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How do I apply for a vacancy?

A separate Northampton County application is required for each announced vacancy by 5 p.m. on the deadline date. Position title and department location must be written on each application. Resumes cannot substitute the Northampton County Employment Application.

  • For positions requiring a DMV driving record, a good driving record will be required for employment.
  • A Social Security card and I-9 information (Employment Eligibility) will be required at time of employment

Application can be picked up at the Northampton County Administrative Offices at 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, VA, 23347 or downloaded below.

Unless otherwise stated send all resumes and completed applications to:

Northampton County
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 66
Eastville, VA 23347

Download Employment Application (PDF)

Northampton County Sheriff's Office Application (PDF)

Current Openings


Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting employment applications for:


Certified Law Enforcement Officer

Job will require shift work, nights, weekends and some holidays.
Qualifications: over the age of 21 and have obtained high school diploma or GED.
Applications may be obtained from the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office located at 5211 The Hornes, Eastville, Va.  23347 or on the Northampton County website.

Deadline for applications:  May 17, 2019.
Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


The County of Northampton is accepting part time employment applications for:

Maintenance Worker

The Public Works Department is looking to fill a part time Maintenance Worker position.  The essential function of this position is to maintain County grounds and facilities and perform repairs and maintenance work.  Starting pay range for this position is $12.10/hr to $15.71/hr, based on qualifications and experience, with year-round hours up to 25 hrs/week.  Requires valid Virginia driver’s license.

Job descriptions and applications are available online at www.co.northampton.va.us  or at Northampton County Human Resources, 16404 Courthouse Road, P. O. Box 66, Eastville, Virginia  23347 (phone:  757/678-0440 x 551).  Accepting applications until May 17, 2019.   EOE. 

 


NCPR Summer Camp Counselors

Northampton County Parks and Recreation is seeking 2019 summer camp counselors. Under the supervision and guidance of the Northampton County Parks and Recreation Department Director, the Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for creating a high quality experience for every camper. Ensure the safety, well-being and personal growth of campers. Be an active and supportive member of the Summer Camp team and a positive member of the entire staff. Summer Camp counselors must demonstrate positive, professional role modeling at all times, acting in a manner that is consistent with the staff code of conduct and the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the Northampton County Parks and Recreation Department.
Camp begins Monday June 17th and will run until August 23rd, Monday through Friday 7:30am to 5:00pm. 
Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the County to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management. 

 


9-1-1 Communications Officer
 
The Eastern Shore of Virginia 9-1-1 Commission is now accepting applications for 9-1-1 Communications Officers for immediate part-time openings, with a focus on individuals potentially interested in future full-time advancement. The qualified applicant will work rotating shifts, including weekdays, weekends, and holidays, as well as fill in shifts as needed.  Communications Officers are responsible for answering 9-1-1 calls, verifying the callback number and address of the emergency, determining the nature of the emergency and transferring the call or dispatching the appropriate emergency response unit as required, as well as other associated duties.

Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma or equivalent, including some experience in keyboarding or typing.  Applicants must be able to speak clearly and distinctly, understand and follow detailed directions, act quickly and effectively during emergencies, and operate complex telecommunications equipment.  Desirable qualifications include two years experience in law enforcement, fire, or emergency medical services, and/or public safety dispatching. Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a background investigation and drug screening.

Applications may be obtained at the Eastern Shore of Virginia 9-1-1 Communications Center, 23201 Front St., P.O. Box 337, Accomac, Va. 23301 or by visiting www.esva911.org. Applications are due by 3 p.m., April 12th, 2019. The ESVA 9-1-1 Commission is an equal opportunity employer.

 


Northampton County Parks and Rec Official

Northampton County Parks and Recreation is seeking an official umpire for the 2019 spring softball league.  Applicants must have knowledge of men’s slow pitch softball, the rules, and the appropriate calls to make during the game.  Certifications are highly recommended for this position.  Interested applicants please contact the Northampton County Parks and Recreation office at 757-678-0468. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m.,  April 15, 2019.

 


Zoning Administrator

Northampton County is accepting applications for a full-time Zoning Administrator. The essential function of the position is to enforce zoning ordinances and is responsible for knowledge and enforcement of County zoning ordinances, related inspections, and preparing reports.
Conducts inspections for compliance with County zoning ordinances; resolves non-compliance issues. Serves as Subdivision Agent.
Prefer  Bachelor’s degree in public administration or a closely related field.
Requires valid Virginia Driver’s License and a Virginia Association of Zoning Officials’ certification.
Excellent communication skills are essential. The salary range for this position is $48,400-$72,600 plus benefits. Negotiable depending on qualifications.
Please submit completed County application form with cover letter to Human Resources by email to
sgoodwyn@co.northampton.va.us by April 19, 2019.

Northampton County is an EOE.

 


Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Coordinator

 

Community Fire Company, Inc. (Exmore, VA)
Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Coordinator - Position Advertisement

On behalf of The Community Fire Company, Inc. (the volunteer fire department serving Exmore and surrounding communities), Northampton County is seeking an individual to serve as the Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Coordinator. This is a new part-time position and is temporary in nature utilizing awarded federal grant funds.

The incumbent will utilize the latest techniques for the recruitment of volunteer firefighters and methods to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of such recruitment efforts. Works with social, civic, and local organizations to develop partnerships, where appropriate to assist in the recruitment of volunteer firefighters. A significant aspect of work will include the development, implementation, and management of a marketing program to recruit volunteer firefighters.

Candidates must have an Associate’s Degree or higher (or acceptable equivalent work experience), a valid driver’s license (providing vehicle for use and/or reimbursement for travel), and must successfully pass a background screening. The successful candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to work with minimal direct supervision. Position is expected to work between 20-29 hours weekly and will work under the supervision of the Fire Chief and County of Northampton. Expected hourly salary wages are between $18.00 and $25.00.

Applications may be obtained in person from the Human Resources Department, 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, Virginia 23347, or using the link above. This position will be opened until filled. Northampton County is an EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer).

 


Jail Medic

This position will be working in the Eastern Shore Regional Jail and the job will require shift work, days, nights, weekends, holidays and required to be on call at times.

Qualifications: over the age of 21 and have obtained high school diploma or GED. Applicant must possess at a minimum the following: LPN or higher certifications.

Applications may be obtained in person from the Eastern Shore Regional Jail, 5245 The Hornes, Eastville, Virginia 23347, or using the link at the top of this page.

Deadline for applications: April 26, 2019.

Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Correctional Officer

Job will require shift work, nights, weekends and some holidays. Qualifications: over the age of 21 and have obtained high school diploma or GED. Certifications must be obtained within one year of employment. Applications may be obtained from the Sheriff’s Office 5211 The Hornes, Eastville, Va. 23347 or the Eastern Shore Regional Jail Office located at 5245 The Hornes, Eastville, Va. 23347 or by using the link at the top of this page.

 Deadline for applications: April 26, 2019.

Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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