FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 30, 2022
POLICE IS HIRING! JOB FAIR OCTOBER 15
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
- 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
be 18 or older for Call Taker,
Dispatcher, or Protective Specialists (21 for Police)
be a U.S. citizen
have high school diploma or equivalent
have a valid driver’s license
Preparedness Coordinator: 5 years emergency management experience and bachelor’s degree in
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.
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.
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.