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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.

 

Below is a video link that explains how to apply for jobs with the City of Newport News!


Job Openings

ACCOUNTING COORDINATOR-WELFARE - 22023  

Human Services | Newport News, VA
Human Services | Human Services Admin
Open Until: February 2, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $42,016.00 - $74,864.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range will be $42,016 - $50,419

DETENTION SPECIALIST  

Juvenile Services | Newport News, VA
Juvenile Services | Community Programs
Open Until: February 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $35,012.00 - $62,395.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range - $35,012 - $42,014

FACILITY ATTENDANT, LEAD - INSTRUCTIONAL & FACILITIES  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Public Relations & Special Activities
Open Until: February 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $8.56 - $9.19
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range for Facility Attendant, Lead: $8.56 - $9.19 per hour.

MASTER EQUIPMENT OPERATOR  

Public Works - Recovery Operations Center | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Solid Waste - Composting Operations
Open Until: January 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.18 - $26.28
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $16.18 - $19.42

FORENSIC TECHNICIAN - 31590  

Police | Newport News, VA
Police | Investigations Bureau
Open Until: January 28, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $35,012.00 - $62,395.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $35,012 - $42,014

STAFF TECHNICIAN (PAYROLL)  

Fire Administration | Newport News, VA
Fire | Administration
Open Until: January 21, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $29,174.00 - $50,386.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $29,174 - $35,009

BUSINESS TAX COMPLIANCE OFFICER  

Commissioner of the Revenue | Newport News, VA
Commissioner of the Revenue | N/A
Open Until: January 25, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $32,939.00 - $56,929.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $32,939 - $36,233

FINANCIAL SERVICES ANALYST  

Engineering | Newport News, VA
Engineering | Engineering Admin
Open Until: January 23, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $47,408.00 - $84,475.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $47,408 - $56,889

AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN (HEAVY EQUIPMENT SHOP)  

Vehicle & Equipment Services | Newport News, VA
Vehicle and Equipment Services | Heavy Shop
Open Until: January 24, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $20.61 - $33.25
Details: Anticipated hiring range: Master Auto Technician - $20.61 - $24.73, Auto Technician II - $18.27 - $21.92, Auto Technician I - $15.24 - $18.29

AUTOMOTIVE AIDE (TEMPORARY)  

Waterworks - Lee Hall Operations & Maintenance | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | General Services
Open Until: January 21, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $7.93 - $8.56

GOLF SERVICES ATTENDANT  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Golf Course Revolving Fund
Open Until: January 24, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $7.61 - $7.72
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $7.61 - $7.72

WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATOR  

Waterworks - Lee Hall Operations & Maintenance | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | Facilities
Open Until: January 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $39,543.00 - $70,469.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $39,543 - $47,452

ANIMAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Parks and Recreation Administration
Open Until: January 24, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.43 - $21.48
Details: Flexible schedule may include evening, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range for Animal Services Technician II: $12.43 - $14.92

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR, MASTER  

Public Works Annex | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Stormwater- Construction
Open Until: January 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $16.18 - $26.28
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $16.18 - $19.41

ADMINISTRATOR OF ENGINEERING PROJECTS  

Engineering | Newport News, VA
Engineering | Engineering Admin
Open Until: February 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $64,276.00 - $114,550.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $64,276 - $77,131

FRAUD INVESTIGATOR - 51579  

Human Services | Newport News, VA
Human Services | Financial Services
Open Until: January 24, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $42,016.00 - $74,864.00
Details: Anticipated hiring salary will be $42,016 - $50,419

PUBLIC WORKS FIELD REPRESENTATIVE (PART-TIME)  

Public Works-Operations | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Solid Waste - Administration
Open Until: January 22, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $15.84 - $25.00

MANAGER OF SPECIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS  

City Hall | Newport News, VA
Development | None
Open Until: January 19, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $60,485.00 - $107,790.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $60,485 - $72,582

DEPUTY SHERIFF  

Sheriff | Newport News, VA
Sheriff | N/A
Open Until: January 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $34,067 - $62,220
Details: Anticipated Salary: $34,067

CONSTRUCTION MAINTENANCE WORKER, SR.  

Public Works Annex | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Wastewater-Collections
Open Until: January 24, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.71 - $21.02
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $12.71 - $15.25

PIPELAYER SPECIALIST  

Public Works Annex | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Wastewater-Collections
Open Until: January 26, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.24 - $24.85
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $15.24 - $18.29

POLICE OFFICER RECRUIT  

Police | Newport News, VA
Police | Central Precinct
Open Until: May 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $38,325.00 - $40,325.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $38,325 - $39,325

EQUIPMENT OPERATOR, SENIOR - 76222  

Waterworks - Lee Hall Operations & Maintenance | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | Distribution
Open Until: February 3, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.34 - $23.50
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $14.34 - $17.21

ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN  

Commissioner of the Revenue | Newport News, VA
Commissioner of the Revenue | N/A
Open Until: January 21, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $29,174.00 - $50,386.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $29,174 - $32,091

SENIOR EQUIPMENT OPERATOR  

Public Works Annex | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Stormwater-Lakes
Open Until: January 24, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $14.34 - $23.50
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $14.34 - $17.21

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM LEADER  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | P/R - After School
Open Until: February 2, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $7.72 - $7.93
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $7.72 - $7.93

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM FACILITATOR  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | P/R - After School
Open Until: February 2, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $9.19 - $9.98
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $9.19 - $9.98