Employment Opportunities

The City of Jonesboro offers a great place to work. Our diverse employees are dedicated to serving our citizens by delivering a vast array of public services. In addition to the City of Jonesboro being a great place to work, play & stay, we also offer a GREAT BENEFITS package. Explore this page to find out about employment opportunities in departments of the City. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Current Employment Opportunities

Department Job Listing Closing Date
Jonesboro Police Department

Certified Police Officer - Starting Salary Range between $43,243 - $58,204)

Police Sergeant - Closes September 10, 2021 

Open Until Filled

Jonesboro City Hall (Municipal Court)


 Municipal Court Clerk/Administrator

Closes October 29, 2021
Jonesboro Public Works

General Laborer

City Mechanic 

Open Until Filled

Tips For Applying

  • Please state clearly the name of the position for which you are applying.
  • Applications remain active for 90 days. After 90 days, you must submit a new application.
  • Every open position has closing date information at the bottom of the posting. Applications/resumes must be received in the City Clerk’s Office (or must be postmarked) by the listed closing date to be considered.
  • If the closing date is listed as "open until filled," applications will be reviewed once a week by the City Clerk’s Office and applicants who most closely match the requirements listed will be referred to the hiring department for review. If you are interested in a position that has "open until filled" as the closing date, you should apply as soon as possible. "Open until filled" positions are removed when the position is filled without further notice being given.

Some positions require a valid driver's license, and other positions may require a typing test. Please read the job posting closely to determine (1) if you need to provide a copy of your driver's license (photograph on license should be covered so no picture is shown), or (2) if you need to appear in person at the Personnel office to take a typing test. Applications submitted without a typing test when required or driver's license information when required will not be considered.

Employment Eligibility

The City of Jonesboro participates in E-Verify®, an Internet-based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. 

User identification number: 138302
Date of authorization: July 22, 2008

E-Verify® is a registered trademark of U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Please remit completed applications and necessary attachments to the Jonesboro City Manager, Ricky L. Clark, Jr. at 124 North Main Street Jonesboro, Georgia 30248. Applications may be mailed or brought in person. Shoud you have questions regarding the City of Jonesboro hiring process, please contact the City Manager at 770-478-3800 or via email at jobs@jonesboroga.com.