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:   

o   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

·         Signing Bonuses available with three year contract

·         Temporary Living quarters available

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       


MAINTENANCE WORKER

Public Works Dept.

            Full Time

            $10.52  an hour

Deadline:  Until Filled

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.


LIFEGUARD INDOOR POOL

1 Position
Deadline: Until Filled
$11.00 Hr
Shift:    Monday & Wednesday
Hours:  7 hours per week

Must have current Lifeguard Training Certificate and valid CPR for the Professional Rescuer/First Aid Card. Skilled in all phases of swimming. Excellent communication skills. EOE

 


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


SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

DAY CAMP COUNSELOR    (4 Positions)

                $10.00 Hr

                Shift:  Mon. – Fri.  (Varies between 7:30am-6pm)

                Starting: May 26th    (8 weeks)

Must be able to supervise, organize and plan daily activities for children ages 4-12 years. Also, must have previous experience working with children and be able to follow instructions. Current CPR Certification required. E.O.E.

DAY CAMP COUNSELOR    (1 Position)

                $10.00 Hr

                Shift:  Mon. – Fri.  (2pm-6pm)

                Starting: May 26th   (8 weeks)

Must be able to supervise, organize and plan daily activities for children ages 4-12 years.  Also, must have previous experience working with children and be able to follow instructions. Current CPR Certification required. E.O.E.

LIFEGUARD                      Outdoor Pool                      (5 Positions)

        $11.00 Hr

        Shift: Hours will vary

        Hours:  30 – 40 hours per week

        Starting:  May 20th     (10 weeks)

Must have current Lifeguard Training, First Aid/AED, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certifications. Proficient in all phases of swimming, excellent communications skills and must be dependable. Performs all tasks required. E.O.E.

POOL MANAGER  

        Outdoor Pool
        $14.85 Hr  40 hours per week)
        Starting:  May 20th    (11 weeks)

Current Lifeguard Training Certification. Must have CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification. Certified Pool Operator and Lifeguard Instructor Certification are desirable. Responsible for managing all phases of the pool operation. Must have excellent communication skills. Performs all task required. E.O.E.

ASSISTANT POOL MANAGER  

        Outdoor Pool
        $13.20 Hr
        (40 hours per week)        
        Starting:  May 20th    (11 weeks)

Current Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification. Certified Pool Operator and Lifeguard Instructor certifications desirable. Must have excellent communication skills. Responsible for helping to manage all areas of pool operation. Performs all task required. E.O.E

SWIM INSTRUCTOR                      Indoor Pool

        $16.50  Hr
        Shift: Mon. thru Thurs.
        Hours: 8:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.  (2 weeks: 7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)                        Starting:  May 26th      (8 weeks)

One Year of Aquatic experience. Excellent communications skills. Must have current certifications: American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, current CPR and First Aid/AED Certifications. Skilled in all phases of swimming. Must have the ability to teach and supervise American Red Cross Swimming Lesson Progression. Performs all task required. E.O.E.

ASSISTANT SWIM INSTRUCTOR                              Indoor Pool

        $13.20  Hr
        Shift: Mon. thru Thurs.
        Hours: 8:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.  (2 weeks: 7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)
        Starting:  May 26th      (8 weeks)

Current Lifeguard Training and First Aid/AED Certificate. Must have CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification.  Must have excellent communication skills, be skilled in all phases of swimming and be dependable. Assist the Swim Instructor with teaching American Red Cross swim lessons. Perform all task required. E.O.E.

SWIM AID                           Indoor Pool         (3 positions)         

        $8.00 Hr
        Shift: Mon. - Thurs.
        Hours: 8:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.  (20 hours per week) and         (2 weeks: 7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)
        Starting:  May 26th     (8 weeks)

Prior experience working with children is desirable.  Must be dependable.  Must know how to swim and be able to follow instructions. Current CPR and First Aid Certifications are required. Excellent communication skills. Perform all task required. E.O.E.

 



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