Personnel Department

Job Seekers


The Personnel Department coordinates the hiring process for all positions, except seasonal positions. Individuals seeking employment must possess the minimum requirements for positions posted. All announced positions are centrally posted in our Personnel Department at City Hall. Applications and resumes are accepted only for posted positions. All postings will indicate the opening and closing date. Therefore, applicants interested in working for the City of Selma must comply with these dates in order to be considered.


Consider the City of Selma’s many rewards, including generous benefits and work/life balance. The City offers a wide range of benefits and perks that are comparable with other employers in the area.
The City’s comprehensive benefits package includes: paid life insurance, medical, dental, prescription drug and vision coverage, a retirement plan and deferred compensation plan, paid holidays, annual leave, and sick leave privileges.
The actual provisions of each benefit plan will be governed by the formal plan or contract.

How to Apply

Employment applications are available and can be completed at the Personnel Department Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (excluding holidays) at 222 Broad Street, Selma, Alabama. Resumes are encouraged and can be submitted along with the completed employment application. Accommodations are available for those applicants with disabilities who would like to explore employment opportunities with the City of Selma.

Out-of-town persons interested in working for the City of Selma may request an employment application by phone for a specific position by contacting our Personnel Department at (334) 874-2110 or (334) 874-2117 during business hours. Applications mailed to the Personnel Office must be postmarked on or before the closing date indicated on the announcement or advertisement. All applications must be mailed or returned to the Personnel Department by the closing date deadline specified on the job announcement.

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Elizabeth Rutledge

Elizabeth Rutledge

Director of Personnel



Personnel Department
222 Broad Street
Selma, AL 36701


8:30 am to 4:30 pm


(334) 874-2110



Severe Weather Alert!


Due to the threat of severe weather, all non-essential city services will be closed on Friday, March 18, 2022.  The City will continue to monitor the situation and depending on the severity of the event may make further changes to hours of operation. 

The Selma Police & Fire Departments will be on regular duty and Public Works will be on call working diligently to address issues as they occur, along with reporting issues to the Alabama Department of Transportation and local utility companies.

Residents are encouraged to stay informed and take proper precautions.  Please stay off roadways as conditions, power lines, and/or trees may be impacted.

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