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


Utility Engineer I - Water/Wastewater

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.


View job description for additional requirements and information.


How to apply.

Lineman Apprentice - Electric Department

Constructs, maintains and repairs electric system as apprentice-in-training for the position of Lineman.
Valid Alabama Driver 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. Work-Keys required; a score of 4 or better in Applied Math, Applied Technology and a score of 3 in Work Place Observation. Good driving record.


Review the attachments for testing information and job description details.

How to apply.

Crewman - Full-time - Gas/Water/Wastewater Department

Performs unskilled and semiskilled general labor duties in construction, maintenance, repairs and services of the Gas, Water and Wastewater systems. Work-Keys Silver Certificate required; a score of 4 or better in Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Work Place Documents. Good driving record.


Review the attachments for testing information and job description details.

How to apply.

Dispatch Operator I (Night and Weekend)

Maintains central communication link with DU customers by dispatching employees for normal maintenance or emergency repairs to utility systems and related equipment. Work-Keys Silver Certificate required; a score of 4 or better in Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Work Place Documents and score a 3 or better in Work Place Observation.

Review the attachments for testing information and job description details.

How to apply.

Part-Time Payment Representative

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 work schedule averages between 24 to 28 hours weekly. See job description for details.

Please see job description.

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. 

1002 Central Parkway SW

PO Box 2232 (35609)

Decatur, AL 35601

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