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



 

Administrative Clerk 

Northampton County is accepting applications for a full time Administrative Clerk in the Planning, Permitting and Enforcement Department.

The essential function of the position is to assist the Planning, Permitting and Enforcement Department with the accurate and timely execution of legally mandated duties. The position is responsible for coordinating administrative support for the enforcement of County Codes relevant to the Department. This includes preparing agendas, public notices required by law, production of minutes and maintaining files for groups including but not limited to Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Wetlands Board, and the Agricultural Forestal Committee.

Excellent communication skills are essential with two years’ experience in customer service. Requires high school diploma or GED, and one year of college or vocational school education in business administration or a closely related field.

Please refer to Northampton County’s website for further job descriptions, requirements and county’s application form. Please submit completed County application form with cover letter to Human Resources, P. O. Box 66, Eastville, VA 23347 by April 30, 2021. Northampton County is an EOE 



Temporary Office Assistant

 

 

The Commonwealth’s attorney office is now hiring for a as needed basis Temporary Office Assistant, with limited hours. The primary responsibilities include assisting the Office Administrator with file organization and data entry, and when the Office Administrator is absent, providing clerical assistance as requested by the Commonwealth’s and Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorneys, serving as office receptionist, answering and directing telephone calls, and directing inquiries from the public, law enforcement or Court.

Must possess knowledge of and abilities in general office procedures. Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. . An application can be obtained thru the Human Resources office or by clicking the link above , obtained thru the Human Resources office, or online (https://www.co.northampton.va.us/government/jobs_opportunities/job_openings) .

Completed application form and cover letter can be submitted to Human Resources, PO BOX 66, Eastville, Va. 23347 no later than Friday, April 16, 2021 by 5 PM. Northampton County is an EOE.




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 the County’s website.

Deadline for applications: April 30, 2021.
Northampton County is an 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 online.

Deadline for applications: April 30, 2021.
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 online. 


Deadline for applications: April 30, 2021.

Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.


Sharitah Goodwyn
Human Resources
Specialist

757-678-0444 ext. 551

sgoodwyn@co.northampton.va.us