Current Job Opportunities

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Current Job Opportunities are listed at the bottom of this page.

The City of Decatur is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, and does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, genetic information, handicap, sexual orientation, sexual preference, gender identity or expression, or political affiliation.

Positions currently available are listed down below. To apply for a job with the City of Decatur, click on the appropriate position link to complete an online application. A resume sent via e-mail in place of an online application will not be considered. We do not accept applications for positions not currently posted. 

In order to process your application quickly, please include detailed information (job responsibilities, employment dates, salary information, employment history, etc.) and make sure all information is complete before you submit the form. 

Application information will be kept on file for six months. After that time frame, to be considered for new opportunities, you must complete a new application.  

Due to the numerous applications we receive, we can only contact candidates we are considering for a position. If you would like to know more information on the benefits of working for the City of Decatur, please click here.

The City of Decatur is in compliance with Georgia Code (O.C.G.A. Section 13-10-91), which requires all public employers register and participate with E-verify. The City of Decatur has been participating in the E-Verify system since November 15, 2007. The City of Decatur ID number is 67951.

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2016-2017 School Crossing Guard

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.00 per hour
  • Posted Date:06/12/2017

Work Hours:
August through May, M-F (hours vary depending on location);
Morning shift beginning between 7:15 – 7:45 am until 8:15 – 8:45 am; Afternoon shift beginning between 1:45 – 3:15 pm and ending between 2:30 – 4:15 pm.

Varies based upon City of Decatur School sites

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Nature of Work:
Under the supervision of ranking officers in the Decatur Police Department, this position is responsible for assisting children and other pedestrians in crossing at specified streets and intersections along school routes. Crossing guards are not to engage in traffic direction or control, except to halt traffic for the purpose of allowing pedestrian traffic to cross the roadway. Work is seasonal based upon the City of Decatur Schools’ calendar year.

Major Job Responsibilities:
This position assembles children and other pedestrians behind curb lines awaiting traffic gaps or signal changes, holds up a “stop” sign in a manner visible to approaching vehicles, and may require interrupting traffic and escorting children and other pedestrians into the street allowing them to cross safely. The position instructs children in proper procedures for safe street crossing. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Other Requirements:
Must have no convictions involving moral turpitude. Must possess stamina to stand for long periods of time, and the ability to escort children and other pedestrians across streets. Must be able to see and read printed materials and license plates, hearing and speech to communicate clearly and effectively, and the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions and with exposure to traffic. Must have the ability to follow oral and written instructions, and hold up a “stop” sign. Good judgment skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, school personnel, children, parents, and the general public is required.

HOW TO APPLY: All applications must be submitted onlineHERE. Position is open until filled.

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