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 drivers 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 3/21/2022

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Customer Service/Utilities Clerk, Depending On Qualifications, 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. Submit application to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 2/17/2022

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. Successful applicant should have five years of increasing 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 Bachelors 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. Application for Employment is available at www.adaok.com or at City Hall, 231 South Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE

Updated on 3/31/2022

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Library Aide until filled. Individuals selected must be able to work 15 to 20 hours per week. Pay is $8.00 per hour. E.O.E.

Updated on 3/11/2022

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Line Maintenance Worker I or II, Depending on Qualifications, until filled. Individual selected must be able to perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the maintenance, repair, and construction of water and sewer lines and other general maintenance work. Selected individual must have a valid drivers license and be able to obtain Department of Environmental Quality Class D Water and Wastewater certification within one year. Worker II must also have an Oklahoma Class A Commercial Driver?s License. This 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 to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 3/21/2022

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Park Temporary Seasonal Worker. This position will be responsible for assisting with maintenance in all of the city's parks and public facilities.

Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE

Updated on 5/23/2022

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer. This position is responsible for performing a variety of duties in the enforcement of state and local laws and the prevention of crimes, as well as technical and administrative tasks in support of the Police Department. Candidates will need to be eligible to participate in the Oklahoma Police Pension System. For new members, this includes the ability to pass a Pension Physical and be between 21 and 45 years of age. Applicants must be available for emergency recall within twenty (20) minutes of notification. Preference will be given to individuals that are CLEET Certified and COPs graduates. Position offers full benefits including vacation, retirement, paid holidays, and health and dental insurance. Medical examination, along with drug screen will be administered upon offer of employment. Application packets are available at 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 4/7/2022

January 31, 2022


The City of Ada is accepting applications until filled for temporary Recreation Department positions to include:

Aquatic Centers (Current Lifeguard certification is required):?

Assistant Pool Managers,

Lifeguards,

Slide Attendants, and

Concession Workers


Sports Complex:

Score Keepers, and

Concession Workers


All applicants must be at least 16 years old; applicants must be 18 years old to operate equipment.? Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK? 74820.? EOE.

Updated on 2/17/2022

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Sanitation/Landfill Worker I or II, DOQ until filled. Successful applicant must be able to perform manual labor supporting the maintenance of the city's landfill including picking up paper, litter, and debris, and be able to cut and chip brush, and perform other maintenance tasks supporting assigned duties and responsibilities. A valid Oklahoma drivers license is required. 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. Apply to Human Resources Director, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 5/5/2022
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