Human Resources

City of Byram Human Resource Department

Ledireada Kent
City Hall
P.O. Box 720222
Byram, MS 39272
PHONE:  (601) 372-7746
FAX:  (601) 373-1961

The City of Byram is an equal opportunity employer.  The Human Resource Department takes a leadership role and provides service in support of the City of Byram by promoting the concept that our employees are our most valuable resource and will be treated as such.  Establishing, administering, and effectively communicating sound policies, rules and practices that treat employees with dignity and equality while maintaining employment and labor laws is what we strive to do.

The city is promoting and recruiting the best-qualified people and we recognize and encourage the value of diversity in the work place. We provide competitive salaries and offer a complete benefit package.  The City is always glad to accept applications.

Download the GENERAL APPLICATION  for all positions except Police Department


Police Department: CLICK HERE to see a list of Police Department employment opportunities and to obtain an application.

Fire Department:
The City of Byram Fire Department is now hiring and is giving out applications from Sept. 20 – Oct. 15 for the following positions:
Firefighter – experience or no experience, at least 18 years of age, high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license. You will be required to pass an agility test.  Experienced firefighters with 6 + years of experience will go through a modified agility test.   Paramedics – current certification required, fire fighter certification preferred but not required. We will send you to the fire academy.  You will be required to pass an agility test.
You may pick up applications Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at:
Central Fire Station
200 Byram Parkway
Byram, MS, 39272

Public Works Department:

Street/General Maintenance Worker


The range of benefits available to regular City employees include:
Health Insurance, Dental, Vision– Employee coverage is 100% paid by the City of Byram.

Retirement– 9% employee contribution, 17.40 % city contribution. Vested after 8 years of service, retirement after 30 years of service with no penalties.

Life Insurance– Employee life insurance coverage (at no cost to employee) is twice the salary to all full time employees. Part-time employees may be eligible for a pro-rated coverage program.

Holidays: 10 official holidays and other holidays that may be declared by the Governor throughout the year.

Vacation Leave– Employees begin to accrue vacation leave after the sixth month of continuous service, beginning with 3.08 hours per pay period for the first five years. Vacation leave will increase by one day per year not to exceed four weeks of vacation per year.

Sick Leave – All full-time employees will be entitled to 3.69 hours per pay period of sick leave. Sick leave may be accrued without limit.

January 1 – New Year’s Day
January 20 – MLK/Robert E. Lee
February 17 – Presidents’ Day
April 10 – Good Friday
May 25
– Memorial Day
July 4 – Independence Day
September 7 – Labor Day
November 11 – Veterans Day
November 26 – Thanksgiving
December 25 – Christmas