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:

Firefighter/Medic Entrance Exam ~


In order to qualify to take the Firefighter Entrance Examination, prospective applicants must complete the Fire Department Application form.

Applications are available online at this website as a fillable PDF following the link listed below.  Applications may also be picked up and submitted at Pelham City Hall Human Resources (Ground Floor) beginning April 27, 2016 through May 13, 2016, Monday through Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM (except during 12:30PM -1:30PM), at which time the office is closed for lunch.  The application must be clear and legible and abbreviations are not acceptable.  We prefer a typewritten application, but we will accept a legible printed application using black ink. Applications submitted in pencil will not be accepted.


Completed applications are to be submitted in person, with photo ID, to the Human Resources Office at Pelham City Hall, Ground Floor, at which time you will be given additional instructions about the test. Last day to submit signed applications is Friday, May 13, 2016 at 5:00PM   (Please follow the office hours as listed above)

(Pelham City Hall, 3162 Pelham Parkway Ground Floor, Pelham, AL  35124) 


The testing site is located at the Pelham Civic Complex, 500 Amphitheatre Road, Pelham, Alabama 35124.  Doors open at 8:00 AM on Friday, May 20, 2016 for registration and presenting photo ID.  Doors to the testing area will be closed at 9:00AM sharp, no exceptions.

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

Fire Department Application 



General Application 

Police Officer/Dispatcher Pre-Employment Application