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



City of Mentor Civil Service Commission is accepting applications 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 (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). Applicants who receive a passing grade on the written exam will earn an additional 2 points for each of the following if proof/proper documentation is provided: 1) Applicants who have successfully completed a Police Academy AND currently hold an Ohio Police Certification as defined by the OPOTC; 2) Applicants who have proof of Honorable Discharge (DD214), or Letter of Proof signed by commanding officer of current active duty service in “Good Standing”; and, 3) Applicants with an Associate Degree from an accredited university/college, or who have accumulated class credits equal to 2 complete years in pursuit of a 4-year degree at an accredited university or college as defined by the US Dept. of Education. Salary Range: $54,757.82 to $76,811.80. You must participate in a Written Exam, Tri-C Physical Agility Test, Polygraph, Background Investigation, Medical Exam, Psychological Test and Oral Interview. To be processed for possible appointment, you must have a valid Tri-C physical agility certification (at applicant’s expense). A written exam will be given on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. A non-refundable filing fee of $20 (no personal checks) is required at time of application. Ranking for ties are determined by time-stamp of application. Application packets are available in person weekdays Monday, July 11th through Friday, July 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the City of Mentor, Civil Service Commission,  Mentor Municipal Center (3rd Fl.), 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, OH. EOE/ADA


The City of Mentor, Ohio (pop. approx. 50,000) is seeking a knowledgeable, articulate, self-starter to continue its export assistance and international business attraction program.

The successful candidate will directly assist local manufacturers with export compliance issues, provide guidance to businesses considering export, organize seminars relating to international trade, develop and maintain relationships with economic development and other organizations engaged in international business development and attraction, establish and maintain relationships with international counterparts in promoting business to business partnerships, participate in international trade missions, assist in efforts to attract foreign direct investment, and participate in marketing efforts to promote the city’s International Trade Initiative.

The position requires a degree from a four-year college or university with a major in International Business (or a related field) and considerable knowledge in export compliance; consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of training and experience.

The City of Mentor is a City Manager/Council form of government. The International Trade Manager reports directly to the Director of Economic and Community Development.

Annual Pay range: $62,245 to $93,104 (depending on qualifications) plus a comprehensive benefit package.  Complete and submit Application Part A (Required) and Application Part B (Optional) to Application deadline: end of business day Friday, August 19, 2016

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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 is seeking two individuals to work part-time as Greens Keepers at Black Brook Golf Course & Practice Center. Must be able to work early morning hours March through November; approximately 28 hours per week. Duties include mowing with precision turf grass equipment and general maintenance. Previous golf course or landscape maintenance experience desirable. High school graduate/GED required. Rate of pay: $9.74/hour. Employment applications (see below) may be submitted to mailbox Application deadline: open until filled.


The City of Mentor is seeking an individual to work as Temp/Seasonal Assistant Golf Course Manager. The position of Temp/Seasonal Assistant Golf Course Manager requires approximately 20 hours of work per week (early morning, evening and weekend hours) from mid-March through mid-November. Work involves opening, closing and the general supervision of Black Brook Golf Course & Practice Center. Previous golf course management and computerized point of sale experience is desired. High school graduate/GED required. Rate of pay: $11.25/hour. Submit applications to Application deadline: Open until filled.

WAIT STAFF (TEMPORARY POSITION)                         

The City of Mentor is seeking individuals to provide wait staff services at Black Brook Golf Course & Practice Center. Must be available to work on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday each week from 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and every other weekend through mid-November. Must be at least 19 years of age. High school diploma/GED required. Previous wait staff experience desired. Hourly rate of pay: $8.10 plus tips. Complete and submit Application Part A (Required) and Application Part B (Optional) to: Application deadline: Open until filled.


The City of Mentor is seeking a seasonal Wait Staff/Beverage Car Server to work at Black Brook Golf Course. Responsible for serving snacks and beverages from our beverage car to patrons on the golf course. Must be able to work evenings and weekends from August 1st through October.  Valid Driver’s License, minimum 21 years old.  Hourly rate:  $8.10. Complete and submit Application Part A (Required) and Application Part B (Optional) to Application deadline: open until filled.


 Perform various duties including general landscaping of the grounds, weed whacking, hand mowing, mulch beds, clubhouse cleanup, and more. Approximately 25 hours per week, weekdays and weekends. Early morning hours August through December. Hourly rate of pay: $8.10. Complete and submit Application Part A (Required) and Application Part B (Optional) to 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.



  • PT Information Technology Assistant –  Position has been filled.
  • Clerk of Council – Applications are being reviewed.
  • Legal Administrative Secretary – Interviews have begun.
  • PT Office Assistant – Interviews have been scheduled.
  • Accounting Assistant – Applications are being reviewed.

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.