Human Resources

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Department of Human Resources to attract, develop, support, retain, and promote a diverse, qualified and capable workforce of dedicated public servants who deliver high quality services aligned with the City’s vision, mission, and values. We are committed to partnering with City Departments and fueling employees to drive successful results while building purposeful relationships with community partners and citizens.

City of Newport News Employee COVID-19 Information

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News on COVID-19 is changing every day. Keep up to date on the latest developments impacting City employees and our community.

Visit the dedicated employee webpage to see all the developments and policies that apply to employees of the City of Newport News.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The City of Newport News provides equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment, prohibiting discrimination and harassment of any form without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability status, or any other factors protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, employee relations, recruitment, testing, selection, compensation, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, training, working conditions, and any other personnel action.