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:




            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. EOE



$29,795 - $41,712

This is responsible work in the enforcement of the City's zoning, property maintenance, litter, soil, building setback, business license, health codes and sign and housing ordinances.  Work involves enforcing the provisions of the City's Codes/Ordinances or other applicable federal, state, and local codes, laws, rules, regulations, specifications, standards, policies and procedures; researches code-related issues as needed; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations or violations.  Patrols assigned areas of City and inspects various sites to determine compliance with Codes/Ordinances.  Conducts investigations into potential code violations; conducts site visits, collects information, and gathers evidence; interviews witnesses, complainants, offenders, and others.  Participates in court activities to pursue legal action against violators.  Must be able to prepare and maintain accurate logs/records of code enforcement activities; prepare detailed reports of activities and investigations.

Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or GED; Supplemented by one year previous experience and/or training.  Must be able to obtain International Code Congress (ICC) Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector Certification within the first 6 months of employment.  Must Possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License.  Bilingual (fluent in English and Spanish) preferred.

Physical Ability:  Taks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of object and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).  EOE


Police Dept.

            $31,114.  YEARLY

            Full Time

Deadline:  August 1, 2014

This is specializedsupervisory work in maintaining police and court records and in assisting incourt clerk duties. Responsible for police records and handling files for courtdockets. Bookkeeping, data entry and other clerical functions are performedthat require independent judgment and responsibility.


Must have good knowledgeof the practices and procedures involved in law enforcement record keeping, andoffice procedures and practices. Court service or legal background is desired.  Prefer experience with supervising people in aprofessional environment; good leadership qualities and expertise in managing arecords unit.  Ability to accuratelyprocess, file and retrieve data. Some exp. in Microsoft Office. Requires HighSchool Diploma or equivalent, must type 45 wpm. EOE.

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