Job Opportunities

The City of Pelham is supported by numerous departments. Each department is unique and important in its role to support the community. Departments include the following:
  • Administration (clerical support, accounting/financial support)
  • Court
  • Engineering (City Engineer)
  • Ballantrae Golf Club
  • Building Inspections and GIS
  • Revenue
  • Human Resources
  • Facilities Maintenance and Landscape
  • Library
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Pelham Civic Complex & Ice Arena
  • Public Works (laborers for maintenance and repair of streets and other community areas)
  • Garage (mechanics to support operation and maintenance of all city vehicles)
  • Police
  • Fire
Also included is the Pelham Water/Sewer organization, Pelham Racquet Club, Ballantrae Golf Club and Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena. These departments will inform Human Resources when employment opportunities are available.

Online Applications

Interested in an open position listed below and want to apply? Simply complete an online application located at the bottom of this page. You are welcome to submit the completed application and back ground check authorization forms via email. We will retain your application on file for 60 days. (You may also forward a copy of your resume along with the completed application.)

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex (including pregnancy), color, age, national origin, disability or any other protected status. We base our hiring decisions on a variety of factors., including skills and ability to perform the job, prior employment experience, employment references as to character and willingness to work, willingness to accept the offered salary and personal interviews. The City of Pelham is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Employment Opportunities:


No open positions at this time

Ballantrae Golf Club


Part time up to 30 hours a week. Rate of pay is $9.00 an hour plus tips. Schedule includes weekday/weekend mornings and afternoons. Must be 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license.

Job duties include friendly customer service, cooking breakfast and lunch items, operating a point of sale system, grill cleanliness, driving a beverage cart on the golf course and the sale of beverages and food to the golfers. Some weekends required.

Civic Complex and Ice Arena

The City of Pelham is currently seeking to fill our Part-Time position for Facilities Assistant/Laborer. This job involves keeping the premises of the Civic Complex building in clean and orderly condition by performing the following duties:

  • Ensures facility is clean according to guidelines established by management.
  • Assists with event set up.
  • Performs light building maintenance duties.
  • Provides excellent customer service to patrons.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus one month related experience and/or training is preferred but not required.

Special Requirement: Must be at least 16 years of age.

Salary Range: $9.00 + based on qualifications/experience.

Applicant must satisfactorily pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screen after receiving conditional offer of employment. Applications are available on our website ( and can be downloaded. Completed applications may be emailed. Position posted until filled.

Development Services & Public Works

No open positions at this time

Finance Department

No open positions at this time

Fire Department

No open positions at this time

Human Resources

No open positions at this time


No open positions at this time

Parks & Recreation

No open positions at this time

Police Department

No open positions at this time

Racquet Club

The City of Pelham is currently accepting applications for the position of Head Tennis Professional.

Summary:  Promotes the Pelham Racquet Club by providing tennis lessons and clinics to analyze performance and instructs tennis players in game strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competition by performing the following duties.  A full job description can be provide upon request.

Representative Duties and Responsibilities: The list is not intended to be all-inclusive nor exclusive, but is intended to provide examples of typical duties performed.

  • Evaluates, observes, and coaches participants to determine a possible need for individual or team improvement.
  • Schedules and teaches tennis lessons for club members. 
  • Organizes and promotes facilities and programs for participants. 
  • Leads team meeting with club pros.
  • Assists with club tournaments and events while enforcing Club policies.
  • Performs maintenance on tennis courts.
  • Assists with pro-shop and front desk duties where needed.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Candidate must have a U.S.T.A. rating of 4.5 or higher.  Minimum of 5 years teaching experience.  Proven experience in organizing and directing Junior and Adult tournaments. USPTA certification preferred.

The compensation range for this position is $37,884.22 – 49,430.31, in addition to compensation from lessons.  The City of Pelham also offers an excellent benefits package.

 A completed application is required and emailed to or mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124. The final date to submit applications is Friday, July 24, 2020 at 5PM .


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