SEPTEMBER 30, 2022


 Department Offering Sign On Bonuses of $3000 to $5,000 for Police and Dispatcher Applicants, up to $5000 Tuition Reimbursement, $6000 Shift and Weekend Differential Bonus, and Coverage of Monthly Georgia Peace Officer Annuity Benefit Fund Payment 

ATLANTA - The MARTA Police Department (MPD) is holding a hiring event for Police Officers, Dispatchers/Call-Takers, Emergency Preparedness Coordinators and Protective Specialists on Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. MPD provides all uniforms and equipment necessary for position and offers excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement. Pay starts at $47,340 and tops out at $67,371 for officers. 

WHAT: MARTA Police Department Hiring Event 

  • $3,000 and $5,000 sign on bonuses available for qualified applicants 
  • Interviews and physical agility tests conducted on-site 
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for employment 

WHEN: Saturday, October 15 
        10 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

WHERE:  MARTA Police Headquarters 
        2400 Piedmont Rd. NE 
        Atlanta, Ga 30324


  • Must be 18 or older for Call Taker, Dispatcher, or Protective Specialists (21 for Police) 
  • Must be a U.S. citizen                                              
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent    
  • Must have a valid driver’s license  
  • Emergency Preparedness Coordinator: 5 years emergency management experience and bachelor’s degree in related field.  

Applicants must undergo a background investigation which includes a driving record and criminal history check, computer voice stress exam, and credit check. A medical exam including drug and alcohol screening, and psychological test are also required for police and Dispatcher applicants. Police applicants are required to complete a physical agility test.  

MPD Officers, Dispatchers, and Call Takers work 4 days a week and can earn overtime. Protective Specialists work 5 days a week and have overtime opportunities.  

Officers, Dispatchers and Call Takers can also earn a quarterly Perfect Attendance bonus. 

All MPD employees are eligible for an annual $6000 bonus for working evening and weekend shifts. Employees who demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language are eligible for an annual bonus of $1500. Employees who possess Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory, Management, and Executive Certifications are eligible for a one-time bonus of $1500.        

If you have questions or need additional information, call 404-848-4900. 



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