Job Opportunities

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current open positions within their city.

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All entries are listed in chronological order starting with the most recent.

Job Opportunity: City Clerk - City of Kosciusko

September 20, 2018

The City of Kosciusko is currently taking applications for the position of City Clerk.


 This employee is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing all aspects of municipal financial management and administration.

  • Serves as chief financial advisor to Mayor and Board of Aldermen
  • Plans, organizes, and directs all operations of administrative department
  • Implements and formulates municipal finance policies
  • Serves as chief budget officer and enforces budget limitations
  • Manages debt service transactions, bonds, and disbursing city funds
  • Supervises and conducts regular and special elections
  • Supervises Deputy City Clerks


A full job description and list of duties can be found by clicking the "more information" link below.


Mayor Jimmy Cockroft
City of Kosciusko
222 East Washington Street
Kosciusko, MS 39090
Phone: 662-289-1226

Job Opportunity: Town of Pelahatchie - Police Chief

August 29, 2018

Police Chief is a full-time salaried position. The person in this position is on call seven days a week. The position has accountability for budgetary, safety and legal issues related to the police department.

The person in this position should have at least two years of college, or equivalent experience, along with Mississippi Law Enforcement Association Certification. Administrative experience is preferred for the position. Additional qualifications include a commitment to the community and knowledge of small town policing, administrative professionalism, as well as clerical and communication skills with the citizens and police officers. The Police Chief should have the ability to attract and maintain a well-qualified workforce. 


Salary is based on education and work experience.


Send Resume to
The Office of the Town Clerk
P.O. Box 229
Pelahatchie, MS 39145


Deadline for applications is September 30, 2018


Michael J. Wolf
Resnick & Louis PC
101 Highland Pointe, Suite C
Brandon MS 39042
Phone: 601 371-3939

City of Indianola Seeking City Clerk - Job Opportunity

May 10, 2018

The City of Indianola, Mississippi is seeking qualified applicants for the position of City Clerk of the City of Indianola, Mississippi.


Duties: To perform all of the duties of a city clerk, as provided by Mississippi state law and the ordinances, rules and regulation of the City of Indianola, Mississippi. To plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the City Clerk’s Office, including, but not limited to, preparing the agenda for the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, taking and transcribing official minutes of the regular and special meetings of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen, coordinating municipal elections, publicizing legal notices, and maintaining all official documents and records for the City. Actively participates in implementation of the city budget, manages municipal finances to include bookkeeping, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and all federal and state reporting associated therewith. City Clerk receives policy direction from the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. Exercises direct supervision over deputy city clerks, clerical staff and water meter maintenance and readers and other duties as assigned.


Click below for full details on this job opening!



Mayor Steve Rosenthal

City of Indianola

P.O. Box 269

Indianola, MS 38751

662-207-0684 Cell

662-887-1825 Office

City of Greenwood Seeking to Hire City Clerk

May 04, 2018

City of Greenwood Seeking to Hire City Clerk 


Nature of Work

This is administrative and professional work directing the activities of the City Clerk’s Office.

This employee is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing all aspects of municipal financial management and administration.  Responsibilities encompass the areas of financial planning, budget and research accounting, data processing systems development and operation, treasury management and debt administration, payroll, and tax and assessment collection.  The employee serves as chief financial advisor to the Mayor.  Primary emphasis of the work is on the formulation and administration of broad policies rather than upon immediate technical supervision and participation in the detailed activities of departmental operations.  Supervision is exercised over the staff in which responsibilities for various functions of this are assigned.

While under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the City Clerk shall be answerable solely to the Mayor in the performance of his/her functions and shall be subject to dismissal at the pleasure of the Mayor and shall be excluded from the coverage of any ordinance or general law providing for a civil service system in the city. 


Click below for more information on this job opportunity!



Cynthia Stanciel

Chief Administrative Officer

City Of Greenwood

P.O. Box 907

Greenwood, MS 38935

Office: (662) 455-7607 Ext. 111

Fax: (662) 455-7630


City of Hattiesburg Seeking to Hire Clerk of Council

April 27, 2018



SALARY: $45,000 - $75,000 ANNUALLY

NATURE OF WORK: The Clerk of Council provides clerical/administrative support to members of the Hattiesburg City Council and carries out operations and functions of the City Council office. This staff member prepares agendas for City Council meetings and compiles and maintains minutes of all City Council meetings, thus performs extensive word processing, data entry and records maintenance. The Clerk of Council may supervise one or more deputy clerks and is responsible for public notices, news releases and the City Council’s social media accounts. The Clerk responds to telephone and email requests from the public and assists city employees, as needed, in preparing items for Council agendas. This is a full-time permanent position in the City Council Department; the immediate supervisor for this position is the President of the City Council. The Clerk of Council works regular hours year-round, with frequent overtime and night work, and has accountability for fiscal, safety and legal issues related to the work for which this position is responsible.


Brenda Childress
City of Hattiesburg
Human Resources

City of Shelby Vacancy Announcement - Chief of Police

February 06, 2018

The City of Shelby is looking for a Full-Time Chief of Police to work days and nights if needed, and is responsible for supervising all police department personnel, and plans, schedules, coordinates, and directs their activity while providing for the protection of lives and property, prevention of crime and enforcement of laws and ordinances within the city boundaries. The Chief of Police will be held accountable for the effective delivery of police services to the community.



Application should be submitted to:

Mayor Peggy Mengarelli
City of Shelby
PO Box 43
Shelby, MS 38774
Phone: 662-398-5156
Fax: 662-398-7878    

City of Starkville Job Opening – System Engineer

February 01, 2018


Under general direction of the Mgr/Water & Sewer Operations, the Systems Engineer performs responsible field and office civil engineering work and technical level duties in support of the Department and Division’s engineering and capital improvement projects.

Click below for a full job description as well as contact information for interested applicants.


Navarrete Ashford
City of Starkville
Human Resources Department
110 West Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-323-2525 ext. 3124


City of Bay St. Louis - Job Opening for City Attorney

December 12, 2017

The City of Bay St Louis is seeking to hire an attorney.  The candidate will work under the direction of the Mayor and City Council. The City Attorney is the legal adviser and attorney for all officials, officers, and departments of the City and represents the City in all litigation and proceedings.



Sissy Gonzales
City Clerk
City of Bay St. Louis
(228) 466-5447


October 30, 2017



Sissy Gonzales
City Clerk
City of Bay St. Louis

Caitlin Thompson
Deputy Clerk of Council
Planning and Zoning Secretary
Council Chambers
598 Main St.
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520


City of Southaven Job Opening - Building Inspector

September 20, 2017

City of Southaven Building Department

Inspector I,II

This is skilled inspectional work in enforcing the International Code Council codes and other related codes and ordinances.

An employee in this class is responsible for performing both office and field inspectional work to ensure compliance with codes and ordinances. Work is performed independently under the general supervision of the Chief Building Inspector or other superior and requires making decisions using technical discretion, judgment and familiarity with a variety of building construction and repair.


James Gentry
Chief Building Official

8710 Northwest Dr.
Southaven, MS  38671

Ph: 662-393-4639
Fx: 662-280-6534

City of Petal Water Department - Job Opening

April 20, 2017

The City of Petal is accepting applications for a full-time position, including benefits, in the Water Department.  


  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must have or acquire a Class B CDL within 45 days of hiring
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen/pre-employment physical and background check
  • Experience operating heavy equipment and day to day water operations a plus

Wendy Lampton
City of Petal - Human Resources


City of Olive Branch Job Opening - Water / WasteWater Operations Superintendent

January 23, 2017

The City of Olive Branch MS is accepting applications for the position of Water/Wastewater Operations Superintendent. This position reports to the Public Works Director. As a member of the City’s Management Team, the Superintendent is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all work within the Water and Wastewater Department.

Class C Water and Class 2 Wastewater Certification or higher preferred. 



Alesia Lee Hise
City of Olive Branch
Human Resource Department
9200 Pigeon Roost
Olive Branch, MS 38654
Phone: 662-892-9258
Fax: 662-892-9219

Job Opening - City Attorney for the City of Yazoo City

January 18, 2017

The City of Yazoo City is seeking a City Attorney (Individual or Firm) to provide professional legal services to the City. The Attorney will assume all duties and responsibilities of the regular city attorney (excluding city prosecutor.) These duties include attending all board meetings and special meetings as required. The Attorney will be involved in drafting orders and resolutions. Ordinances shall be written and reviewed to assure they are followed at all times and updated.  All contracts terms and agreements of and with the city shall be reviewed to assure terms meet conditions required by city government.


For additional information contact 662-746-3234.

Resumes may also be mailed to:
Yazoo City Mayor
PO Box 689
Yazoo City, MS 39194

Yazoo City Hiring 2 Deputy City Clerks

December 06, 2016

Deputy City Clerk (2 Full-Time) – City of Yazoo City (City Hall), Mississippi 39194

Posting Date: December 7, 2016                                           Closing Date: Open until filled

Duties:    The Deputy City Clerk assists the Clerk in providing clerical & administrative support to members of the Mayor and Board of Alderman and in carrying out operations and functions of the City Clerk’s office. These staff members perform extensive word processing, data entry & record maintenance; accounts receivable and accounts payable; help to handle website & document updates; respond to telephone and email requests from the public; assist City employees, as needed; and other duties as assigned. Maintain a computer accounting system to enter all city money transactions, receipts and disbursements, maintain records of assessments, taxes and certify special assessments, balance accounts receivables and payables. Correspond with other governmental agencies and internal management staff, employees and general public. Clerks assist in maintaining an awareness of constantly changing laws, rules, and regulations governing all aspects of city administrative and financial operations, including pay, employment, bonding, budgeting requirements and other changes that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen can be alerted to problems and the city’s operations carried out in a lawful manner

This is a full-time permanent position in the City Clerk Dept; the immediate supervisor for this position is the City Clerk. The Deputy Clerk is expected to develop effective methods & routines for accomplishing job responsibilities.

Education and Experience: Advanced academic education completion from an accredited institution in related areas to the position. Minimum three years’ experience in related work experience with progressive responsibilities. Must be computer literate and a proficient typist; must possess excellent communication skills. Extensive knowledge of the overall operations of the City of Yazoo including policies, procedures, and ordinances. Working knowledge of office management procedures, record management, filing systems, office correspondence. Any combination of experience & training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is required.

Pre-Employment Requirements: If accepted, a criminal background check and a pre- employment drug screening by a physician designated by the City of Yazoo City will be conducted.

How to apply:  Download application at and submit with resume to

**The City of Yazoo City is an equal opportunity employer**


Meko Hill, Deputy City Clerk
City of Yazoo City
P.O. Box 689, Yazoo City, MS 39194
P: (662) 746-1401 F: (662) 746-6506