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


RECREATION  SPECIALIST – Special Elders Program

The City of Mentor is seeking an individual to work on a part-time, temporary basis at the Senior Center with the Special Elders Program. The Special Elders Program is scheduled mid-day Monday through Friday. Actual hours of work will vary depending on need.  Hourly rate of pay: $12.42.

To be considered for this position you must complete a City of Mentor application.  See instructions to the right of this ad for submitting an application online, by mail or in person.  Employment applications for this position may be submitted to

Application deadline:  end of business, Friday, December 9, 2016.

Rec Specialist – Special Elders Program


The City of Mentor is seeking a part-time fitness instructor to work at the Mentor Senior Center. Applicants must be certified as a fitness instructor. High school graduation/GED is required. Must have a valid driver’s license. Rate of pay: 60% of resident fee. Employment applications may be submitted to mailbox Application deadline: 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, High School Diploma or GED. Minimum qualifications include the completion of Ohio Firefighter 1 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  Applications for this position are accepted at all times.  They are kept on file and will be reviewed as job openings occur.


Revised: 12/7/16.

  • Information Technology Assistant – Currently interviewing selected candidates.
  • Administrative Assistant II – Currently interviewing selected candidates.
  • PT Natural Resource Specialist– Position has been filled.
  • Temporary/Internship – Natural Resource Assistant – Position has been filled.
  • International Trade Manager – Position has been filled.
  • Office Assistant – Currently scheduling selected applicants for interviews.

Note:  The above information is posted as a courtesy to those individuals who submitted applications prior to the deadline.  Depending on the number of applications received and availability of the hiring manager the hiring status may not be posted immediately.  We do appreciate your patience and ask that you not call/email for updates as this is the most up-to-date information we have.  (Not applicable for seasonal/temporary positions.)


  • 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 type your last name, first name and reference 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 of interest and click the designated mailbox referenced in that ad.  Attach your completed City of Mentor application (required for all positions) and any other attachments you wish to submit and send.  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 Resources 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.