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.

General Employment:

Additional Forms:

Communications Operator:

Fire Application:

Police Application:
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07/24/08

 


CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER

The City of Forest Park Police Department is an Internationally Accredited and State Certified department located nine miles south of the City of Atlanta.  The City has an advantageous location, having convenient access to Interstate I-75 and Interstate I-285 and just five miles east of Hartsfield-Jackson Int’l Airport. 

Forest Park is accepting applications for full-time Certified (preferred) and Non-Certified Police Officers.  The duties include:

Providing protection of life and property, enforcement of federal, state and local laws, respond to emergency/non-emergency situations, investigation of criminal activity and specialized duties within an assigned unit which may include the Uniformed Patrol, Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) or other areas. 

The City of Forest Park has excellent benefits;

City pays 100% of single coverage for:

Health, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance.  

·        Family Insurance is $14 per week. 

·        The City has a Retirement Plan with five (5) year vesting. 

·        The (10) paid holidays

·        12 days’ Vacation and Sick Leave. 

·        Twelve (12) Hour Work Schedule - Three day weekend every other week. 

·        Bonus pay for:

o   College Degrees

o   Police Experience

o   POST certifications

o   Bilingual skills

·        Lateral transfers will be considered for certified officers

Must have the ability to communicate with a variety of people in stressful situations.  Think quickly and retain composure in stressful and emergency situations.  Ability to exercise good judgment in different types of situations, learn quickly and thoroughly.  Must have the ability to gather information and interpret pertinent facts.  High School Diploma or GED; Valid Driver’s License, be at least 21 years of age; pass a physical, drug screen and extensive background investigation.  The job posting may be viewed and an application downloaded by visiting: www.forestparkga.org  Job Line: 404-608-2309.  Please mail completed applications to: The City of Forest Park,785 Forest Parkway, Forest Park, GA. 30297.  Phone Number: 404-608-2347. EOE

Job Contact Phone: 404-608-2347  Job contact Email: cterrell@forestparkga.org Apply via URL:www.forestparkga.org Company Name: City of Forest Park   Education Level: High School     Employment Type: Full-Time  


RECREATION LEADER/SECURITY

Part Time         (16-20 hours per week for 12 weeks)

            $10.00 per hour

            Hours can vary: (Fri. 5-9pm, Sat. 12noon to 10pm & Sun. 11am-6pm)

            Deadline:  Until Filled

This is diversified recreation work in supervising, cleaning and securing of facilities. Individuals will supervise park area and ball fields and unlock and secure other facilities. Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time. Weekend and Holiday work is a must. Hours can vary. Excellent communication skills are required. Must be able to understand and follow written and oral instructions. Completion of High School or G.E.D. Bilingual is a plus.


MAINTENANCE WORKER

Public Works Dept. (3 Positions)
Full Time
$10.52 an hour
Deadline:  July 31, 2015

This is semi-skilled work associated with projects and activities within the Public Works Department.  Work involves helping at the Recycling Center, working around park areas; litter control, cleaning restrooms, weed eating, grass cutting, weeding planted beds and assorted park maintenance tasks.  May be required to work in other divisions within the Public Works Department.

Tasks require the ability to exert physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20 - 50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds).  Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by previous experience and/or training involving street maintenance, or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.  Possession of a valid Georgia Driver's License. E.O.E.

FIREFIGHTER/EMT

Annual Starting Salary:  $33,754
Deadline: Application at all times

This is skilled work in fire prevention, fire suppression, and basic emergency medical services.  Work involves operating fire apparatus and rescue vehicles, fighting fires, performing search and rescue, and performing medical services as authorized under the basic emergency medical technician certification.  Work also includes the performance of routine duties in the maintenance and up keep of the fire station, vehicles and equipment.  Requires completion of standard high school course or its equivalent.  Successful completion of state mandated basic fire fighting training and certification as a basic emergency medical technician.  E.O.E.

MECHANIC

            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. Must possess and maintain valid Forklift Operator Certification. Tasks involving recovery of refrigerant require possession and maintenance of valid Air conditioning Refrigerant Recovery Certification. Must possess and maintain a valid GA Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s).  EOE



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