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:



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.


SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR                                                   (3Positions)

                $10.00 Hr

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

                Starting: May 18th    (9 weeks)

 Must be able to supervise, organize and scheduledaily activities for children ages 4-12 years. Also, must have previousexperience working with children and be able to follow instructions. Must havea positive attitude and be enthusiastic about working with children. Current CPRCertification required. E.O.E.

SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR                                                   (1Position)

                $10.00 Hr

                Shift:  Mon. –Fri.  7:30am-11:30am or 2:30pm-6:30pm

                Starting: May 18th   (8 weeks)

Must beable to supervise, organize and schedule daily activities for children ages4-12 years. Also, must have previousexperience working with children and be able to follow instructions. Must havea positive attitude and be enthusiastic about working with children. Current CPRCertification required. E.O.E.

SWIM INSTRUCTOR                      IndoorPool

                $16.50  Hr

                Shift: Mon. thru Thurs.

                Hours: 8:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.  (4 weeks: 7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)

                Starting:  May 31st       (8weeks)

One Yearof Aquatic experience. Excellent communications skills. Must have currentcertifications: American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, current CPR andFirst Aid/AED Certifications. Skilled in all phases of swimming. Must have theability to teach and supervise American Red Cross Swimming Lesson Progression. Performsall task required. E.O.E.

ASSISTANT SWIMINSTRUCTOR                              Indoor Pool

                $13.20  Hr

                Shift: Mon. thru Thurs.

                Hours: 8:30a.m. – 1:00p.m.  (4 weeks: 7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)

                Starting:  May 31st       (8weeks)

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

LIFEGUARD                      OutdoorPool                      (5 Positions)


Shift:    Hours will vary

Hours:  30 – 40 hours per week

Starting:  May 25th     (12 weeks)

Musthave current Lifeguard Training, First Aid/AED, and CPR for the ProfessionalRescuer Certifications. Proficient in all phases of swimming, excellentcommunications skills and must be dependable. Performs all tasks required.E.O.E.




(40hours per week)

Starting:  May 25th     (12 weeks)

CurrentLifeguard Training Certification. Must have CPR for the Professional RescuerCertification. Certified Pool Operator and Lifeguard Instructor Certificationare desirable. Responsible for managing all phases of the pool operation. Musthave excellent communication skills. Performs 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.   (4 weeks: 7:30p.m. to 8:30p.m.)

                Starting:  May 31st      (8weeks)

Priorexperience working with children is desirable. Must be dependable.  Must know howto swim and be able to follow instructions. Current CPR and First Aid/AED Certificationsare required. Excellent communication skills. Perform all task required. E.O.E.

CONCESSION  MANAGER          PARTTIME                         (1 Position)


            Shift hoursvaries  (20 plus hours per week)  



Responsiblefor daily duties and operations of the concession stand but not limited to:food prep, customer service, cash handling, inventory control, supplyrestocking, facility upkeep, overseeing and managing concession stand staff.Makes sure all paperwork is completed. Responsible for food prep and service isin accordance within Health Dept. regulations and guidelines. Previousexperience in Food/Retail is desirable. Excellent communication skills,accurate cash handling skills, very responsible. Good work ethics, dependableand ability to work without close supervision.

PhysicalDemands: Must be able to stand, lifting and walking most of the day. Must beable to lift up to 50lbs. E.O.E.

CONCESSIONOPERATOR         PART TIME                         (1 Position)


            Shift hoursvaries  (20-30 hours per week)    

            Starting:April 2016


Mustbe able to follow written and oral instructions. Good communication & mathskills required. Must be dependable. E.O.E.


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