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.) 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 Employment Opportunities:

Ballantrae Golf Club

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

CONCESSIONS - PART TIME

Job duties include preparation and serving of a variety of foods, snacks and drinks for ice skating and hockey events and using a point of sale system. Rate of pay is $10.00 per hour plus tips.

Development Services & Public Works

The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for a full time position of Maintenance Technician in the Streets, Landscape & Maintenance Division of the Department of Development Services & Public Works.   This job involves manual labor of some semi-skilled and unskilled nature including the responsibility of ornamental and turf pesticide application.

  • Responsible for assisting in maintaining city grounds including mowing, edging, trimming and blowing debris by operating power/motorized equipment.
  • Responsible for assisting in landscaping tasks of planting flowers, transplanting and/or pruning of trees & shrubbery and mulching flower beds.

Candidates must have a minimum of six months general labor experience in the use of tools and equipment in construction, maintenance and repair work of facilities and grounds.  Must possess and maintain a valid Alabama driver’s license.

Compensation range for this position is $29,506 to $40,213.  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 the 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 Pelham City Hall.  Final date to submit applications is Thursday, August 30, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

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Parks & Recreation

The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Park Associate in the Parks and Recreation Department.   This job involves manual labor of some semi-skilled and unskilled nature in a wide variety of city activities as it relates to routine maintenance of the City’s facilities, such as, but not limited to:

  • Operates mowers, tractors, motor vehicles and various equipment
  • Utilizes a variety of hand and power tools in park landscape maintenance
  • Performs routine maintenance of equipment & keeps maintenance records
  • Prepares and maintains athletic fields
  • Cleans restrooms; picks up litter; cleans walks, fields and courts around park facilities
  • Performs a variety of duties in the maintenance and repair of the parks irrigation system
  • Prunes trees and shrubs
  • Performs unskilled, semi-skilled and skilled tasks involving the maintenance, construction and repair of Parks & Recreation facilities

Potential candidates must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

The compensation range for this position is $29,506.05 to $40,213.72.  The City of Pelham also offers an excellent benefits package.

Applicant must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving a conditional offer of employment.  Applications are available on this website and can be downloaded.  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 Pelham City Hall.  Final date to submit applications is Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.

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

Police Department

The City of Pelham Human Resources Department will hold an open entrance exam for Police Officer on Thursday, September 27, 2018.

SUBMITTING APPLICATION:

Applications may be submitted through Police Department Application  beginning August 18, 2018. Last day to submit applications is Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at 5:00 PM.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON TESTING LOCATION:

The testing site is located at the Pelham Civic Complex, 500 Amphitheatre Road, Pelham, Alabama 35124.  Doors will open at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, September 27, 2018, for registration and presenting a government issued photo ID.  Doors to the testing area will be closed at 9:00 AM sharp, no exceptions.

You must bring the Photo ID to the testing site.  You will not be allowed to take the test without it.

Applicants may order the practice “NPST Candidate Orientation Guide” by clicking the following link: http://www.fpsi.com/police-candidate-orientation-guide/. The NPST Candidate Orientation Guide is a helpful tool to prepare for the exam and can be downloaded as a PDF file and saved or printed. Please read through the disclaimer on the order page in order to have a successful download. Payments will be submitted through PayPal via an account or credit/debit card. Once payment is submitted, PayPal automatically redirects you back to the FPSI site where access to the download link will be located on the Order Details-Checkout Status page. Applicants must pay close attention to ALL instructions on both FPSI and PayPal’s websites in order to access the instant download successfully!

Water Department