MDMR operations will close at noon on Wednesday, October 28, in anticipation for potential severe weather related to Hurricane Zeta. For all marine emergencies contact DMR Marine Patrol at 1-844-WE-R-MDMR or 228-523-4134.


Thank you for your interest in employment with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources!

If you are interested in getting notifications about upcoming vacancies, please email your resume to  Your resume will be kept on file for six months after which it will become inactive. Submission of a resume is not a substitute for completing an employment application.


If you are applying for one of the available positions below, you are required to complete a job application for each job title you are applying for. All applications must be completed online through the Mississippi State Personnel Board at If you were previously employed for the State of Mississippi for at least the last six months, you may apply for any job title at any time.

Download job descriptions and qualifications by clicking the position of interest below.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Mississippi Department of Marine Resources promotes non-discriminatory practices and procedures in all phases of its programs and activities and prohibits any form of unlawful discrimination and other considerations made unlawful by federal or state laws including race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sex, age, marital status or disability. Non-discrimination does not guarantee an employee or member of the public any rights not otherwise provided by law.