Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities2019-01-16T18:26:13+00:00

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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

FULL TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE

POLICE OFFICER

The City of Mentor Civil Service Commission will be accepting applications for a Written Exam to establish an eligibility list for the position of full-time Police Officer. Must be a US Citizen, or in process of becoming a citizen, at least 20-years old at time of application and at least 21-years old at time of appointment/hire (no person is eligible to receive an original appointment on or after the person’s 36th birthday). Must have a valid driver’s license and be a high school grad (or GED equivalent). Applicants who receive a passing grade on the Written Exam will earn 2 additional points for each of the following, if copies of proper documentation are provided: 1) Applicants who have successfully completed a Police Academy and currently hold a valid Ohio Police Certification (not more than 12-months old) as defined by the OPOTC (recently graduated students may submit a copy of a valid letter of completion (not more than 12-months old) with signatures from the State of Ohio as proof); 2) Applicants who have proof of Honorable Discharge (DD214, pg. 2 with signatures), or a Letter of Proof signed by their Commanding Officer stating “Current Active Duty Service in Good Standing”; and, 3) Applicants with an Associate Degree or higher from an accredited university, or who have accumulated 60 or more class credit hours equal to at least two complete years AND are currently enrolled in pursuit of a 4-year degree at an accredited university as defined by the U.S. Dept. of Education. Salary range as of March 31, 2019 is $58,968.26 to $82,717.96. Applicant must participate in a Written Exam (see exam date/information below), a Tri-C Physical Agility Test*, Polygraph, Background Investigation, Medical Exam, Psychological Test and Oral Interview. To be processed for possible appointment, applicant must have a valid Tri-C physical agility certification (not more than 12-months old), which is at applicant’s own expense. The mandatory Written Exam will be given on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mentor High School, Cafeteria/Multipurpose Room. A nonrefundable filing fee of $20 cash, or money order made out to “City of Mentor”, is required with the application; NO PERSONAL CHECKS. Ranking for tied scores is determined by time-stamp of application. Application packets are available online and in person.  Applications will be accepted in-person weekdays, January 28–February 8, 2019 only from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the City of Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd Floor, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, OH, or by mail (see FACT SHEET). EOE/ADA

PLEASE BRING COPIES OF PROOF FOR EXTRA CREDIT POINTS, NOT ORIGINALS; WE CANNOT MAKE COPIES.  SEALED SCHOOL TRANSCRIPTS ARE ACCEPTED BUT ARE NOT REQUIRED.  IF YOU PRINT TRANSCRIPTS FROM THE INTERNET, THEY MUST HAVE YOUR NAME, DEGREED NAME AND TOTAL CREDITS VISIBLE.  ALL COPIES OF PROOF ARE DUE BY 4:30 PM ON FEBRUARY 8, 2019.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

*The interview process will begin immediately after the Eligibility List is Certified by the Mentor Civil Service Commission, which will meet following the Written Exam, after grades are received from the testing company.  Tri-C Physical Agility certifications will be required for processing candidates. If you rank near the top, it would be beneficial to acquire a current certification.  The City of Mentor Police Department expects to make numerous appointments over the next 12 months.


SEASONAL / TEMPORARY POSITIONS AVAILABLE

*MUSIC DIRECTOR – Wildwood
The City of Mentor is seeking an experienced Music Director to coordinate, prepare and schedule the performances of the Wildwood Singers. Hours of work will be on an as-needed basis to fulfill the commitments of the group. An annual rate of pay of up to $2,500 has been established for this temporary position. The successful candidate will be an experienced, well-organized, dependable leader. Must be able to play piano and direct a choral group.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

*TEMPORARY AIDE – Cemetery
The City of Mentor is accepting applications for a temporary maintenance aide at the Mentor Cemetery within the Parks, Recreation & Public Facilities Department. Job duties include assisting full-time crews mowing grass, trimming, weeding, etc. Must be able to work daytime hours through November. Valid driver’s license and high school diploma/GED required. Hourly rate of pay: $8.30.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

*Employment applications for the above Seasonal/Temporary positions may be submitted online (see instructions to the right of this ad) and sent to HRMail1@cityofmentor.com. Or submit applications by mail to the Human Resource Office at the Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd Floor, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, Ohio 44060.  EOE/ADA


PART-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE

*PART-TIME FIREFIGHTER/EMT
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: $17.27/hr. Other compensation incentives are available.
Applications for part-time firefighters are accepted at all times.

*Employment applications for the above part-time positions may be submitted online (see instructions to the right of this ad) and sent to HRMail1@cityofmentor.com. Or submit applications by mail to the Human Resource Office at the Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd Floor, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, Ohio 44060.  EOE/ADA

Last Update: 1/16/2019 11:26 AM

HIRING STATUS OF RECENTLY
POSTED POSITIONS

  • MAINTENANCE WORKER (FT) – Interviews are being conducted.
  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN (PT) – Testing is complete and interviews are being conducted.
  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN (FT) – Testing is complete and interviews are being conducted.

TO SUBMIT APPLICATION ONLINE

Email to: HRMail1@cityofmentor.com

Please note:  Only files with the following extensions are allowed:  PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, JPG. 

  • Applications for employment are accepted only for positions currently  advertised
  • A separate application  is required when applying for more than one position
  • Applications mailed must be postmarked no later than application deadline date.
  • In the “Subject” line of your email, please include your last name, first name and the position 

PDF VERSION
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

Minor Labor Laws

The City of Mentor is an equal opportunity employer.