Employment/Compensation

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Mesquite! The City of Mesquite offers a wide variety of employment opportunities including: General Office and Clerical, Maintenance and Trades, Specialists, Seasonal, Part-Time, Professional, Managerial, Executive, Police, Fire, and various internship opportunities. We accept applications for these positions only when a vacancy occurs.

Currently, the City of Mesquite has 1034 full time employees and 263 part time employees. In addition, we hire approximately 130 seasonal positions each year. The Mesquite Police Department has an authorized strength of 229 sworn police personnel. The Mesquite Fire Department has an authorized strength of 199 sworn fire personnel.

We proudly offer a competitive compensation package. In fact, we are one of the highest paying agencies in the State of Texas for entry level police and fire positions. In order to stay competitive, we conduct annual salary surveys to determine how positions at the City of Mesquite compare to similar positions at other cities in the DFW Metroplex of similar size.

Current Employment Opportunities

Frequently Asked Questions

For Questions Regarding Employment, please contact: careers@cityofmesquite.com

For Questions Regarding Compensation, please contact: compensation@ci.mesquite.tx.us