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Welcome to the City of Portsmouth                 Career Portal! 

Portsmouth, an Official Coast Guard City, is a historic and robust city, the place where John Wood in 1621 recognized its beauty and strategic location with miles of waterfront property on the Elizabeth River. The city is located less than three miles from the city of Norfolk. In fact the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, one of the Navy's premiere shipbuilding facilities, is actually located in Portsmouth. 

We are excited that you are interested in a career with us!   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 should contact Human Resource Management at (757) 393-8626 to request accommodations.

The City of Portsmouth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Openings

Accountant II  

Finance
Open Until: July 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 29 - $46,409 - $90,172
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $46,409 - $61,492

Program Administrator - Clinical Support Services  

Behavioral Healthcare Services
Open Until: August 10, 2018
Rate of Pay: Grade 29 - $46,409 - $90,172
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $46,409 - $68,291

Support Coordinator  

Behavioral Healthcare Services
Open Until: July 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 24 - $36,362 - $70,652
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $36,362 - $48,180

Clinical Therapist I - Emergency Services (HRRJ)  

Behavioral Healthcare Services
Open Until: July 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 25 - $38,181 - $74,184
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $38,181 - $50,000

Clinician Assistant (Peer Specialist)  

Behavioral Healthcare Services
Open Until: July 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 20 - $29,916 - $58,125
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $29,916 - $38,500

Client Associate  

Behavioral Healthcare Services
Open Until: July 18, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 17 - $25,843 - $48,691
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $25,843 - $35,000

Case Manager - Hampton Roads Regional Jail  

Behavioral Healthcare Services
Open Until: July 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 24 - $36,362 - $70,652
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $36,362 - $53,507

Equipment Operator Crew Leader (Tree Services)  

Parks, Recreation, & Leisure
Open Until: July 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 22 - $32,983 - $64,083
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $32,983 - S48,533

Equipment Operator II (Tree Services)   

Parks, Recreation, & Leisure
Open Until: July 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 20 - $29,916 - $58,125
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $29,916 - $44,021

Budget Officer  

Finance
Open Until: July 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 34 - $59,231 - $118,572
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $59,231 - $90,000

Police Officer Trainee  

Police
Open Until: August 9, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: PS1 $39,500
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: 39,500 (Upon Completion of Academy $42,500)

Prevention Specialist  

Behavioral Healthcare Services
Open Until: July 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 22 - $32,983 - $64,083
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $32,983 - $43,702

Automotive Mechanic (Schools)  

Public Works
Open Until: July 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Rate of Pay: Grade 22 - $32,983 - $64,083
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Range: $32,983 - $43,702

Psychiatrist  

Behavioral Healthcare Services
Open Until: July 27, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Anticipated Hiring Salary: DOQ