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Administrative Officer

Recruitment #18-CI0503-01

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to manage the fiscal and property resources of a department which includes analytical and managerial support to a department head. Major responsibilities include managing the department’s operating budget and other revenue sources; managing the purchase of equipment and supplies and the procurement of services; supervising the preparation of the payroll and personnel actions; coordinating security and maintenance services; and supervising two or more employees. The management of payroll and personnel transactions is made more complex by the various types of employment offered in the department. For example, the department employs full and part time employees, hourly employees, and contract employees. Supervision is received from the department head or assistant department head. Supervision may be exercised over maintenance, security and/or clerical employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, or a closely related field and two (2) years of fiscal or property management experience involving payroll, purchasing, and budgeting with one (1) year of supervisory experience.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill a vacancy(ies) and any vacancies that may occur from the date of the established list of eligible candidates. The current vacancy is with City of Montgomery Fleet Maintenance Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based on the education and experience on the application and minimally qualifying supplemental questionnaire. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. Qualified candidates are certified as equally qualified.


Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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