​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Human Resources administers various programs, through traditional and non-traditional means, to enhance the work environment of our most valued resource, our employees. 

These programs include employee selection, learning and development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, member communications, and occupational health and safety management. Programs and services are provided to a workforce of full-time and part-time employees, who are primarily responsible for providing government services to our residents.

Individuals requiring personal assistance completing a job application or onboarding materials can call our Careers Office at (757) 385-4157 and select option 9. 

Our phone is staffed 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. If the issue cannot be resolved via telephone, an appointment for in-person assistance can be made. Anyone interested in City employment is encouraged to visit our Careers website.

The City of Virginia Beach is committed to the principles of equal opportunity in employment and to maintaining a program and work environment that fulfills this commitment for employees. 

The City is also committed to maintaining an environment that is free from not only intentional discrimination but any practice that may have the effect of discriminating against individuals because of their race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other protection covered by laws and policies. This commitment is reflected in the City's organizational mission and values. 

The workforce for the City of Virginia Beach represents the community it serves and celebrates diversity and inclusion, recognizing that diversity and inclusion enrich the workforce and enhance the City's ability to serve its residents.

​For more information regarding the City's diversity and inclusion program and initiatives, contact the Department of Human Resources Employee Relations Division at (757) 385-8949.

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