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Yes. The closing date for general openings is listed on the particular job posting. The application must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date, even if mailed. Once the closing date is over, applications will no longer be accepted for that position unless the position is reopened.
The closing date for Police Officer applications is the last day of each month.
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Online at our Human Resources department page and also posted at the Human Resources offices located at:
200 W. Hobb Street
Athens, Alabama 35611
In addition the City posts job openings with the State of Alabama Employment office at:
Alabama Career Center
State Employment Service
2535 Sparkman Dr NW
Huntsville, AL 35810
The City of Athens accepts applications for police officers in 30 day intervals regardless of vacancy status. For all other positions, the city accepts applications only for the jobs that are currently vacant and posted. To apply, you may download an application from the city’s website and email it, mail it through USPS, fax it or bring it to Human Resources or you may pick up an application at:
200 W. Hobb Street Athens, Alabama 35611
If you wish to mail the application, the mailing address is as follows:
City of Athens
P.O. Box 1089
Athens, AL 35612
You may apply for more than 1 posted position on the same application as long as you submit it by the closing date for each.
For general positions, the application is only considered for the particular posted job opening and is not kept on file for future openings.
For police officer the application will expire 1 year from submission, provided you pass all required exams. If you fail to pass an exam, you will have to reapply. For more information view our
Yes, you may fax an application to Human Resources at 256-233-8726.