Personnel Department

Department Mission:
To maintain an environment where teamwork, trust, openness, pride and respect are standard practices. The employees of the City of Forest Park are our most important resource. We want our city to be a place where people are motivated, cared for, and have a feeling of belonging and want to achieve excellence.

The Personnel department is located at 785 Forest Parkway in the Annex building across from City Hall. The Personnel department can be reached at 404-608-2347. The number to the Job Line is 404-608-2309. EEO

Employment Opportunities (click here)

Continuous Employment Opportunities
Full Time Positions Include:
Good Benefits, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Holidays,
Medical/Dental, Retirement

Employment Applications:    Applications are accepted only for positions currently available.
Each application submitted should include all forms listed under the position you are applying for.

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            Full Time

            $14.33 an hour

            Deadline:  UNTIL FILLED

Performs general mechanical repair work on emergency vehicles; such as fire trucks, aerial platforms, rescue and police vehicles, trucks, light equipment, heavy machinery, gasoline/diesel engines, generators, or other auto motive /mechanical equipment.

Examines vehicles to determine necessary repair or maintenance work: conducts diagnostic computer testing; consults with drivers or equipment operators to obtain input on problems, assist in diagnosing problems, or prevent future problems; assesses body damage to vehicles; determines parts/supplies necessary to conduct repairs.

Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with repairing, maintaining and testing vehicles and equipment, which may include a motor vehicle, utility truck, backhoe, tractor, etc. Coordinates warranty work and outsourced repair/maintenance work with local dealers, garages, or other service providers.

Minimum Qualifications-High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training in mechanics, automotive/mechanical maintenance, and vehicle/equipment operation; supplemented by three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes mechanics, automotive/mechanical maintenance, welding work, equipment operation and vehicle operation; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. EOE



Planning, Buildingand Zoning Department


Salary Range: Grade17; 37,712 - 63,358


Deadline: November21, 2014


Under limitedsupervision, performs technical and supervisory work in the enforcement of theapplicable federal, state, and local codes and ordinances. Is responsible forcoordinating daily work activities; prioritizing and assigning work; monitoringstatus of work and inspects completed work. Ensures staff compliance with allapplicable laws, rules and regulations, standards and policies and procedures.Provides information and assistance concerning codes/ordinances; informs thepublic of the application process for subdivisions, variances, conditional usepermits, appeals, and other Planning, Building and Zoning issues. Supervisor isresponsible for coordinating activities involving inspections, investigations,issuance of citations and enforcement of city codes and ordinances. Individualattends and participates in various meetings, promotes positive publicrelations within the community. Codes Compliance Supervisor is responsible fora wide range of duties.


Must be able toprepare various forms, reports, correspondence, performance evaluations, dailyactivity reports, etc. Able to operate a motor vehicle, personal computer,digital camera, and general office equipment; to include the use of wordprocessing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail, Internet, and other computerprograms.


Associate's degreewith course work emphasis in engineering, construction, and code enforcement; supplementedby three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes codeenforcement, building/housing inspection, or general building constructions; orany equivalent combination of education, training, and experience whichprovides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. GeographicInformation System (GIS) knowledge desired. Must possess a valid Georgia Driver'sLicense. Must possess or be able to complete the minimum of hours ofcurriculum required for the Georgia Association of Code Enforcement (GACE)Certificate as a Code Enforcement Officer. Other statecertification will be considered. Bilingual (fluent in English and Spanish)preferred. EOE


                Dept.:  Finance

                $11.15an hour


                Deadline:  November 10, 2014

Clericalsupport for the Finance area; to include cash handling, reception, data entry,filing and general clerical duties.


Performscustomer service functions; provides information/assistance regardingdepartment services, and responds to routine questions. Assist customers at thecounter: receives money in payment of various fees and services, businesslicense fees, property taxes, citations, yard sale fees, etc. Types forms,copies and distributes forms, maintains file system of various files/recordsfor the department; prepares and sets up files.


Knowledge of computers and general office procedures andpractices, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationshipswith others. Ability to accurately process, file and retrieve data. RequiresHigh School Diploma or equivalent and type 25-30 wpm. Ability to operate apersonal computer, postage machine, cash register, telephone switchboard andfax machine. Must be able to provide guidance, assistance and perform generalmathematical functions. Light lifting is required, small objects, 5-10 lbs.Spanish speaking is a plus.  EOE.

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