Employment with the City

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


Temporary Part Time Office Assistant – Position has been filled.
Information Technology Network Engineer – Interviews are being scheduled.
End User Support Technician – Part-Time – Applications are being reviewed.
Natural Resource Specialist –  Position has been filled.
Research Assistant – Interviews have been scheduled.

(Note:  The above information is posted as a courtesy to those individuals who submitted applications prior to the deadline and would like updates in the hiring process.)



The City of Mentor is seeking an individual to fill the position of Victim Assistance Advocate. This full-time position provides various types of assistance to victims of crime. The successful candidate will possess considerable knowledge of the criminal justice system, have excellent communication skills, and the ability to maintain effective working relationships. Bachelor’s Degree with major course work in criminal justice or a related field is preferred. Experience using Microsoft Office software, grant writing and grant management responsibility is desired. High school graduation/GED is required. Must have a valid driver’s license. Annual range of pay:  $33,065 – $49,350 (DOQ) along with a comprehensive benefit package. Employment applications (see below) may be submitted to mailbox:  HRMail1@cityofmentor.com.  Application deadline:  end of business day Friday, December 4, 2015.


The City of Mentor has an immediate need for a part-time bus driver for our after school skating program. Hours of work: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday. Potential for additional hours for special events, etc. Requirements: Must possess a valid State of Ohio commercial’s driver license (CDL) Class C, and be a high school graduate (or GED).   Starting rate of pay is $13.00 per hour. Employment applications (see below) may be submitted to mailbox:  HRMail3@cityofmentor.com. Position will remain open until filled.


The City of Mentor is seeking individuals to fill the following part-time/temporary positions at the Civic Ice Arena:

FACILITY ATTENDANT – Work involves a variety of tasks to assist the arena staff members and the public when utilizing the Civic Ice Arena. Excellent customer service is required. This position is considered temporary as the hours of work required are irregular. Work hours vary and will include evening and weekend hours. Rate of pay: $9.00/hr. High school graduation or GED required.

CASHIER – Job duties include handling front desk transactions at the Civic Ice Arena. Excellent customer service is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is desired. This position is considered temporary as the hours of work required are irregular. Work hours vary and will include evening and weekend hours. Rate of pay: $8.10/hr. High school student, graduation or GED required.

SKATING ATTENDANT – Job duties include the presence on the ice to guard skaters during open skate sessions and other programs. Skating experience is required. This position is considered part-time as the hours of work are regularly scheduled. Hours of work include day, evening and weekends. Rate of pay: $8.10/hr. High school student, graduation or GED required.

Employment applications may be submitted to HRMail2@cityofmentor.com. Positions will remain open until filled.  EOE/ADA


The City of Mentor is seeking individuals to assist the Natural Resource Specialists with the white-tailed deer management program.  These positions are available for immediate and December start dates.  From December through February, this position will assist with culling activities, bow hunting program management and collaboration with other agencies.  From February to April, this position will participate in nuisance Canada goose control, invasive plant control and habitat restoration, habitat monitoring, recreational programming and planning along with various natural resource management tasks.  Must be able to work a varied schedule comprised of outdoor activities in all weather conditions and office hours.  These temporary positions will work through April 30, 2016, or up to the completion of 840 work hours.  Hourly rate of pay:  $9.00.  Currently enrolled student or graduate of wildlife management, natural resources, ecology, biology or a related field is preferred.  Experience using Microsoft Office software with an emphasis on Excel, and GIS software.  High school graduation/GED is required.   Must have a valid driver’s license.      Employment applications (see below) may be submitted to HRMail2@cityofmentor.com.  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: $15.88/hr. Other compensation incentives are available. Employment applications (see below) may be submitted to HRMail1@cityofmentor.com.  Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.


  • Applications for Employment will be accepted only for positions currently being advertised.
  • Unsolicited applications/resumes will not be kept on file.
  • A separate application  is required when applying for more than one posted position.
  • In the “Subject” line of your email type your last name, first name and reference position (i.e. Smith, Mary, Lifeguard).
  • Applications for current open positions will not be reviewed until after the closing deadline.  At that time, the status of the hiring process will be posted on this page. (Not applicable to Seasonal/Temporary positions.)


• Application Part A (Required)  (Use this application for full time/part time positions only.)

• Application Part B (Optional)

• Application – Seasonal/Temporary Position Employment

  • 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.   Employment applications are also available in the Human Resource Office, Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd Floor, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., 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.