MARTA would like to invite you to a
MARTA Police Information Session
Saturday, August 13, 2016
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Now’s the chance for you to start a great Law Enforcement career at MARTA! On Saturday, August 13, 2016, MARTA will host an Information Session to find team-oriented, customer-focused individuals to be one of the MARTA Police Department ‘s finest.
MARTA will offer an on-site information session for open police positions at an event being held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the MARTA Headquarters, 2424 Piedmont Road N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324. The MARTA Headquarters is located across the street from the Lindbergh Center Station.
The successful candidate will have one of the following:
- two or more years of college (60 semester hours/90 quarter hours)
- one completed term of Honorable Military Service
- two years as a POST Certified Peace Officer, Corrections Officer or Jailer
- Completion of a Pre-Service Academy
Applicants must also be at least 21-years-old and are required to pass all tests related to the position, including a Background investigation to include criminal history records check, polygraph examination and credit check. Must pass physical examination, including drug/alcohol screening and psychological testing. Must possess a valid drivers’ license. Professional/business attire is required at the information session.
Pay starts at $36,670 and tops out at $56,430 for a Sr. Officer.
MARTA offers excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement.
MARTA also provides all uniforms and equipment.
MARTA is currently offering a
$3,000 Signing Bonus for Georgia Certified Officers.
$1,000 Signing Bonus for non-certified personnel.
From The Chief
MARTA’s Department of Police Services is a unique police agency involved in a specialized type of law enforcement. We are charged with the responsibility for providing a safe environment for the thousands of customers who use our transportation system every day.
MARTA Police Officers have a very high level of contact with the public. We are seeking highly motivated, intelligent men and women who can work well with the public in a dynamic, fast-paced transit environment.
We stress education and training for our officers. We believe in hiring the very best people available and we provide quality training opportunities to assist them in performing their job and learning new skills.
Our motto is Integrity, Accountability and Professionalism. We take pride in the fact that we are a Georgia State Certified agency as well as being one of only four transit agencies (with MARTA being the first in this group to achieve such an honor) that have achieved national accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). If you meet our qualifications and want a career with a specialized police agency known for its quality performance, integrity, and service, we invite you to become a part of the elite men and women of the MARTA Police Department.
Wanda Y. Dunham
Chief of Police
Current Job Opportunities:
click here to view MARTA job opportunities.