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MARTA POLICE IS HIRING!
$1500 Bilingual Pay, $500 Monthly Shift Differential Pay, $500 Monthly Weekend Differential Pay, $1500 Incentive Pay for Intermediate, Advanced, Supervision, and Managerial Certifications!
MPD is looking for:
Benefits include: Annual pay increases and the ability to top out at $67,371.20. Up to $5000 sign-on bonuses for experienced Police applicants, $5000 Annual College Tuition Reimbursement, and coverage of your monthly Georgia Peace Officer Annuity Fund payment!
All new officers will receive a $3000 bonus upon completion of the Police Academy, Field Training and 3-year employment agreement. POST Certified Police Officers who transfer to MPD will receive a $5000 bonus upon completion of Field Training and 3-year employment
Benefits include: Up to $5000 sign-on bonuses for experienced applicants and $1800 Annual College Tuition Reimbursement
Upon completion of the required Communications training, all new Dispatchers will receive a $3000 bonus. POST Certified Communications Officers will receive a $5000 bonus upon completion of training and 3-year employment agreement.
Emergency Preparedness Coordinator
Benefits include: Competitive benefits package and pay based on applicable experience and certifications.
Why You Should Join
Joining the MARTA Police Department gives you the opportunity to serve millions of people while building a career in one of our nation's greatest cities. We hire candidates at various points in their careers — meaning a job with MARTA Police is a smart move no matter your experience.
Interested in joining? Call 404-848-4900 to speak to a member of our Background and Recruiting Team.
Ready to join? Submit your application today!
Hiring and Application Process
To apply for a MARTA Police job, head on over to our
MARTA careers page and open the jobs portal to view all of our open positions. You'll need to create an account and sign in to use our jobs site. Once signed in, use the provided filters and any keywords you think of to narrow your search down to MARTA Police jobs. From there, click on the opening that you're interested in, and follow the on-page directions.
Need help filling out the application or have any questions about the process?
Check out our walkthrough on how to apply for MARTA jobs.
Note: We can only process and consider complete applications. If you submit an incomplete application, it will not be considered for the position.
After you finish applying, your application will be given to the appropriate investigator who will then review the information you submitted. Any information you provide concerning your qualifications is subject to verification. We'll contact you directly if we’re interested in interviewing your for the position.
Your application will remain on file for six months starting from the date of application. If you have any interest in future job openings, visit our
Frequently Asked Questions
How long will the background investigation take?
The length depends on the complexity of your background, the availability of support personnel and your ability to complete the required steps. Applications received by the MARTA Police Department will remain active during the background investigation and selection process.
What is the starting salary of a MARTA Police Officer?
- $39,291.20 - Entry/Prior to POST Academy Training
- $40,851.20 - Upon POST Academy Completion/HS Diploma
- $42,515.20 - Upon POST Academy Completion/Associates Degree
- $44,200.00 - Upon POST Academy Completion/Bachelor's Degree
Does MARTA Police Department offer lateral transfer?
Our lateral transfer program serves as an additional incentive for recruiting skilled applicants with prior experience and proven abilities in law enforcement. It allows experienced officers with two or more consecutive years of service (sworn Georgia POST-certified officers) to transfer to MARTA at the senior officer rank based on educational levels.