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Welcome to the City of Gulfport online job application site.


An online application must be submitted in order to be considered for employment with the City of Gulfport.

Click on "Check out our Current Openings" to view and apply for vacancies.

Notice of Police Patrol Officer Exam
September 21, 2021 @ 5:30pm
October 21, 2021 @ 5:30pm
November 18, 2021 @ 5:30pm
Gulfport Police Department
2220 15th Street, Gulfport, MS 39501

Notice of Fire Fighter Exam
September 22, 2021 @ 5:30pm
October 19, 2021 @ 5:30pm
November 16, 2021 @ 5:30pm
West Side Community Center
4006 8th Street, Gulfport, MS 39501

Veterans Internship
Applicants must complete an application on both
the Veterans website, ICMA.ORG/VLGMF, as well as
an application on the City of Gulfport's
job openings website HERE

Your opportunity to join our team begins here. Applications are accepted only when positions are announced. We are accepting applications for positions that are listed in the Job Openings section above.

Resume's can be accepted as an attachment along with application. Interested parties fulfilling all listed knowledge, skills, and experience requirements may apply for the positions posted. Resume's cannot be accepted in lieu of an official application. Any section of the application left blank or marked “see resume” is considered incomplete, and will not be considered. Unless otherwise stated, all positions will remain open until filled. Please see job descriptions for requirements.

Applicants can take advantage of the City of Gulfport Human Resources Computer Lab to complete an employment application. The lab is open from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

DISPATCHER APPLICANTS: The City of Gulfport Civil Service administers the Public Safety Dispatcher/Call taker Pre-employment testing (click to view the test) to all applicants wishing to obtain a career as a 911 dispatcher. After you complete your application, you will receive an email from Guardian Alliance to begin the background screening. You will then be contacted to complete the pre-employment testing. If you do not receive an email from Guardian Alliance, we recommend you check your JUNK/SPAM folder. In the event you can not find the email, please contact the Professional Standards Bureau with the Gulfport Police Department at 228.214.4474.

POLICE OFFICER APPLICANTS: For candidates who wish to apply for the Patrol Officer position, please complete the PRETEST application on the application page (click on ‘Check out our current openings). Once your application has been submitted, please call Human Resources to be placed on the testing list. A valid State ID is required to test.

Study Guides are provided free of charge by the City of Gulfport Civil Service Department. They can be picked up after an online application has been submitted.

For a cost of $15.00, you can access a practice test at https://www.applytoserve.com/Products. The practice test can be purchased online with a credit card through the website. The header on the site is 'Stanard and Associates'. Study Guides are provided free of charge by the City of Gulfport Civil Service Department. They can be picked up after an online application has been submitted.

FIRE FIGHTER APPLICANTS: Below is a link for applicants interested in purchasing the fire fighter practice test. The City of Gulfport Civil Service will provide individuals who apply a study guide free of charge.

Residency Requirements: Employees who accept employment with the City of Gulfport Police and Fire Departments MUST be residents and electors of one of the following counties: George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River or Stone within six months of employment.

The City of Gulfport is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Gulfport does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, or national origin.

Contact us: (Phone) 228.868.5831 / (Fax) 228.868.5833 / (Email) hr@gulfport-ms.gov
Civil Service 228-868-5869
(Office) 1410 24th Ave., Gulfport, MS 39501 / (Mail) P.O. Box 1780, Gulfport, MS 39502

Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

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