Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the City of Portsmouth’s
Career Opportunities!

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

The city of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • The city of Portsmouth is V3 Certified for our commitment to recruiting, hiring, training, and retaining Virginia's Veterans and serving members of the National Guard and Reserve.

Employment Opportunities

Internal Only Employment Opportunities

If this is the first time you are applying using our new online job application, you will need to create a new account and select a Username and Password. This application can be saved and used to apply for more than one job opening. Please note that applications that do not list related job experience in the "Employment History/Work Experience" section will be considered incomplete and will be rejected. A resume or answers to supplemental questions will not substitute for the information required in this section. Online applications are stored on a secure site and only authorized city employees have access to this information. It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications will be rejected if incomplete.