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


Secretary – Police Department- Position has been filled.
Information Tech Network Engineer – Interviews have been scheduled.
PT Maintenance Aide – Applications are being reviewed.
FT Communications Dispatcher – Position has been filled..

(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.)



A part-time Emergency Communications Dispatcher is needed for the City of Mentor. Responsibilities include processing emergency calls from the public, determining priorities, and dispatching emergency units. Work entails exercising judgment in coordinating responses to situations that may affect the lives and safety of the public, police and fire personnel. Work relies heavily on the use of complex computer and technical equipment.  Advanced multitasking skills are necessary. Must be available to work rotating shifts and some weekends/ holidays.  High school graduation or GED required.  Prior emergency dispatch and computer experience required.   Hourly rate of pay: $13.72 – $20.48 DOQ.  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. Application deadline: Friday, September 11, 2015.



 The City of Mentor is seeking a part-time Recreation Specialist to provide coordination and oversight of the city’s ice hockey program.  The selected individual must have the appropriate skating certifications, knowledge of ice hockey, and the ability to communicate effectively and direct the activities of program participants.  This position requires 20-25 hours per week with a varying schedule.  Starting rate of pay: $15.15/hr. High school graduate/GED required. Employment applications (see below) may b e submitted to HRMail3@cityofmentor.com.  Employment applications are also available in the Human Resource Office, Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd floor, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, OH  44060.  Application deadline:  Friday, September 4, 2015.  



This is a temporary, part-time clerical position working approximately 25 hours per week Monday through Friday.  Duties include reviewing and exporting Emergency Medical Service reports to the billing vendor for the city and reviewing monthly charge reports for accuracy.  Other responsibilities  to include data entry, typing, filing, ordering supplies, answering phones and providing information to the public as well as support to chief officers and administrative staff. Computer background with data entry and good math skills required.  Experience in Word, Excel and Access.  Good interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task. Knowledge of medical billing practices definitely a plus.  High school graduate or GED.  Hourly rate of pay:  $15.90/hr.  Employment applications (see below) may be submitted to HRMail2@cityofmentor.com.  Employment applications are also available in the Human Resource Office, Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd Floor, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, OH  44060.  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. 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 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 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.   Application forms are also available in the Human Resource 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.

    • Minor Labor Laws

    The City of Mentor is an equal opportunity employer.