Employment Opportunities

Let’s Get Back to Work!

Job creation and securing the best candidate(s) to meet your business needs are key to Economic Recovery. In an effort to assist our membership with filling their full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions, this page has been created under the Economic Development section of our website.

Chamber members are welcome to email job fairs, employment open houses, and job listings to joanne@chincoteaguechamber.com for inclusion on this new resource page.

 

Education & Outreach

Department of Labor and Industry – Registered Apprenticeship Program. Learn more.

Veteran’s Community for Education & Outreach monthly meetings take place the first Thursday of each month from 10:30 am to 12:00pm at the Virginia Career Works Onley Center (VEC Office). 


Job Fairs & Open Houses

March 2 - Join Sun Outdoors Chincoteague Bay, Chincoteague's newest RV resort and campground, for a job fair from 10am - 2pm. They are looking for individuals interested in part-time or full-time seasonal employment. They encourage interested individuals to visit on this day for on-site interviews. If not, they recommend staying tuned on our website, bwdc.com/careers for positions as they are posted. [Added 2/13/2024]

March 23 - Job Fair at the Chincoteague Center, 6155 Community Drive, in partnership with the Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce from 10am -1pm. This event is free to both employers and job seekers. 

JOB SEEKERS: Local employers are searching for part-time and full-time seasonal and career-oriented employees. Come prepared to meet your prospective employer. Interview space will be available on site.

EMPLOYERS: Fill critical positions with a workforce that is eager to meet you. Reserve your booth to meet and interview potential employees by emailing center@chincoteague-va.gov. Learn more.


Business Opportunity

Steve's II Express Deli, Subs & Convenience Store - Food truck available for rent $2500/month includes space, water, electricity, and trash. Great location with year round potential. Call 757-336-7377 or stop by 6761 Maddox Blvd Chincoteague for more information. -   [Updated 4/17/2024]


Job Listings

A&N Electric Cooperative - hiring for various positions. Those interested in applying can see the full job description at https://www.anec.com/co-op-careers.  A link to the cooperative's Employment Application can also be found there. To apply, please complete the employment application and send it, along with your resume, to  careers@anec.com. [Updated 11/1/2023]

Accomack County Public Schools - hiring teachers, specialists, paraprofessionals, cafeteria, building and grounds, and bus drivers. Apply now by calling 757-787-5754. [Updated 11/1/2023]

AJ's on the Creek - taking applications for daytime servers - breakfast and lunch, day and evening bartenders, and daytime cook. Contact them through FB Messenger or email blueseaandbird@gmail.com. [Added 3/18/2024]

Atlantic Shoals Surf Shop - hiring for immediate and summer positions. Message them through Facebook Messenger or stop by the store. [Added 3/4/2024]

Best Western Chincoteague Island - is looking to add to their hotel family with year round and seasonal positions, including a breakfast hostess.  If the satisfaction of cleaning appeals to you, if only working 9 - 3 fits your lifestyle, if attention to details as well as a customer friendly attitude are your strengths then call or stop by Best Western Chincoteague. [Updated 4/9/2024]

Bill's PRIME Seafood & Steaks - Upscale restaurant seeking customer focused, friendly staff for all positions. Par-time or full-time, lunch and dinner. Experience preferred but not necessary. Top dollar for qualified candidates. Open positions include: servers, prep/line cooks, general utility persons, bussers. Apply in person at 4040 Main Street. [Added 3/4/2024]

Blackfin Island Grill & Tapas Lounge - hiring dedicated and passionate employees for the following positions: hosts, dishwashers, servers, kitchen prep, and line cooks. Offering competitive wages in a fun/fast paced work environment. To apply, stop by the restaurant and ask for an application. [Added 4/9/2024]

Bottom's Up Tiki Tours - hiring mates for the 2024 season. Applicant must have strong customer service skills, 21+ years old, have reliable transportation, and enjoy being on the water. If interested, send them a FB message.

BYOC Build Your Own Cookie - hiring front of house employees and cookie bakers for their Chincoteague location. Front of house details. Cookie baker details. [Added 3/18/2024]

Captain Zack's Seafood - hiring all positions. Text 757-894-0788 [Added 2/14/2024]

Don's Seafood Restaurant & Chattie's Lounge - hiring all positions - Front of House Manager must have experience, dishwashers, line cooks, waitstaff, and bartenders. Stop in to apply, email donsseafoodgm@gmail.com or call 757-336-5715. [Added 3/8/2024]

Chincoteague Bay Field Station - Now accepting applications for their 2024 Education Team! This is the perfect job for someone looking to start or advance their experiential environmental education career. Every day you'll get truly hands on, feet wet as you lead programs for learners of all ages in a beautiful and unique coastal ecosystem. For more information and to apply visit HERE.

Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce - hiring a full-time Membership & Visitor Services Coordinator who is an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work closely with the chamber membership and visitors to the island. A cheerful, positive attitude and ability to work within a small office setting are essential. This position requires working in the chamber office and does not offer health insurance benefits. View the full job description and how to apply. [Added 3/4/2024]

Also hiring a part-time Summer Tourism Counselor. Learn More. [Added 3/18/2024]

Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge - Biology Internships now available. Join the Biology team for the summer of 2024 for an Invasive Species Management and Coastal Waterbird intern. Learn more. Deadline February 12. [Added 1/8/2024] 

Comfort Suites Chincoteague Island Bayfront Resort - Join our Award Winning Team!  We currently have openings in the following departments - Guest Services, Housekeeping and Maintenance.  If hospitality is your thing, we have the perfect place for you!  Stop by in person for an application or email nicole@chincoteaguecomfortsuites.com. [Added 2-29-2024]

Eastern Shore Community College – Various employment opportunities at YOUR Eastern Shore Community College are currently available. Learn more [Updated 11/1/2023]

Eastern Shore Rural Health – hiring various positions. For further information/qualifications and/or apply for this and other available positions, visit esrh.org, click on the tab “Careers”. [Updated 11/1/2023]

Fairfield Inn & Suites - hiring full-time maintenance technician. Apply in person. [Added 4/10/2024]

Family Dollar - hiring a PT Assistant Manager and 2 cashiers. All stores will be holding open interviews on February 20 or give the store a call to set up an interview on a different date. 757-702-1063 [Added 2/13/2024]

Iron Pony Adventure Park - hiring course attendants who love the outdoors, are outgoing, adventurous, and safety conscious. $15-$17/hour. Apply here. [Added 4/9/2024]

Key West Cottages - We are looking for someone to join our team as we gear up for the 2024 season to assist with Maintenance and Housekeeping tasks.  Full and part time positions are available.  Stop by in person and ask for Lisa or email info@kwcottages.com. [Added 2/29/2024]

Maria's Family Restaurant - hiring all positions. Stop by any time as of March 5. [Added 3/4/2024]

NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center - Summer Internship Opportunity for Undergraduates! Join us at the Wallops Visitor Center this summer as a paid NASA intern! We are looking for an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral student interested in science communications, formal and informal STEM education, or science museum studies to join our team. With this unique opportunity, you will learn and participate in the behind-the-scenes efforts of museum operations and event planning, and you'll immerse yourself in our daily operations welcoming thousands of guests through public programming and special outreach events like rocket launches. Learn more about and apply for this opportunity at the Wallops Visitor Center Internship website! Looking for a different NASA Internship opportunity at Wallops Flight Facility or a different NASA center? Check out all the available summer 2024 internships at Intern.NASA.gov. Applications are due by Feb. 16, 2024. [Added 1/23/2024]

National Park Service - Assateague Island National Seashore, VA - is hiring a Motor Vehicle Operator. The vehicles operated by this position meet the definition of a commercial motor vehicle, and the incumbent of the position is required to have a commercial driver's license (CDL). This is a Testing Designated Position (TOP) and is subject to pre-employment testing. Applications are being accepted through 5/31/2024. Learn more and apply. [Added 1/17/2024]

Oak Hall Materials / AC Cycle Service - hiring full-time or part-time. Apply at store. [Added 4/10/2024]

Rhyme and Reason Academy - hiring a qualified Montessori primary teacher to join our team. We will be opening a brand-new primary classroom for children ages 3-6, so you will have the opportunity to prepare the environment from the ground up! Those interested in applying can see the full job description here. [Updated 11/1/2023]

Seaside Vacations and Sales - is hiring for another Rock Star for their Team - Housekeeping Manager! To be the Housekeeping Manager at Seaside Vacations, you will be accountable for maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness & comfort at all our properties. This position will involve overseeing housekeeping staff and coordinating the cleaning of multiple properties as guests check in and out. In this role as Housekeeping Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing systems and procedures for housekeeping operations and tracking and ordering supplies. Our Team will depend on you to conduct regular inspections of properties to ensure they meet our standards and to train new housekeeping staff as they are hired. To thrive in this role, you must be able to work well under pressure, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and be able to drive from property to property to perform your duties. It’ll also be crucial for you to have the skills to communicate effectively with guests, staff, and management to resolve any issues that may arise. Overall, as Head of Housekeeping, you will play a significant role in ensuring the comfort and enjoyment of our property owners and guests! Salary: $40,000 - $45,000  commensurate on experience. Bonus: Seasonal Bonuses &  Performance Based Bonuses. Benefits include Paid time off such as PTO, sick days, and vacation days, Health, Life, Dental, and Vision insurance. Retirement benefits or accounts. Employee recognition programs. Join the Team that was Voted 2023 Vacation Rental Company of the Year, and Best in Locals Choice Award Recipient in both 2022 & 2023! Send your resume to Elaine at Elaine@seasidevacations.rentals, or give us a call @ 757.336.7070 to learn more!

St. Andrew the Apostle Catholic Church - is hiring someone to do maintenance at the church. Please call 757-336-5432 to speak with Jamie. [Added 2/29/2024]

Sysco Eastern Maryland – is hiring a full-time, salaried HR Generalist position with potential sign on bonus up to $2,500 for well qualified HR professional. Learn more. Additional career opportunities are available at careers.sysco.com. [Updated 11/1/2023]

The Baxter Insurance Group - Prominent insurance agency on Chincoteague looking for full-time Customer Service Representative/Admin. Must be punctual, work well with others, and multi-task. Serious inquiries only. Email resume with references for consideration to bj@thebaxterinsurancegroup.com [Updated 1/17/2024]

The Pearl - hiring all positions. Click here to complete the job application [Added 3/8/2024]

Town of Chincoteague - hiring EMS Providers for full-time and part-time positions. Learn more. [Added 1/12/2024]


 

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Island Community House – Seeking volunteers for Village Neighbors program.

Chincoteague Natural History Association - Interested in history, fantastic views, and working with visitors? Come join the team of  Assateague Lighthouse volunteers. Learn details of the upcoming season with lead volunteers, Peter Pullman and Larry Welsh on April 3 at 10am at the Herbert H. Bateman Classroom. This year they are hoping to have a large enough team to expand access to the lighthouse to 2 days/week. Open 10am - 3:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day then Saturdays from Labor Day to Thanksgiving. Morning and afternoon shifts will be available. 

Island Theatre - Call 757-702-2170 if interested in front of house, backstage or Annex activities.

Delmarva Discovery Center – If you are interested in education, animal care, store help, events or fundraising. RSVP by May 24 to taylor@delmarvadiscoverycenter.org

Museum of Chincoteague Island– Seeking volunteers to help with front desk, office work, communications, events, fundraising, tour guide, phone buddy, guest speaker, exhibits. Learn more.

NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center – Calling all local science and space enthusiasts! The NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center is seeking local volunteers with an interest in communicating and learning about upcoming NASA missions to help share the contributions Wallops makes to science and space exploration. Volunteers play a vital role in helping the visitor center provide fun, educational experiences for all ages through daily operations, special events, and rocket launch viewings. 

 

 

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