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:

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.

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

CONFERENCE & EVENT MANAGER

The City of Pelham is currently seeking to fill our full time position for Conference & Events Manager at the Civic Complex and Ice Arena.     This position is responsible for representing, booking, planning, organizing, and overseeing events held in the Civic Complex banquet hall.  These events include business meetings, classes, trainings, reunions, weddings, etc.  The goal is to provide a personalized and unique event experience to each client no matter the size or nature of the event.  This is accomplished by the ability to perform the following essential job duties:

  • Markets the facility for potential events
  • Answers potential client inquiries via phone and email to explain the process of reserving the facility and booking reservations for event space
  • Offers standard set of contracts and maintains relationships with clients and vendors
  • Ensures paperwork is completed properly and deposits are received timely
  • Provides tours of the facility to potential clients
  • Utilizes point of sale system to collect deposits and payments
  • Works during non-business hours to assist with events
  • Assists with event space turnarounds and room setup by helping to move tables and chairs, placing tablecloths, etc. and ensuring communication equipment is set up
  • Compiles estimated cost models, submits budget recommendations, and prepares management reports
  • Assists in theme, demo and exhibit space layout development for each event
  • Assists in creation of internal and external promotional pieces
  • Organizes required off-site catering services
  • Manages on-site staffing for each event

A bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from an accredited college plus one to two years of related experience and/or training is required or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience with event planning and excellent customer service skills are required and marketing experience is preferred.  

The compensation range for this position is $39,794 to $51,922.   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. We will be accepting applications until June 24, 2019, or until the position is filled.City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

Development Services & Public Works

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

SEWER DIVISION - PLANT SUPERVISOR

The City of Pelham is currently seeking to fill our full time position of the Sewer Division’s Plant Supervisor in the Department of Development Services & Public Works. This position is responsible for the supervision of the plant employees and for the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment plant facilities to improve efficiency and meet regulatory certification requirements by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate staff:

  • Ensures sewer plant does not violate the discharge permit issued by the EPA and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.
  • Trains personnel in operation and maintenance of treatment plant machines and equipment and demonstrates operation of machines and equipment.
  • Instructs personnel in other procedures such as selection of sampling sites, laboratory techniques, record keeping, safety measures, and maintenance of lift stations.
  • Assembles materials, schedules courses, and designs contents of courses to meet specific needs of plant personnel.
  • Provides technical assistance to plant staff and serves as troubleshooter in solving problems in operations.
  • Maintains examination records and coordinates training program with state certification program.
  • Submits monthly discharge monitoring report to ADEM and EPA.
  • Consults with City engineers on projects related to upgrading and maintaining sewer system.

A bachelor's degree plus one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.  A proven ability to make decisions about the biological and chemical operation of a sewer plant and experience managing a staff is also required.  Experience working in a sewer plant and collection system operation is preferred.  This position requires a State of Alabama Grade IV Operator Certificate of Competency.  An Alabama driver’s license is required and must be maintained. 

The compensation range for this position is $53,059 to $72,314.   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. We will be accepting applications until June 25, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

REVENUE CLERK

The City of Pelham is currently seeking to fill our full time position of Revenue Clerk in the Department of Development Services & Public Works. This position is responsible for administering state revenue program for collection of taxes such as income, inheritance, gasoline, sales, and business licenses and permits by performing the following duties:

  • Greets and assists customers and answers phone calls.
  • Downloads E-file payments and files.  Checks and balances E-file payments.
  • Inputs paper returns, deposits, and coding and pulls daily and monthly reports.
  • Runs delinquent tax reports and follows up with all delinquent taxpayers by phone and documents information given.
  • Send tax reports to auditors.
  • Stays current with Alabama state board laws and tax laws.
  • Reviews and confirms zoning and checks for certifications for proper licenses.
  • Issues business licenses for renewal.  Works with delinquent licenses by calling and sending notices.
  • Gathers all information for monthly Planning and Zoning Commission meeting, compiles agendas, coordinate with members of the Planning and Zoning Board, and records and files meeting minutes.
  • Ensures plat maps are signed, recorded and filed.
  • Communicates with board and media when necessary.
  • Creates and issues permits and collects payment.
  • Schedules inspections for contractors and new businesses.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures for collecting taxes and auditing accounts in compliance with state statutory regulations.
  • Schedules and holds hearings to resolve delinquency and other tax violations.
  • Reviews reports and prepares revenue estimates for legislative budgetary action.

A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus three years related experience with municipalities and handling business licenses and taxes and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Certification through Alabama Municipal Revenue Officers Association (AMROA) is also required.  An Associate Degree and Notary are preferred for this position.

The compensation range for this position is $39,637 to $59,425.   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.  We will be accepting applications until June 25, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. 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.

Finance Department

ACCOUNTING MANAGER

The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Accounting Manager in the Finance Department.

The Accounting Manager is responsible for the management of various accounting functions including general ledger maintenance, accounts payable, accounts receivable, revenue and asset accounting, as well as associated analysis and reporting. Evaluates and makes improvements to accounting processes while ensuring that practices comply with organization accounting policies and applicable laws and regulations. Leads and directs accounting staff.

  • Directs and oversees internal audit and cost accounting processes and manages the internal preparation for external audits in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assists the city clerk/treasurer in monitoring and supervising the preparation of cash flow and financial performance forecasts, various financial schedules, general ledger transactions, fixed assets and debt management activities.
  • Assists the city clerk/treasurer and the city manager with the preparation and maintenance of the city’s annual budget.
  • Provides city management with accurate and complete financial information including financial statements, variance reports, cash flows, financial analyses and projections and statistical reports; supervise compliance with all accounting and financial requirements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, governmental accounting standards, federal, state and local rules and regulations.
  • Analyzes current accounting practices and workflow accomplished by individual accounting clerks and department and recommends changes for improvement as well as consistent adherence to industry best practices.
  • Effectively utilizes technology to maximize efficiencies in all accounting operations.
  • Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. 
  • Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs.
  • Assists the city clerk/treasurer, city manager and department heads in the development of bid packets and requests for proposals according to all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assists the city manager in the creation and maintenance of a city-wide purchasing process according to all applicable laws and policies. 

Potential candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with a major in accounting, business administration or equivalent plus five years related experience with at least two of those in a supervisory capacity.  Preferred qualifications include certified public accountant (CPA) licensure and a master’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance or related field.  

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 $81,711 to $106,614.  The City of Pelham also offers an excellent benefits package.

Applications are available on the city’s website and can be downloaded. Completed applications and resumes may be emailed to cporter@pelhamalabama.gov; mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124; or dropped off at the Records window of Pelham Police Department. Position is open until filled.           

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

Human Resources

Library

Parks & Recreation

The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Assistant Director of the Parks & Recreation Department. 

The Assistant Parks and Recreation Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Parks and Recreation Department and helping ensure that the highest quality public recreation activities are being offered to citizens.  The Assistant Director performs the following duties personally or through subordinate staff:

  • Assist in future plans or projects for Parks & Recreation Department
  • Assist in hiring of new employees to include the recruitment and recommendation of personnel to fill a vacant or new position
  • Evaluates effectiveness of recreation areas, facilities and services
  • Studies local conditions and develops immediate and long range plans to meet recreational needs of all age groups
  • Assists in preparation of budget, directs expenditure of department funds and keeps financial records
  • Interprets recreation program to public and maintains cooperative planning and working relationships with allied public and voluntary agencies
  • Serves as technical advisor to managing authority and acts as recreation consultant to community
  • Selects, develops and supervises staff and volunteers

Candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree and one to two years of related experience working in a municipal setting planning youth and adult recreational programs or equivalent combination of education and experience.  A CPRP status by the National Recreation and Parks Association is preferred. 

Applicant 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 $61,709.62 to $82,293.10.  The City of Pelham also 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. The final date to submit applications is Friday, June 21, 2019, at 5:00 PM.

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

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. 

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.