Working for Virginia state government means working with others who care about making a difference in our communities across the Commonwealth. It is about providing programs, creating infrastructure, and working with people to provide services and programs to Virginia’s citizens. It is about making Virginia the best – the best place for business, the best place to visit, and the best place to live!
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State government employment also offers several job type options to fit your work-life interests and needs. You can find opportunities that are….
Working in state government provides avenues for a wide variety of careers. In fact, you can find almost any type of career across state government agencies!
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State government includes a wide range of career and job opportunities including many unique and compelling jobs like these!
Research and protect Virginia’s non-game species and endangered species.
Work with teens to encourage a deeper engagement in STEM disciplines through a hands-on, maker-based environment.
Provide guidance and support to empower high school students to make informed post-secondary career and educational plans.
Manage traffic congestion, reliability, and trend analysis programs and evaluate leading trends and innovations in big data.
Manage information security activities in risk management , resource provisioning, disaster planning & recovery, application security, incident management, data preservation, user training, and physical security.
Support public health through disease surveillance and investigation, rapid response to disease outbreaks, and education of healthcare professionals and the public about communicable diseases.
State government employees work across the Commonwealth: 69% work in locations like Northern Virginia, Tidewater, Roanoke, and other locations while 31% work in Virginia’s Capital, Richmond.
Virginia state government is one of the largest employers in Virginia with over 100,000 salaried employees and 21,000 temporary employees
Over half of all salaried employees in the Executive Branch of Virginia state government work in the Education Secretariat
Virginia state government provides programs and services across 90+ Executive Branch and Independent Agencies, the Legislative Branch, and the Judicial Branch. Learn more here: https://www.virginia.gov/