This weekend, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) will host a police job fair to provide information about job openings within the MARTA police department.
According to MARTA, their police department wants to hire 40 officers to ensure the police force is fully staffed for the Super Bowl in February 2019, with hundreds of thousands of visitors expected to ride MARTA to events all over the city.
MARTA police officers are responsible for the safety and security of all MARTA properties, including buses, trains, and stations. Additionally, MARTA offers full benefits, opportunities for advancement and a one-time signing bonus of up to $3,000.
The job fair will take place Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the atrium of MARTA headquarters located at 2424 Piedmont Road N.E.
Job applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Be at least 21 years-old and have a valid driver’s license
- Pass all required tests, including criminal background and credit checks, and polygraph, drug and alcohol, psychological, and physical screenings
- Have completed one of the following: two or more years of college, one term honorable military service, two years POST certified peace officer, corrections, or jailer, pre-service academy
Click here for more information on the job fair, including a video on the recruitment process.