Employment Resources

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National Resources

At the national level, websites such as,, and have extensive search capabilities as well as resume tips, forum support and professional networking options.

The National Military Spouse Network, a networking, mentoring and professional development organization, has a wealth of career information at its website, The group aims to help military spouses build a meaningful, sustained career path and offers a library of articles that touch on topics like entrepreneurship, resume tips, self-promotion and more as well as a membership-only discussion forum. The organization also features companies that are military spouse-owned or military spouse-friendly on its Homefront Business Listings page.

Local Resources

Virginia Workforce Connection 

The state’s career development system brings together businesses, educational institutions and state agencies to connect job seekers to opportunities that help them develop their careers. Individuals receive support, education and training that prepare them for jobs.

Commonwealth of Virginia 

Commonwealth of Virginia offers an online employment and resource center for people looking for job opportunities with state government. The easy-to-use website allows users to search for jobs by category, department or location and then apply online.

Gloucester County 

Gloucester County does not accept paper applications. It provides job postings online with salaries and an employment application guide to steer users through the process.

Isle of Wight County 

Openings are posted at this website; click on “Employment Opportunities” and follow instructions to review job postings and to apply online. The website also provides a “Related Websites” link for more job resources.

James City County 

This career center site provides a link to job openings and to benefits and compensation.

York County 

This site walks applicants through the process, start to finish, for searching for job postings and applying online.

City of Chesapeake 

The city of Chesapeake provides a jobs posting and a link to create an online application.

City of Franklin 

The city of Franklin provides a link to job postings and online applications as well as a Workforce Development Center.

City of Hampton 

Some jobs here are open to all and others only to city employees.

City of Newport News 

Newport News provides a link to employment opportunities and online applications.

City of Norfolk 

Norfolk lists its jobs alphabetically from accounting to zoo.

City of Poquoson 

When job openings come up, they’re posted on this city website.

City of Portsmouth 

These postings are updated every week.

City of Suffolk 

Career opportunities are listed on this page.

City of Virginia Beach 

The website offers job opportunities with the city.

City of Williamsburg 

The website lists job openings with the city that include salary ranges.


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