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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 Police Department has a job vacancy for a Patrol Officer Code 308.  Attached is a copy of the job description.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit an application to Mike Brewer, Captain at mikebrewer25@gmail.com or at 69 Complex Drive, Lincoln, Alabama.

Applications will be taken until the 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 patrolman works 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, roadway 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 state laws 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. 



 

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.

 

Applications will be taken until positions are filled.

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.



The City of Lincoln Water Department has two job vacancies for Crew Member Code 608.      Attached is a copy of the job description.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit an application to Danny Groce, Water Operator at danny.groce@lincolnal.org or at 161 Speedway Industrial Drive, Lincoln, Alabama.

Applications will be taken until positions are filled.

JOB DESCRIPTION
CITY OF LINCOLN, ALABAMA

PUBLIC UTILITIES DEPARTMENT (WATER/SEWER/STREET)

CREW MEMBER - WATER & SEWER DEPARTMENT
CODE: 608

JOB DEFINITION

This is a skilled labor position that assists as needed in potable water and sewer maintenance activities.  The employee performs various tasks, which include cleaning and maintaining facilities; mowing grass, repairing and replacing broken pipes, pumps, belts, floats; etc.  Incumbent works under the supervision of the water and sewer department supervisor.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assist as needed in the operations of the water and sewer department.
  • Ensure adherence to safe working practices and procedures.
  • Check and maintain all equipment.
  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance.
  • Maintain buildings and facilities
  • Operate mowers and power equipment.
  • Perform other job related duties and special projects as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge in the operation of street and sewer equipment.
  • Skill in the use of tools used in general repair of mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to express thoughts clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read well and grasp the meaning of written communications.
  • Ability to understand physical processes.
  • Ability to use basic arithmetic.

 QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited high school, or hold a certificate of high school equivalency (GED).
  • Must have an established interest in the operation, maintenance, and repair of wastewater treatment systems.
  • Must possess a valid Alabama driver's license, commercial driver license (CDL) of the appropriate class, and a driving record suitable for insurability.
  • 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.