Application Process for City of Hattiesburg

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Hattiesburg. There are several ways to apply for an open, posted position:




Apply Online

Review each job posting below and click on the 'Apply Now' tab located in the blue bar of each page.

Apply in Person

Apply in person at the Human Resources Department, 3rd floor City Hall, 200 Forrest Street, downtown Hattiesburg, directly across from the Saenger Theater. All available jobs are posted for review

Applying for More than One Position

You may apply for more than one position even if at different departments To do so click on the “Add” button under the position on the application. Your application will go to all of the departments you applied for.

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  • Director of Public Works Department

    City of Hattiesburg-Public Works Job Description-Director   Position Scope This is professional and administrat...

  • Mechanic

      Department: Public Services   Division: Shop   Rate of Pay: $12.00/hr   Nature of Work:   This...
  • FireFighter

    The City of Hattiesburg is seeking qualified persons to become FireFighters.   Qualifications include:   Be 18 Years...
  • Operating Engineer 

      Department/Division: Water & Sewer/Water Plant Beginning Pay: $10.50/hr   Nature of Work:  This is a...
  • Office Manager – Urban Development

    POSITION:                           OFFICE MANAGER (OFFICE ASSISTANT VI)   DEPARTMENT:                  URBAN DEVELO...
  • Crew Worker – Water/Sewer

    Department/Division: Water Transmission and/or Sewer   Rate of Pay:               $10.00/hr   Nature of Wo...
  • Facility Maintenance Repairer – Grounds I

      Department: Parks and Recreation    Division:                           Landscape Maintenance   Rat...
  • Police Officer – Lateral Transfer

    Qualifications: Be 21 years of age or older Be a United States citizen Have a high school diploma (a college degree ...
  • Crew Worker – FT

    Department: Public Works Division: Streets – Health Rate of Pay: $10.00/hr   Nature of Work: This is semi...
  • Telecommunicator

    Department: Police   Division:                     Communications   Rate of Pay:               $12.50/hr &...

Your Application is Only Submitted for the Open Position(s) You Selected on Your Application

If you are not selected for the position(s) you applied for when you submitted your application, you may continue to apply for other open positions by putting in a new application. Applications are ONLY kept on file until the position(s) you applied for closes and is filled.

Applications for Police Officer or Firefighter

General applications for Police Officers and Firefighters are only accepted during an active recruitment process, with the exception of lateral transfers. Notice will be placed on this website when general applications are being accepted. Once a recruitment period begins, applicants may apply online or in person at the Human Resources Department. Out-of-area, lateral transfer applicants may fill out the transfer application online or contact the Training Academy at (601) 545-4650, or Human Resources at (601) 545-4571, for additional information.

Skills Assessment Testing

Skills Assessment Testing will be administered to applicants considered for employment in positions which involve clerical skills and abilities.

Application Review

The department with the position you applied for will review ALL applications submitted. If you are going to be selected for an interview the department will contact you usually with a week or so after the position is closed.