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The City of Lincoln is a full service municipality that recognizes the importance of excellence in delivering customer service. In an effort to meet this goal, the city seeks individuals for employment that are service-oriented, experienced and qualified in their field of work. The city has many departments to meet the demands of our consumers. The departments include the following: Administration, Court, Building Inspection Services, Revenue, Parks & Recreation, Library, Public Works (water, sewer and street), Police, Fire and Rescue.

Those individuals that desire to seek employment with the city may pick up an application at City Hall or download by clicking the icon below. Please return completed application and resume to the City Clerk's office. We will retain your application on file for sixty (60) days.

The City of Lincoln ensures that all individuals have an equal opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability, or national origin. The City of Lincoln is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.

Employment opportunities listed on this page, in no way, ensure that the position remains open. The city attempts to keep the listings current.

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Applications are being accepted for the jobs listed below:


NOTICE OF VACANCIES



The City of Lincoln Building Department has a job vacancy for a Permit Technician Code 103.
Attached is a copy of the job description. If you are interested in applying for this position,
please submit an application to Adam Thrasher, Code Enforcement Official at
adam.thrasher@lincolnal.org.

The deadline for filing an application is October 18, 2019.

JOB DESCRIPTION

CITY OF LINCOLN, ALABAMA 

BUILDING DEPARTMENT (CITY CLERK’S OFFICE)
PERMIT TECHNICIAN CODE: 103
JOB DEFINITION

The Permit Technician serves as the first point of contact for the Building Department. This position is responsible for the issuance of permits for new construction projects, additions, repairs and alterations.

Responsibilities also include: answering process and procedure questions for obtaining permits and inspections, processing code enforcement complaints, creating and maintaining files for permits and abatement cases and prepare reports, letters, memos and correspondence. This position requires good research and organizational skills, close attention to requirements for processing and documenting casework, and the ability to deal tactfully and efficiently with the members of the public. Work is performed in an office setting but may require some field work and investigations. Incumbent works under the general supervision of the Building Inspector.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist homeowners, business owners, developers, contractors, architects and engineers in the
  • office, over the phone and/or via e-mail with code requirements, plan review process, permit
  • procedures, code enforcement complaints and other issues as they may arise
  • Review permit applications for accuracy and completeness
  • Process accepted applications in accordance with department procedure
  • Prepare permits in a timely manner
  • Schedule inspections as requested by permit holders either in person, by phone or via e-mail
  • Monitor business licenses and ensure all contractors obtain required licenses
  • Tracks inspection phases and results and ensures all required inspections are performed
  • Scan various permit documents, inspection reports and nuisance case documents
  • Answer questions within the realm of knowledge of the position, direct calls to appropriate
  • persons within the department or other administrative staff
  • Receive nuisance complaints, prepare abatement letters and maintain case files
  • Tracks nuisance abatement progress and ensures each step is completed as required
  • Type letters, invoices, receipts, reports and other documents as required
  • Provide general and detailed information for developers, contractors and citizens regarding the
  • development review and permitting process
  • Reviews simple construction plans for code compliance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Able to maintain a pleasant and courteous demeanor while working with and for the general
  • public
  • Considerable knowledge of modern office practices and procedure
  • Knowledge of computers with ability to utilize common office software and special software for
  • building permits and business licensing
  • Ability to understand and enforce City codes and ordinances
  • Ability to make limited administrative decisions based on established precedent
  • Ability to deal with routine matters independently
  • Ability to analyze complex reports and to compile, organize and prepare regular and special
  • reports
  • Some knowledge of the principles and practices of building and construction

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate from a standard high school or GED
  • Must possess adequate computer skills with knowledge of common office software and willingness to learn special software
  • Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position to include.

*Other duties may be required that are not listed



The City of Lincoln Police Department has a job vacancy for a Police Patrol Officer Code 308.  Attached is a copy of job description.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit an application to Darren Britton, Chief of Police at DarrenBritton@msn.com or at 69 Complex Drive, Lincoln, Alabama.

Applications will be taken until position is filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION
CITY OF LINCOLN, ALABAMA

POLICE DEPARTMENT
POLICE PATROL OFFICER
CODE:308

JOB DEFINITION

The patrolman provides public safety by maintaining order,responding to emergencies, protecting people and property, enforcing motor vehicle and criminal laws, and promoting good community relations. This position is responsible for law enforcement of city ordinances, and state and federal statutes in the protection of lives and property. The incumbent may assume a leadership role in the absence of higher authority. The patrolmanworks under general supervision of the assigned police lieutenant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Enforce city ordinances, state and federal statutes, and traffic laws.
  • Investigate traffic accidents.
  • Conduct preliminary investigations on criminal offenses.
  • Direct traffic at civic functions, road way hazards, etc.
  • Assist rescue and fire personnel at routine calls.
  • Provide routine preventive patrol at businesses and in residential areas.
  • Respond to calls for service, both routine and emergency.
  • Unlock vehicles; assist stranded motorists.
  • Investigate emergency alarm calls.
  • Provide security at school events and civic functions.
  • Make recommendations to citizens regarding home security, child safety, neighborhood watches, etc.
  • Complete booking forms, photographs, and relevant paperwork on all subjects arrested.
  • Perform routine tasks as required.
  • Perform all other job related duties and tasks as assigned by the police chief or appropriate supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of the geography of the city and its police jurisdiction and the location of important buildings.
  • Considerable knowledge of the rules and regulations of the police department.
  • Considerable knowledge of modern police methods and procedures with application to the policies of the police department.
  • Working knowledge of pertinent federal and statel aws and of city ordinances of Lincoln.
  • Skill in the use of firearms.
  • Skill to take oral and written statements in investigations.
  • Skill to maintain case files for investigations and prepare cases for presentation in courts of law.
  • Ability to understand and carry out both oral and written instructions and the ability to write and give oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal firmly and tactfully with other employees and the public.
  • Ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective, and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances.
  • Ability to maintain a required level of physical fitness in order to perform police duties.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited high school or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED).
  • Must meet minimum standards as established by Alabama state law for law enforcement officers.
  • Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability.
  • Must be willing to work non-standard hours and overtime as required.
  • Must be willing to travel overnight to attend continuing education courses and workshops as required.
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Must hold a CPR certification.
  • Must possess adequate computer skills.

The City of Lincoln Parks & Recreation Department has a job vacancy for Assistant Athletic Director Code 509.  Attached is a copy 

The City of Lincoln Parks & Recreation Department has a job vacancy for Assistant Athletic Director Code 509.  Attached is a copy of the job description.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit an application to Roben Duncan, Parks & Recreation Director at lprd@centurytel.net or at 255 Magnolia Street, Lincoln, Alabama.                                                                                                     

The Deadline for filing an application is July 12, 2019.

JOB DESCRIPTION
CITY OF LINCOLN, ALABAMA

PARKS AND RECREATION
ASSISTANT ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
CODE: 509

JOB DEFINITION

This is an Assistant Athletic Director position with the primary responsibility of assisting the Athletic Director of parks and recreation in athletics planning, development, promotion, and continuance of quality athletic programs for the city.  Duties include coordination with Athletic Director of fields, facilities, camps and personnel to best support planned activities.  Incumbent works under the general supervision of the Athletic Director of parks & recreation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist the AD of parks & recreation in planning, development, promotion, and continuance of quality athletic programs for the city.
  • Assist the AD in providing the coordination of fields, facilities, and personnel to best support planned activities.
  • Assist the AD to resolve issues between participants at sporting events.
  • Coordinate with the AD in attending city-sponsored and out of town sporting events.
  • Assist the AD in collections of and be responsible for fees and registrations.
  • Enforce safety and other regulations as they apply to city-sponsored and out of town sporting activities.
  • Plan camps with the direction of the AD.
  • Work directly with the AD in all athletic needs as they apply to the city.
  • Ensure all sport related equipment is maintained and stored properly.
  • Represent city at various meetings and conventions.
  • Hold regular meetings and training session to ensure staff is knowledgeable of current rules and regulations.
  • Preparation of fields, courts, areas that are for athletic play.
  • Assist the Maintenance Supervisor as needed.
  • Perform other job duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of parks & recreation department facilities capability and capacity.
  • Extensive knowledge of the rules and regulations pertaining to city-sponsored sporting events.
  • Considerable knowledge of typical programs, leagues, and activities normally sponsored by municipalities of similar size.
  • Skill to operate a computer to facilitate proper and efficient record keeping.
  • Ability to explain rules, regulations, and expectations in a clear and unambiguous manner.
  • Ability to resolve issues between participants, coaches, and spectators in a firm but calm manner.
  • Ability to coordinate the use of parks and recreation facilities across various activities and times.
  • Ability to professionally represent the city at various meetings and conventions.
  • Ability to keep and maintain appropriate records.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prefer a four-year degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in recreation, physical education, public relations, or related areas.
  • Must have 2-5 years of athletic experience.
  • Must have 3-5 years of parks and recreation experience.
  • Must hold or have the ability to obtain required certifications and licenses.
  • Must have tow (2) years of responsible management and supervisory experience interacting with the public in the development, maintenance, and operation of parks and recreational programs.
  • Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability.
  • Must be willing to work non-standard hours and overtime as required.
  • Must be willing to travel overnight to attend continuing education courses and workshops.
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position. 
  • Must possess adequate computer skills.

The City of Lincoln Fire Department has job vacancies for a Firefighter Code 418 Part-time, Firefighter/Paramedic Code 416 Part-time and Firefighter/Paramedic Code 416 Full-time.  Attached are copies of the job descriptions.  If you are interested in applying for either of these positions, please submit an application to Larry Seals, Deputy Chief at larry.seals@lincolnal.org or 118 Magnolia Street, Lincoln, Alabama.

JOB DESCRIPTION
CITY OF LINCOLN, ALABAMA

FIRE DEPARTMENT
FIREFIGHTER
CODE 418

JOB DEFINITION

This is a working position that involves the control and extinguishing of fires and engaging in search and rescue for the preservation of life and property; including responding to all medical emergencies and administering of life saving measures as defined by the Alabama Department of Public Health. Incumbent works under the general supervision of a captain and/or lieutenant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Respond to fire, emergency medical and trauma, hazardous material, and other emergency calls as assigned.
  • Use departmental equipment as appropriate to extinguish fires of all types in buildings, grass, terrain, automobile, or other sites.
  • Respond to emergency medical care calls as assigned for assistance to sick or injured people and administer treatment according to the state guidelines, including the use of intravenous therapy, endotracheal intubation, and pharmacological therapy when indicated at the appropriate level.
  • Drive and operate all department vehicles as qualified and appropriate.
  • Perform daily tests and upkeep tasks to keep all equipment and apparatus in state of readiness for emergencies.
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance, such as checking fluids, hoses, and air pressure, and making corrections.
  • Participate in pre-planning fire tactics and emergency medical procedures to improve service and rescue.
  • Participate in training classes to maintain and upgrade knowledge, skills, and certification.
  • Check hydrants and test available water flows on a regular schedule and as needed; maintain records, including location and types of hydrants; and painting hydrants.
  • Perform work in accordance with all safety policies and procedures, including the protocols for infection control.
  • Wash equipment and perform station maintenance, such as washing windows, washing and waxing floors, cleaning kitchen utensils, and equipment, and doing laundry.
  • Perform grounds maintenance, such as cutting grass, collecting debris, trimming, and watering.
  • Make public presentations; conduct tours of the station; or assist in presenting training classes for other staff, volunteers, community groups, or fire personnel from other districts.
  • Use computers to enter data and generate reports; and maintain necessary manual and computer records.
  • Perform portions of the work of higher classified positions occasionally, as assigned.
  • Perform other job related duties as required.
  • Extensive knowledge in the application of modern firefighting techniques and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, equipment, and apparatus in the operations of the emergency medical services.
  • Considerable knowledge of the geography of the city and its buildings, street systems, and special areas requiring pre-fire knowledge or special firefighting techniques.
  • Ability to use excellent communications skills, e.g., calm individuals experiencing a medical emergency; handle abusive behavior; create public trust; give and receive information on the radio under emergency situations; and provide informational presentations about the department.
  • Ability to read and interpret a variety of technical materials, including manuals and periodicals.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports.
  • Ability to operate computers to enter data and generate reports.
  • Ability to do basic repairs and fabrications to maintain the operation of all fire department equipment.
  • Ability to handle high level of personal stress, and to maintain composure and control of self and the situation under a variety of adverse conditions, including verbal and physical abuse, witnessing death and critical injuries, and experiencing risk of personal harm.
  • Ability to work as a reliable team member and establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and others outside the department, such as hospital staff and police.
  • Ability to memorize and recall detail, such as names, faces, addresses, incidents, and identification of objects.
  • Ability to operate any and all vehicles as assigned and qualified, including fire engines, ambulance, and all other apparatus and equipment.
  • Ability to use all apparatus and equipment as assigned, including connect and use fire hose, ladders, bars, hooks, safety belts, and rope; use power equipment, including chain saw, gas –powered circular saw, portable pump, hydraulic-powered rescue tools, portable light generator, and electric saws and drills.
  • Ability to use hand tools, such as axes, shovels, pike poles, piercing nozzle, self-contained breathing apparatus(SCBA), and various small hand tools.
  • Ability to use all equipment necessary for advanced life support in a pre-hospital setting, according to protocols.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited high school, or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED).
  • Must hold or have the ability to obtain Firefighter I certification from the Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission and an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic certification from the Alabama Department of Public Health.
  • Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability.
  • Must be willing to work non-standard hours as required.
  • Must be willing travel overnight to attend continuing education courses and workshops.
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position.


JOB DESCRIPTION
CITY OF LINCOLN, ALABAMA

FIRE DEPARTMENT
FIREFIGHTER/PARAMEDIC
CODE 416

JOB DEFINITION

This is a working position that involves the control and extinguishing of fires and engages in search and rescue for the preservation of life and property; including responding to all medical emergencies and administering of life saving measures as defined by the Alabama Department of Public Health and emergency medical protocol for a certified Emergency Medical Technician-Basic, Intermediate, and/or Paramedic.  Incumbent works under the general supervision of the assigned captain and/or lieutenant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Respond to fire, emergency medical and trauma, hazardous material, and other emergency calls as assigned.
  • Use departmental equipment as appropriate to extinguish fires of all types in buildings, grass, terrain, automobile, or other sites.
  • Respond to emergency medical care calls as assigned for assistance to sick or injured people and administer treatment according to the state guidelines, including the use of intravenous therapy, endotracheal intubation, and pharmacological therapy when indicated at the appropriate level.
  • Drive and operate all department vehicles as qualified and appropriate.
  • Perform daily tests and upkeep tasks to keep all equipment and apparatus in state of readiness for emergencies.
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance, such as checking fluids, hoses, and air pressure, and making corrections.
  • Participate in pre-planning fire tactics and emergency medical procedures to improve service and rescue.
  • Participate in training classes to maintain and upgrade knowledge, skills, and certification.
  • Check hydrants and test available water flows on a regular schedule and as needed; maintain records, including location and types of hydrants; and painting hydrants.
  • Perform work in accordance with all safety policies and procedures, including the protocols for infection control.
  • Wash equipment and perform station maintenance, such as washing windows, washing and waxing floors, cleaning kitchen utensils, and equipment, and doing laundry.
  • Perform grounds maintenance, such as cutting grass, collecting debris, trimming, and watering.
  • Make public presentations; conduct tours of the station; or assist in presenting training classes for other staff, volunteers, community groups, or fire personnel from other districts.
  • Use computers to enter data and generate reports; and maintain necessary manual and computer records.
  • Perform portions of the work of higher classified positions occasionally, as assigned.
  • Perform other job related duties as required.
  • Extensive knowledge in the application of modern firefighting techniques and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures, equipment, and apparatus in the operations of the emergency medical services.
  • Considerable knowledge of the geography of the city and its buildings, street systems, and special areas requiring pre-fire knowledge or special firefighting techniques.
  • Ability to use excellent communications skills, e.g., calm individuals experiencing a medical emergency; handle abusive behavior; create public trust; give and receive information on the radio under emergency situations; and provide informational presentations about the department.
  • Ability to read and interpret a variety of technical materials, including manuals and periodicals.
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports.
  • Ability to operate computers to enter data and generate reports.
  • Ability to do basic repairs and fabrications to maintain the operation of all fire department equipment.
  • Ability to handle high level of personal stress, and to maintain composure and control of self and the situation under a variety of adverse conditions, including verbal and physical abuse, witnessing death and critical injuries, and experiencing risk of personal harm.
  • Ability to work as a reliable team member and establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and others outside the department, such as hospital staff and police.
  • Ability to memorize and recall detail, such as names, faces, addresses, incidents, and identification of objects.
  • Ability to operate any and all vehicles as assigned and qualified, including fire engines, ambulance, and all other apparatus and equipment.
  • Ability to use all apparatus and equipment as assigned, including connect and use fire hose, ladders, bars, hooks, safety belts, and rope; use power equipment, including chain saw, gas –powered circular saw, portable pump, hydraulic-powered rescue tools, portable light generator, and electric saws and drills.
  • Ability to use hand tools, such as axes, shovels, pike poles, piercing nozzle, self-contained breathing apparatus(SCBA), and various small hand tools.
  • Ability to use all equipment necessary for advanced life support in a pre-hospital setting, according to protocols.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited high school, or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED).
  • Must hold or have the ability to obtain Firefighter I certification from the Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission and an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic certification from the Alabama Department of Public Health.
  • Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability.
  • Must be willing to work non-standard hours as required.
  • Must be willing travel overnight to attend continuing education courses and workshops.
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position.