Welcome to DeKalb County's application process!
Effective January 2016
DeKalb County has implemented a new application system. Candidate profiles (personal information, work history, education, etc.) created prior to January 2016 in Neogov (Governmentjobs.com) are no longer valid and will need to be re-created using DeKalb County Government's new career website (Taleo). Please login to create a new candidate profile and apply for posted jobs.
Please note that DeKalb County now posts jobs not only on Mondays, but throughout the week. Please check daily for updated job opportunities!
Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.
When completing the application provide your full legal name (as it appears on your government issued ID) and correct address. 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 accurate information, including personal information, 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, age, disability, political affiliation or opinion, or any other characteristic protected by law. DeKalb county prohibits and will not tolerate any such discrimination or harassment.
Welcome to DeKalb County's application process!
DeKalb County Police Department Recruiting
Hiring qualified candidates for upcoming academy
The Police Officer salary begins at $39,295; candidates with a four year degree, $41,260; and advanced pay for Certified Officers with two years’ experience, $42,583. Benefits include group insurance, a competitive pension plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick days, deferred compensation plan and opportunities for career advancement. Montgomery G.I. Bill Program for applicants who qualify.
For more information please call the DeKalb County Police Department Background and Recruiting Unit at (770) 724-7445.