Application Process Working 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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  • Division Manager Code Enforcement

    DEPARTMENT: Urban Development DIVISION: LAND CODE RATE OF PAY: $35,500                                              ...
  • Equipment Operator/Bucket Truck

    Department: Parks & Recreatioin Division: Urban Forestry Rate of Pay: $ 12.00 hr   Nature of work: This is ...
  • Mechanic

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

        Department: Administration Division:          Purchasing Rate of Pay:    $45,000-48,000 (annually) + DOE Nature ...
  • Operating Engineer 

      Department/Division: Water & Sewer/Water Plant Beginning Pay: $10.50/hr Nature of Work:    This is a...
  • Engineering Technician/ Surveyor

                   Department: Engineering Rate of Pay:               $13.00/hr Nature of work:        To perform engine...

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 Fire Fighter

Applications for the above are only accepted during an active recruitment process. Notice will be placed on this website when they are being accepted. Once a recruitment period begins, all applicants must apply in person at the Human Resources Department. Out of the area candidates may contact the Training Academy at 601-545-4650 for additional information and/or application.

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.