NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — The Public Works Department for the City of Newport News is set to host a job fair on Thursday, Sept. 30 from 1-5 p.m. and Friday Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon.

This event will connect individuals looking for a job with the Public Works team so that job seekers can apply and interview on-site. Interviews will be held at the Brittingham-Midtown Community Center for Stormwater, Wastewater, Solid Waste and Street Maintenance division positions.

Current Public Works employees will be at the fair answering questions and discussing their work responsibilities. Individuals are able to utilize the Brittingham-Midtown Community Center’s computer lab to apply for positions. Human Resource staff members will also be present to provide any needed assistance.

Several positions with Public Works require a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Applicants who do not have a CDL but are interested in obtaining one can speak with a representative about the city’s innovative assistance program that helps applicants earn a CDL while employed with Newport News.

Full position descriptions for current job openings are posted on

For more information, contact the Newport News Department of Human Resources at or 757-926-1800.