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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:

OFFICE ASSISTANT SR.

            Police Dept. 
            $24,516. - $41,186.
            Full Time
Deadline:   Until Filled

Provides clerical support for an assigned department/division; processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations within designated time frames and per established procedures. Must be competent in general clerical principles, practices and techniques to include organizing and maintaining files, records database and records keeping. Previous court or law enforcement administration experienced desired. Conducts research of department files, database records, Internet sites, or other sources as needed. Maintains current manuals, codes/ordinances, retention schedules, directories, and other reference materials.
 
Performs customer service functions; provides information/assistance regarding department/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.
 
Performs some light accounting work and has knowledge of cash handling. Must possess strong mathematical aptitude. Requires High School Diploma or equivalent; supplemented by previous experience and/or training involving general office work, data entry and computer operations. Must type 45 wpm. Also, must have knowledge of the operation and function of the computer, some exp. in Microsoft Office. Bilingual a plus. 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: 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  

HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Public Works Dept.
            $14.32 Hr   DOQ to start
            Full Time
Deadline:   Until Filled

Preferable applicant will have experience in asphalt repair and concrete finishing. This is semi-skilled work in the operation of light construction and maintenance equipment, which also requires the exercise of manual labor. Must be able to operate a dumptruck, back hoe, front-end loader, street sweeper and any other job related Public Works’ equipment. Responsibilities might include operation of a tractor, lawn mower and other field equipment. Drives a truck to and from work sites. May operate leaf vacuum truck. Handles asphalt, cement, gravel and other materials in storm drain and street repair work and uses tools incidental to those repairs. Must have knowledge of the operation and maintenance techniques of equipment.
 
Tasks require the ability to exert heavy 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); 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. Possession of a CDL class B GA 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.

OFFICE ASSISTANT

            Police Dept.     
            $23,197 - $38,970
            Full Time
Deadline:   Until Filled

This position involves working in the City of Forest Park’s Police Records Department.  Previous court of law enforcement administration experience desired. Performs data entry functions, types, prepares, proofreads, and/or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, police incident reports, etc.  Must be competent in general clerical principles, practices and techniques to include organizing and maintaining files, records database and records keeping.
 
Performs customer service functions; provides information/assistance regarding department/division services, activities, procedures, fees, or other issues; distributes forms/documentation as requested; responds to routine questions or complaints; researches problems/complaints and initiates problems resolution. Good phone etiquette is required.
 
Performs some light accounting work and has knowledge of cash handling.  Must possess strong mathematical aptitude. Requires High School Diploma or equivalent; supplemented by previous experience and/or training involving general office work, data entry and computer operations. Must type 45 wpm. Also, must have knowledge of the operation and function of the computer, some exp. in Microsoft Office.  Bilingual Preferred. EOE.

PLANNING, BUILDING AND ZONING DIRECTOR

Planning, Building and Zoning Director

            Full Time

Deadline:  Until Filled

$72,683.00

 

The City of Forest Park is seeking a Planning, Building andZoning Director to implement policies, procedures, and zoning ordinances. Underthe general direction of the City Manager, the Director provides the highestlevel of professional leadership, management, and strategic direction to thePB&Z Department.

 

The Director is responsible for identifying potentialdevelopers and encourage investment in the community, particularly in thetransition area; interact extensively with the public and City Council; anddepartments. Establishes general policies and procedures for departmentalconduct as relates to building, zoning and reviews and approves all permitapplications; performs plan reviews; determines code and ordinanceinterpretations and recommends updates; performs inspections, addresses andresolves complaints. Reviews requests for zoning recommendations. Representsthe department at meetings and court. Prepares department budget, managesdepartmental revenue and compiles annual reports. Counsels property owners,building contractors, and other individuals of housing standard requirementsand zoning regulations. Verifies that all contractors and constructionstradesmen maintain all required local and state licensing and registrationswhen working in the City. Manages all departmental staff which includesinterviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directingwork; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressingcomplaints and resolving problems. A wide range of duties are required andassigned to this position.

 

The ideal candidate will bring several years ofprogressively responsible local government planning experience; Bachelor’s inPlanning, Public Administration or related fields. Must possess and maintain avalid Georgia Driver’s License. EOE


FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC

The purpose of this classification is to respond to fire/medical emergency calls for protection of life and property, to include controlling/extinguishing fires, performing search/rescue, and providing advanced life support to sick/injured persons.

Performs Paramedic functions; provides advanced emergency medical care to sick/injured persons, which may include providing basic life support (BLS), advanced life support (ALS), advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), basic trauma life support (BTLS), pediatric care, obstetrical care, respiratory management, and/or drug treatments; works to stabilize patients at incident scenes; determines nature and extent of illness/injury; obtains, records, and monitors patients’ vital signs; administers initial treatment at emergency scene; performs invasive and non-invasive procedures on patients with life-threatening conditions, per established procedures or as authorized/directed by physicians; provides advanced level of care for victims of cardiac or respiratory arrest; performs cardiac monitoring and defibrillation; maintains circulation and controls bleeding; provides spinal management and immobilization; provides fluid resuscitation by IV; manages trauma injuries, bleeding, and post-traumatic shock; determines appropriate medication, dosage, and route of medication; administers injections of medications and drugs, including drugs to treat emergency cardiac conditions, following established protocols; communicates with medical personnel at emergency treatment facility to obtain instructions regarding further treatment and to arrange for reception of victims at treatment facility; performs physical lifting techniques associated with moving patients between incident site, stretcher or ambulance; completes or ensures completion of required records/reports.
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training in fire fighting and advanced emergency medical care; supplemented by four (4) years previous experience and/or training involving fire fighting and advanced emergency medical care; 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 Georgia Certified Fire Fighter Certification. Must possess and maintain valid Georgia Paramedic License. Must possess and maintain a valid National Qualification Driver-Operator certification and qualify as an In-service Instructor within one year of hire.  Must participate in regular continuing education activities as required to maintain level of certifications. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license with appropriate endorsement. EOE