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

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER

The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the position of Executive Administrative Assistant to the City Manager. 

This is a skilled responsible position designed to aid City Manager in a staff capacity by coordinating office services such as scheduling, personnel, budget preparation, records control and special management studies by performing the following duties:

  • Manages City Manager’s calendar and independently schedules appointments
  • Screens incoming calls and correspondence and responds independently when possible
  • Prepares memorandums outlining and explaining administrative procedures and policies to supervisory workers and monitors compliance.
  • Arranges programs, events or conferences by arranging for facilities and caterer, issuing information or invitations, coordinating speakers and controlling event budget
  • Acts as custodian of City Manager’s documents and records
  • Prepares confidential correspondence, reports and other complex documents
  • Creates and maintains database and spreadsheet files
  • Arranges complex and detailed travel plans and itineraries, compiles documents for travel-related meetings
  • Provides information to the general public and other departments
  • Advises department managers regarding problems reported, requests, etc.
  • Provides administrative support to the CDA Director

Candidates are required to possess a high school diploma (or equivalent) and a valid driver’s license.  A Professional Secretary or Administrative Professional Certification is preferred, but not required.   Previous experience working the support of CEO level executives is desired.  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 $47,222 to $65,772.  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. The final date to submit applications is Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 5:00 PM.

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

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.

GREENSKEEPER, COURSE MAINTENANCE DIVISION

The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full time position of Greenskeeper at the Ballantrae Golf Club, Course Maintenance Division. This job involves manual labor of an unskilled nature including both heavy and light physical labor as it relates to the routine maintenance of the City’s golf course.

Duties may include, but not limited to the following:  operate hand mowers , string trimmers and edgers 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:  knowledge of methods and materials used in grounds and landscape construction/maintenance work; 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.  One to two years of experience in the area of golf course maintenance preferred, but not required.  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.

Salary range beginning at $ 30,243.70.   The City of Pelham offers an excellent benefits package.

Applications are available on this website and can be downloaded.  Completed applications and resumes may be emailed to cporter@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to the City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL  35124 or dropped off at Pelham Police Department, Records Window.  Applications will be accepted until April 24, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. 

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

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 the Records Window at the Pelham Police Department. The final date to submit applications is Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 5:00 PM.

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. The final date to submit applications is Thursday, April 18, 2019, at 5:00 PM.           

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

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. 

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.

Water Department