The City of Ada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Contact Personnel Director Marilyn Ellis at (580) 436-8051 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 temporary seasonal positions to include:

Cemetery and Park Departments - Grounds Maintenance Workers - duties include mowing, weedeating, litter collection, and general maintenance.

Park Department – Flower Bed Maintenance Worker – Maintains flower beds and works in nursery/greenhouse.

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

Updated on 3/8/2016

The City of Ada, Oklahoma is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Community Development Director until filled.  This position will be responsible for planning policies and programs and for the management of the city’s planning, building, housing, and redevelopment-related activities, in addition to coordinating with other city divisions as may be required.  Individual selected must be able to implement all aspects of the Long Range Plan, Zoning and Subdivision ordinances, as well as enforce and implement state and federal planning, building rules and regulations.  A Master’s Degree in Planning or Public Administration is preferred.  The successful applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to obtain an American Institute of Certified Planners certification.  Successful applicant will be eligible for all benefits to include retirement, health, dental, and life insurance, vacation, holidays, and flexible spending account.  Medical exam and drug screen to be administered upon offer of employment.  Submit  cover letter, resume, Application For Employment, and references to Human Resources Director, City of Ada, 231 South Townsend, Ada, OK 74820. EOE.

Updated on 4/12/2016

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Industrial Mechanic until filled.  This position has responsibility to perform preventive maintenance and repairs on all vehicles, other rolling stock, and non-rolling equipment in the city’s fleet; maintain records of repairs performed; oversee contract engine repair work; and assist with complex and difficult repairs on equipment in the city’s fleet. Applicant must possess or be able to obtain air conditioner service certification, and valid Oklahoma commercial driver’s license. Apply at City Hall, 231 S. Townsend, Ada, OK 74820.  EOE.

Updated on 4/13/2016

The City of Ada is accepting applications for the position of Purchasing Officer until filled.  Individual selected will be required to prepare and maintain purchasing reports and records of financial transactions and expenditures for divisional staff, to monitor the city’s budget and expenditures, to oversee the accounts payable function, and to perform technical accounting support related to assigned area of responsibility. Individual selected will also be required perform duties relating to the central warehouse to include ordering, stocking, and assisting employees to check out products. Knowledge is required of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures, and principles of purchasing, accounts payable, and budgeting. Successful applicant must be able to utilize office and computer equipment and software. 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, and OK 74820.  EOE.

Updated on 5/16/2016

The City of Ada is accepting applications through May 26, 2016 for Street Worker I.  Individual selected must be able to perform semi-skilled and skilled work in the construction and maintenance of streets and related facilities including alleys, storm drains, signals, signs, and markings.  Successful candidate must possess or be able to obtain valid Oklahoma Class A commercial driver’s license within six months. This position offer 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 5/16/2016

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

  • Pools - Lifeguards, Assistant Manager, Manager, Cashiers, and Concession Workers. Lifeguards must have current Lifeguard, CPR, and First Aide Certifications.
  • Matthews Park - Grounds Maintenance Worker, Concession Workers, and Scorekeepers.

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


Updated on 4/7/2016