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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.

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Now accepting applications for the following positions:


           *Resume and Applications accepted through July 3, 2017

           Athletic Director - Code 508
         JOB DEFINITION
          This is a supervisory position with the primary responsibility of assisting the director of parks & recreation in                              planning, development, promotion, and continuance of quality athletic programs for the city.  Duties include the                            coordination of fields, facilities, and personnel to best support planned activities.  Incumbent works under the general                  supervision of the director of parks & recreation.
               
          ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Assist the director of parks & recreation in planning, development, promotion and continuance of quality athletic programs for the city.
  • Provide for the coordination of fields, facilities, and personnel to best support planned activities.
  • Resolve issues between participants at sporting events.
  • Direct the Assistant Athletic Director in the needs of the Athletic Programs and Events.
  • Ensure the Assistant Athletic Director has all essential knowledge, equipment, personnel, and information for the events and programs that they are to work, attend and assist with.
  • Attend most if not all city-sponsored sporting events.
  • Collect and be responsible for fees and registrations.
  • Enforce safety and other regulations as they apply to city-sponsored sporting activities.
  • Perform administrative functions as needed.
  • Ensure all sport related equipment is maintained and stored properly.
  • Represent city at various meetings and conventions.
  • Hold regular meetings and training sessions to ensure staff is knowledgeable of current rules and regulations.
  • Perform other job related duties as required.
           KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Extensive 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
  • Must hold a four-year degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in recreation, physical education, public relations, or related areas preferred.
  • Must hold or have the ability to obtain required certifications and licenses.
  • Must have two (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.
  • Prefer 5-8 years of parks and recreation experience; 2-5 years of athletic department experience.
              


Wastewater Treatment Plant Staff - Operator  Code 704

 

JOB DEFINITION

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  •  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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  •  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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  •  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 driverís 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.