Our Values:

  • Respect

  • Integrity

  • Fairness

  • Excellence

DU is an

Equal Opportunity Employer

Human Resources:

Decatur Utilities

PO Box 2232

Decatur, AL 35609-2232



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Why Work at DU?

Decatur Utilities (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!


Current Openings

(Full-time positions unless otherwise noted.)


No Current Openings


Plant Maintenance Supervisor - Water Treatment Plant

Oversees, plans, schedules and participates in the work activities of employees engaged in the maintenance of Grade IV Water and Wastewater Treatment plant facilities, pump stations, lift stations, and water storage tanks.

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​​How to apply.

Plant Electrician - TWO positions available (WTP and WWTP)

Plans layout installs and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment at the water/wastewater facilities. This includes emergency plant situations that require after-hours or weekend call out.

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​​How to apply.


Systems Administrator

Administers, implements, and supports server, network, application, and end-user related technology to increase  information and operational efficiencies for Decatur Utilities'


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Measurement Technician - Gas/Water/Wastewater Operations 

Performs scheduled meter change outs, water and gas meter sets, and responds to/evaluates gas and water leaks. Assists in the repairs and maintenance of gas meters and regulating stations. 

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How to apply.

Crewman - Gas/Water/Wastewater Operations 

Performs unskilled and semiskilled general labor duties in construction, maintenance, repairs and services of the Gas, Water and Wastewater systems.

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How to apply.




No Current Openings


No current opportunities.


Meter Reader

Reads electric, gas, water and wastewater consumption meters and records volume used by residential, commercial and industrial customers.

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How to apply.


Decatur Utilities is an Equal 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). 

How to Apply

Click HERE to download and 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). 


Please be advised that while the Application Form is in a fillable format, it is NOT currently transmittable from the URL website. Sending a filled application form directly from the URL location will result in the delivery of a BLANK/EMPTY FORM!

Click HERE to download and print a PDF of 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.