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The closing date for a particular position will be listed on the position vacancy announcement as posted on the City’s website. Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the specified closing date for the vacant position. Once the position closes, the vacancy announcement will be removed from the website and applications will no longer be accepted. Some position vacancy announcements are listed as “Continuous” under the closing date. The position vacancy announcements will remain open until filled.
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The City of Pelham posts job vacancy announcements on its website – pelhamalabama.gov. The City also posts job vacancy announcements in its social media accounts, Facebook and Instagram. Job vacancy announcements are emailed to various local businesses, colleges, state employment services, civic groups and organizations that align with the posting.
Once a closing date has passed, no employment applications will be accepted or considered.
There are many factors which can affect how long it takes to fill a position with the City of Pelham, for example: background checks, the hiring department’s schedule, drug screening or etc. However, it can generally take between 4 and 6 weeks after the closing date to fill a position.
A representative from the hiring department or the human resources department will contact selected individuals for an interview and also conduct the actual interview along with peer employees familiar with the position.
The human resources department will make an offer of employment.