Employment Opportunities

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.


Job Fairs & Open Houses


Job Listings
Updated September 9, 2021

AJ’s on the Creek – We are looking to expand and add to our team in preparation for the exciting new season! Hiring immediately: Host/Hostesses, Bus staff , Line Cook, and Kitchen Prep. Inquire here or send a Facebook message to our private inbox.

AmaRin Coffee – Hiring Cashier and Barista. Stop in to apply.

ANEC – Now hiring a Staff Accountant. This position is responsible for performing a variety of accounting duties in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Prepare and post journal entries to the general ledger and reconcile general ledger accounts. Prepare financial statements and various other accounting statements and reports. Perform other accounting duties such as month and year-end closing, annual budget preparation, and prepare and file various tax returns. Provide guidance and assistance to clerical staff. Learn more.

Alward Heating & Air Conditioning – Looking for installer. Valid driver’s license required. Experience a plus. Call 757-336-3792 to apply.

Ben Franklin Plumbing & Mister Sparky Electrical – Are you tired of uncertainty? Ready for a career? Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky Electrical is now hiring. No experience? No problem! Earn while you learn with our Career in a Year program. You bring the drive to succeed and a strong work ethic. We will provide the training, tools and customers. Get steady work year-round with comprehensive benefits, advancement opportunities and regular bonuses! Already have experience? Qualified candidates can receive up to a $3,000 sign on bonus. Start your career today with Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky Electrical. 757-824-4317

Best Western Chincoteague Island – Housekeeping Staff Needed. 

Bill’s PRIME Seafood & Steaks – Our busy upscale eatery is looking for all positions. Apply in person at Bill’s Prime Seafood & Steaks, 4040 Main Street, or complete the online application and email to mjobs@billsprime.com.

BYOC Build Your Own Cookie – Hiring Bakers and Front-of-the-House employees for Spring/Summer help. Please send a FB message with your resume or stop by during our open hours for an application if you’re interested. 

Capt. Zack’s Seafood Carryouts – Hiring line cooks, cashiers, runners/delivery drivers for very fast paced work! Friendly, hard working, positive attitudes required! Experience a plus! Apply now.

Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce and Certified Visitor Center – hiring a part-time Tourism Counselor for Saturdays with additional hours or days if available. Email Evelyn Shotwell at eshotwell@chincoteaguechamber.com your letter of interest and/or resume. Learn More.

Chincoteague Inn Motel – Now hiring Housekeeping at $11- $12 full and/or part time. Position open now until November. Duties include cleaning common areas, making beds, cleaning bathrooms, windows, dusting, vacuuming. Willing to help guest with direction of our town and beach is an asset. Happy to be at work, able to work independently, and assist co-workers when needed. Can train the right person. Must be able to go up and down three floors of steps. Laundry too. Also must do other duties assigned by manager. This job does include most holidays and weekends. Family atmosphere. Apply on online. No phone calls please. Interviews will be scheduled right away.  

Chincoteague Island KOA Resort is hiring for laundry, maintenance, and guest services for the 2021 season. Learn more about the positions available or apply online.

Don’s Seafood Restaurant– Looking to add to their team. Please apply at the restaurant. All positions available. 

Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce – Opening for a Marketing/Membership Specialist at its Eastern Shore office in Melfa, VA. This position is full-time (40 hours per week). The office is located at the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce at the Airport Industrial Park. With a competitive salary plus benefits, this position is perfect for a community driven individual.

This position works directly with the Executive Director in creating and updating the ESVA Chamber’s Marketing Plan and is ultimately responsible for content creation and leading educational opportunities to support and grow business partners on the ESVA in addition to the recruitment and retention of Chamber Members through contact both in person and over the phone.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, business, communications, or a proven track record in a similar role is preferred. Understanding of the marketing technology stack including digital asset management systems, content/social media distribution tools, marketing automation software, content management systems, programmatic tools for paid digital media placements and SEO / SEM is essential. Applicants should demonstrate knowledge of marketing communication experience in both B2C and B2B; played a significant role in successful social media production and management; have experience using analytical tools to measure ROI; experience building relationships with media influencer’s to promote brand; and should overall be able to self manage a fluid, complex work environment.

Personal Skills: Applicant should possess outstanding oral communication and writing skills and have the ability to function as a liaison to assist business owners and represent the Chamber within the local community.

Computer Skills: Must be familiar with Power Point, Excel, and Word as well as have the ability to learn Chamber specific computer software applications. Creation and maintenance of analytical / data management tools to report for the Chamber are required. Additional skills in other applications, such as Constant Contact, CC Assist, and Hootsuite while not specifically required, are also helpful.

Work Skills: Applicant must be able to work independently serving members and representing the Chamber of Commerce to the citizens and business owners in both Accomack and Northampton Counties.

Interested parties should email a resume and cover letter to the Chamber’s Executive Director at executivedirector@esvachamber.org. The cover letter should highlight the applicant’s specific experience to meet stated qualifications.

Eastern Shore Rural Health – ESRHS currently several open positions. For further information/qualifications and/or apply for these positions, visit our website www.esrh.org, click on the tab “Careers”.

Etta’s Channel Side Restaurant – Hiring hosts, bussers, dishwashers, and experienced servers. Bar knowledge is a plus but willing to train. Seasonal/summer hours. Flexible schedule with evening hours beginning at 4pm-5pm. Call 757-336-5644.
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Chincoteague Island Waterfront – Hiring a Chief Hotel Engineer. Position will oversee the maintenance and engineering department at your assigned location, including staff and daily operations, ensuring a safe and satisfying hotel experience for each and every one of our guests. Learn more.
Gary Howard Seafood – Starts at $10-$11/hour. Shift work – 8am – 2pm and 2pm – 8pm.
Hampton Inn & Suites – Hiring Housekeepers. Apply in person at 4179 Main Street.

Harbour Rentals – Hiring cleaners. Stop by the office at 6455 Maddox Boulevard to apply.

Holiday Cottages – Looking for a summer part-time housekeeper.

Hudson’s Home Improvement – Join the team and assist carpenters in the building and remodeling of homes and some roofing. Great opportunity for someone who wants to learn. Great working conditions.

Island Foods Great Valu – Hiring Stockers and Cashier positions. Stop by store and ask for store manager, Gail Heartly.

Island Theatre – Hiring Cashier, Concessions, and Cleaning for weekend only! Cashier experience preferred, must be at least 17 yrs old to apply. pay negotiable starting at $9.75/hr. Business hours 11am-11pm, Friday through Sunday. Part-time hours, varied shifts available. Call (757) 336-6109 to learn more.

J&B Subs – Looking for reliable cashier and deli staff for summer. Inquire within.

Key West Cottages on the Chincoteague Bay – Is looking to grow their team as they prepare to expand into a full resort. Competitive pay and flexible hours are available to the right person looking to join our company currently for housekeeping. Please apply in person at the Comfort Suites front desk or by emailing your resume to keywestcottages@gmail.com.  

Ledo Pizza – Now hiring all positions. Call 443-365-7733 for Mike, 757-694-1007 for John or apply online.

Lewis Home Solutions – hiring experienced full-time carpenter with valid license, 5+ years of experience in all forms of carpentry, and most work on Chincoteague. Also hiring for a full-time or seasonal laborer with valid license for work located on Chincoteague.  Apply here.

Maria’s Family Restaurant – taking applications daily 9am – 4pm.

McDonald’s – Offers flexible hours & competitive pay, educational assistance program, rewards & recognitions, paid training, McD Perks & McResource Line, free meals & uniforms. Text “VA347” to 38000 or email apply@welburnmanagement.com to apply.

Mister Whippy – hiring a friendly, motivated, reliable, applicant. Must be able to work early mornings and weekdays, especially in the fall. Barista, ice cream, drive thru. Apply now in person or online.

Mr. Baldy’s Restaurant – Hiring waiters and waitresses. Apply in person. No experience needed. Training available.

Ray’s Shanty – Hiring seaters, bussers, kitchen help. Stop by to submit application. Must be at least 16 years old.

Refuge Inn – Hiring for several housekeeping positions. Stop by the motel or call  757-336-5511 to learn more.

Ropewalk Chincoteague – Hiring for bartenders, busers, bar back, cooks, and dishwashers with a polite and friendly attitude in a fast paced restaurant. Helping others in your work establishment. POS and some serving experience is required. Learn more.

Sandy Pony Donuts – Join our team. Email ben@sandyponydonuts.com for an application.

Seaside Vacations – currently hiring for a full-time bookkeeper and part-time inspectors and housekeepers Learn more.

Steamer’s Restaurant and Sports Bar – now accepting applications for all restaurant and bar positions. Complete Application and submit to refugegolf@gmail.com.

The Brant Gift Shop – The Brant has a couple of openings available for dependable, energetic people who would like to join our fun Brant Family. Please come in and apply, or contact June at 757-336-5531 for more information.

The Island House Restaurant – Hiring two candidates who are interested in cooking and being a part of their kitchen staff at the restaurant. Both positions are full-time. Prior experience is not required but a great attitude and strong work ethic is. Go to https://www.theislandhouserestaurant.com/employment to fill out an application. We look forward to meeting you!

The Marina Restaurant – Hiring part-time and full-time line cooks. Apply online.

The Village Restaurant – Hiring servers, bussers, and dishwashers. Stop in to apply or call and ask for Lisa.

Toms Cove Aqua Farms – hiring a clam and/or oyster shucker. Apply now.

Town of Chincoteague -Accepting applications for a Public Works Maintenance Worker. Primary responsibilities include the performance of unskilled to intermediate semiskilled work in a variety of installation, maintenance and repair projects; operation of nonspecialized equipment in connection with tasks; performance of related work as required. This is a full-time permanent position with an attractive benefit package. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license. Pay range: $11.83/hr. to $18.46/hr. DOE/DOQ. Applications are available at 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague, VA 23336 and on the Town’s website at https://chincoteague-va.gov. EEO.

The Chincoteague Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. Current Virginia DCJS Law Enforcement Certification and experience is preferred. The Town of Chincoteague offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employees, including health/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, VRS retirement with enhanced hazardous duty benefits, paid annual/sick leave and over-time opportunities. Applications may be obtained at the Chincoteague Police Department, 6150 Community Drive, Chincoteague, VA 23336 or online at https://chincoteague-va.gov/law-enforcement/. Completed applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on September 3, 2021.

Tyson Foods Temperanceville – Hiring for several positions. Apply now at 11224 Lankford Hwy Temperanceville, VA 23336 or apply online. Call us today at 757-990-3500. Equal Opportunity Employer – Vets, Disability

Waterside Inn is currently hiring for energetic, reliable, and friendly individuals to join their team for housekeeping and front desk. Applications can be obtained at the front desk. Experience is not necessary but is preferred. Year-round employment opportunities available.

Wine, Coffee & Gourmet – Position available starting immediately in a fun, fast-paced work environment. Seasonal position 30 hours/week $12/hour April through December 31, 2021. Customer service store clerk – must have excellent people skills, a love for Chincoteague, motivated, and detail oriented. Positive can-do attitude with experience in sales or customer service. Position requires learning point-of-sale system, and products sold. Please apply in person.


Other Listings

Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Delmarva Now
Eastern Shore Post

Craigslist Eastern Shore
Salisbury University
USA Jobs
Virginia Employment Commission



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