Job Openings

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)

Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities. 

Current Openings


Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced, Intermediate, or Paramedic)

Northampton County is accepting applications for full-time Emergency Medical Technician (Advanced, Intermediate, or Paramedic) in the Emergency Medical Services Department.
Applicant must at a minimum possess the following: Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health, Emergency Medical Technician - Advanced certification, CPR, valid Virginia Driver’s License with good driving record, Emergency Vehicle Operators Course, and Hazardous Materials Awareness. Criminal Background check, physical and drug screening are requirements with this position. A full benefits packet and toll reimbursement are available.

An application can be obtained at the EMS Office or on the Northampton County EMS website ( A completed application form, cover letter, copies of current certifications, and copy of DMV driving record can be submitted to the Department of EMS, PO BOX 235 Eastville, Va. 23347, no later than October 13, 2020. Northampton County is an EOE.



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

Maintenance Worker I

The Public Works Department is looking to fill a part time Maintenance Worker I position. The essential function of this position is to maintain the county grounds, including lawn mowing and litter control, and perform minor maintenance and repair work to county facilities. Starting pay rate for this position is $11.69/hr with average year-round hours of up to 25 hrs/week. Requires valid Virginia driver’s license.

Job descriptions and applications are available online at 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 October 30, 2020.

Maintains County grounds, buildings and equipment. The position is responsible for assigned tasks. The position works under general supervision according to some procedures; decides how and when to complete tasks.

• Maintains grounds and/or parks, including mowing/trimming/edging, weeding, planting trees, shrubs and plants, removing trees, watering flower baskets and planters, mulching and picking up trash and debris.
• Maintains equipment of responsibility; assists with maintenance of inventory of supplies.
• Operates a variety of powered and hand operated machinery and equipment to facilitate maintenance of County grounds.
• Installs, replaces and straightens street signs.
• Performs basic building maintenance work, such as painting, scraping and cleaning.
• Performs general unskilled labor work. Assists Maintenance II&III as needed.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Sharitah Goodwyn
Human Resources

757-678-0444 ext. 551