Employment Opportunities

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Attorney III – Child Advocacy Equipment Operator Senior Heavy Equipment Operator (includes Sanitation Tractor Trailer and Landfill Equipment Operator)
Customer Care Representative Fleet Maintenance IV Human Resources Manager
E911 Operator: (E911 Communications Officer I) Firefighter Pre-Qualified Library Construction Project Manager (Construction Project Manager)
Emergency Medical Technician Firefighter Recruit Paramedic
Equipment Operator Fiscal Officer (Internal Audit Manager) Police Recruit (Police Recruit and Certified Officer)
Equipment Operator, Assistant   Refuse Driver
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Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Education is accepted only from institutions accredited by agencies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or CHEA (Council for Higher Education Accreditation). All applications, including those for promotional and transfer positions, must be completed in their entirety. Failure to give complete and detailed information, including dates of employment and salary history, will result in your application being disqualified. A resume' may be attached only as additional information and will not be accepted in lieu of completing each part of the application.

General Information: Employees typically begin their county employment at the minimum salary specified for the class. Salary increments are based on merit. Recency of experience may be a determining factor.

Benefits: 15 days vacation; 13 days sick leave; 10 paid holidays and merit salary increases, subject to funding; medical group insurance options; pension plan; opportunities for promotion; deferred compensation plan.

Physical Ability: Successful completion of a job related physical examination by a County Examining Physician is required. DeKalb County Government does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities or exclude them from participating in or receiving benefits of its services, programs, or activities, based on disability. DeKalb County Government’s Employee Relations Division coordinates the County’s compliance with Part 35 of the Department of Justice regulations regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request information about access for persons with disabilities to County services, programs and activities, or to discuss a grievance regarding an impediment to such access, please call (404) 371-2332/3018. Ten days notice is requested for special accommodations.

Work Schedule: Employees may be required to regularly work on various shifts, weekends and/or holidays as deemed necessary by the employing department.

E-Verify Information: DeKalb County Government participates in the federal E-Verify program work authorization program. DeKalb County registered with E-Verify on September 26, 2007 and our Employer Identification Number is 55412.

Immigration and Nationality Act: DeKalb County Government adheres to the anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act: http://www.justice.gov/crt/about/osc/htm/I9_Verification.php

DeKalb County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DeKalb County Government prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, or national origin. This policy pertains to every level of government and all County implemented and/or sponsored programs and services. This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, selection, hiring, compensation, training, placement, advancement, demotion, transfer, lay-off, recall, termination and all conditions of employment.

Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Employment Policy:  It is the policy of DeKalb County to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, transgender status (gender identity or expression), age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or opinion, or any other characteristic protected by law. DeKalb County prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment.

Americans with Disabilities Act Accommodation: DeKalb County Government is an equal opportunity employer committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals by providing access, and reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of applicants, employees and individuals with disabilities. In accordance with federal and state disability laws, such accommodation shall enable the applicant or employee to be considered for the position sought, to satisfactorily perform the essential job functions of the position in question, and to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment as enjoyed by all employees.  

Reasonable accommodation shall be provided consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act (ADAAA), when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability, unless such accommodation would cause an undue hardship.

To request reasonable accommodation, for any of the following below, please contact Employee Relations Division in the DeKalb County Department of Human Resources at (404) 371-2332:

  • participating in the job application or interview process
  • completing any pre-employment testing
  • participating in any other aspect of employee selection process
  • performing essential job functions
  • receiving other benefits and privileges, terms and conditions of employment

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