The City of Ada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Contact Personnel Director Marilyn Ellis at (580) 436-6300 x225 with questions. Job openings will be posted below. Applications are only accepted for posted positions. Applications are available for download here or at the Reception Desk at Ada City Hall, 231 S. Townsend Street.

The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for the position of Building Official.  This position is responsible to perform and coordinate building inspection program activities and operations within the Community Development Department, with other divisions, outside agencies, and the general public, and to provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance.  Ideal candidate should have a combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities, such as a construction background in building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical trades, along with field inspection experience, and be familiar with planning and building functions, code enforcement operations, and plan review.  Selected individual must have a valid driver’s license and must meet state inspector certification requirements or be able to obtain an appropriate valid Commercial and Residential Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, and Building Inspector’s license issued by the Oklahoma Construction Industries Board, and a Building Official certification within required time period. Preference given to individual licensed in electrical and mechanical.  Thorough working knowledge of International codes is required.  Position offers benefits including vacation, retirement, paid holidays, and health and dental insurance.  Medical examination and drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment.  Application forms are available at City Hall, 231 South Townsend, Ada, Oklahoma 74820 and online at www.adaok.com.  EOE.

Updated on 7/17/2019

The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for Full-Time Communication Dispatcher.  Individuals selected will be responsible for providing emergency and non-emergency dispatch services for the 911 emergency dispatch center for the City of Ada and Pontotoc County fire, law enforcement, and emergency medical services. Individuals selected must be able to pass pre-employment tests for job compatibility assessment tools, and be able to multi-task with telephone, radio, and computer.  Successful applicants must be able to make quick decisions and provide quality customer service and communication, both orally and in writing, and must be able to work day, evening, or midnight shifts.  Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 South Townsend, Ada, OK 74820.  EOE.

Updated on 10/2/2019

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Construction Worker I until filled.  Individual selected will be responsible to perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the construction of water and sewer lines and streets, curbs and gutters.  Must possess or be able to obtain within six months valid Oklahoma Class A commercial driver’s license and Department of Environmental Quality Class “D” Water and Wastewater certificate.  Position offers full benefits including vacation, retirement, health and dental insurance, and paid holidays.  Medical examination, along with drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment.  Apply at 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK  74820.  EOE.

Updated on 10/15/2019

The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for Human Resources Director.  This is an administrative position responsible to plan, direct, manage, oversee, and coordinate the city’s personnel activities and operations.  Duties include recruitment, classification, compensation, benefits, labor relations, and employee relations.  This position is also responsible for overseeing the payroll process for all employees and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to management.  The successful applicant should have five years of increasingly responsible human resources management experience, including two years of administrative and/or supervisory responsibility.  In addition, the successful applicant should have training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in human resources management, public administration, or a related field.  This full-time position offers benefits to include retirement, health, dental, and life insurance, vacation, sick leave, and holidays.  Medical examination and drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment.   Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 South Townsend, Ada, OK 74820.  EOE.

Updated on 7/17/2019

The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for Part-Time Communications Dispatcher.  Individuals selected will be responsible for providing emergency and non-emergency dispatch services for the 911 emergency dispatch center for the City of Ada and Pontotoc County fire, law enforcement, and emergency medical services. Individuals selected must be able to pass pre-employment tests for job compatibility assessment tools, and be able to multi-task with telephone, radio, and computer.  Successful applicants must be able to make quick decisions and provide quality customer service and communication, both orally and in writing, and must be able to work day, evening, or midnight shifts.  Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 South Townsend, Ada, OK 74820.  EOE.

Updated on 8/20/2019
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