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 Inspector. The individual selected will be responsible to perform technical building inspection work in enforcing compliance with building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical codes, regulations and ordinances; to work with developers, contractors and architects to maintain code compliance and resolve problems relating to code compliance; and to provide technical assistance to the Building Official. Successful applicant needs sufficient knowledge of modern and complex principles and practices of all phases and methods of building construction; building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical codes and ordinances enforced by the city; Materials used in construction and appropriate application techniques; building construction practices, procedures, methods and materials; methods and techniques of building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical inspection work; accepted safety standards and methods of building construction for commercial, industrial and residential buildings; basic practices of municipal law as it applies to building inspections; principles of structural design and engineering; building permit application process; modern office procedures, methods and equipment; and pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations including building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical codes. Applicant should have five years of increasingly responsible building inspection or skilled trades experience and possess, or have the ability to obtain, appropriate, valid Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, and Building Inspectors Licenses issued by the Oklahoma Construction Industries Board. Must be in possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. Full benefits are available to include vacation, retirement, health and dental insurance, and paid holidays. Medical examination, along with drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment. Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK? 74820. EOE.

Updated on 10/21/2021

The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for the position of Building Official. The individual selected will be responsible to supervise and coordinate building inspection program activities and operations within the Community Development Division; to coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, outside agencies and the general public; and to provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Community Development Director. Successful applicant needs sufficient knowledge of operational characteristics, services and activities of a comprehensive building inspection program, modern and complex principles and practices of all phases and methods of building construction, methods and techniques of building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical inspection work, and building, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical codes and ordinances enforced by the city. Applicant should have ten years of responsible experience as an architect, engineer, building inspector, contractor or construction experience including five years of administrative and/or lead supervisory experience. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical and Building Inspectors license issued by the Oklahoma Construction Industries Board and possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, building official certification. Must be in possession of, or have the ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license. Full benefits are available to include vacation, retirement, health and dental insurance, and paid holidays. Medical examination, along with drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment. Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 10/21/2021

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Construction Worker I or II, depending on qualifications, 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 one year 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 9/14/2021

The City of Ada, Oklahoma is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director of Community Development until filled. The individual selected will be responsible to work with City Department Directors and the City Manager to plan, organize, coordinate, direct, and participate in the City's planning, zoning, building inspection, code compliance, housing, and community development activities, represent the City in negotiations related to land use and development; and perform related duties as required. Successful applicant needs sufficient experience and education acquired by a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in urban or regional planning or other closely-related field and five years of responsible, professional governmental planning experience, including at least two years in a supervisory capacity. A Master's Degree in Planning or Public Administration and experience with community and economic development issues is highly desirable. The successful applicant must possess a valid driver's license. Successful applicant will be eligible for full benefits to include vacation, retirement, health and dental insurance, and paid holidays. Medical examination, along with drug screen, will be administered upon offer of employment. Submit cover letter, resume, Application for Employment (available at www.adaok.com), and references to Human Resources Director, City of Ada, 231 South Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 9/14/2021
The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for Full-Time Communication Dispatcher. Individual 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 applicant 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. This position offers full benefits including vacation, retirement, health and dental insurance, and paid holidays. Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 South Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.
Updated on 6/21/2021

The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for Part-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 3/26/2021
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