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Welcome to DeKalb, where we enable career success by providing opportunities to thrive! Our culture is rooted in principles of collaboration, teamwork, and achievement. We foster a diversified and inclusive workforce, embracing a shared set of core values based on character, competitive spirit, relationships, and giving back to the communities where we live and work. This website is updated weekly with our current job vacancies, so please join our talent community to stay informed on openings within DeKalb County Government.

Interested in Becoming a Poll Worker?

DeKalb County Government seeks citizens eager to give back to the community through civic engagement!

Contribute to the democratic process - sign up to be a Poll Worker today! This is a paid opportunity starting at $210 (including Monday setup and Election Day). For more information and to apply now, please visit: Poll Employment | DeKalb County GA


Poll Workers must be:

• An upright citizen of the United States
• A resident of or employed by DeKalb County *
• 16 years of age or older
• Able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
• Not be a candidate for office or a relative of a candidate for office in the assigned poll
• Not hold a public office
• Able to meet the performance and training requirements as outlined by the Voter Registration and Elections Director


* O.C.G.A. § 21-2-92(a)(2) allows interested poll officials from counties adjoining DeKalb (Clayton, Fulton, Henry, Gwinnett, and Rockdale) to serve as a DeKalb County Poll Official. Interested individuals must receive the approval of the adjoining county by completing the Poll Official Employment Waiver with a DeKalb County Poll Official Employment Application.


For more information and to apply now, please visit: Poll Employment | DeKalb County GA

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Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted. 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.
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.

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.

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 a reasonable accommodation, for any of the following below, please contact the 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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