Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities2019-03-22T15:40:10+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

*CIVIL ENGINEER
The City of Mentor is seeking a full-time Civil Engineer to work primarily with storm water management projects. Duties will include administering the city’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program, review of residential, commercial and industrial site development plans, erosion and sediment control plan review and inspection, and other project management duties as required. A Bachelor’s degree with major course work in Civil Engineering or Environmental Science is required; 5-10 year’s work experience with municipal engineering projects, water quality management, storm water management, and water pollution control desired. Must have a valid driver’s license. Annual salary range: $56,461.60 – $88,274.94 (DOQ), including a comprehensive benefit package.

Applications will be accepted until end of business day Friday, April 5, 2019.

*Employment applications for the above full-time position 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


SEASONAL / TEMPORARY POSITIONS AVAILABLE

A seasonal employee works in the Parks & Recreation Dept. These positions are those associated with the city-owned swimming pools and the day camp programs.

*Lifeguard
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.

*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 C.P.R. Certification. Instructors are required to be in the water during each class to demonstrate skills and strokes.

*Assistant Pool Manager
Previous lifeguard experience necessary. Must have a current American Red Cross/YMCA/BSA or Ellis & 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. Position requires some evening and weekend hours. Minimum age 21.

*Camp Counselors
Must be enthusiastic, creative, responsible, high energy, resourceful and have a genuine interest in creating a fun, engaging outdoor experience for elementary age children. Applicants must have completed high school, can swim 25 yards and tread water for 2 minutes, and be CPR and First Aid certified. Preference is given to college students and/or graduates in the fields of Elementary Education, Recreation and Physical Education. Applicants must pass a criminal background check upon recommendation for hire. Create, plan, and implement activities including basic arts and crafts, sports, and games for elementary and middle school age students; work with other counselors as a team to create a positive camp experience; participate in staff training; supervise campers and communicate with parents. Must have a commitment to action, to leadership and service. Head Counselors and Assistant head counselors are needed at Civic Center as well as Wildwood Cultural Center

*Recreation Intern
A seasonal intern is needed to assist the City of Mentor Parks & Recreation Department in the development, coordination, publicity, implementation and evaluation of summer camps, aquatic programs, and special events. Work takes place in a busy environment in which no one day resembles the next, providing the student with a very good background in municipal recreation. The successful summer intern must be capable of working at a fast pace, be customer-service driven and understand that we work as a team to accomplish a great deal in a short time period. Our chief goal is to provide quality recreation programs and services to the residents of the City of Mentor. General work hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., though nights and weekends are required based on projects assigned.

Basic Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in the development of existing courses and camps
  • Engage in the development of new and existing special events
  • Assist with program registration
  • Answer phones, greet customers, email participants
  • Support program and event staff as needed
  • Research, recommend and purchase program and event supplies
  • Represent the department at meetings and city functions
  • Assist with the implementation of special events
  • Monitor and assist with social media campaigns
  • Promote a customer-service driven environment

*Wait Staff /Black Brook
The City of Mentor is seeking individuals who will be 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 and be able to work a varied schedule including mornings, evenings, and weekends from April through September. Valid driver’s license and high school diploma/GED is required. Basic computerized point of sale experience desired. Rate of pay: $8.55/hr. plus tips.

*Cashiers / Black Brook
The City of Mentor is seeking individuals to work as Cashiers at the golf course. Individuals must be able to work a varied schedule of approximately 15 to 20 hours per week, including mornings, evenings, and weekends from mid-March until November. Basic computerized point of sale experience is desired. Rate of pay: $8.55/hr.

 

A temporary employee may work up to 40 hours per week but may not work more than 840 hours annually.

*Marina Assistant Operator 
The City of Mentor is seeking responsible individuals to work in a temporary capacity at the Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve & Marina. Individuals are needed to assist in the operation of the Marina from May to September. High school graduation or GED required. Past boating experience a plus. Duties include the responsibility for boat lift services and general maintenance duties working a varying schedule of approximately 25 hours per week. Forklift certification is preferred but will train. Starting hourly rate of pay $ 12.00.

*Courtesy Patrol
The City of Mentor is seeking responsible individuals to work in a temporary capacity at the Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve & Marina. Individuals are needed from May to September. High school graduation or GED required. Duties involve assisting visitors to the facility working a varying schedule of approximately 25 hours per week including holidays, weekends, weekdays and evening hours. Starting hourly rate of pay $8.55.

*Bus Driver  / Senior Center
The City of Mentor is seeking a temporary, part-time bus driver to work up to four times per month with the Mentor Senior Center for local trips. High school graduation or GED required. Applicant must have a valid State of Ohio CDL Class B driver’s license with appropriate endorsement. Starting rate of pay is $13.00/hr.

*Maintenance Aide
Maintenance Aide positions are available in the Parks & Recreation Department and the Public Works Department. Maintenance Aide job duties vary depending on the assigned work area. Generally, duties include assisting full-time crews in the maintenance of parks and public areas (mowing grass, trimming, weeding, painting, etc.).

*Maintenance Aide / Black Brook
Duties vary depending on the assigned work area (clubhouse or golf course). General duties for clubhouse aides include clubhouse clean up, pulling out golf cars and putting away, picking driving range balls and washing, water stations and more. Clubhouse aides generally work early morning, afternoon, and evening shifts. General duties for golf course maintenance aides include landscaping of grounds, weed whacking, hand mowing, mulching beds, and more. Must be available to work early morning until early afternoon. Rate of pay: $8.55/hr.

*Facility Attendant / Wildwood Cultural Center
Responsible individual able to work well with people needed to work at Wildwood Cultural Center for various activities. The person shall supervise rentals, be able to perform light maintenance and custodial tasks as part of this job. Individual must be able to work flexible hours on weekday evenings, weekends and holidays as needed. High school graduate or GED required.

*Temporary Aide- Events
The City of Mentor is seeking individuals to assist the Parks & Recreation Department staff during events scheduled at the Mentor Civic Center  Amphitheater over the summer months. Events are scheduled once or twice per week and typically take place in the evenings providing approximately 6-10 hours of work per week. Must be 21 years of age or older.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are 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

*Assistant Manager/Golf Instructor – PT
The City of Mentor is seeking a responsible individual to work part-time at Black Brook Golf Course and Practice Center as an Asst. Mgr./Golf Instructor. Must be able to work evenings and weekends year-round and work approximately 20 hours per week plus instruction. Duties include opening, closing, supervising and providing golf instruction for adults and juniors. Golf course management experience is desirable. High school or GED required. PGA member or Associate Professional desired. Starting hourly rate of pay is $14.42 for Assistant Manager duties, $18.00 per hour while providing golf instruction.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

*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: 3/22/2019 11:45 am

HIRING STATUS OF RECENTLY
POSTED POSITIONS

  • COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN (FT) – Testing is complete and interviews are being conducted.
  • GRANT ADMINISTRATOR (FT) – Applications are being reviewed.
  • CRIME PREVENTION OFFICER/CIVILIAN (PT) – Interviews have been scheduled.
  • CUSTODIAN (FT) – Applications are being reviewed and interviews are being scheduled.
  • RECREATION SPECIALIST II (PT) – Applications are being reviewed.
  • ASST. MGR. / GOLF COURSE INSTRUCTOR (PT) – Applications are being accepted.
  • OA (PT) – Applications are being reviewed.
  • CIVIL ENGINEER – Applications are being accepted.

 

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.