The City of Gautier makes every effort to offer a competitive benefits package to our employees and their families.
Some of the benefits of working for the City of Gautier include:

  • Membership in the State of Mississippi Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)
  • Medical Insurance including access to Telemedicine
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance (Term and AD&D)
  • Accident and Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services

Police Officers and Firefighters certified in the State of Mississippi
may qualify as a lateral transfer under the City of Gautier Civil Service Rules.
If you are certified by the State of Mississippi as a Police Officer or Firefighter
and are interested in employment with the City of Gautier please contact us at
228-497-8000, ext. 308 or by email at hr@gautier-ms.gov for more information.
Lateral transfers may be eligible to forego any physical agility testing or written examination
if they meet all criteria established by the City of Gautier Civil Service Rules.



All persons interested in employment with the City of Gautier must submit a current application to the Office of Human Resources in order to be considered. An eligible applicant’s application shall remain on file for one (1) year. It is your responsibility to keep your application up to date with your most recent address, phone number, or employment information.
Applications are only accepted during the approved posting period of a vacant position.

City of Gautier
Attn: Office of Human Resources
3330 Hwy 90 Gautier, MS 39553
Phone: (228) 497-8000, Fax: (228) 497-8028
Email:  hr@gautier-ms.gov

  • All Applicants MUST meet the minimum following requirements:
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Applicant must meet any minimum age requirements listed in the job description
  • Applicant must provide proof of a high school diploma or GED equivalent. (attach a copy to your application)
  • Applicant must be an elector of the county in which he/she resides. Out of state applicants must provide proof of voter registration. (attach a copy to your application)
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license (driver’s license number and state must be listed on the application)
  • Police and Fire applicants must perform and successfully complete a physical agility test. (The pre-employment agility test release in the application packet must be signed, notarized and submitted with your application and other required documents.)
  • Police, Fire and some Administrative applicants will also be required to pass a written examination.
  • Applicant must meet any other educational requirements listed in the job description and must provide proof of a college degree or transcript verifying course work if it is listed as a requirement. (attach a copy to your application)
  • Applicant must provide proof of prior experience if listed as a requirement in the job description. A Verification of Prior Experience form in the application packet must be submitted to your prior employer for experience verification. Your prior employer will complete this form on your behalf verifying your prior work experience and will forward it to us at the Office of Human Resources for the City of Gautier.
  • These required documents MUST be submitted with the application. Applications without all required documents may not be considered for employment.

The City of Gautier is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, veteran or handicapped status. The City of Gautier will attempt to meet any reasonable request for accommodation in the hiring process in accordance with Title II of the ADA.

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Gautier Office

3305 Gautier Vancleave Rd,
Gautier, MS 39553

Monday -  Friday
Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

(228) 497-2276


Jackson County Office

500 Highway 90 
Gautier, Mississippi 39553

Monday - Friday
Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

228-497-1313 / 228-497-4800 (Fax) 


The first primary for City elections will be held May 2, 2017.
The second primary, if necessary, will be held May 16, 2017. 
The general election will be June 6, 2017.
The polling place for city elections is the Gautier Convention Center located at 2012 Library Lane.
For more information please contact the City Clerk Department at
228.497.8000 or email crussell@gautier-ms.gov.

The last day to register to vote in the Primary Election is
April 1, 2017 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

The City Clerk’s office will be open the following Saturdays
8:00 am to 12:00 pm for Absentee Ballot Voting:

  • April 22nd & April 29th  (for May 2nd primary)
  • May 6th & May 13th   (for May 16th runoff, if needed)
  • May 27th & June 3rd   (for June 6th general)

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