Pelham, Alabama, is a fast-growing municipality in the heart of Shelby County, the fastest-growing county in Alabama. We are proud to have been named as
- The Best Place To Raise Kids in Alabama (Bloomberg Business Week)
- Best Place to Live in Alabama (CNN Money 2013)
- #3 Best City to Live in Alabama (Movato)
- One of the top Zip codes in Alabama (Niche 2023)
We are proud of our city's recreational amenities, and our employees are committed to their success. The city employs over 300 individuals in a diverse array of services.
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.
The City of Pelham participates in E-Verify in compliance with federal law to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.
Benefits have been made available to employees through the Civil Service Law and approval of the governing body.
View and download documents and rules relating to civil service law.
We believe our employees make the difference, and we like to recognize and document outstanding employee performance.
Find frequently asked questions and answers from Human Resources.
Looking for employment with the City of Pelham? Find open job positions with the city.
As public servants, our employees are here to serve the residents and visitors in our community. The city often hears from those whom we serve and the difference it makes to them.
Safety is paramount when it comes to an individual’s life and all who work or live here should have the same.
Employees can access the Sage Employee Self Service portal to make payroll changes and view history.