Welcome to the City of Gulfport Human Resources Department. Our mission is to support the City of Gulfport’s vision by delivering a superior customer service experience through assisting people in a caring, trustworthy and timely manner. The City of Gulfport is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. For us, it is the only acceptable way to do business. All employment decisions at the City adheres to equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We provide quality services in all Human Resources operations to approximately 620+ City employees including employee relations, benefits, compensation, career development, and worker’s compensation with integrity, responsiveness, and sensitivity. Employment services are provided to our external customers with the same assurance.

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

The City of Gulfport, Civil Service administers the Public Safety Dispatcher/Call Taker Pre-employment testing. If you are interested in obtaining a career as a 911 dispatcher please apply to the open position. If you meet minimum qualifications for the position you will receive an email from Guardian Alliance to begin the background screening. If you do not receive an email, please contact the Professional Standards Bureau with the Gulfport Police Department at 228.214.4474. Once the background screening is completed you will begin pre-employment testing. Click the link below to view testing aids and tips. Once you navigate to the link, look under CritiCall Candidate Resources and Additional Resources. Guardian Alliance to begin the background screening. https://criticall911.com/dispa...

For candidates who wish to obtain a career as a Patrol Officer, please apply to the open position. Once your application has been submitted, please call Human Resources to be schedule for the pre-employment Police exam test. A Valid State ID is required to test. Study guides are provided free of charge by the City of Gulfport Civil Service Department. The study guides may be picked up after an online application has been submitted.

**Must be 21+ years of age to be a Police Officer, unless you have a law enforcement emancipation.**

All Police Officer Exams are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at
2220 15th Street, Gulfport, MS 39501

2024 Testing Dates: January 11th, February 8th, March 14th, April 11th, May 9th, June 13th, July 11th, August 8th, September 12th, October 10th, November 14th and December 12th.

All Fire Fighter Exams are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at
2220 15th Street, Gulfport, MS 395011

2024 Testing Dates: January 16th, February 20th, March 19th, April 16th, May 21st, June 18th, July 16th, August 20th, September 17th, October 15th, November 19th, December 17th.