- Are faxed applications accepted?
You may fax your application to 251-981-1442. The fax must be received before 5 pm Central Time on the closing date.
- Can I submit a resume in place of an application?
A resume cannot take the place of a completed application. However, the Human Resources Department will accept resumes if they are part of an application packet.
- Can I submit an Employment Application even though there is no opening?
No. We only accept Employment Applications for specified positions at which time that position is advertised.
- Can I use the same application to apply for several positions?
A separate application must be submitted for each position.
- How long does it take to fill a job vacancy?
There are many factors that can affect how long it takes to fill a position with the City of Orange Beach, for example, background checks, the hiring department's schedule, drug screenings, etc. However, it can take from 2 to 3 weeks after the closing date to fill a position.
- What does the 5:00 p.m. closing date mean? What if I apply for a position after the 5:00 p.m. closing date? What if the closing date is "open until filled?
The 5 pm closing date means this is the last date and time an application will be accepted for that position. The closing date is indicated on the Job Announcement. The application can be delivered in person, online, by hand-mail, by the U.S. postal service or any other mail delivery service, or by facsimile at 251-981-1442. If an application is received by any of these methods after 5 pm, the application will not be reviewed and will be returned to the applicant. A position that states "position will remain open until filled" indicates applications are continuously evaluated until further notice. The announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.
- Where does the City of Orange Beach announce its job vacancies?
The City of Orange Beach posts job vacancy announcements on its website. The City also posts job vacancy announcements at City Hall located at 4099 Orange Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach, AL 36561. Periodically, the City may advertise some job vacancies in the local newspaper, magazines, specialized journals, and newsletters.