The City of Mentor employs over 500 individuals in full and part-time positions. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees.  EOE/ADA


The City of Mentor is seeking an individual to work as a part-time Greens Keeper at Black Brook Golf Course. Responsible for general maintenance at the golf course and practice center. Must be able to work early morning hours, approximately 35 hours per week from mid-March to mid-November. Duties include mowing with precision turf grass equipment and general maintenance. Previous golf course or landscape maintenance experience preferred.  Hourly Pay Rate: $9.74.  Employment applications for this position may be submitted online to – see instructions to the right of this ad.  Or submit applications by mail to the Human Resource Office at the Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd Floor, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor. Ohio 44060.

Position open until filled.

The City of Mentor has an immediate need for a part-time bus driver. Hours of work: Monday-Thursday afternoons. Must have a ClassB CDL with proper endorsements to drive a passenger bus.  Hourly Pay Rate: $13.00.  Employment applications for this position may be submitted online to – see instructions to the right of this ad.  Or submit applications by mail to the Human Resource Office at the Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd Floor, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor. Ohio 44060.

Position open until filled.

The City of Mentor Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of part-time firefighter/EMT. Must be a US Citizen or be eligible to legally work in the US, at least 18 years of age, have a valid Ohio Drivers License and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum qualifications include the completion of Ohio Firefighter I and EMT Basic training. Firefighter II, Paramedic training along with some experience is preferred.  Applicants must successfully complete all hiring requirements. Starting rate of pay: $16.85/hr. Other compensation incentives are available. Employment applications may be submitted to  Applications for this position are accepted at all times.



A seasonal employee works in the Parks & Recreation Dept. Seasonal positions are those associated with the city-owned swimming pools, day camp programs and various other city facilities. To apply for any of the following seasonal positions please use the Seasonal/Temporary Position application. Submit applications to  Positions will remain open until filled. EOE

Wait Staff
Seeking individuals to provide wait staff services at Black Brook Golf Course & Practice Center.  Responsible for serving food and beverages including beer, liquor and wine at our snack bar and from our beverage car.  Must be at least 21 years of age. Must be able to work a varied schedule including evenings and weekends through October.  Valid drivers license and high school diploma/GED required.  Basic computerized point of sale experience desired.  Hourly rate of pay $8.15 plus tips.

Qualifications and experience: Applicants must have a current American Red Cross /YMCA/ BSA or Ellis and Associates Lifesaving Certification, CPR for Professional Rescuers Certification & First Aid. Previous experience in some phase of aquatics operations and considerable ability as a swimmer plus skill in rescue work, resuscitation and first aid is preferred. Knowledge of principles and practices of pool rules, policies and procedures is also required.  Safeguard and prevent injury or loss of life, through water rescue and prevention techniques, first aid, and CPR; rule enforcement; variety of maintenance and facility upkeep tasks; activity reporting; participate in staff training. Must have a commitment to action, to leadership and service. Rate of pay: $8.20/hour.

Water Safety Instructor
Instruct all levels of Red Cross swimming lessons.  Constantly strive to provide maximum opportunity for skill practice for all students during each class period. Communicate regularly with parents and participants to ensure a positive understanding of the lesson program as well as individual student achievements and progress. Develop a well-organized lesson plan before each session. Maintain up-to-date course records of students. Must have a current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and CPR Certification.   Instructors are required to be in the water during each class to demonstrate skills and strokes. Rate of pay: $9.70/hour


Revised: 7/21/2017 11:33 am

  • OFFICE ASSISTANT II (FT) –  Position has been filled
  • GREENS KEEPER & BUS DRIVER – Applications are being accepted


  • Applications for employment are accepted for positions currently  advertised
  • A separate application  is required when applying for more than one position
  • In the “Subject” line of your email, please type your last name, first name and reference the  position (i.e. Smith, Mary, Lifeguard).



Save Part A and Part B (or if applicable the Seasonal/Temporary Position application) to your computer’s hard drive. Once you complete and save the application go back to the job position and click the designated mailbox referenced.  Attach your completed City of Mentor application (required for all positions) and any other attachments you wish to submit.  Please note:  Only files with the following extensions are allowed:  PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, JPG. 

Application forms are also available in the Human Resource Office, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., 3rd Floor, Mentor, OH  44060.

If you choose to submit an application in person or by mail, simply print and complete the PDF VERSION, and mail* or deliver  to:

Human Resource Office
Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd Floor
8500 Civic Center Boulevard
Mentor, Ohio 44060

*Applications mailed must be postmarked no later than application deadline date.

Minor Labor Laws

The City of Mentor is an equal opportunity employer.