Work for the City

​​​​​Careers with the City of Virginia Beach:

Web Application for Virginia Beach Employment (WAVE) 

View the status of an opening and/or apply your application towards any new positions listed as often as you desire. 

Careers with Virginia Beach Police:

Requires a more extended application and testing process.

When application is complete, call the police academy at (757) 385-6987 with your confirmation number to schedule a testing date.

Employment of Minors &/or Seasonal Positions:

Occasionally jobs are available for those under 18, if they meet all other requirements for a position, including education. These positions will be posted with all other career opportunities. The city does not employ 13- to 15-year-olds, but instead encourages them to look into volunteer work.

Volunteering with the City:

Volunteer your time and talent to a wide variety of programs.

Working with the Fire Department or Emergency Medical Services:

The Virginia Beach Fire Department handles applications for both volunteer and career positions. Please check back regularly on their website for updates.

To begin the process of becoming a Virginia Beach EMS Provider contact Emergency Medical Services at (757) 385-1999. Residency is not required.