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.

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.

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

2022 Testing Dates: - January 13th, February 10th, March 10th, April 14th, May 12th, June 9th, July 14th, August 11th,
September 8th, October 13th, November 10th December 8th

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

2022 Testing Dates- January 18th, February 15th, March 15th, April 19th, May 17th, June 21st, July 19th, August 16th,
September 20th, October 18th, November 15th and December 20th.