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Erin Dixson & Connie Sharpe

Erin Dixson
HR Director
Phone: 256.912.0505

Connie Sharpe
HR Specialist
Phone: 256.912.0513

Job Opportunities





Posted: September 10, 2014

Removal: September 17, 2014

Position: COA Rural Public Transportation (RPT) Bus Driver

Range: $9.50 - 16.61 hour

 Job Summary

Under the direction of the Transportation Coordinator, the employee drives pre-determined bus routes to pick citizens up from their homes and drop them off at their desired locations.  The service is door to door with the employee assisting individuals with entrance to and exit from the bus.  The employee takes up fare for the service, puts in lock box and turns into the transportation coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Possession of high school diploma or GED required.
  2. Possess a current and valid Alabama driver’s license.
  3. Eight years driving experience and maintained a clean driving record.
  4. Ability to obtain an Alabama CDL license.

Job Domains, Skills, and Abilities

Council on Aging Driver: Ensures bus is ready to operate; checks fluids, tires and cleanliness of vehicle.  Prepares bus inspection sheet.  Ensures adherence to proper maintenance schedules.  Drives preapproved route and maintains rider log.  Assists elderly and disabled individuals from door to door and with bus entrance and exit.  Maintains daily fuel and mileage log, monthly and yearly maintenance logs.  Receives and records fares.  Delivers elderly individuals to nutrition center.  Picks up and drops off individuals to requested locations.  Coordinates with transportation dispatch on any pickups.  Reports and records any accidents or incidents on the vehicle.  Performs other duties as required.  Drives to perform assigned duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of traffic rules and regulations.  Verbal skills to communicate effectively with co-workers, clients and the general public.  Writing skills sufficient to fill out logs and reports.  Reading skills to comprehend maps and route schedules.  Math skills to compute daily mileage, receive money, and give out change.  Interpersonal skills to deal with clients and families.  Ability to drive for extended periods of time; working overtime as required.  Ability to travel throughout Jackson County, as required.  Ability to assist individuals on and off the bus and make independent decisions.  Ability to carry packages and push adults in wheelchairs.  Ability to attend training classes.

The City of Scottsboro is an EOE.




Posted:             Monday, September 15, 2014

Removal:            Monday, September 29, 2014

Position:             Police Officer

Range:                $2,183.56 - $3,846.18 monthly

Position Requirements and Qualifications

Under the direction of the Sergeant - Patrol, the employee performs police patrol duties for the City.  The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion. Including climbing, lifting objects over 50 lbs, defending oneself or others from physical attack. Must maintain excellent community and police relationships by making positive contact with people in neighborhoods, schools, and business district.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Possession of a high school diploma or GED required
  2. Possess APOST certification or the ability to obtain within six months
  3. Ability to participate in continuing education to maintain certification(s)
  4. Must be 21 years of age
  5. Possess a current and valid driver’s license
  6. Ability to pass extensive background investigation and psychological test
  7. Ability to pass stat agility and physical abilities test
  8. Ability to pass written test

Job Domains, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Patrol Operations: Attend daily shift meeting, receive assignments and check paperwork from previous shift.  Make security checks of residential and commercial property.  Respond to all emergency situations, secure and safeguard major crime scenes, ensure police equipment is functioning properly, including patrol car and firearms. Operate vehicle computer.
  • Traffic Control: Direct traffic in various areas as needed.  Assist county and state law enforcement personnel within the City police jurisdiction. Provide escorts for funerals, parades, oversized loads, or emergency personnel.  Assist stranded motorists. Enforce Uniform Traffic Code (Title 32): routine traffic stops for moving violations: issue required citations.  Operate moving and stationary radar for traffic speed control. Perform DUI field tests and operate and administer Draeger Alcohol Test. Respond to traffic accidents and complete all related accident reports.
  • Court Responsibilities: Serve and execute arrest warrants, subpoenas and other court orders.  Testify and prepare documents for court. Provide transport for prisoners. Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Applicant must have knowledge of Accident Manual, Alabama Criminal Code, and Alabama Motor Vehicle Laws.  Knowledge of use and maintenance of different types of weapons, including proper use and maintenance of standard issue firearms. This position requires excellent listening, writing, safe driving skills, and must qualify annually in use of firearms.

The City of Scottsboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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