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 online application, please call and schedule your pre-employment testing: 228-868-5831.
POLICE OFFICER APPLICANTS: For candidates who wish to apply for the Patrol Officer position, please complete the PRE-TEST 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.
FIREFIGHTER APPLICANTS: Below is a link for applicants interested in purchasing the firefighter 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.
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday – Friday
1410 24th Ave., Gulfport, MS 39501 (Office) P.O. Box 1780, Gulfport, MS 39502 (Mail)
(228) 868-5831 (Office)
(228) 868-5859 (Civil Service Phone)
(228) 868-5833 (Fax)