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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

CONSTRUCTION / MAINTENANCE WORKER, SENIOR  

Waterworks - Lee Hall Operations & Maintenance | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | Facilities-Operations Branch
Open Until: April 8, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.71 - $21.02
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $12.71 - $15.25

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT  

Commissioner of the Revenue | Newport News, VA
Commissioner of the Revenue | N/A
Open Until: April 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $25,862 - $28,448

STATE INCOME TAX & REAL ESTATE TAX RELIEF PROGRAM SUPERVISOR  

Commissioner of the Revenue | Newport News, VA
Commissioner of the Revenue | N/A
Open Until: April 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $35,012 - $38,513

HISTORIC SITE ASSISTANT  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Historical Services - Lee Hall Mansion Musuem
Open Until: April 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.71 - $20.22
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $11.71 - $14.05

POLICE OFFICER - PART TIME  

Police | Newport News, VA
Police | Professional Standards & Training
Open Until: April 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $43,044.00 - $71,348.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range ($18.43 - $22.11)

FACILITY ATTENDANT, LEAD - DOWNING GROSS  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Programs
Open Until: April 5, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $8.56 - $9.19
Details: Work schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range for Facility Attendant, Lead: $8.56 - $9.19. Anticipated Hiring Range for Facility Attendant II: $7.93 - $8.56. Anticipated Hiring Range for Facility Attendant I: $7.72 - $7.93

DEPUTY SHERIFF  

Sheriff | Newport News, VA
Sheriff | N/A
Open Until: April 17, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $34,067 - $62,220
Details: Anticipated Salary: $34,067

LEAD CUSTODIAN  

Peninsula Health Center | Newport News, VA
Public Works | None
Open Until: April 2, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.26 - $16.52
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $11.26 - $13.51

WAREHOUSE MANAGER - 51197  

Waterworks - Lee Hall Operations & Maintenance | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | General Services
Open Until: April 1, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $42,016.00 - $74,864.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $42,016 - $50,419

COMPTROLLER - 23658  

Waterworks - Administration, Customer Service | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | Enterprise
Open Until: April 6, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $56,926.00 - $101,440.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $56,926 - $68,311

CLAIMS ADMINISTRATOR  

Risk Management | Newport News, VA
Office of Risk Management | None
Open Until: March 29, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $44,651.00 - $79,565.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range ($44,651 - $53,581)

UTILITY CREW SUPERVISOR - 76191  

Waterworks - Lee Hall Operations & Maintenance | Newport News, VA
Waterworks | Distribution
Open Until: March 30, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $17.20 - $28.00
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $17.20 - $20.64

ENGINEER III  

Engineering | Newport News, VA
Engineering | Civil Design
Open Until: March 27, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $60,485.00 - $107,790.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $60,485 - $72,582

BUILDING SUPERVISOR - 71831  

Human Services | Newport News, VA
Human Services | Building Services
Open Until: April 4, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $37,196.00 - $66,273.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range will be $37,196 - $44,635

IRRIGATION SPECIALIST - GOLF COURSE  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Golf Course Revolving Fund
Open Until: March 29, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $18.27 - $30.20
Details: Schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $18.27 - $21.92

SUMMER CENTER SUPERVISOR  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Public Relations & Special Activities
Open Until: March 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $9.19 - $9.98
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $9.19 - $9.98

ASSISTANT SUMMER CENTER SUPERVISOR  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Programs
Open Until: March 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $7.93 - $8.56
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $7.93 - $8.56

RECREATION LEADER  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Operations
Open Until: March 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $7.72 - $7.93
Details: Flexible schedule may include weekends, evenings, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $7.72 - $7.93

RECREATION SPECIALIST - ACTIVE LIFESTYLES  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Festival Support
Open Until: April 5, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.43 - $21.48
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $12.43 - $14.91

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM FACILITATOR  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | P/R - After School
Open Until: March 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $9.19 - $9.98
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $9.19 - $9.98

SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM LEADER  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | P/R - After School
Open Until: March 31, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $7.72 - $7.93
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $7.72 - $7.93

RECREATION SPECIALIST - DORIS MILLER  

Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Newport News, VA
Parks, Recreation and Tourism | Recreation/Programs
Open Until: March 28, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $12.43 - $21.48
Details: Flexible schedule may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. Anticipated Hiring Range: $12.43 - $14.91

POLICE OFFICER RECRUIT  

Police | Newport News, VA
Police | South 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 - $40,325

CODES COMPLIANCE INSPECTOR III  

City Hall | Newport News, VA
Codes Compliance | None
Open Until: March 27, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $37,196.00 - $66,273.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $37,196 - $44,635

ACCOUNTING COORDINATOR-WELFARE - 22023  

Human Services | Newport News, VA
Human Services | Human Services Admin
Open Until: April 3, 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

STAFF TECHNICIAN (PAYROLL)  

Fire Administration | Newport News, VA
Fire | Administration
Open Until: April 3, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $29,174.00 - $50,386.00
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $29,174 - $35,009

PUBLIC WORKS FIELD REPRESENTATIVE (PART-TIME)  

Public Works-Operations | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Solid Waste - Administration
Open Until: March 26, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $15.84 - $25.00

SECURITY OFFICER II (PART-TIME)  

Public Works - Security | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Security Services
Open Until: April 4, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $11.02 - $19.05
Details: The expected schedule will regularly include up to 29 hours per week. Anticipated hiring range: $11.02 - $13.22

CONSTRUCTION MAINTENANCE WORKER, SR.  

Public Works Annex | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Wastewater-Collections
Open Until: March 30, 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: March 30, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $15.24 - $24.85
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $15.24 - $18.29

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC II  

Public Works Annex | Newport News, VA
Public Works | Wastewater-Pump Stations
Open Until: March 30, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: $17.20 - $28.48
Details: Anticipated hiring range: $17.20 - $20.64