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Decatur, AL 35609
 
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EMPLOYMENT

Why Work at DU?
 

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DU offers a family-oriented work environment with great benefits, competitive compensation and opportunities for personal and professional growth! Best of all, the work we do every day impacts more than 30,000 customers who rely on our electric, natural gas, water and wastewater services for their quality of life.

 

A career in public utility service is more than a job - it's a calling! We are passionate about providing first-class customer service on every task - from processing service applications to taking payments to reading meters to working in the field. Our employees are also active in giving back to the local community as members of the "DU Community Crew". Crew efforts include support of the United Way of Morgan County, the Dragon Boat Race and Festival, other non-profit agencies and programs, safety presentations to local schools and other groups, and more!

 

See a position that interests you? Learn more by clicking on the job title and apply following the instructions at the bottom of the page.

 

 

Current Openings

 

 

 

Receptionist  

 

The primary duties of the receptionist are to assist customers, by phone or in person, visitors, co-workers and supervisors in a positive professional manner. Skill requirements include excellent communication, strong customer service and computer data entry skills.

 

 

Please review the posted job description for complete details and requirements for this position.

 

 

 

Human Resource Administrative Assistant  

Assists in the coordination of all Human Resource functions, including coordination of employee health and benefits plans; coordinating recruitment and employment activities; and providing support for safety, training functions and management staff. Associate degree or equivalent semester hours in Human Resources, Business, or related field of study from accredited junior college or university. Minimum 5 years additional work related experience.

 

Please review the posted job description for complete details and requirements for this position.

 

 

Energy Analyst  

Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering-related field of study from an accredited college or university.  Minimum of five years of experience required in natural gas or electric procurement. Utility industry experience preferred. View job descriptions for additional requirements and information.

 

Please review the posted job description for complete details and requirements for this position.

 

 

Utility Engineer I - Water/Wastewater Construction  

 

Candidate must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university with a minimum of 2-4 years of experience in water/wastewater utility design including project management and planning. Recent college graduates may be considered if business requirements can accommodate. 

 

Please review the posted job description for complete details and requirements for this position.

 

 

Executive Assistant  

 

Performs administrative and executive functions as determined by or in conjunction with the senior management staff. Associate degree or equivalent in related business or CIS field of study from accredited junior college or university. Minimum 5 years additional work related executive and/or administrative experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Microsoft Outlook, Word & Excel) and computer operating systems to perform job tasks. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Please review the posted job description for complete details and requirements for this position.

 

 

Water Resources Technician   

Under general supervision, performs inspections, sampling, monitoring and reporting of industrial, commercial and domestic wastewater collection systems, private on-site wastewater treatment facilities, grease interceptors and sand/oil interceptors; ensures compliance with Federal, State and local discharge regulations; and performs other related duties as required. 

Associate's degree or equivalent in biology, chemistry or environmental related field from accredited college or university. One to three years of experience in wastewater treatment/operations, industrial and/or commercial waste, pretreatment programs or closely related field that provides the desired knowledge and abilities. Valid Alabama Driver's License, Standard First Aid/CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens and Customer Relations Training. 

 

Please review the posted job description for complete details and requirements for this position.

 

 

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Grade IV Operator - Trainee 

 

Works as an operator-in-training for the position of Plant Operator; under guidelines of a structured training plan, operates treatment plant on a shift basis, adhering to Decatur Utilities, Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and EPA regulations and safety procedures. Scores for required WorkKeys assessments should be included with application for employment. For additional information, view job description, Workkeys requirements and training program document. 

 

View job description here.

 

View Plant Operator Trainee Program here.

 

View Workkeys requirements here.

 

Wastewater Treatment Plant Grade IV Operator

Operates treatment plant on a shift basis, adhering to Decatur Utilities, Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and EPA regulations and safety procedures.  This position is responsible for testing and making adjustments in treatment processes as needed to maintain these regulations. Applicants must possess an Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Grade IV Wastewater Treatment Certification. Shift work required. 

 

View job description here.

 

Water Treatment Plant Grade IV Operator

Operates treatment plant on a shift basis, adhering to Decatur Utilities, Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) and EPA regulations and safety procedures.  This position is responsible for testing and making adjustments in treatment processes as needed to maintain these regulations. Applicants must possess an Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Grade IV Water Treatment Certification. Shift work required. 

 

View job description here.

 

 

 

How to Apply

 

Click the link below to complete an electronic version of the Employment Application form. If prompted to open or save the form, choose SAVE and download to your computer. If you are not prompted to open or save the form, please SAVE the form to your computer using the standard File, Save As command. NOTE: Some versions of Word will require you to "Enable Editing" before being able to fill in the fields.

 

Please submit the completed form as an attachment to the email address above. Include the position you are applying for in the subject line. In order to complete the electronic form, your computer must be able to open and save Microsoft Word Document file types (.doc). 

 
 

Click the link below to print the Employment Application form in order to complete by hand and mail to the postal address above or drop off at Decatur Utilities' main office located at 1002 Central Parkway SW, Decatur AL 35601. 

 

 
 
Decatur Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Thank you for your interest in working for Decatur Utilities. We are a progressive public multi-utility providing utility services to over 26,000 electric, approximately 13,700 gas, over 25,000 water and over 23,000 wastewater customers with combined revenues of approximately $139M. DU employs approximately 170 employees and conducts all of its business with honesty, integrity and fairness. We value the wellbeing of our employees. We respect each other. We take pride in our work and expect the best from each other; we leave no room for mediocrity. We believe that open and honest communication is vital to our success. We are a learning organization. DU seeks skilled, innovative, creative and team-oriented employees. Our commitment to you is competitive pay for services performed, excellent fringe benefits, the opportunity for new learning experiences, safe working conditions and a work environment that is open and fair to all of its employees.
 
If this is the type of environment that interests you and we have an opening that matches your qualifications, please complete our employment application (see links below). 
 
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