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

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 at

Deadline for applications: December 27, 2019.
Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity

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 at

Deadline for applications: December 27, 2019.
Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity

Emergency Medical Technicians:

Northampton County is accepting applications for full-time Emergency Medical Technicians in the Emergency Medical Services Department.

Applicants must possess the following:
Commonwealth of Virginia- Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician certification, Advanced Life Support Certification preferred, CPR , valid VA Driver’s License with good driving record, Emergency Vehicle Operators Course, Hazardous Materials Awareness. Criminal Background checks are a requirement with this position.

An application can be obtained online at A completed application form, cover letter, copies of current certifications, and copy of DMV driving record can be submitted to the Department of EMS 13294 Lankford Highway, Machipongo, VA 23405 or PO Box 235 Eastville, Va. 23347. 

Application will be received through noon on December 2, 2019. Northampton County is an EOE .

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