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Dekalb County Summer Lifeguards Needed

June 15, 2016

DeKalb County Recreation, Parks & Cultural Affairs

Hiring More Summer Lifeguards

DECATUR, Ga.–The DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs is continuing to hire lifeguards for the 2016 swimming season. All applicants must be age 18 or older to apply.

Those applying for county pool lifeguard positions are required to submit proof of current certification in CPR, first aid, lifeguarding and water safety instruction, provided by the Red Cross, YMCA or other nationally-recognized aquatic training programs. All applicants selected will be required to successfully complete drug and alcohol screening and criminal background check prior to employment.

To apply for a summer lifeguard position with DeKalb County, complete an online application at and click the “job opportunities” link or contact Justin Blanton at 404-371-6270.

For more information, contact LaShanda Davis, public education specialist, at 404-371-3643.


Workforce Development Day Job Fair

Event Date and Time: 
09/18/2013 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

From the DeKalb County CEO's office: DeKalb Workforce Development (DWD) will host its 8th Annual Workforce Development Day Job Fair from 10-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 774 Jordan Lane, Building #4, Decatur, GA 30033. The job fair allows job seekers the opportunity to meet with top employers hiring in various high-demand occupational fields. By meeting with these industry professionals, job seekers are able to gain access to resources which makes the process of obtaining sustainable employment more convenient while simultaneously receiving invaluable advice on their resumes, job search strategies and interviewing styles.

County Jobs Fair

Event Date and Time: 
04/14/2012 - 8:30am - 2:30pm

From the county CEO's office: Employers Invited: Comcast, Fed Ex, Manpower Staffing, Fidelity Bank, Hormel Foods, Randstad Staffing, Goodwill Industries, The POTTS Company, Hogan Construction Company, LLC, Energy Systems Group, LLC, Construction Works, Inc., Reeves Contracting Company.  Also the following Self-Help Workshops will be offered: Networking, Interviewing, Financial Literacy, Re-establishing Credit, Home Ownership, Personal Branding, and more!

CEO Burrell Ellis Announces ONE DeKalb Works

From the county CEO's office: "One of the key components of the American Jobs Act is targeted to rebuilding our nation's crumbling infrastructure. Here, at home, we are investing $1.35 billion over the next 8-1/2 years towards the upgrade and repair of our aging water and sewer system. The magnitude of these repairs has presented us with the opportunity to implement our own local stimulus program that will create jobs now and help citizens grow businesses now." Read the full story here.

GSCA Employment Fair

Event Date and Time: 
03/15/2011 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

From the Georgia Sustainable Communities Alliance via the county CEO's OneDeKalb office: GSCA Employment Fair at Downtown Decatur Holiday Inn Conference Center, 130 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, GA 30030. Attire: Professional. Confirmed employwers: BB&T, Enterprise, Regions Bank, Xerox. Resume writing and salary negotiating workshops free of charge.  Contact: Derold McIver

Job Fair

Event Date and Time: 
07/09/2010 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

From U.S. rep. Hank Johnson: Dear Friends, I know times are still tough. That’s why I’m holding my third job fair in 14 months – because my staff and I will not rest until everyone who needs a job has one. I’ve voted consistently to protect workers and their families during my time in Congress, not the insurance companies, Big Oil or the fat cats on Wall Street.  ROCKDALE JOB FAIR: My office is holding a job fair in conjunction with Rockdale County on Friday at the Rockdale County Career Academy on Culpepper Drive.

Club Scientific jobs for college students

From Bob and Sue Hagan, Club Scientific: Hi Everyone! Do you have a college student that needs a job this summer? We are now taking applications for college counselors. Students must have completed at least their freshman year by this May and be enrolled for the Fall. High School Seniors are not eligible for this position. The salary is $300 per week. No nights or weekends!! Please apply online by going to our Home Page and clicking on Employment opportunities. Interviews will be held the second week in May. We will call applicants to schedule an interview.

DeKalb County Parks Summer Job Opportunities

Via Dan Magee, Laurel Ridge: We work year-round to keep our parks green and provide exciting classes and activities for residents of DeKalb and beyond. You can be a part of all the fun that's happening at DeKalb County Parks this summer! Applications will be accepted for a variety of summer jobs including pool lifeguards, camp counselors and recreation assistants.

Census Jobs

From a Mason Mill Road neighbor who worked the last census: "Every 10 years a census of the U.S. population is conducted. The results determine how federal funds are spent in our community as well as our representation in congress. Conducting the census is a huge undertaking and thousands of workers are needed for temporary positions to conduct the 2010 Census this spring. These temporary jobs provide good pay, paid training & are generally close to home.

Update from U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson

News From Congressman Hank Johnson, 4th District of Georgia ("Proudly Serving DeKalb, Rockdale, and Gwinnett Counties"): Dear Friends, I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving with friends and loved ones. We all give thanks for the blessings of this great country. I'm still busy in Washington, where the Congress is dealing with Afghanistan, health care and committee work. We will be in session most of the month of December.
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