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:




Police Dept.

$11.15 an hour

Full Time

Deadline:  UntilFilled

Thisposition involves working in the City of Forest Park’s Police RecordsDepartment.  Previous court of lawenforcement administration experience desired. Performs data entry functions, types, prepares, proofreads, and/orcompletes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, police incidentreports, etc.  Must be competent ingeneral clerical principles, practices and techniques to include organizing andmaintaining files, records database and records keeping.

Performscustomer service functions; provides information/assistance regardingdepartment/division services, activities, procedures, fees, or other issues;distributes forms/documentation as requested; responds to routine questions orcomplaints; researches problems/complaints and initiates problems resolution.Good phone etiquette is required.

Performssome light accounting work and has knowledge of cash handling.  Must possess strong mathematical aptitude.Requires High School Diploma or equivalent; supplemented by previous experienceand/or training involving general office work, data entry and computeroperations. Must type 45 wpm. Also, must have knowledge of the operation andfunction of the computer, some exp. in Microsoft Office.  BilingualRequired. EOE.

Certified Police Officer

Annual StartingSalary
$40,803 - Certified with Master's Degree
$39,285 - Certified with Bachelor's Degree
$37,597 - Certified with Associates Degree
$36,753 - Certified with High School Diploma/GED
$35,146 - Non-certified (while in academy)

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:  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: Apply via Company Name: City of Forest Park   Education Level: High School     Employment Type: Full-Time  


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.


LIFEGUARD                       Indoor Pool                (1 Position)

$11.00 Hr

Shift:    Hours will vary

Hours:  10 hours per week

Starting:  Oct. 1st  - April   

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.


            Police Dept.         $31,114.

            Full Time

  Deadline:  January 20, 2017

This is specialized supervisory work in maintaining police and court records and in assisting in court clerk duties. Responsible for police records and handling files for court dockets. Bookkeeping, data entry and other clerical functions are performed that require independent judgment and responsibility.

Must have good knowledge of the practices and procedures involved in law enforcement record keeping, and office procedures and practices. Court service or legal background is desired.  Prefer experience with supervising people in a professional environment; good leadership qualities and expertise in managing a records unit.  Ability to accurately process, file and retrieve data. Some exp. in Microsoft Office. Requires High School Diploma or equivalent, must type 45 wpm. EOE.

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