Human Resources

Welcome to the City of Athens, Alabama Human Resources!


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Job Vacancies 

The City of Athens employs approximately 350 full-time employees engaged in:
  • City Court Functions
  • Financial Administration
  • Fire Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Police Operations
  • Public Works
  • Recreation
  • Utilities
In addition, the City employees 80-100 part-time employees and seasonal temporary personnel.


The Human Resources Department provides a broad range of services to employees, Department Managers, the Mayor and the City Council. Services include but are not limited to:
  • Alcohol and Drug Program Compliance and Administration
  • Benefits Administration
  • Compensation Administration
  • Employee Relations
  • Employment
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Policies and Practices
  • Organizational Changes
  • Personnel Policy and Procedures Administration
  • Position Classification Administration
  • Regulatory Compliance with various Federal and State laws
  • Safety and Worker’s Compensation Programs
  • Training and Development

Equal Opportunity

The City of Athens is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or in the provision of services.

E-Verify Program

The City of Athens participates in the Federal E-Verify Program.
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