Thank you for your interest in becoming an Alpharetta Firefighter. We will be conducting the Physical Agility Test and Written Test on October 3, 2014 for the position of Certified Firefighter/EMT.
To begin the process of becoming one of Alpharetta’s Finest please click on the link below.
Applications must be received by Friday September 5, 2014 5:00pm.
We will not accept applications after that time.
If you have any questions please contact:
Applications should be sent to:
Attn: Wesley McCall, Battalion Chief
2565 Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30009
Certified Firefighter II – NPQ I/II + EMT $36,750 – 66,150
Firefighter Paramedic – NPQ I/II + PARAMEDIC – $36,750 – 66,150 (plus 8% differential)
Master Firefighter (7 years service with Alpharetta) – $36,750 - 76,150
Thank you for your interest in becoming an Alpharetta Police Officer. At this time we are not taking applications for the position of Police Officer.
Please check back often for employment opportunities.
If you have any questions please contact:
Captain Sandy West
• Police Officer Certified- 36,750- 66,150
• Master Police Officer- 7 years with Alpharetta -76,150
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
1. Do you have take home cars?
Yes, under the following conditions:
• The officer shall have successfully completed the Field Training Program of the Alpharetta Police Department and be in good standing with the department; and
• The employee holds the rank of Lieutenant or higher; or
• The officer resides within the city limits of Alpharetta; or
• The officer resides within a thirty (30) minute drive time of police headquarters. This drive time is determined by optimum traffic conditions while obeying all lawful rules of the road; or
• Those personnel as authorized by the Director of Public Safety.
2. What shifts do you work?
a. Patrol Division works 12 hour shifts, consisting of day and evening hours. Traffic and other specialized units work 8 or 10 hour shifts according to their mission and function.
3. I have experience from another department; when can I apply for a specialized unit, such as detective or K-9?
a. When an opening becomes available you may apply as long as you meet the minimum requirements for the position for which you are applying. Typically, most positions require a minimum of three years relative police experience to apply.
4. Do you pay for experience?
a. Yes, however that is determined by the Director of Public Safety and the current hiring authority.
The City of Alpharetta is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety is currently accepting applications for the position of 911 Communications Officers.
Communications Officer (911)
Starts on: ASAP
Location: Public Safety Headquarters
Length: Full Time
Under general direction of Communications Shift Supervisor, receives and evaluates calls from the public concerning crimes, fires, and medical emergencies. Specific duties include: evaluating calls for proper action; initiating Police and/or Fire response by obtaining information required for dispatching field units; and entering data into a computer as it is being received.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
MINIMUM TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job qualifies.
The City of Alpharetta Public Safety Department will be accepting applications for the purpose of filling openings within the Public Safety Department for the position of Communications Officer. Interested persons should submit an application (found on the City website, www.alpharetta.ga.us, in the Public Safety recruitment tab) or send to the Alpharetta Public Safety Department, Office of Professional Standards, 2565 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, GA 30009. Accepted applications will be followed by a written test and an oral board. Applicants will be notified via postal mail or e-mail regarding the testing. Applications will be accepted until May 14. Equal Opportunity Employer
E-Verify: In accordance with state and federal law, this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. In order to determine whether Form I-9 documentation is valid, this employer uses E-Verify’s photo screening tool to match the photograph appearing on some permanent resident and employment authorization cards with the official U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) photograph.
Employers may not use E-Verify to pre-screen job applicants or to re-verify current employees and may not limit or influence the choice of documents presented for use on the Form I-9.
IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact SSA and/or DHS before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.
Employer ID: 95319
Authorized On: 01/29/2008
High School diploma or GED; or any equivalent combination of education, specialized training, and experience, which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities for the position being applied for.
Applicants will have to complete the following background process once an application has been submitted and they are being considered for hire:
a. Successful completion of the medical exam to determine your ability to perform the essential functions of the above position.
b. Successful completion of the drug screening.
c. Successful completion of the background Investigation.
d. Final interview with the Director of Public Safety or division supervisor.
*Please note that the application process takes on average a minimum of 3 to 6 months.
*Applicants who are disqualified during the hiring process will be notified in writing whether they are eligible to reapply.