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 10/20/2020

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 11/2/2020

The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for the position of Community Development Director. 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 and represent the City in negotiations related to land use and development; and performs 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. 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 10/20/2020

The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for Information Technology Director. This position is responsible to monitor, maintain, and provide technical support to the various information technology systems for the City of Ada. Individual selected will also be responsible for supervision of other technology workers and contractors. Preferred education is a Bachelor's degree with major in Computer Science or closely related field. Successful applicant should have four years of experience in network operation and technical support. 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 11/2/2020

The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for two (2) positions of Park Maintenance Worker II. The individual selected will be responsible to perform semi-skilled and skilled work in a variety of grounds maintenance activities for the city's parks, athletic fields and rights-of-ways including mowing, irrigation and equipment renovation. Successful applicants need sufficient knowledge of basic methods and techniques of general grounds maintenance activities including mowing, edging, trimming, irrigation and turf care; pruning and removal of trees; and safe application of spray chemicals including insecticides, herbicides and related chemicals. Applicant must be in possession of, or have the ability to obtain, a valid driver's license and possess or have the ability to obtain, a valid Oklahoma Certified Applicator Service Technician pesticide license. Full benefits are available to include vacation, retirement, health and dental insurance, and paid holidays. Medical examination, along with a drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment. Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 1/25/2021

The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for one (1) position of Part-Time Library Assistant. The individual selected will be responsible to provide clerical support for library staff; prepare correspondence; assist with filing, record keeping and copying; answer telephones; distribute incoming and outgoing mail; and shelve returned books and periodicals. Successful applicants need sufficient knowledge of methods and techniques of cataloging and referencing library materials; and operational characteristics of office/library equipment and tools. Applicant must be a High School graduate or equivalent. This part-time position is for 10-15 hours per week. Medical examination, along with a drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment. Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 1/25/2021

The City of Ada is accepting applications for two weeks for one (1) position of Probationary Firefighter. The individual selected will be responsible to perform a wide variety of technical tasks and functions in support of fire suppression, fire prevention and education. The applicant will also be asked to perform a variety of technical tasks in support of emergency rescue operations; and to perform a variety of technical and administrative tasks in support of the Fire Department. Successful applicants need sufficient knowledge of methods, techniques and equipment used in providing basic first responder emergency medical services and operational characteristics, services and activities of comprehensive fire suppression and prevention programs. Completion of the Firefighter Academy prior to application is recommended, but not required. Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid driver's license and possess a High School diploma or equivalent. Full benefits are available to include vacation, sick time, retirement, health and dental insurance. Must be able to pass the Oklahoma State Firefighters Pension physical. A drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment. Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 1/25/2021

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Customer Service/Accounting Clerk I or II, DOQ until filled. This position is responsible for performing customer service and accounting clerical work in the Utilities Department. Duties also include billing and collections, assisting in the maintenance of related accounting information, and supporting other staff within the department. Prior experience and proficiency in Word and Excel preferred.This position offers full benefits to include retirement, vacation, paid holidays, and health and dental insurance. Medical examination, along with drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment. Applications for Employment will be available and may be returned at the Utilities drive-through window, 210 West 13th Street, Ada, OK. Applications can also be mailed to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, and OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 12/18/2020
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