Welcome to the City of Martinsville Employment Opportunities/Information Section. The City strongly encourages women, minorities, and city residents to apply for City opportunities.  It is the policy of the City of Martinsville to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, age, disability, national origin, religion, gender, political affiliation or other characteristic protected by law. 

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Under the general supervision of the Director of Finance, performs difficult professional, supervisor and administrative work related to planning, organizing, directing, and managing the financial and auditing functions of the City to include financial systems and accounting, payroll, and purchasing. Work involves assisting in the preparation of the annual budget and continuing review of revenue and expenditure estimates; advising the Finance Director and the City Manager of the financial operations, investments, cash flow, and related through financial reports, analysis, and presentations. Work is reviewed for adherence to budgetary, fiscal and program policies, and the effectiveness of results.


Serves as maintenance technician performing highly skilled, master level mechanical and technical diagnostic work in the repair and maintenance of City vehicles and equipment. Diagnoses malfunctions in automotive equipment; removes and replaces worn or broken parts, and replaces fluids. Performs specialized projects requiring a high degree of automotive fabrication and customizing skills. Work is performed under minimal supervision.


This is highly skilled and responsible technical supervisory work in directing the activities of the City's automotive repair and maintenance shop. Work involves planning, directing, assigning, scheduling and participating, when needed, in the work of mechanics in the repair and maintenance of light and heavy-duty automotive equipment. Work also involves the responsibility for the efficient performance of a variety of automotive repair and machinist's tasks under the diagnosis of complex equipment malfunctions. Responsibility extends as well to the preparation and maintenance of service records; requisitioning or purchasing, and custody of replacement and repair parts, materials, and supplies; and preparation of labor and cost records and basic work budgets. Work is performed with latitude for independent judgment and action and is reviewed by a superior through conferences, reports, and by inspection of repaired work.

CITY ENGINEER (Martinsville, VA)

Performs highly varied and complex engineering duties in connection with the planning, design, improvement, and inspection of engineering and construction projects in the City, with particular emphasis on transportation and infrastructure. Work also involves providing technical support in responding to citizen concerns pertaining to drainage, erosion, traffic, utility systems, or other departmental issues. Supervision may be exercised over other personnel of a lower classification. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Director of Public Works.

Open until filled

Code Compliance Inspector (Martinsville, VA)

Performs highly responsible, skilled, technical, and administrative work within the Community Development/Inspections Department. Under general supervision, this position is responsible for performing inspections of buildings and properties for compliance with federal and state codes and local ordinances. This position requires certification and demonstrated skills in construction, building codes, related laws, public education, media relations, administrative tasks, and strong customer service skills. This position requires knowledge of the methods of investigation utilized in code compliance inspections.

*Applicants must pass a Drivers Record screening.

Community Development Associate (Part Time) (Martinsville, VA)

This is a specialized administrative and customer service position in the Community Development Department.


Performs responsible skilled electronic and electrical work in the installation, maintenance and
repair of various types of electronic transmitters, receivers, recorders, motors and electrical distribution
components. Work is performed under the supervision of the Water/Wastewater Plant Maintenance

Electric Line Worker/Technician (Martinsville, VA)

Journey-level Electric Line Worker certification from a regionally or nationally accredited program preferred, but not required.


The City of Martinsville Fire & EMS Department is creating an eligibility pool to fill openings for full and part-time firefighters. Applicants must meet the following requirements:
• Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
• At least 18 years of age
• Possess a valid Virginia driver's license
• Have satisfactory employment history, background and driving records
• Virginia certified Firefighter/EMT and/or Intermediate/Paramedic
• Preference given to applicants holding firefighter/ALS certifications
• Salary DOQ
Pre-employment physical and drug test required for selected applicants. Testing information will be provided to selected applicants.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 5pm. EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


This is responsible work serving as an attendant and caretaker at the City's Impounding Reservoir and surrounding area.

Pre-Certified Police Officer (In-State) (Martinsville, VA)

The City of Martinsville, VA, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. For in-state applicants, possess a current Virginia law enforcement certification or have relinquished certification within two years preceding date of hire. Must have completed one consecutive year of sworn service upon completion of a field training program. Must have left former agency in good standing to be considered. High school diploma or GED; must be a US citizen; successful applicants must pass a physical agility test, possess or be eligible for a Virginia driver's license with no more than six demerit points in the past twelve months and no DUI conviction within the past five years; binocular vision of 20/25 corrected; weight in proportion to height; no conviction of felonies and/or habitual misdemeanors; no conviction of, or guilty plea or no contest pleas to: misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, including petit larceny; any misdemeanor sex offense; or any domestic assault; pass an extensive background investigation which includes a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening.

Utility Maintenance Worker (Martinsville, VA)

This is skilled labor and trades work performing a variety of construction, repair, and maintenance assignments that require the use of specialized tools and equipment. Open until filled.

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Applicants may use the same online application to apply to multiple job postings and update as necessary. In order to apply one must submit his or her saved application to each job posting before the closing date if applicable.  Thank you for considering employment with the City of Martinsville.