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Welcome to the City of Newport News career portal!  Newport News is a city rich in history which has relied on the ingenuity and vision of its employees since it was first chartered in 1896.  Situated as a gateway to the Hampton Roads area, Newport News employs more than 3,500 people across 40 service and operational departments to enhance the lives of over 180,000 citizens.  City employees have greatly contributed to Newport News being recognized as a worldwide leader in military and technology advancements, as well as being a great place to visit and live.   Throughout the City you will find dedicated employees committed to continuing a tradition of excellence.

 

We offer career opportunities in a wide variety of public service fields.  To join this dynamic team we invite you to view our current job openings listed on this page and click on the "Details" option to find detailed information on each position. Then click "Apply Now" to begin your application.  If you are a first-time user you will need to create an account that starts with entering your email address as a username and enter a unique password.  Please be sure to fill in all fields on your application and follow any special instructions which may be provided for specific positions.  Applicants with special needs are asked to contact Human Resources at 757/926-1800 to request accommodations.  

 

The City of Newport News is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Openings

FLEET SUPPORT ASSISTANT  

Vehicle & Equipment Services | Newport News, VA
Vehicle and Equipment Services | N/A
Open Until: June 3, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $24,350.00 - $42,056.00

EMERGENCY SHELTER COORDINATOR PART-TIME  

Human Services | Newport News, VA
Human Services | Administration
Open Until: May 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Details: This is a part-time position with anticipated hiring range of $20.02 to $24.02 per hour.

SENIOR PLANNER (COMPREHENSIVE PLANNING)  

City Hall | Newport News, VA
Planning | Urban Design
Open Until: June 8, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $50,384.00 - $89,799.00
Details: Anticipated Salary: $50,384 - $60,461

Administrative Assistant II  

Juvenile Services | Newport News, VA
Juvenile Services | Juvenile Services Admin.
Open Until: May 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $25,862-$31,034

RECREATION PROGRAM SUPERINTENDENT -FACILITIES AND INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Programs
Open Until: May 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $53,608.00 - $95,526.00
Details: Schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

OFFICE ASSISTANT (TEMPORARY)  

Commissioner of the Revenue | Newport News, VA
Commissioner of the Revenue | N/A
Open Until: May 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Details: Anticipated Salary: $13.00

SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST  

Human Resources | Newport News, VA
Human Resources | N/A
Open Until: May 28, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $47,408.00 - $84,475.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $60,000 - $70,000

PIPELAYER, SENIOR - 76476  

Waterworks - Lee Hall Operations & Maintenance | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | Distribution
Open Until: May 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST

Natural Resources-Grounds CONSTRUCTION / MAINTENANCE WORKER, SENIOR  

Waterworks - Lee Hall Operations & Maintenance | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | Natural Resources-Grounds Maintenance
Open Until: May 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR SPECIALIST - 32547  

Police | Newport News, VA
Information Technology | N/A
Open Until: June 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $42,016.00 - $74,864.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $42,016 - $50,419

MAINTENANCE GROUNDSKEEPER AIDE - PARKS  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Public Relations & Special Activities
Open Until: May 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $8.50 - $14.62
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

ACCOUNTANT II - 22013  

City Hall | Newport News, VA
Finance | Administration
Open Until: May 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $47,408.00 - $84,475.00

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN, SENIOR   

City Hall | Newport News, VA
Engineering | Stormwater Design
Open Until: May 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range : $42,016 - $50,419

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR, SENIOR - 76222  

Waterworks - Lee Hall Operations & Maintenance | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | Distribution
Open Until: May 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST

Construction Maintenance Worker-Distribution  

Waterworks - Lee Hall Operations & Maintenance | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | None
Open Until: May 23, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - PARKS  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Parks and Recreation Administration
Open Until: June 15, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $77,128.00 - $137,457.00
Details: Schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

LANDSCAPE PLANNER - ADMINISTRATION  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Parks and Recreation Administration
Open Until: June 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $20.20 - $35.99
Details: Tuesday - Friday, Average 30 hrs./week/Anticipated Hiring Range $20.20 - $24.24

LANDSCAPE PLANNER - 22309  

City Hall | Newport News, VA
Planning | None
Open Until: June 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $42,016.00 - $74,864.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $42,016 - $50,419

EQUIP OPERATOR MASTER - WASTEWATER  

Public Works Annex | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Wastewater-Collections
Open Until: May 29, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $35,012.00 - $62,395.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $35,012 - $42,014.

Surveying Technician  

Engineering | Newport News, VA
Engineering | Environmental Services
Open Until: May 28, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $35,012.00 - $62,395.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range : $35,012 - $42,014

AQUATIC INSTRUCTOR - (LIFEGUARD, WATER FITNESS, WATER SAFETY)  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Programs
Open Until: May 28, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.43 - $21.48
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

LIFEGUARD  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Programs
Open Until: August 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $10.29 - $10.71
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Programs
Open Until: May 28, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.43 - $21.48
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

ASSISTANT SUMMER CENTER SUPERVISOR  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Programs
Open Until: May 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $8.50 - $14.62
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

SUMMER CENTER SUPERVISOR  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Public Relations & Special Activities
Open Until: May 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $9.77 - $16.91
Details: Flexible scheduled may include evenings, weekends, and holidays

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM FACILITATOR  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | P/R - After School
Open Until: May 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $9.77 - $16.91
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM LEADER  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | P/R - After School
Open Until: May 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $8.50 - $14.62
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays

FACILITY ATTENDANT - TENNIS / ATHLETIC  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Operations
Open Until: June 4, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Details: Flexible schedule to may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Please be advised this position can be rotated among several facilities.

ASSISTANT RECREATION CENTER SUPERVISOR - YOUTH PROGRAMS  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Programs
Open Until: May 28, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $24,350.00 - $42,056.00
Details: Schedule may vary to include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

POLICE OFFICER RECRUIT  

Police | Newport News, VA
Police | Central Precinct
Open Until: June 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $38,325.00 - $40,325.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $38,325 - $39,325