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). Monthly Veteran Outreach Flyer

Job Fairs & Open Houses


Job Listings

Accomack County Public Schools – Hiring Teachers and Substitute Teachers. For more information, visit https://accomack.k12.va.us or call Clara Chandler, Director of Human Resources at 757-787-5754. Background checks are required. [Updated 5/16/2022]

Bill’s PRIME Seafood & Steaks – Our busy upscale eatery is looking for a lead line cook. Learn more. Apply in person at Bill’s Prime Seafood & Steaks, 4040 Main Street. [updated 9/26/2022]

Capt. Zack’s Seafood – hiring line cooks, food runners, preppers, and delivery person. Must be dependable and willing to work in a fast pace environment! Apply in person. [Added 9/26/2022]

Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel District – Accepting applications for Emergency Crew Worker, Police Officer, Rest Area Custodian, Hourly Maintenance Worker, and Electrician. Applications may be obtained from the District’s personnel office from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, by telephone (757) 331-2960, or online at https://www.cbbt.com/careers/. [Updated 9/26/2022]

Eastern Shore Community College – Current employment opportunities at YOUR Eastern Shore Community College include: High School Career Coach, Student Activities Coordinator, Trades Assistant, various Adjunct Instructors, and Security Officer II. Learn more [Updated 9/26/2022]

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”. [Updated 9/26/2022]

Hampton Inn & Suites - is hiring housekeepers. Be a part of the #1 Hampton Inn in the country. Apply in person.

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. [Updated9/26/2022]

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. Learn more. [Updated 9/26/2022]

Seaside Vacations & Sales – Hiring Cleaners and Vacation Rental Inspectors.
Cleaners: Seaside Vacations is looking for hardworking housekeepers for the Summer Season & beyond! Great Pay and Bonuses – $500 Signing Bonus! Join the fastest growing Team on the Island today! Setting up interviews ASAP, so don’t wait! Must have own transportation & pass a background check. Give us a call ~ we’ll keep you busy, and help you achieve YOUR goals! Email Lindsey@seasidevacations.rentals or call us at 757.336.7070 if you’d like to know more! Email Lindsey@seasidevacations.rentals or stop in for an application. [Updated 6/8/2022]

Inspectors: Looking to make some money and have some fun this Summer?! Seaside Vacations is looking for ‘Vacation Rental Inspectors’ – great pay & fun work environment. Help us make each and every home just perfect for our Guests this Summer. Must be detail-oriented, available weekends and have own transportation. Join the fastest growing Vacation Rental/Real Estate Brokerage on the Shore! We offer competitive pay & bonuses – background check required. Email Lindsey@seasidevacations.rentals or call us at 757.336.7070 if you’d like to know more! Email Lindsey@seasidevacations.rentals or stop in for an application. [Updated 6/8/2022]

Shore History - hiring Marketing Director. Full-time position with flexibility. Candidate must be able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. Duties include generating press releases; writing content for a variety of marketing materials, internal documents, and correspondence; designing and/or coordinating print, radio, and digital advertising; maintaining website and social media channels; participation on internal committees, including development/strategic planning; assisting with coordination and execution of various types of events; and other administrative duties as needed. Prefer experience with Microsoft Office and InDesign. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Salary - $45,000 per year; benefits include flexible schedule and paid time off. [Added 8/22/2022]

Steamer’s Restaurant and Sports Bar – now accepting applications for all restaurant and bar positions. Competitive wages with benefits and flexible schedule. Email IWantAJob@SteamersChincoteague.com. [Updated 6/8/2022]

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 9/26/2022]

Toms Cove Aqua Farms – hiring a clam and/or oyster shucker. Apply now. [Updated 6/8/2022]

Town of Chincoteague - Police Department - hiring a full-time police officer. [Added 10/17/2022]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife - Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge - hiring Park Ranger (Recreational Fee Coordinator), GS-0025-9, working in Chincoteague, Virginia for the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge as the Team Leader for the Refuge's Fee Program. Learn more. [Added 11/21/2022}



Volunteer Opportunities

Island Community House – Seeking volunteers for Village Neighbors program.

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. 




Interested in opening your own business? Visit our Entrepreneurial page for resources and key business opportunities identified for our area.