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:

Sometimes jobs can be found for those under 18, if they meet all other requirements for a position, including schooling. These positions will be posted with all other job openings. The city does not employ 13- to 15-year-olds, but instead suggests they look into volunteer work.

Volunteering with the City:

Volunteer your time and talent to a wide range 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 often on their website for updates.

To begin the process of becoming a Virginia Beach EMS Provider contact Emergency Medical Services at (757) 385-1999. You do not need to live in Virginia Beach.