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 


Updates as of 10/30/14

Building Maintenance Aide II - Selected candidates have been scheduled for interviews.

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




(Recreation Specialist II)

 The City of Mentor is seeking a part-time Recreation Specialist II to provide coordination of the Mentor Senior Center kitchen program and related functions. Duties include meal planning, purchasing food and supplies, actual food preparation, and oversight of other cooks/volunteers to provide a daily lunch (M-F). Position requires approximately four hours of work per day M-F a.m. hours. Hourly pay range $15.15 – $21.72 (depending on qualifications). Must be ServSafe certified. Previous restaurant management is desired. Good cooking skills are required. High school graduate/GED required. Employment applications are available in the Human Resource Office, Mentor Municipal Center 3rd Floor, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060. When applying online, please send application to mailbox: HRMail2@cityofmentor.com. Application deadline: end of business day Friday, November 14, 2014.  


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. Employment applications are also available in the Human Resource Office, Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd Floor, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.



  • Applications for Employment will be accepted 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 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.


• Application Part A (Required) 

• Application Part B (Optional)

  • Save Part A and Part B to your computer’s hard drive. You may then electronically submit the completed application to the mailbox referenced at the end of the job description prior to the deadline indicated.  Application forms are also available in the Human Resources office. 

    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.

    The City of Mentor is an equal opportunity employer.