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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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 ...
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Vegan family. Additional needs include pick up / drop off, meal prep, having a reliable car and a non-smoker. Looking for a caregiver for my 3-year-old son.
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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 ...
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Pet Care new Add to Favorites
Seeking a sitter near Portsmouth for 2 dogs.
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Frontier Financial, LLC
Seeking experienced maintenance technician for 250 unit apartment complex in Portsmouth, VA. Boiler experience a plus, Electrical knowledge and HVAC universal .Job Type: Full-timeJob Type: Full-time
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Holland Insurance and Financial Services
CommissionWe are an award winning State Farm agency focused on fulfilling the needs of our customers and creating success for our team. My Unique Ability is empowering others to achieve their potential and strategizing ...
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Food Lion
Part-timeJob Title: PT Cake Decorator - Food Lion Job Location: Primary Purpose: Provide quality customer service within the Deli Bakery Department. Responsible for maintaining standards in accordance with the standard ...
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Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer new Add to Favorites
chenega
AMERICAN HOSPITAL SERVICES GROUP, LLC Company Job Title: Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer Chenega Job Title: Radiologic Technologist SCA WD Labor Category: 12305- Radiologic Technologist Clearance: ...
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Alaka`ina Foundation
The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of ...
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ITA International
Overview ITA International (ITA) is a provider of integrated support services to include analysis, planning, training, acquisition management, cyber/intelligence, engineering, logistics, and maritime support services to ...
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Commander, Navy Installations
* DutiesHelp## Duties### SummaryThis position is located within Commander, Mid-Atlantic Region, Fleet and Family Readiness Program. The purpose of this position is to perform duties preparing food items and operating ...
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Vendor Management Servi
NSC Technologies is GROWING! Our company was built on 5 main core values; Safety, Quality, Integrity, Flexibility and Accountability. Our company culture is strong and we believe in being team oriented, outside-of-box ...
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Lowe's Inc.
Position DescriptionServes as the store expert on plumbing by providing detailed product information to both customers and peers, promoting and recommending products, plans, or installation services that match customer ...
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Leonard USA
CommissionStore Manager Floater Portsmouth & Virginia Beach, VA Position Summary We are seeking a strong leader with an entrepreneurial spirit who can drive store sales and build a quality experience for our ...
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Overview Registered Nurse – ICU (Portsmouth Naval) Portsmouth, VA Come work in a great environment with some of the most elite health care professionals the military has to offer while doing what you love. We ...
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Warrant Realty Inc.
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Accounting Collections new Add to Favorites
Truck & Trailer Dealership
Dealership looking for an Accounting Administrative Assistant to maintain and collect payments on vehicle lease accounts. Accounting and collections experience is needed for this position.Skills & ...
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Airgas Usa LLC
*Local Route Driver/Technician - Portsmouth, VA**Class A CDL**Red-D-Arc Welderentals** ** **Are you seeking a career change that offers Competitive Salaries, Comprehensive Medical Benefits package, 401K Retirement plan ...
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Virginia Dept of Military Affairs
$15 - $20 an hourThis position will assist in the maintenance, repair, and minor construction of all associated buildings and grounds at the armory. Landscaping and lawn care; Additionally, this position will be ...
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Toras Chaim School
Part-timeElementary Job DescriptionNature of Position: Teaches reading, language arts, social studies, mathematics, and science to students in a classroom, utilizing course of study adopted by the administration. ...
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