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

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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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CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

NEIGHBORHOOD STABILIZATION OFFICER

       

Planning, Building and Zoning Department

(1 Position)

$21.62 an hour (for one year)

Deadline: Until Filled

 

This is a one year, grant-fundedposition to aid in the implementation of the Quality of Life Program (QOL)facilitated by the Code Enforcement Division. The QOL Program is an initiativethat was created to preserve and improve the quality of life, housing andneighborhoods within the HUD eligible Low Income Limit (LI) communities ofForest Park. The City has four census tracts with median incomes that classifywithin the HUD eligible Low Income Limits criteria.

 

Under limited supervision, the NSO willinspect the overall condition of existing housing/property and determinecompliance or non-compliance of housing codes and ordinances; conduct abatementinspections of abandoned or derelict properties; initiate abatementproceedings; prepare various forms, maintain records, draft reports and serve as aprimary contact person and interface with the public concerning QOL Programactivities, community involvement or other public policy matters; serve as a referral source and liaisonbetween the citizens of Forest Park and the Housing Authority of Clayton Countyfor the Housing Urgency Grant Program (HUG) or any other applicable housinginitiatives. Assist the Clayton County/Forest Park Land Bank in theidentification, acquisition and disposition of properties within the citylimits in eligible low income communities.

 

The NSO may also serve as aninterpreter/public education officer for the non-English speaking LatinAmerican population who reside within identified LI census tract(s). The NSOwould distribute public educational materials that will be printed in Englishand Spanish to explain/enforce various city ordinances, including informing thepublic of the application process for subdivisions, variances, conditional usepermits, appeals, and other Planning, Building and Zoning issues.

 

Able to operate a motor vehicle topatrol designated areas, personal computer, digital camera, and general officeequipment; to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database,e-mail, Internet, and other computer programs and also utilize a handheldtablet to access code enforcement case management software to enter/recordreal-time information regarding property status and condition.

 

A Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, PublicPolicy, Government or a related discipline is preferred.

Or an Associate's degree with coursework emphasis in engineering, construction, and code enforcement; supplementedby three (3) years previous experience and/or training that includes codeenforcement, building/housing inspection, affordablehousing and community development or generalbuilding constructions; or any equivalent combination of education, training,and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilitiesfor this job. Geographic Information System (GIS) knowledge desired. Mustpossess a valid Georgia Driver's License. Bilingual (fluent in English and Spanish)preferred. EOE



CODES COMPLIANCE SUPERVISOR

P,B&Z

Salary Range:  $37,712- 63,358

Deadline:  Until Filled

 

Under limited supervision, performs technical andsupervisory work in the enforcement of the applicable federal, state, and localcodes and ordinances. Is responsible for coordinating daily work activities;prioritizing and assigning work; monitoring status of work and inspectscompleted work. Ensures staff compliance with all applicable laws, rules andregulations, standards and policies and procedures. Provides information andassistance concerning codes/ordinances; informs the public of the applicationprocess for subdivisions, variances, conditional use permits, appeals, andother Planning, Building and Zoning issues. Supervisor is responsible forcoordinating activities involving inspections, investigations, issuance of citationsand enforcement of city codes and ordinances. Individual attends andparticipates in various meetings, promotes positive public relations within thecommunity. Codes Compliance Supervisor is responsible for a wide range ofduties.

 

Must be able to prepare various forms, reports,correspondence, performance evaluations, daily activity reports, etc. Able tooperate a motor vehicle, personal computer, digital camera, and general office equipment;to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail, Internet,and other computer programs.

 

Associate's degree with course work emphasis inengineering, construction, and code enforcement; supplemented by three (3)years previous experience and/or training that includes code enforcement, building/housinginspection, or general building constructions; or any equivalent combination ofeducation, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge,skills, and abilities for this job. Geographic Information System (GIS)knowledge desired. Must possess a valid Georgia Driver's License. Must possess or beable to complete the minimum of hours of curriculum required for the GeorgiaAssociation of Code Enforcement (GACE) Certificate as a Code EnforcementOfficer. Other state certification will beconsidered. Bilingual (fluent in English and Spanish) preferred. EOE

 

 



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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