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City of Decatur - Asset Management Specialist Position
Closes - 6/28/19




Decatur, AL (pop. 54,844). Incorporated in 1826, Decatur boasts a rich heritage and a dynamic future enhanced by industrial growth and development in surrounding cities.  Right next to Interstate 65, Huntsville International Airport (with intermodal system) and the Tennessee River, Decatur is a prime location for business and industry.  Located in the heart of the Tennessee Valley, the City is convenient, affordable and boasts a high quality of life.  Residents and visitors alike enjoy Decatur’s economic prosperity, cultural diversity and a strong community spirit.  The City provides a full range of municipal services including Police & Fire/Rescue, Building, Community Development, Planning, Engineering, Finance, Revenue, Human Resources, Street & Environmental Services, Parks and Recreation and Economic Development.  Utility services are provided through a separate Municipal Utilities Board. With a rich heritage and dynamic future, Decatur continues to pursue economic prosperity, cultural diversity and community spirit to make it – the City of Opportunity.


The Mayor, City Council and City staff have an established culture of professionalism and respect for the others’ role in the organization. The organization is dedicated to providing high-quality services that positively impact Decatur residents, businesses, and visitors.  The City is seeking a candidate that is excited to participate in the advancement of Decatur’s “One Decatur” Community Development Plan while bringing a positive and energized attitude into a collaborative work environment.  The City’s operating budgets total around $63.8 million. The City’s equalized assessed value exceeds $962 Million and has a bond rating of AA by Standard & Poor’s Corporation and Aa2 by Moody’s Investor Services Inc.


The Asset Management Specialist is to perform managerial, administrative and technical/specialized work functions associated with assisting in the directing, planning, developing, organizing, implementing and supervising the city’s internal services and asset management.  The position will oversee the city’s records for real property, public services assets and logistical support.    


The Asset Management Specialist will also: oversee all aspects of asset management and inventory control for the city’s infrastructure and public services, create standard operating procedures (SOP’s) for all routine tasks or jobs performed, develop and maintain an asset management plan and data management plan through the Asset Management software, performs training of the asset management program, develops policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines.  Additionally, this position will oversee all city leases and ensure compliance with their terms and conditions. 


The ideal candidate will:

·        Have a minimum 5 years’ experience in infrastructure operations; asset management or related field.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, supply chain management logistics or related field. 
  • Have a strong understanding of Asset Management software as well as Microsoft Office products.  


The salary range is $42,601 – $64,823.  The actual starting salary will be commensurate with experience. Candidates should immediately apply online with a cover letter, resume and contact information for five professional references.   Document submission deadline is June 28, 2019.  Electronic Submissions are required.  Apply at  For Questions, Contact: Sarah McKee, Senior Vice President, GovHRUSA, 630 Dundee Road, Suite 130, Northbrook, IL  60062. Phone: (224) 282-8310 Email: The City of Decatur is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Click HERE to Apply!