JUNE 8, 2022   


Department Offering Sign On Bonuses Starting at $3,000 for Non-Certified Police Applicants, $5000 Tuition Reimbursement, and Coverage of Monthly Peace Officer Annuity Benefit Fund Payment

ATLANTA - The MARTA Police Department (MPD) is holding a hiring event for Police Officers, Dispatchers/Call-Takers, and Protective Specialists on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the MARTA Police Headquarters located at 2400 Piedmont Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30324. MPD provides all uniforms and equipment necessary for position and offers excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement. Pay starts at $45,531 and tops out at $67,371 for officers.

WHAT: MARTA Police Department Hiring Event

  • $3,000 and $5,000 sign on bonuses available for qualified applicants
  • Interviews and physical agility tests conducted on-site
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for employment

WHEN: Saturday, June 11

           10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

WHEREMARTA Police Headquarters

2400 Piedmont Rd. NE

Atlanta, Ga 30324                 


  • Must be 18 or older                                               
  • Must be a U.S. citizen                                             
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent   
  • Must have a valid driver’s license 

Applicants must undergo a background investigation which includes a driving record and criminal history check, polygraph exam, and credit check. A physical agility test, medical exam including drug and alcohol screening, and psychological test are also required.

MARTA is offering a $5,000 signing bonus for all lateral Georgia POST certified police officers and $3,000 signing bonus for non-certified personnel for those agreeing to serve three years with MPD. MPD offers a consolidated hiring process for out of town applicants and will assist with relocation. Additionally, MPD offers a $5,000 tuition reimbursement for officers taking career-related classes. Sworn MPD officers receive a monthly contribution to their Peace Officer Annuity Benefit Fund. 

If you have questions or need additional information, call 404-848-4900.


MPD Employee

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