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Jobs in The City of Petersburg

Posted: 01/14/2024

The city accepts applications for existing vacancies, including promotional opportunities. The office provides fair, consistent, and equitable treatment of applicants in compliance with federal laws, without regard to non-merited based factors.


Petersburg, VA, a city rich in history, dedicated to providing superior services and promoting community pride.  


To create and maintain....

  1. a clean city.
  2. a safe city.
  3. a customer service centered city.
  4. a results driven city.

Core Values

Professionalism: We will provide professional service and are committed to being proficient, reliable and excelling in all aspects in our conduct of performance. 

Excellence: We will aim to achieve quality service and produce in everything we do for the betterment of the city and its citizens/businesses. 

Trust: We will be open and honest to internal and external customers. 

Ethical: We will be honest and responsible with the highest integrity that promotes fairness to both internal and external customers. 

Respect: We will be courteous and acknowledge diversity in the sharing of information and methods of operating. 

Service: We will strive to satisfy and exceed our citizens/customers expectations. 

Build: We will build better communication through collaboration and team work. 

Unity: We will work together equally to achieve a common vision and goal. 

Responsive: We will put our customers first and we will respond in an efficient manner. 

Growth: We will manage the long term growth and development of Petersburg by adhering to the core values statement. 


The City of Petersburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.