College graduates with degrees in accounting are eligible for employment in the
Accounts Examiner I classification. New employees typically start at the minimum
salary listed and may receive annual raises until they reach the top of their pay
scale. Employees also earn additional raises by promotion to a higher job classification.
All new employees must successfully complete a probationary period in their new
job prior to being granted permanent status in the position.
Equal Opportunity Policy
The Department of Examiners of Public Accounts conducts all employment practices,
including recruitment, appointment, compensation, training, and promotions on an
equal opportunity merit basis, without regard to, or discrimination against on the
grounds of race, color, age, sex, handicap, national origin, religion, creed, political
affiliation or any other non-merit factor.
The Merit System
Jobs in the State Classified Service are filled under a merit system which is based
on competitive selection, following the principle that positions are filled on an
equal opportunity basis. Permanent jobs with the State are filled by appointment
from eligible lists made up of people who have successfully passed an examination,
or have met the minimum requirements for a training and experience evaluation. Each
examination is based on the kinds of experience, training, and knowledge needed
for a particular job.
HOW TO APPLY FOR A POSITION
for further information, contact:
- An official Application For Examination must be completed. Applicants must also
submit an official college transcript for each accredited institution attended.
Applications received without a transcript will not be processed. Photocopies of
transcripts, faxed transcripts, and/or information obtained from the internet will
not be accepted.
- The official application and official transcript should be returned to the address
listed below. Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.
- The State Personnel Department establishes the list of eligible names based on a
review of their education as shown on the application.
- The State Personnel Department will notify every candidate of their rank on the
Alabama Department of Examiners of Public Accounts
P. O. Box 302251
Montgomery, AL 36130-2251