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

These departments will inform Human Resources when employment opportunities are available. We encourage you to complete an on-line application and e-mail to: We will retain your application on file for sixty 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 Opportunities:

IT SUPPORT SPECIALIST ~ The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the full time position of IT Support Specialist in the IT department. This position is responsible for providing technical support services for City employees including the set up and maintenance of PC’s, hardware and software. Other duties include but no limited to:

Provides for adequate maintenance of City computer hardware; Sets up, deploys and participates in movements and user configurations of each department. May be assigned additional duties for LAN support, toubleshooting for servers, hardware and operating systems and providing assistance with network design, backup and control of the LAN environment. Installs new hardware and software products.

Maintains working knowledge of hardware and software used by the City.  Provides support to users including troubleshooting, repair and training as assigned; Sets up and maintains PC workstation configurations as appropriate based on departmental needs; Interfaces with hardware vendors for installation and parts replacement of computer equipment.

Troubleshoots LAN, WAN, printer, PC, telephone company, etc., network problems as assigned; Meets objectives/goals as determined by the IS Manager; Provides after hours and weekend support as needed.


Two to three years’ experience as a PC support Specialist and demonstrated ability to provide leadership to team members.

Strong knowledge of Windows and DOS PC operating systems, PC hardware and components and software installation procedures and in remote offices, LAN/WAN, networks, telephone switches, other telecommunications systems, (VOIP) ITO, Word and Excel software, LAN protocols (TCP/IP and Net BIOS, WINS, DNS and DHCP.

Salary and benefits beginning at $35.000.00, depending on experience, education, and other training.

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 or mailed to the City of Pelham, Human Resources, ATTN; Janis Parks at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124 or dropped off at Pelham City Hall. Final date to submit applications and resumes is Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 5:00PM.


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

COURT MAGISTRATE ~ The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the position of Magistrate in the Municipal Court department. In this position, the Magistrate must be able to maintain confidentiality and multi-task in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment.  Other duties include, but are not limited to processing new cases and entering documents into the computer; preparing court dockets, including coordinating with various agencies and issuing subpoenas for witnesses; attending court five (5) nights per month; taking depositions, determining probable cause, and issuing warrants; administering domestic violence and initial appearance hearings with inmates; answering phone calls and assisting the public with various needs; balancing daily cash receipts; and completing other duties as required for the Municipal Court.

Applicants with certification as a Magistrate are preferred, but not required.  Speaking a foreign language is helpful, but not required.  Each applicant must be a registered voter.  Applicants must also satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen.

The starting salary begins at $39,200.00 depending of certification, education, and experience.

Applications are available on the city’s website and can be downloaded. Completed applications and resumes may be emailed to; mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, ATTN: Janis Parks at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124; or dropped off at Pelham City Hall. The final date to submit applications is Monday, August 4, 2014 at 5:00 PM.

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


APOSTC POLICE OFFICER ~ The Pelham Police Department is now accepting applications for an APOSTC certified police officer. You must have a minimum of two years experience. College education is not required but preferred. Applicant must have a current Alabama Drivers License or the ability to obtain one. You must meet eligibility requirements for accessing certain confidential records along with the ability to legally possess and carry a handgun. Salary and benefits beginning at $44,000.00. The department is looking for a self motivated individual seeking employment with a professional law enforcement agency. Applications may be obtained from the City web site or in person at the department. Completed applications must be returned to the department in person or by mail. Any questions should be directed to Deputy Chief Larry Palmer at 205-620-6550.

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