Human Resources Contacts

Erin Dixson & Connie Sharpe

Erin Dixson
HR Director
Phone: 256.912.0505

Connie Sharpe
HR Specialist
Phone: 256.912.0513

Job Opportunities






Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Removal: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Position: Equipment Operator II

Range: $11.07 - $19.44 hour

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the department foreman, employee is responsible for running assigned route for solid waste collection throughout the city.  Employee performs maintenance and preventative maintenance on assigned trucks and equipment.  Provides customer service to citizens as appropriate; answers questions, refers to supervisor, takes orders for cans and containers that need repair.  Performs general maintenance for the department wherever needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Possession of high school diploma or GED required.
  2. Minimum of one year experience driving heavy trucks and equipment.
  3. Possession of a current and valid Class B CDL.
  4. Ability to be on call 24/7.

Job Domains, Skills, and Abilities

Collection: Runs assigned routes as scheduled.  Conducts pre-trip inspection & documentation.  Operates automated truck and manual collection routes.  Picks up garbage bags & spills.  Retrieves cans from the truck hopper.  Operates machinery while avoiding damage to property.  Removes dead animals from the road & disposes properly.  Assists and fills in for other drivers.

Customer Service: Provides information & services to citizens and receives citizen requests through dispatch.

Maintenance: Drives & services department vehicles.  Responds to service needs found in pre-trip inspections.  Performs general maintenance on truck. Operates power equipment & hand tools.  Performs minor repairs & housekeeping to department property.  Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Skills to operate a full fleet of heavy trucks & equipment.  Skills, strength, and manual dexterity to perform all aspects of job as required.  Ability to communicate effectively with general public.  Ability to lift over 50 pounds, wear safety equipment, and tolerate extreme weather conditions.  Ability to perform preventive maintenance on trucks and equipment.  Ability to see, read, and interpret information as on gauges, dials, and equipment.  Ability to obtain valid Class A CDL.






Posted: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Removal: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Position: Vegetation/Chemical Operator

Range: $11.48 - $20.20 hour

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the department foreman, employee is responsible for the spraying and maintaining of grounds on city property as well as the spraying for mosquitoes.  Receives requests from organizations and citizens and forwards to foreman.  Performs maintenance and debris removal around the city as needed.  Employee maintains up to date certifications for chemical mixing and spraying.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Possession of high school diploma or GED required.
  2. Two years work experience with chemicals and heavy equipment.
  3. Possession of or ability to obtain state certification for chemical dispersion within one year of hire.
  4. Possession of a current and valid Class A CDL required.

Job Domains, Skills, and Abilities

Vegetation Spraying Program: Maintains grounds and receives work order from foreman on areas that need spraying.  Determines chemicals needed, measures & mixes. Calibrates spray mixer.  Transports chemicals, drives, and operates truck.  Performs pre-trip inspection on trucks.  Makes EPA report and keeps records of applications performed.  Ensures clean up and proper disposal of chemicals.  Attains required chemical certification.

Mosquito Spraying Program: Measures and mixes chemicals for spraying.  Runs assigned route.  Performs preventative spraying.  Operates hand held tanks.  Performs larvicide treatment.  Checks on traps.  Transports chemicals from mixer to truck or fogger for night shift to spray.  Attends Alabama Vector Society meeting annually to learn of new mosquito diseases and chemical combinations for spraying. Cleans truck and keeps detailed spraying records.

Department Operations: Mows and maintains City entrances.  Picks up litter throughout the City.  Receives call to move equipment for events.  Participates in community efforts.  Fills in for equipment operator II’s as needed.  Drives to perform assigned duties.  Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of chemicals and proper chemical applications.  Knowledge of proper procedures for chemical spills.  Knowledge of weather patterns, drift control, and vegetation and turf types.  Knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations for chemical spraying. Knowledge of traffic rules and ordinances.  Knowledge of safety rules around chemicals and hazardous materials.  Math skills, verbal, and ability to generate detailed records and reports.  Ability to drive and operate equipment used in chemical spraying.  Ability to calibrate chemicals.  Ability to maintain state certifications and travel to meetings.  Ability to be flexible with work hours and lift heavy chemical barrels.


City of Scottsboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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