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






The City of Mentor is seeking an individual to work as a full-time GIS Coordinator. Applicants must have verifiable experience leveraging Esri’s Modern Platform of Technology and Solutions as a System of Record and as a System of Engagement. Salary range $54,000 – $84,000 DOQ. Please visit our website for instructions on how to apply online. Please click here to see additional detail regarding this position.

Application deadline 4/3/2020.

*Employment applications for the above position may be submitted online (see instructions to the right of this ad) and should be sent to   EOE/ADA




The Application Process and Exam for the Mentor Police Officer Position

has been postponed until further notice.



The City of Mentor is accepting applications to fill seasonal/temporary positions for 2020. Seasonal positions are available at city pools, spray parks, and day camp programs. Temporary positions are available at Black Brook Golf Course, Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve & Marina, Mentor Senior Center and general temporary maintenance work within the Parks/ Recreation and Public Works Departments.

  • Temporary employees may work up to 40 hours per week but may not work more than 840 hours annually.
  • Seasonal employees work in establishments within the city which are deemed seasonal by the Parks & Recreation Dept. These positions are those associated with the city-owned swimming pools and the day camp programs.

When completing the employment applications, please indicate the position for which you are applying. All positions will remain open until filled. Applicants will be required to undergo a background check if recommended for hire. All positions are open until filled.

*Employment applications may be submitted online (see instructions to the right) and should be sent to   EOE/ADA

*Maintenance Aide (Temporary)
Maintenance Aide positions are available in the Parks/Recreation Department and the Public Works Department. Maintenance Aide job duties vary depending on the assigned work area. Duties include assisting full-time crews in the maintenance of parks and public areas (mowing grass, trimming, weeding, painting, etc.). Rate of pay: $8.70 per hour.

*Recreation Intern (Temporary)
An intern is needed to assist the Parks and Recreation Department in the development, coordination, publicizing, implementation and evaluation of summer camps, aquatic programs, and special events. Work takes place in a busy and fast-paced environment. The successful intern must be customer-service driven and understand that we work as a team to accomplish a lot in a short amount of time to provide quality recreation programs and services to the residents of the City of Mentor. General work hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., with some night and weekend hours necessary, depending on projects assigned. Rate of pay: College level $10.30 per hour, High School level $8.70 per hour.

*Lifeguard (Seasonal)
Applicants must be responsible, dedicated, and have a passion for aquatics. Applicants must be strong swimmers and possess a valid American Red Cross (or similar) Lifeguarding Training Certification which includes CPR for Professional Rescuers Certification & First Aid. This position safeguards and prevents injury or loss of life through water rescue and prevention techniques, first aid, and CPR and must possess knowledge of principles, policies and procedures of pool rules. Requirements include rule enforcement, maintenance and facility upkeep, activity reporting, and ongoing participation in staff training. Must have a commitment to action, leadership and service while ensuring the health and safety of patrons. Position requires a minimum commitment of 25 hours per week including afternoon, evening and weekend hours. Rate of pay: $9.25 per hour.

*Water Safety Instructor (Seasonal)
Instruct all levels of Red Cross swimming lessons. Constantly strive to provide maximum opportunity for skill practice for all students during each class period. Communicate regularly with parents and participants to ensure a positive understanding of the lesson program as well as individual student achievements and progress. Develop a well-organized lesson plan before each session. Maintain up-to-date course records of students. Must have a current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and C.P.R. Certification. Instructors are required to be in the water during each class to demonstrate skills and strokes. Position requires a minimum commitment of 25 hours per week including afternoon, evening and weekend hours. Rate of pay: $10.75 per hour.

 *Day Camp Counselor (Seasonal)
Day camp counselors are needed to be part of Mentor’s summer camp programs. Applicants must be enthusiastic, creative, responsible, high energy, resourceful and have a genuine interest in creating a fun, engaging outdoor experience for elementary age children. Counselors will participate in staff training, supervise campers, and communicate with parents as needed. Must have a commitment to action, leadership and service. Must be able to work with other counselors as a team to create a positive camp experience. Applicants must have completed high school, be able to swim 25 yards and tread water for 2 minutes, and be CPR and First Aid certified. Preference is given to college students and/or graduates in the fields of Elementary Education, Recreation and Physical Education.  Rate of pay: $9.00 per hour.

The following temporary positions will work varying hours from March through October but we are willing to accommodate to your schedule.
Maintenance Aide, CashierWait Staff
The hourly pay rate for these positions is $8.70. Wait Staff applicants must be 21 years of age and may receive tips.
Asst. Golf Course Manager The rate of pay for this position is $11.50 and requires approximately 20 hours of work per week (early morning, evening and weekend hours). Work involves opening, closing and the general supervision of the golf course.

Courtesy Patrol (Temp)
Duties involve assisting facility visitors to the lagoons, nature preserve and marina. Approximately 25 hours of work per week including holidays, weekends, weekdays and evening hours. Schedules may vary. Rate of pay: $8.70 per hour.
Marina Assistant Operator (Temp)
Duties include the responsibility for boat lift services and general maintenance duties working a varying schedule of approximately 25 hours per week. Forklift certification is preferred but will train. $ 12.00 per hour

Substitute Bus Driver (Temp)
Duties include driving a 22-passenger bus for Mentor Senior Center trips. Trips are primarily daytime, weekdays with an occasional evening or weekend. Must have a CDL with a passenger endorsement. Rate of pay: $13.40 per hour.

Special Event Attendant (Temp)
Duties include assisting full-time and part-time staff as needed for special events at the Mentor Amphitheater. Hours of work are primarily in the evening once or twice per week. Must be 21 years of age or older. Schedule and hours of work vary. Rate of pay: $10.00 per hour.

Camera Operators (Temp)
The City of Mentor Public Information Office is seeking multiple candidates to operate video cameras during events at Mentor Civic Center Amphitheatre. Events will take place in the evenings once or twice per week over the summer months. Events scheduled will include rock concerts, plays, operas and spoken word. Operational knowledge of professional quality video cameras and switching equipment is required. Position requires approximately two to six hours of work per week. Rate of pay: $12.00 per hour.


The City of Mentor is seeking an individual to work part-time (approx. 25 hrs/wk) assisting the IT Dept. Duties include coordinating and implementing the City’s PC-based software and hardware, assisting all users with related needs and issues, troubleshooting and resolving PC and Local Area Network (LAN) issues. Hourly rate of pay: $15.90 – $24.81 (DOQ). High school graduate or GED required. 

Application deadline: 4/3/2020


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 and High School Diploma or GED. Minimum qualifications include the completion of Ohio Firefighter I 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: $18.14/hr. Other compensation incentives are available.

Applications for part-time firefighters are accepted at all times.

*Employment applications for the above part-time positions may be submitted online (see instructions to the right of this ad) and should be sent to HRMail1@cityofmentor.comEOE/ADA

Last Update: 3/23/2020 2:44 PM


  • MAINTENANCE WORKER – FT – Applications are being reviewed.
  • CORRECTIONS OFFICER – FT – Position has been filled.
  • PT Office Assistant I – Cemetery – Applications are being reviewed.
  • PT End-User Tech SupportApplications are being accepted.
  • GIS COORDINATOR – Applications are being accepted.



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Human Resource Office
Mentor Municipal Center, 3rd Floor
8500 Civic Center Boulevard
Mentor, Ohio 44060

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The City of Mentor is an equal opportunity employer.