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: Thursday, July 21, 2016

Removal: Thursday, August 4, 2016

Position: Jailer

Range: $11.59 - $20.41 per hour

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Lieutenant – Jail Supervisor, the employee performs duties related to efficient and effective operation of the municipal jail.  Employee performs in-take duties to include fingerprinting, collecting personal property, and performing searches.  Employee monitors inmates, operates jail store, coordinates inmate work projects, and assists with meal distribution daily.  Employee is also responsible for duties related to the discharge of inmates.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Possession of a high school diploma or GED.
  2. Ability to obtain jail certification within six months; ability to maintain certification.
  3. Minimum age of twenty one (21) years.
  4. Possesses valid and current Alabama driver’s license.

Job Domains, Skills, and Abilities

In-Take: Enters arrest report information into jail database.  Performs fingerprinting, takes photographs, and completes booking sheet with information related to any personal items belonging to inmate.  Performs searches of inmates.

Jail Operations: Monitors inmates and inmate workers, answers phone, and coordinates trustees for work projects.  Tracks wages paid to inmates and operates jail store.  Assists with meal distribution and issues medication to prisoners as directed by medical professionals.  Testifies in court proceedings.

Discharges: Approves bonds to include appearance bonds and property bonds.  Contacts other agencies to inform of inmate’s release.  Releases personal property to inmate.  Releases inmate in computer.  Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills: Skills in operating security and office equipment.  Ability to physically restrain violent inmates as needed and respond quickly to emergency situations.  Ability to exercise tact, courtesy, firmness, and fairness with inmates, attorneys, families, and other persons concerning the welfare of inmates.

The City of Scottsboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.




Posted:                       Thursday, July 21, 2016

Removal:                    Thursday August 4, 2016

Position:                     Police Officer

Range:                        $2,287.74 - $4,038.50 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.

City of Scottsboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.


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