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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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

CUSTODIAN PART-TIME (Public Works Shop) (Martinsville, VA)

This is manual work in the care and cleaning of public buildings. Work involves responsibility for the efficient performance of a variety of custodial and minor building maintenance tasks of an arduous nature in and around public buildings (specifically the Public Works shop and corresponding buildings).


The City of Martinsville Fire & EMS Department, is testing for current part-time and full-time positions. Minimum requirements: possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid Virginia driver's license, have current Virginia firefighter/EMT and/or Paramedic certification(s), and pass a satisfactory employment and background investigation. Preference given to applicants holding ALS certifications.

Starting part-time pay range - $15.79 to $18.53/hour, based on Virginia firefighter/EMS certification.
Minimum starting pay - $37,736 (FF/EMT) to $48,267(FF/PM) annual, based on Virginia firefighter/EMS certification.

$6,000 Hire-on Bonus Offered for New Fulltime Virginia Certified Firefighter II/Paramedics

Lead Telecommunications Installer (Martinsville, VA)

The successful candidate for this position is able to work in a fast-paced time sensitive environment. Candidate is responsible for installing state of the art products to customers by exceeding customer's expectations. We connect the world today with tomorrow's technologies. Candidate must handle multiple tasks and last-minute changes per the customer or corporate mandate. They are positive in the light of adversity and change while performing excellent customer service. Previous installation experience is necessary. However, MINet does understand not all duties can be met proficiently. Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required. Our lines of business include but are not limited to fulfillment, drop buries/underground, fiber to the home (FTTH), maintenance, & construction/OSP.

Part Time 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.

Police Officer (Martinsville, VA)

The City of Martinsville, VA, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. For certified 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. For all applicants 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.


Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Training Coordinator assists in the coordination and scheduling of all training schools, classrooms, instructors, supplies, equipment and necessary paperwork. The Training Coordinator assists in the development of the annual training calendars and provides instruction as assigned by the Director. In addition, the Training Coordinator assists in other duties as assigned by the Director.

Previous law enforcement experience preferred.

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.


This is skilled work in the operation of wastewater treatment and related equipment in a wastewater plant on an assigned shift. The trainee learns the operation of the wastewater plant and how to conduct standard tests. Work is performed with increasing independence, based on work experience in the plant operation and on individual performance. The amount of independence allowed and the procedures used emphasize the ability to perform work under limited supervision and to meet operating emergencies following precedents and practices based upon experience and training. A superior is usually available to provide assistance when needed, and work is reviewed through operating reports, inspections, conferences, and observation of results obtained.


This is skilled work in the maintenance and repair of water purification and pollution control plant machinery and equipment. Work involves responsibility for assisting a plant mechanic in the performance of a variety of repair and maintenance tasks in maintaining the efficient operation of water purification plant and water pollution control plant and related water storage and pump station facilities. Work is primarily of a mechanical nature. Work assignments may arise as a result of breakdowns in the plants, from inspections of operating conditions of the plants, preventive maintenance tasks or specific instructions from the mechanic or plant maintenance supervisor. Work is inspected in process and upon completion for quality of work and operating results.

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