Jobs in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States

Portsmouth was founded in 1752 by a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses — Colonel William Crawford. It was named after Portsmouth, England and was established as a town. The shipyard located at Portsmouth was burnt in 1861 owing to the Confederate forces taking over the area. Portsmouth played a major role during the Battle of Hampton Roads.

Once the Union Forces came in possession of the shipyard, it was renamed “Norfolk Naval Shipyard”, named after the location in Norfolk County. Portsmouth was part of the county seat of Norfolk County till 1963. Much of the city’s occupation revolved around ship remodeling and ship repair work during the 20th century.

Currently, Portsmouth has undergone a major renewal in urbanization, numerous businesses have made their way into the city. Historic sites such as the Cedar Grove Cemetery and the Hill House are popular tourist attractions. As of 2016, the city has a population count of 95,252, according to the census.

Peaceful Retreats and Cultural Landmarks to Marvel at in Portsmouth

The city of Portsmouth offers plenty of waterfront attractions along with scenic locations for tourists and residents alike. The Children Museum of Virginia is a unique museum that features displays related to trains and interactive exhibits catered towards children and teenagers. Experience the vintage theater experience at the Commodore Theater that features upgraded technology for surround sound paired with the artistic interiors.

Fill your lungs with fresh country air at the Portsmouth City Park located on the waterfront, the park features a train ride, outdoor play area, boating, and gorgeous water views. The Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Art Gallery features plenty of vintage furniture, decorative art, antique ship models, telescopes, and other eccentric objects.

Book a table at the MoMac Brewing Co and relish tasty beverages served chilled along with spicy wood-oven pizzas that are bound be an exclusive treat for your appetite. The Portsmouth Splash Park is the ideal place to have plenty of family fun with the splashing fountains and decorative sprinklers.

Job Opportunities in Portsmouth

Journalists interesting in working for a newspaper agency can enroll at the Virginian-Pilot, which is the daily newspaper of Portsmouth. For an employment placement in radio or tv, there are plenty of television affiliates such as CBS, NBC, Fox, ION Television, CW, MyNetworkTV, etc.

The top companies in the city are — MYMIC, City of Portsmouth, Faneuil, US Coast Guard, Walmart, Food Lion, ARS-Rescue Rooter, Kroger, DePaul Medical Center, Portsmouth Public Schools, Newport News Shipbuilding, and Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

Jobs that come highly-recommended include — Brand Manager, Program Administrator, Anatomic Pathology Supervisor, Quality Assurance Administrator, Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist, Combination Code Inspector, HR Engagement Manager, Logistician, and Middle Computer Specialist.

United States Virginia Portsmouth
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Diesel Technician new Add to Favorites
No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community, and environment. Our employees develop ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th February
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by assisting the store manager in executing store operations during scheduled shifts.This job deploys partners and delegates tasks so that partners ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th February
Part-timeHer speech is very limited. She wears pull-ups. Services Needed: Meal Preparation, Companionship, Errands / Shopping. Alzheimer's/Dementia.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 13th February
No, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs.Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community, and environment. Our employees develop ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th February
Overview:About Aramark Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Hospital Security Officer new Add to Favorites
Allied Universal
Overview We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Hospital Security Officer new Add to Favorites
Allied Universal
Overview We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th February
Ground Support Equip Worker new Add to Favorites
AECOM
The Ground Support Equipment Worker makes repairs to Ground Support Equipment (GSE) following orders of a higher-grade worker, troubleshooting malfunctions of GSE using conventional and digital multi-meters, voltmeters, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Packing Operator new Add to Favorites
alere
DO WORK THAT MATTERSAt Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Overnight Closer new Add to Favorites
Planet Fitness - Ryder Group
Job Summary The Overnight Closer (Member Services Representative) will be responsible for creating a positive member experience by providing a superior level of customer service to Planet Fitness members, prospective ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th February
Quality Control Inspector III new Add to Favorites
Epsilon Systems Inc
Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc. has a job opportunity for a Quality Control Inspector III in Portsmouth, VA. Summary: Inspects and monitors work performed on government and commercial work items, specializing in Hull, ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th February
Entry level Life Raft Technician new Add to Favorites
Vane Brothers Marine Safety & Service
$13.00 - $13.01 an hourLooking for applicants that can work with other team member to accomplish jobs in a timely manner when needed. Person will need to be able to work independently at times if asked to. Must be able ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th February
Store Counter Sales new Add to Favorites
O'Reilly Auto Parts
Part-timeOur Store Counter Sales team members are knowledgeable and energetic with a passion for automotive parts. They believe in taking care of the customer, as well as the power of teamwork. Our Store Counter Sales ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
General Infomatics, Inc.
$14 an hourSUMMARY: Schedules appointments in a government computer system for primary care, specialty and subspecialty medical care. In addition to scheduling requested appointments, this position will call patients or ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Clinical Research Protocol Writer new Add to Favorites
General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.
Job Description General Dynamics IT is currently looking for an experienced Clinical Research Protocol Developer/Writer to join our team to support the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA The Clinical Protocol ...
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Assistant Store Leader new Add to Favorites
royalfarms
Job purpose The primary purpose of the Assistant Store Leader position is to profitably lead the daily operations of the store and retail team in the Store Leader’s absence, and to otherwise assist the Store ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th February
Elizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club
Bookkeeper/Personnel AdministrationElizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club is a historic country club located in Portsmouth, Virginia, that features golf, tennis, swimming, dining, and social events. Elizabeth Manor is ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
General Cleaner new Add to Favorites
Rock Solid Janitorial
$7 an hourPart-timeRock Solid Janitorial is looking to hire a General Cleaner.Hourly: Non-Exempt.Reports to: Team Leader/Operations Manager/Assistant.Summary of Job Duties & Responsibilities: Performs custodial work ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 14th February
Laborer new Add to Favorites
W. F. Magann Corporation
Laborer This position is accountable for providing designated labor support at project or yard locations. They may operate hand and power tools and are responsible for performing a variety of basic physical tasks under ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February