidates with supervisory experience in more than one area are preferred. 

State of Alabama Grade IV Operator Certification of Competency and Grade II Water Operator’s license are required.  A valid Alabama driver’s license is required and must be maintained.

The compensation range for this position is $68,688 to $93,614.   The City of Pelham also offers an excellent benefits package.

Applicant must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment.  Applications are available on this website and are available to download.  Completed applications may be emailed to jobs@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to the City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL  35124, or may be dropped off at 401 Southgate Drive in Pelham. Position is open until filled. 

The City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

OPERATOR 1

The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for a full time Operator 1 in the Waste Water Treatment Division of the Department of Development Services & Public Works.   This position operates sewage treatment, sludge processing and disposal equipment in the wastewater (sewage) treatment plant to control flow and processing of sewage by performing the following essential duties:

  • Monitors control panels, adjusts valves and gates manually or by remote control to regulate flow of sewage.
  • Ensures equipment is working properly.  Cleans clarifiers, filters, UVs and rotors.
  • Repairs broken sewer lines and frees obstructions.
  • Performs sewer inspections and marks sewer mains and laterals.
  • Observes variations in operating conditions and interprets meter and gauge readings and tests results to determine load requirements.
  • Operates pumps, engines, and generators to control flow of sewage through filtering, settling, aeration, and sludge digestion processes.
  • Maintains log of operations, records meter and gauge readings.
  • Collects sewage samples and conducts laboratory tests to ensure compliance with ADEM permit.
  • Prepares samples for outside testing.
  • Calibrates Oxygen and PH meters.
  • Checks lift station pump run times and alarms to ensure proper functioning.  
  • Cuts grass and sprays weeds as necessary at lift stations and treatment plant.
  • Operates and maintains mobile generators and dry prime pumps.

High school diploma or GED and current Alabama driver’s license are required.  Related experience and/or training is preferred.  

Salary starts at $35,933.76 depending on experience, education, credentials and certifications.  The City of Pelham also offers an excellent benefits package. 

Applicant must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment.  Applications are available on this website and are available to download.  Completed applications may be emailed to HR@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to the City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL  35124.  We will be accepting applications until August 30, 2019.

City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

WELL OPERATOR

The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Well Operator in the Water Division of the Department of Development Services & Public Works. 

This position acts as the water quality supervisor by monitoring and controlling treatment equipment to purify and clarify water for human consumption and for industrial use by performing the following duties:

  • Performs and supervises all daily operations, maintenance and repairs of all well, tanks and pit locations.
  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate flow of well water into the water system.
  • Dumps specified amounts of chemicals such as chlorine and lime into water or adjusts automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into tanks to disinfect and clarify water.
  • Monitors panelboard and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates and distribution of water.
  • Repairs and lubricates machines and equipment.
  • Tests water samples in system for regulatory and water quality control.
  • Performs system flushing and valve operations as required for water quality.
  • Records data such as residual content of chemicals, water turbidity, and water pressure.
  • Performs landscape maintenance at all wells, tanks and pit locations.
  • Supervises and manages contractor related activity at wells, tanks and pits.
  • Prepares and submits all daily, weekly, monthly and yearly reports to the appropriate agencies: ADEM, ADECA, EPA and the City of Pelham.
  • Prepare information for yearly CCR’s.
  • Manages all operations including scheduling duties, invoice approvals, training, order of all well operation supplies.
  • Prepares well operation budgets.
  • Manages customer complaints dealing with water quality.
  • Performs and supervises all after hours activities.
  • Participates in all ADEM inspections.
  • Performs general housekeeping and minor maintenance at wells, tanks, and pits as required.

Potential candidates must have the knowledge skills and abilities to perform each essential duty and are required to have a Grade II Water Operator Certification with at least two years of experience in equivalent water systems.  Knowledge of wells, pumps, tanks and telemetry systems plus electrical and mechanical experience is preferred.  A valid driver’s license is required and must be maintained.  Candidates must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving a conditional offer of employment. 

The salary range for this position is $41,029 to $57,146.  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 cporter@pelhamalabama.gov, mailed to City of Pelham, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 1419, Pelham, AL  35124, or hand delivered to 401 Southgate Dr., Pelham, AL 35124. This position is open until filled.

The City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

Finance Department

Fire Department

Human Resources

Library

Parks & Recreation

Police Department

Racquet Club

PART TIME FRONT DESK AT PELHAM TENNIS CENTER AND PELHAM RACQUET CLUB

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Greets members,  prospective members, guests and visitors in a friendly welcoming manner
  • Answer and promptly handle phone calls and customer requests
  • Use point of sale system for items purchased
  • Stock supplies in building when needed

Candidates must have excellent multi-tasking and customer service skills.  Must be at least 21 years of age, be dependable and flexible to work daytime, evening and weekend hours.  

Applicant must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment.  Compensation is $10.00 per hour. 

The City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

SEASONAL  MAINTENANCE AND TOURNAMENT AT PELHAM RACQUET CLUB

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Maintain courts and/or grounds during peak times such as tournaments
  • Empty trash inside and outside building
  • Sweep and line courts
  • Distribute supplies
  • Change out water coolers
  • General outside landscape maintenance

Candidates must be at least 16 years of age, be dependable and available for flexible evening and weekend hours.  Must be able to lift 50 pounds and be able to work outside in all conditions.  This is seasonal work and will not have consistent hours. Compensation is $10 per hour. 

Applications are available on this website and can be downloaded.  Completed applications and resumes’ may be emailed to jobs@pelhamonline.com or mailed to the City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL  35124 or dropped off at Pelham City Hall.  Positions are open until filled.

The City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

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