Annual Starting Salary: 40,984
Deadline: Application at all times
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.
High school diploma or GED; must possess and maintain valid Georgia Paramedic License. Must be able to complete state certification for firefighter within one year of employment. 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.
Recreation & Leisure Dept.
$14.37 an Hour
Shift: Hours will vary
Deadline: Until Filled
Plans, develops, promotes, and supervises Recreation Programs/Services, including sports/athletics programs, recreation/leisure services, fitness programs, program registration, facility rentals, customer service, or other activities; schedules programs/activities, and schedules adequate sports officials and staff members to conduct programs/activities; organizes and coordinates soccer, volleyball, basketball, pee-wee baseball, T-ball and flag football leagues, games, and/or practices; supervises indoor/outdoor pool activities; conducts safety inspections of athletic fields, playgrounds, and facilities; opens, closes, and secures buildings, athletic fields, and equipment, oversees general housekeeping and maintenance of facilities.
Performs customer service functions by telephone or in person, provides information and assistance related to recreational facilities, programs, activities, special events, procedure, forms, fees, or other issues, responds to routine questions, complaints, or requests for service; researches problems and initiates problem resolution.
Computer experience is desirable along with organizational skills. First Aid with AED, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certifications are desirable. Must have the ability to work independently, follow orders, and work well with others. Must be trustworthy, dependable and able to work fluctuating hours.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by (1) year experience and/or training involving recreation program administration, pool maintenance, customer service, and basic supervision; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver’s License.
Physical Ability: Task 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 (able to lift up to 50 pounds). E.O.E.
Annual Starting Salary: 35,441
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.
High school diploma or GED; must possess and maintain valid certification as an Emergency Medical Technician Advanced. Must be able to successful complete state certification for firefighter within one year of employment. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license with appropriate endorsement. EOE.
Part – Time
Deadline: Until filled
The Events Coordinator is responsible for the planning, execution, and marketing of city events.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
1. Support event planning and preparation to include coordination of city events including but not limited to reservation of facility, registration, and all logistical details from start to finish
2. Execute all special events for the city (i.e. State of the City, Fun Friday Events, Health Fair, Food Truck Events)
3. Manage pre-event meetings and debriefing meetings
4. Manage all ribbon cutting/grand opening ceremonies
5. Manage city’s website, email notifications and social media
6. Performs other related duties as assigned
• Knowledge of general office practices and terminology
• Skilled in Microsoft Office
• Ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public
• Ability to create art work for promotional materials
• Ability to communicate and work with the community groups and various city departments
• Ability to manage projects simultaneously
• Ability to operate routine office machines, including fax machines and copiers
• Ability to operate a PC, perform date entry and print documents
• Ability to provide excellent customer service in person and by telephone
• Ability to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends
The work is light and requires handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental activity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking.
• Able to maintain a pleasant and courteous demeanor working in a fast paced environment
• Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with all levels of management, city officials, vendors, other employees and the general public
• Communicate effectively in person, by telephone, and by e-mail with all levels of management, city officials, vendors, other employees and the general public
• Meet deadlines and perform multiple tasks under pressure
• Work in a multi-task environment
• Maintain a professional appearance and attire
• Requires sensitivity to change and responsiveness to changing goals, priorities, and needs.
• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or any related field preferred; and three (3) years of experience or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
• Valid Georgia Class C Driver’s License with satisfactory record, as defined by City policy
• Proof of citizenship and/or eligibility to legally work in the United States
• Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test
One Year of Aquatic experience. Excellent communications skills. Must have current certifications: American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, current CPR and First Aid with AED Certifications. Skilled in all phases of swimming. Must have the ability to teach and demonstrate all levels of American Red Cross Swimming Lesson Progression. Must have excellent communication skills and critical thinking skills. Performs all task required. E.O.E.
Planning, Bldg. & Zoning
Deadline: Until Filled
This isresponsible and moderately complex secretarial and administrative work relatedto providing administrative support to executive level managers in the City.Responsibilities may include coordinating office activities of clericalsubordinates and relieving superiors of routine administrative details. Workalso involves maintaining files, records and monitoring budget activities. Workis performed under general supervision with considerable latitude forindependent action.
Knowledgeof office principles, procedures and basic bookkeeping principles a must.Experience with financial reporting, invoice tracking, requisitioning andPurchase Orders. Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Socialmedia management skills are a plus. Requires a High School Diploma orequivalent. Typing skills of 45 wpm. E.O.E.
Planning, Building & Zoning
Salary Range: $31,284. - $52,556.
Deadline: Until Filled
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: Tasks 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
Deadline: Until Filled
Providessecretarial/clerical support for an assigned department/division. Work involvesmaintaining files, records and typing. Performs customer service functions;provides information/assistance regarding department/division services,activities procedures, fees, or other issues; responds to routine questions orcomplaints; researches problems/complaints and initiates problem resolution.
Work is performed under general supervisionwith considerable latitude for independent action. Knowledge of officeprinciples, procedures and basic bookkeeping principles a must along withinvoicing and payroll experience. Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent.Typing skills of 45 wpm. Proficient in Microsoft Office. E.O.E.
$11.71 an hour
Thisposition involves working in the City of Forest Park’s Police RecordsDepartment. Previous court of law enforcementadministration experience desired. Performs data entry functions, types, prepares, proof reads, and/orcompletes various forms, reports, correspondence, logs, police incidentreports, etc. Must be competent ingeneral clerical principles, practices, and techniques; including organizingand maintaining 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 computer operations.Must type 45 wpm. Also, must have knowledge of the operation and function ofthe computer, some exp. in Microsoft Office. Bilingual Preferred. EOE.
Shift: Mon. –Fri. (Varies between 7:30am-6pm)
Starting: May 22nd (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.
Public Works Dept.
$15.04 an hour
Thisposition involves working in the City of Forest Park’s Fleet Department.Performs general mechanical repair work on emergency vehicles; such as firetrucks, aerial platforms, rescue and police vehicles, trucks, light equipment,heavy machinery, gasoline/diesel engines, generators, or other automotive/mechanical equipment.
Examinesvehicles to determine necessary repair or maintenance work: conducts diagnosticcomputer testing; consults with drivers or equipment operators to obtain inputon problems, assist in diagnosing problems, or prevent future problems;assesses body damage to vehicles; determines parts/supplies necessary toconduct repairs.
Performsappropriate repair, removal, replacement, rebuilding, or maintenance work onvehicle/equipment systems and components: removes or replaces brakes, brakepads, wheels, steering components, shocks, transmissions, vehicle cylinderheads, differentials, suspension springs, starters, alternators, water pumps,thermostats, radiators, flywheels, fuel injectors, or other components; removesor replaces engines, engine parts, and engine gaskets; checks engine timing andperformance; turns, replaces, or resurfaces rotors/drums; replaces rings,bearings, and universal joints; repairs/replaces clutches; repairs or rebuildscarburetors and generators; adjusts, repairs, or relines brakes; inspects,cleans, and paints wheels/rims; performs front end alignments; replaces fuelpumps and injection pumps; repairs emergency generators; repairs airconditioning systems and recovers refrigerant; installs, removes, repairs orreplaces doors, lifts, seats, radios, lights, windows, mirrors, or emergencysirens; repairs aerial ladder systems, pumps, cameras, recording systems, andcustomized electrical systems on fire/police emergency vehicles/equipment;installs decals and logos on vehicles as appropriate.
Operatesa variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with repairing,maintaining and testing vehicles and equipment, which may include a motorvehicle, utility truck, backhoe, tractor, etc. Coordinates warranty work andoutsourced repair/maintenance work with local dealers, garages, or otherservice providers.
Tasksrequire the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderatelyphysically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing andbalancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involvethe lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects andmaterials (20-50 pounds).
MinimumQualifications-High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technicaltraining in mechanics, automotive/mechanical maintenance, and vehicle/equipmentoperation; supplemented by one (1) yearprevious experience and/or training involving mechanics, automotive/mechanicalmaintenance, welding work, equipment operation, and vehicle operation; or anyequivalent combination of education, training, and experience which providesthe requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess andmaintain valid Forklift Operator Certification. Tasks involving recovery ofrefrigerant require possession and maintenance of valid Air ConditioningRefrigerant Recovery Certification. Must possess and maintain a valid GeorgiaCommercial Driver’s License (CDL) including appropriate endorsement(s), or any equivalent combination of education,training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, andabilities for this job. EOE
Salary Range $29,897.70 - $50,229.90
Deadline: Until Filled
The employee in this class must be proficient in one of these specialized activities, but also expected to be knowledgeable of all other activities listed: Performs a variety of general accounting/bookkeeping functions, such as preparing journal entries, balancing cash, balancing bank accounts, calculating data, entering/posting financial data, balancing/reconciling reports, researching financial discrepancies, correcting data errors, maintaining financial records, generating reports, or submitting mandatory reports.
Performs Payroll responsibilities, by collecting, and entering data. Tasks includes updating payroll records; entering exemption changes, insurance coverage information, wages, job titles, and other necessary information. Resolves Payroll discrepancies through collection of information from departments and other sources. Provides, on need to know basis, Payroll information by answering questions and requests. Maintains employee confidentiality and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
Performs Customer Service functions by telephone, by mail, or in person; provides information/assistance regarding City Services, procedures, documentation, fees, or other issues; distributes, processes, and/or assist customer with various forms/documentation. Receives payments for various services, citations, business license fees, property taxes, yard sales etc. Performs general clerical task, including answering telephone calls, typing, making copies, sending/receiving faxes and performs other related duties as required in the Finance Department. The employee works with some degree of independence.
Must have High School Diploma, Post-secondary training in basic accounting, experience with Incode or similar financial software, along with Payroll experience preferred. Typing 30-35 wpm, and be able to interact effectively with the public. E.O.E.