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)


Current Openings

Commonwealth's Attorneys Services Council

Locality: Northampton County
Job Title: Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney
Salary/Salary Range: $56,697, plus benefits
Start Date: December 1, 2019
**Closing Date: Until filled

Description of Job:
Northampton County is seeking an assistant Commonwealth’s attorney whose responsibilities will involve extensive trial work in all courts in the prosecution of felony, misdemeanor, and traffic cases, the performance of legal research, preparing and responding to motions, briefs and memorandum, and advisement of local law enforcement. Criminal prosecution or defense experience is desired but not a requirement. The office encourages education and career development.

Special Requirements:

Must be a collegial team player with solid legal skills and strong written and oral communication skills. Must also be dedicated to public service, committed to fighting crime and seeking justice and equally committed to fairness, compassion, and empathy. Must also be able to exercise tact, courtesy and discretion in frequent contact with crime victims, suspects, law enforcement and judicial officials, public officials, and the general public.

Applicant must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and be in good standing with the Virginia State Bar.

Please submit cover letter and resume and writing sample to the email address listed below.
Contact: Beverly Powell Leatherbury
757 678-0455

Title: Commonwealth’s Attorney
Address: 5229 The Hornes
P.O. Box 690
Eastville, Virginia

Sharitah Goodwyn
Human Resources

757-678-0444 ext. 551