Job Opportunities

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.


Now accepting applications for the following positions:

Wastewater Treatment Plant Staff - Operator  Code 704



This is a skilled working position responsible for the conscientious and proper operation of the wastewater treatment plant. This includes maintenance of buildings, grounds, and all related equipment. The wastewater treatment plant staff operator is required to make tests and observations required for the proper operation of the wastewater plant and to satisfy the appropriate reporting agency regulations. The incumbent works under the general supervision of the wastewater treatment plant supervisor.


§ Supervise and participate in the operations of the wastewater treatment plant.

§ Perform quality control and process control functions.

§ Ensure adherence to safe working practices and procedures.

§ Perform precise laboratory tests and record the results.

§ Compile, maintain, and update plant operations, logs, and reports.

§ Perform and record mathematical calculations related to plant operations.

§ Check and maintain all equipment.

§ Perform routine plant cleaning and maintenance.

§ Paint buildings and equipment.

§ Calibrate chemical feed equipment and laboratory equipment.

§ Answer emergency calls.

§ Operate mowers and power equipment.

§ Assist in the training and supervision of trainees and interns.

§ Perform other job related duties and special projects as required.



§ Extensive knowledge of state of the art wastewater treatment methods and procedures.

§ Extensive knowledge of the required legal standards and reports.

§ Extensive knowledge of chemical ratios and operation of related equipment.

§ Ability to express thoughts clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

§ Ability to keep organized legible records.

§ Ability to read well and grasp the meaning of written communications.

§ Ability to understand physical and biological processes.

§ Ability to understand general chemistry.

§ Ability to use basic arithmetic and geometry.



§ Must be a graduate from an accredited high school or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED).

§ Must have three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment systems.

§ Must be certified by the State of Alabama as a Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Operator.

§ Must possess a valid Alabama driver’s license and a driving record suitable for insurability.

§ Must possess adequate computer skills.

§ 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 be willing to work non-standard hours as required.