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The standard hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday, unless otherwise announced.
The Personnel Office is closed for all municipal holidays. For actual dates, please see the
You must complete one application for each job you wish to apply.
Resumes are preferred, but not required. To submit a resume or other documentation, you must attach it to your application.
We do not accept resumes without an application. For an applicant to be eligible for consideration he or she must submit an a completed application online.
Failure to complete the entire application may disqualify you.
No. We will only accept applications for full time positions that are posted on our Employment Opportunities pages. However, you can click the "Notify Me" button on our Employment Opportunities page to sign up to receive an email notification when a position is posted.
After an applicant has been offered and has a accepted a position, he or she is required to successfully complete a physical exam.
We are an Alabama Drug-Free Workplace. As such, all safety sensitive positions are required to successfully complete a post-offer drug screen before hire.
Some positions such as Police Officer are required to undergo additional pre-employment testing which may include, but is not limited to, polygraph and psychological examinations.
We only accept online applications. To see current openings and apply online, click on the Employment Opportunities page. If you require assistance or an accommodation due to disability, please call 205-664-6838.
The cost depends on the contract cost or the valuation cost of the proposed work, whichever is the greatest, of the proposed building cost. Valuation cost is determined by square footage of the proposed structures and Building Valuation Data Table. The building permit fee also includes the plan review fee which is determined by square footage. On new construction there is a base primary fee of $1500.00 to be paid at the time of application. Please call 205-664-6823 for more information.
There is a $75 reinspection fee. This is to be paid before each reinspection. Please call 205-664-6823 for more information.
Yes. Please call 205-664-6823 for permit information.
Yes you will need to get your respectable trade permit under the master permit (BR or BC). You need to be listed as one of the subcontractors for the project and have the Master permit number (BR Permit Number or BC Permit Number), and a current City of Alabaster Business License. The cost of the individual trade permit (electrical permit, mechanical, permit, plumbing permit, and gas permit) will be calculated according to the City of Alabaster’s Zoning Ordinance. Please call 205-664-6823 for more information.
You will need to fill out a public records request form. There is a fee required upon receipt of requested information. Please call 205-664-6823 for more information.
Yes. Each fence in the City will require a building permit. The application will require a plot plan of the property describing in detail the location of the fence in relation to the property, structures, and easements. Please call 205-664-6823 for more information.