Job Openings – Street Department

Two Full Time Employment Opportunities

With Full Benefits

Street and Sanitation Department

Benefits Include:

  • Retirement: State of Alabama Retirement starting on day one
  • Medical Insurance: Free single coverage BC/BS medical insurance starting on first day
  • Life Insurance: $10,000 Life Insurance Free available on the first day
  • Paid Time Off: Start earning PTO on first day, 15paid days off in first year
  • 12 Paid Holidays: Starting from day one
  • $11.00 per hour starting pay
  • Monday – Friday, 6:30 AM – 3:00 PM, NO WEEKENDS

Duties:

  • Grass Cutting
  • Weed Eating
  • Tree Trimming
  • Brush Pick-up
  • Street Repair
  • Garbage truck duties two days a week
  • Other duties as directed by the supervisor

Qualifications:

* Dependable, good attitude, willingness to work

  • General Mechanical experience a plus – small engine repair, welding, hydraulics, basic electrical and plumbing skills

Higher Salary will be considered for applicants with experience operating any of the following: Tractor, Bush Hog, Backhoe, and/or Dump Truck.

Individual must pass criminal background check and drug screen plus have an active driver’s license.

Apply in person at Dora City Hall before 4:30 PM on May 2022

1485 Sharon Boulevard

Dora, AL 35062

205-648-3211

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Council Minutes – 4/14/22

Regular Session Minutes of the

Council of the City of Dora, Alabama

April 14, 2022

The Council of the City of Dora, Alabama met in the Dora Municipal Building at 6:00 p.m. We were led in prayer by Mayor Randy Stephens. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Stephens.

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Randy Stephens. Roll call was taken by SuLeigh Warren. Present at the meeting were David Box, George Sides, Norman Holt, Chris Edwards, Randy Spears, Gary Thomas, Hezekiah Walker, Jr., and Mayor Randy Stephens. A quorum was in attendance.

Item #5— Approval of the Minutes – The minutes of the March 24, 2022 regular meeting minutes were reviewed. A motion was made by Chris Edwards to accept the minutes as written. The motion was seconded by George Sides. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #6 – Old Business – None

Item #7— Bill List – A motion was made by George Sides to approve the bill lists dated April 12, 2022. Motion was seconded by Norman Holt. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #8 – Departmental Reports – A motion was made by Randy Spears to approve March 2022 Department Reports A-G. Motion was seconded by Gary Thomas. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #9 – Linda Jones -VITA Site – Ms. Linda Jones, a representative of VITA SITE located in Birmingham, spoke with the council about the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program that offers free income tax assistance to those who qualify (income based). She asked if the City could provide a site at the Civic Center to service the Dora and surrounding area for the 2022 Income Tax Year (next Spring – January through April). Training will occur in July 2022. She assured the council that laptops, paperwork and anything that would be needed to offer this service will be provided by the IRS. Stated she will be seeking volunteers to work at the site. The service will be offered to resident on Saturdays only. She did say that she would require a secure place, (a closet), to lock up the laptops afterwards. Motion was made by David Box to allow City of Dora to sponsor a VITA SITE at the Civic Center. The motion was seconded by Norman Holt. All in favor and the motion was approved.

Item #10 – RTP Grant – Resolution #5 -2022 – Awarding the Recreational Trails Project Contract to Gillespie Construction – Mayor Stephens informed the council that Gillespie Construction placed the lowest bid for the Recreational Trails Lighting Project (using energy efficient LED lighting). The base bid in the amount of $286,000 takes the lighting project from Highway 78 to the trail entrance at the city park. Alternate bids were placed to extend lighting on the trail. Alternate bid in the amount of $78,000.00 will carry lighting to Sellers Road. Alternate bid in the amount of $133,000.00 will carry lighting to Austin Circle, near the City of Lights, while another alternate puts three lights up the hill at the park entrance at a cost of $23,896. The complete job, end to end and up the hill, will be $520,896.00 plus an additional $50,000.00 for the engineering and administrative costs. David Box made a motion to suspend the rules and proceed with immediate consideration to vote for approval of the lighting project. Roll Call Vote: David Box – Yes; George Sides, Jr. – Yes; Norman Holt – Yes; Mayor Stephens – Yes; Chris Edwards – Yes; Randy Spears – Yes; Hezikiah Walker – Yes; and, Gary Thomas – Yes; Yes- 8. All in favor and the motion carried. Randy Spears made the motion to approve Resolution #5 Awarding the Recreation Trails Project Contract to Gillespie Construction in the amount of $520,896 to install the lighting project from Highway 78 to Austin Circle plus lights going up the hill at the park entrance plus the additional $50,000 for engineering and administrative costs. Motion was seconded by Gary Thomas. Roll Call Vote: Roll Call Vote: David Box – Yes; George Sides, Jr. – Yes; Norman Holt – Yes; Mayor Stephens – Yes; Chris Edwards – Yes; Randy Spears – Yes; Hezikiah Walker – Yes; and, Gary Thomas – Yes; Yes- 8. All in favor and the motion carried.

Item #11 – Park Lights – Norman Holt made a motion to approve That Electric Company’s bid in the amount of $17,889 to replace all 16 lights at the tennis court and playground. Motion seconded by David Box. All in favor and the motion carried. Mayor advised this money would come from the Capital Improvement Fund.

Item #12 –Police Vehicle – Request was made by Chief Jared Hall to add a 2023 Chevrolet Tahoe to the police fleet in the amount of $34,324.00. Chief Hall stated this cost will not include modifications to the vehicle such as the cage, lights, etc. A separate quote of up to $10,000 would be needed for these modifications. Randy Spears made the motion to approve the purchase of the Tahoe in the amount of $34,324.76 plus spending up to 10,000.00 for modifications to the unit. The motion was seconded by David Box. All in favor and the motion carried.

Item #13 – Park Request – Chase Gant has requested $400 for the purchase of a new propane outdoor griddle for the concession stand. Motion to approve purchase was made by Norman Holt with the second made by Chris Edwards. All in favor and the motion carried.

Item #14 – Golf Course Fence – Chris Edwards made a motion to accept the lowest bid by True Link Fence in the amount of $16,570.00 to install 8-foot residential grade fencing at the Golf Course between the driving range and the walking track. The motion was seconded by Randy Spears. All in favor and the motion carried.

Item #15 – Property Tax – Mayor Stephens informed the council that by June 1st the Revenue Commissioner, Jerry Guthrie, will need to be notified as to whether or not the mill property tax of 10.1 will be changed or kept the same. More information will be provided at the April 28, 2022 council meeting. No action required at this time.

Item #16 – Backhoe Repairs – Norman Holt made a motion to rent a backhoe on a monthly basis in the amount of $1,980.00 while the Street Department’s Backhoe equipment is being repaired due to electrical problems. Hezikiah Walker seconded the motion. All in favor and the motion carried.

Chris Edwards made the motion to adjourn the meeting. Norman Holt seconded the motion. All in favor and meeting was adjourned.

Job Openings – Horse Creek Golf Course

Two Seasonal Positions
City of Dora
Horse Creek Golf Course

Qualifications:
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to work outside in extreme temperatures
• Flexible in meeting the varying scheduling needs of the Golf Course
• Previous Golf Course Experience a Plus

Duties:
• Greets and assists guests
• Responsible for daily operations of range ball recovery
• Prepares and cleans carts for guests
• General Golf Course Labor
•Performs additional assignments as directed by supervisor.
•Must be available to work various shifts including some afternoons till closing,
as well as some weekends.
•Must be able to pass background checks to include drug screen, background,
and reference.

Applications will be accepted May 9, 2022 through May 19, 2022.

Apply at Dora City Hall or deliver to the Golf Course during normal business
hours.

For more information contact Don Cummings at 205-648-1494.

The City of Dora is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Job Opening – Pro Shop Clerk

Full Time

City of Dora | Horse Creek Golf Course

Benefits Include:

• State Retirement

• Health Insurance

• Life Insurance

• Paid Time Off

• 12 Paid Holidays

Duties:

• Snack Bar: cooking and serving (including alcoholic beverages), cleaning grill and dining room areas

• Cashier/Clerk Responsibilities

• Washing off golf carts and putting them on charge

• Helping with all duties around clubhouse

Qualifications:

• Must be 21 years of age, or older

• Good customer service skills

• Cook experience preferred

• Ability to work outside in extreme temperatures

• Basic Computer Skills

• Previous Golf Course Experience a Plus

Must be available to work various shifts including evenings and weekends.

Must pass drug screening and criminal background check.

Apply at Dora City Hall or Horse Creek Golf Course during normal business hours Applications will be accepted April 18, 2022 through April 25,2022

Contacts: Don Cummings – Golf Course Manager at 205-648-1499

SuLeigh Warren – City Clerk at 205-648-3211

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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Job Opening – Horse Creek Golf Course

Two Seasonal Positions

City of Dora | Horse Creek Golf Course

Qualifications:

• Excellent customer service skills

• Ability to work outside in extreme temperatures

• Flexible in meeting the varying scheduling needs of the Golf Course

• Previous Golf Course Experience a Plus Duties: ATT • Greets and assists guests

• Responsible for daily operations of range ball recovery

• Prepares and cleans carts for guests

• General Golf Course Labor

• Performs additional assignments as directed by supervisor.

Must be available to work various shifts including some afternoons till closing, as well as some weekends.

Must be able to pass background checks to include drug screen, background, and reference. Applications will be accepted April 18, 2022 through April 25, 2022.

Apply at Dora City Hall or deliver to the Golf Course during normal business hours.

For more information contact Don Cummings at 205-648-1494.

The City of Dora is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Council Minutes – 3/24/22

Regular Session Minutes of the

Council of the City of Dora, Alabama

March 24, 2022

The Council of the City of Dora, Alabama met in the Dora Municipal Building at 6:00 p.m. We were led in prayer by Gary Thomas. Mayor Randy Stephens led the Pledge of Allegiance.

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Randy Stephens. Roll call was taken by SuLeigh Warren. Present at the meeting were David Box, George Sides, Norman Holt, Randy Spears, Gary Thomas, Hezekiah Walker, Jr. and Mayor Randy Stephens. Absent from the meeting was Norman Holt. George Sides was late arriving and missed roll call, but he was present for discussion of Items #8, #9, #10, #11, and #12. A quorum was in attendance.

Item #5— Approval of the Minutes – The minutes of the February 10, 2022 regular meeting minutes were reviewed. A motion was made by Chris Edwards to accept the minutes as written. The motion was seconded by David Box. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #6 – Old Business – None

Item #7— Bill List – A motion was made by Gary Thomas to approve the bill lists dated March 22, 2022. Motion was seconded by Spears. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #8 – VITA Site – Mayor Stephens informed the council that he was contacted by Linda Jones, CPA. Ms. Jones works through a program called VITA Site which offers free income tax assistance to those who qualify (income based). She asked if we could provide a site for the 2022 Income Tax Year (next Spring – January – April). Training will occur in July 2022.

Item #9 – Matt Woods – Matt Woods is a candidate for Alabama State House District 1. Mr. Woods spoke to the council regarding his upcoming candidacy and intentions as the Representative for District 1. No action required.

Item #10 – ARC Grant – Mayor Stephens announced that The City of Dora was officially approved for the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Grant in the amount of $170,000.00. No action required.

Item #10 – Walking Trail Grant – Bid Opening for the Recreational Trails Project was on

March 17, 2022. The City did not receive any bids. Another bid date has been set for

March 30. No action required.

Item #11 – Golf Course Net/Fence – Mayor Stephens discussed the need to replace the torn netting located at the golf course between the driving range and the walking track. He suggested that we replace with a chain length fence 8-10 feet high with additional netting above the fence to keep balls from hitting pedestrians, the loss of balls, and to prevent deer from running through the netting. A suggestion was made to also include an additional 20-40 feet of fencing from that end back to the driving range. Bids will be accepted for completing this project.

Gary Thomas made the motion to adjourn the meeting. Randy Spears seconded the motion. All in favor and meeting was adjourned.

Job Opening – Seasonal Position

Horse Creek Golf Course

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work outside in extreme temperatures
  • Flexible in meeting the varying scheduling needs of the Golf Course
  • Previous Golf Course Experience a Plus

Duties:

  • Greets and assists guests 
  • Responsible for daily operations of range ball recovery 
  • Prepares and cleans carts for guests
  • General Golf Course Labor
  • Performs additional assignments as directed by supervisor.

Must be available to work various shifts including some afternoons till closing, as well as some weekends.  

Must be able to pass background checks to include drug screen, background, and reference.

Applications will be accepted March 21, 2022 through March 31, 2022.

Apply at Dora City Hall or deliver to the Golf Course during normal business hours.

For more information contact Don Cummings at 205-648-1494.

The City of Dora is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. 

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Council Minutes – 2/24/2022

Regular Session Minutes of the

Council of the City of Dora, Alabama

February 24, 2022

The Council of the City of Dora, Alabama met in the Dora Municipal Building at 6:00 p.m. We were led in prayer by Gary Thomas. Mayor Randy Stephens led the Pledge of Allegiance.

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Randy Stephens. Roll call was taken by SuLeigh Warren. Present at the meeting were David Box, George Sides, Norman Holt, Randy Spears, Gary Thomas, Hezekiah Walker, Jr. and Mayor Randy Stephens. Chris Edwards was absent. A quorum was in attendance.

Item #5— Approval of the Minutes – The minutes of the February 10, 2022 regular meeting minutes were reviewed. A motion was made by George Sides to accept the minutes as written. The motion was seconded by David Box. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #6 – Old Business – Norman Holt made a motion to approve the January 2022 Police and Park Departments Reports. The motion was seconded by Hezikiah Walker, Jr. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #7— Bill List – A motion was made by Gary Thomas to approve the bill lists dated February 22, 2022. Motion was seconded by George Sides. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #8 – Resolution #3-2022 Green Top Café Alcohol License – Item tabled due to owner of Green Top Cafe, Tony Headrick, not having all paperwork completed.

Item #9 – Park Director – Mayor Randy Stephens announced he appointed Chris Gant as the interim Park Director.

Item #10 – Park Department Request – Uniforms -Mayor Stephens asked the council to consider spending $2,500.00 to sponsor the first 50 children who sign-up for baseball by waiving the registration fee and purchasing the child’s hat and shirt. George Sides made a motion to spend up to $5,000.00 to purchase hats, shirts, and to waive the registration. The motion was seconded by Norman Holt.

Item #10 – Travel Ball – Chase Gant informed the council that four All-Star travel ball teams have asked to use Dora Park’s fields on Thursday nights if not being used by the Park. The travel teams have offered to pay $3,200.00 for the use of the fields. David Box made a motion to approve for the park’s ballfields to be used on Thursday nights at a cost of $3,200.00. The motion was seconded by Norman Holt. All in favor and the motion carried.

Item #11 – Medical Clinic Request – Mayor Stephens told the council that the Hyche Center, who rents the Medical Clinic, has been hit hard by the Covid pandemic. He reminded them that ARPA funds can be used to help small businesses who are struggling due to the Covid pandemic. George Sides made a motion to approve paying $5,000.00 of the ARPA funds to assist the Hyche Center in paying their rent. The motion was seconded by Randy Spears. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Randy Spears made the motion to adjourn the meeting. Hezikiah Walker seconded the motion. All in favor and meeting was adjourned.

Council Minutes – 3/10/22

Regular Session Minutes of the

Council of the City of Dora, Alabama

March 10, 2022

The Council of the City of Dora, Alabama met in the Dora Municipal Building at 6:00 p.m. We were led in prayer by Mayor Randy Stephens. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Randy Stephens.

The meeting was called to order by Mayor Randy Stephens. Roll call was taken by SuLeigh Warren. Present at the meeting were David Box, Norman Holt, George Sides, Randy Spears, and Mayor Randy Stephens. Absent from the meeting were Gary Thomas and Hezikiah Walker, Jr. A quorum was in attendance. Chris Edwards was late arriving and missed roll call, but he was present for discussion and voting on items #8 and #12.

Item #5— Approval of the Minutes – The minutes of the February 24, 2022 regular meeting minutes were reviewed. A motion was made by George Sides to accept the minutes as written. Randy Spears seconded the motion. All in favor to accept the minutes as written. Motion carried.

Item #6 – Old Business – Resolution #3 2022 Green Top Café Alcohol License – Mayor informed the council that Tony Headrick, owner of the Green Top Café’, has provided all necessary documentation for the Alcoholic Beverage License. David Box made a motion to approve Resolution #3-2022 Green Top Café Alcohol License. Motion was seconded by George Sides. Roll Call Vote: David Box – Yes; Normal Holt – Yes; George Sides – Yes; Randy Spears -Yes; and, Mayor Stephens – Yes. 5 – Yes votes. All in favor and the motion carried.

Item #7— Bill List – A motion was made by Randy Spears to approve the bill list for March 8, 2022. The motion was seconded by Norm Holt. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #8– Department Reports –A motion was made by George Sides to approve department reports A-G for February 2022. The motion was seconded by David Box. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #9 – Jeremy Moon – Uncommon Ministries – Norman Holt made a motion to approve Jeremy Moon to hold worship services at the Dora Civic Center twice a month (1st and 3rd Saturdays) for the next 60 days without charge with a review of the rental fees at the end of the two-month period. Randy Spears seconded the motion. All in favor and the motion was carried.

Item #10 – Magistrate Seminar – Chris Edwards made a motion to approve paying $195.00 for Lawanda Bradley to attend the Magistrate Seminar on April 7 and 8 in Birmingham. Randy Spears seconded the motion. All in favor and the motion carried.

Item #11 – Surplus Fire Engine – Norman Holt made a motion to put the 1986 Fire Truck up for bid with a starting bid of $15,000.00 with the right to refuse any and all bids with a review by the council in one month. Motion was seconded by David Box. All in favor and the motion carried.

Item #12 – Golf Request – Concrete Planer – A motion was made by Randy Spears to buy a refurbished Concrete Planer in the amount of $1,999.00 to be used to cut down uneven concrete spots on the cart pathway at the golf course; and, if the refurbished has been sold, to approve the purchase of a new Concrete Planer in the amount of $2,499.00. Norman Holt seconded the motion. All in favor and the motion carried.

Chris Edwards made the motion to adjourn the meeting. David Box seconded the motion. All in favor and meeting was adjourned.

JOB OPENING – Police Officer

City of Dora is looking to hire a full-time APOSTC certified Police Officer.

Benefits Include:

  • Retirement
  • Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Take home car within 15 miles
  • $300 clothing/equipment allowance bi-annually
  • Furnished FIRSTNET cell phone w/unlimited call/text/data/PTT
  • Department issued firearms

Must be Available to Work Any Shift.

Apply in person at Dora City Hall – 1485 Sharon Boulevard, Dora, AL 35062

Applications accepted Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm, Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. until 12 p.m.

Contacts:

  • Jared Hall, Chief of Police
  • SuLeigh Warren, City Clerk – 205-648-3211

Application Deadline – Friday, March 18, 2022

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