S P D - Alabama

Applicant Portal

Below are resources to help you become a State of Alabama employee and a check list to walk you through the process.

Steps for a career:


Step One - Apply by completing an application and apply in person, by mail, via fax or online. Online Instructions

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State Application
Degree Acceptance Policy
Pay Plan (Salary Schedule)
Create a Profile, Find a Job and Apply Online

Step Two - Receive your rating by one of these methods: testing, training and experience or skills evaluation.

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How to Prepare Guides
Exam Center Locations
Weekly Exam Status Report
Weekly Testing Schedule

Step Three - Pursue a career with an interview by various state agencies with a possible job offer/appointment to the position.

A version of the Emploment Guide

Register Standings-log in and view your standings
State Employment Guide
State Careers
Information Technology Careers


Applicant Resources and Additional Help

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Frequently Asked Questions
Application Process
About State Personnel