FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SEPTEMBER 8, 2022
MARTA POLICE TO HOLD A SERIES
OF JOB FAIRS IN SOUTH GEORGIA
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 hiring events in Savannah, Albany, and Warner Robbins during the week of September 12-15 for Police Officers, Dispatchers/Call-Takers, Emergency Preparedness Coordinators and Protective Specialists. MPD will be conducting on the spot
interviews, physical agility tests, and CVSA screenings at each event. 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.
Police Department South Georgia Hiring Events
- $3,000 and $5,000 sign on bonuses available for qualified applicants
- COVID-19 vaccination required for employment
WHERE & WHEN:
|September 12 &
||Hilton Garden Inn Savannah-Midtown |
|10a.m. – 3 p.m.
||5711 Abercorn St. Savannah, GA 31405 |
||Hotel Board Room & Meeting Room C |
||Boys & Girls Club- Albany |
|10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
||210 Thornton Drive |
||Albany, GA 31707 |
||Hilton Garden Inn- Warner Robbins |
|10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
||207 Willie Lee Pkwy, Warner Robbins, GA 31093 |
||Hotel Restaurant & Board Room |
- 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.
MARTA is offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus for all lateral certified police officers and Dispatchers and $3,000 sign-on bonus for non-certified personnel for those agreeing to serve three years with MPD. Additionally, MPD offers up to $5,000 annual tuition reimbursement for employees taking
career-related classes. Certified MPD Officers and Dispatchers are compensated for their monthly contribution to their Georgia Peace Officer Annuity Benefit Fund.
If you have questions or need additional information, call 404-848-4900.
# # #