FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARTA POLICE IS HIRING! JOB FAIR SEPTEMBER 24
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, September 24, 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
and physical agility tests conducted on-site
vaccination required for employment
10 a.m. – 2
WHERE: MARTA Police Headquarters
2400 Piedmont Rd. NE
- Must be 18 or older for
Call Taker, Dispatcher, or Protective Specialists (21 for Police)
- Must be a U.S.
- Must have high school
diploma or equivalent
- Must have a valid driver’s
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
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
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.