1002 Central Parkway SW
PO Box 2232
Decatur, AL 35609
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Call 256-552-1400
Offices Closed Nov. 11
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Why Work at DU?




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



Lineman Full-Time Position


Constructs, maintains and repairs all overhead and underground distribution lines, service lines, sub-transmission lines and substation equipment. Valid Alabama Driver’s License with Class A CDL;  approved Journey Lineworker Certification; CPR/First Aid Certification; Customer Service Skills and applicable safety training. See Job description for additional details.


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Meter Reader ($14.61/hour)

Reads electric, gas, water and wastewater consumption meters and records volume used by residential, commercial and industrial customers. See job description for more detail.

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Part-Time Payment Rep ($13.27/hour)

Receives legal tender from customers in payment for utility services and maintains a high degree of accuracy in money transactions and computer data entry tasks. Flexibility is essential. The typical schedule is 3 days a week alternating between Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and Monday, Thursday and Friday. See job description for more detail.

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Lineman Apprentice ($17.81/hour)

Constructs, maintains and repairs electric system as apprentice-in-training for the position of Lineman.
Valid Alabama Driver’s License with Class A CDL within first 6 months in apprentice program; Department of Labor Lineman Apprenticeship Certification; CPR/First Aid Certification; Customer Service Skills and applicable safety training.

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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. 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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