The City of Talladega, Alabama

Job Postings

Position: Certified Firefighter                    Salary Range:  $32,988.80 - 50,856.00 per year

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of a Captain or Lieutenant, the employee responds to emergency calls, extinguishes fires, rescues victims, and ensures emergency scene is left in proper condition. The employee provides assistance in medical emergencies according to the level of certification and established Fire Department policies and procedures. The employee participates in professional training and development classes, fulfills requirements for necessary credentials, and maintains good physical condition.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Possess a high school diploma or GED.
2. Possess certification and able to maintain Alabama Firefighter I/II or equivalent certification.
3. Possess and maintain current CPR certification.
4. Possess a current and valid driver’s license and be insurable.
5. Ability to complete the following additional certifications through the Alabama Fire College (AFC) or equivalent within a prescribed time frame:
• Rapid Intervention Team
• Fire Apparatus - Aerial and Pumper
• Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations
• Rescue Technician certification – Rope I
6. Ability to work non-standard work hours.
7. Ability to be on call twenty-four (24) hours a day seven (7) days a week.
8. Ability to travel for training.

9. Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and random drug screens.


Applications for this position will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, August 9, 2019. Written examinations will be on Tuesday, August 13th at 10 a.m., and Thursday, August 15th at 2 p.m. at Talladega City Hall. The exam will last approximately 2 hours. 

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Position: Certified and Non-Certified Officer                Salary Range: $15.86 - $24.45 per hour

Job Summary: 

Under the supervision of the Sergeant - Patrol, the employee performs law enforcement activities on behalf of the City Police Department; performs patrol duties of assigned area; processes civil and criminal papers in accordance with established procedures; provides security for court proceedings; and for special events held within theCity; and performs maintenance checks on equipment prior to each shift. 

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Possess a high school diploma or GED.
2. Possess APOSTC certification; passing the written exam with score of 70% or higher.
3. Must be at least nineteen (19) years of age.
4. Must be U.S. citizen.
5. Ability to pass the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC) Physical Training test prior to hire.
6. Possess a current and valid driver’s license and be insurable.
7. Ability to participate in continuing education activities to maintain certification.
8. Ability to wear appropriate uniforms and safety equipment.
9. Ability to work nonstandard hours and emergency call-backs.
10. Ability to travel.

11. Ability to pass a pre-employment background check, random drug screenings, and psychological testing.


Applications for this position will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019. Written examinations for this position will be given on Monday, July 29th at 10 a.m., and Wednesday, July 31st at 2 p.m. at Talladega City Hall. You must successfully complete the Physical Agility Test prior to taking the written examination. Please contact Lieutenant Tomlin at 256-362-8186 Ext. 1064 to schedule your physical as soon as possible.