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



 

Northampton County Parks and Recreation Scorekeeper

 

NCPR is currently accepting applications for a part-time Recreation Score Keeper for our Youth Soccer League. The position will be responsible for regular attendance and punctuality of all Parks and Rec. programs, including but not limited to

• Accurately record game scores in score book;
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
• Observes all approved safety and health policies and procedures pertaining to his/her work activities and performs all work tasks in a safe and healthy manner in accordance with County policy.

Minimum qualifications for this position are you must be 16 years of age and have knowledge of the game, including some experience in athletics. Applicants must be able to speak clearly and distinctly, understand and follow detailed directions. Applicants must be able to clear a criminal background investigation before employment is offered.

An application can be obtained through the Human Resources office or by clicking the link above , obtained thru the Human Resources office or on the website. Completed application form and cover letter can be submitted to Human Resources, PO BOX 66, Eastville, VA 23347 no later than Friday, March 3, 2023 by 5pm. Northampton County is an EOE.


Northampton County Parks and Recreation Soccer Referee

 

NCPR is seeking energetic individuals looking for an opportunity to work in a fast-paced and fun environment! Come join our team as a youth soccer referee to help us grow our organization you will:

• Referee youth soccer leagues
• Exercise knowledge in league rules
• Give your community opportunities to participate in recreational sports

Referee certification is preferred and previous experience is required. Applicants must be able to clear a criminal background investigation before employment is offered.  An application can be obtained through the Human Resources office or on the website. Completed application form and cover letter can be submitted to Human Resources, PO BOX 66, Eastville, VA 23347 no later than Friday, March 3, 2023. Northampton County is an EOE.


County Attorney

 

Northampton County, located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, seeks a full-time County Attorney.

The County Attorney is appointed by the Board of Supervisors and serves as legal advisor to the Board, the County Administrator, and County departments, and boards and commissions, and other officials of the County affecting County interests.

DUTIES:

The County Attorney will:
• Report directly to the Board of Supervisors and work with management-level employees to guide County policies and operations from a legal perspective. 

• Conduct legal research, provide advice and/or written opinions on questions of County, state, and federal law, most frequently in the areas of land use and zoning, property; employment; public procurement, contracts, and general local government law; 

• Attend all Board of Supervisors meetings; advise the Board of Supervisors on parliamentary procedure; prepare resolutions and ordinances for consideration and action by the Board;

• Attend other commission and board meetings as requested, such as the Planning Commission and the Wetlands Board ; 

• Advise the Board of Supervisors and other boards and commissions and appropriate County employees on actual or possible litigation; represent the County in legal matters before the Courts; bring civil suits as directed by the Board of Supervisors, defend the County in suits brought against it; retain and supervise outside litigation specialists, as appropriate, for the same;

• Draft or "approve as to form" all bonds, deeds, leases, franchises, contracts or other legal instruments to which the County is a party or in which it has an interest;

• Draft documents memorializing all special use permits and maintenance agreements for subdivision approval; 

• Work with County staff or consultants to draft ordinances to be adopted by the Board;

• Collaborate with the County School Board's legal counsel, when requested, on legal matters;

• Provide representation for the County Department of Social Services;

• Perform related tasks as required.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

• Juris Doctorate Degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association;

• Membership in the Virginia Bar.

• Experience as a practicing attorney in local government, with preference for experience in Virginia.

• Knowledge of municipal corporation law; comprehensive knowledge of local, State and Federal laws and court decisions affecting counties; •knowledge of legislation affecting Virginia’s coastal communities, such as the Chesapeake Bay Acts and its regulations;

• Knowledge of parliamentary rules of procedure; 

• Expertise in land use and employment law; 

• Litigation and trial experience; 

• Tact; good professional judgment and ethics; 

• Ability to speak and write effectively.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

$110,000 to $170,000 based upon the background and qualifications of the successful candidate. Northampton County has an attractive benefits package which includes: annual leave, holidays, and sick leave; health insurance, dental plan, life insurance, long-term disability insurance; Virginia Retirement System, and an employee assistance program.

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS:

Applications may be obtained from the county website or in person at 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, VA. Please submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references and a writing sample to Charles Kolakowski, County Administrator, PO Box 66, Eastville, VA 23347 or electronically to [email protected] or in person to 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, VA.

This position is open until filled. Virtual and/or on-site interviews in Eastville, Virginia will be offered by the Board of Supervisors to those candidates named as finalists, with reference checks, background checks and academic verifications conducted after receiving candidates' permission.

Northampton County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability.



 

DEPUTY CLERK
Northampton County Circuit Court

 

Northampton County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office is in quest of a Deputy Clerk to handle land records and general office tasks as well as helping in all areas of the office, performing duties for others during absences and assisting each department during peak times; will provide a high level of knowledge, skills and abilities in office operations and procedures. This position is primarily responsible in all areas processing court documents, records and paperwork prepared with accuracy and in accordance with appropriate policies and procedures, data entry; cash handling and accounting procedures; filing; must have ability to work with the public in person and by telephone; ability to work with little direct supervision; working under deadlines. Considerable Clerk's Office, Judicial/legal experience necessary for this position. Salary range will be discussed. Only interviewed applicants will be notified of the filling of the position. Typing test with accuracy of 50 wpm is preferred.

Deadline: Until Filled.

Interested persons may contact the Human Resources Department, Northampton County, P O Box 66, Eastville VA 23347

County application and resume required.

E O E 

Deputy Clerk Job Description


Northampton County is accepting applications for a full-time Director of Emergency Medical Services (EMS Chief)

 

The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide, and supervise the provision of emergency medical services to the public. The position is responsible for supervising and training staff, providing emergency medical services, and performing administrative duties of the department. The position formulates long-range goals for the organization; and develops policy and position papers. Provides basic and advanced emergency medical care, based on established medical protocols, to sick and injured persons. Develops, implements and coordinates continuing education/training. Supervises, directs, trains, schedules and evaluates assigned staff in the provision of emergency medical services. Formulates Department budget request for submittal to County Administrator and Finance Director. Applies for and administers grant programs. Interacts with other agencies, departments, and healthcare providers.

Excellent communication skills are essential. Requires education or training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in emergency medical services, public administration, or a closely related field. Requires five (5) years of experience in the EMS field, including supervisory and managerial. The salary range is $67,065-$108, 433.

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 until filled. Northampton County is an EOE. 

EMS DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION


 

Planner/Community Redevelopment Specialist

 

Northampton County is accepting applications for a full-time Planner/Community Redevelopment Specialist. The essential function of this position is to provide planning technical support for the Planning, Permitting & Enforcement Department and the various board and committees. The position is responsible for assisting with planning, policy analysis, regulation enforcement, technical research and support, site/plan review, customer service, and related records and reports.

Requires Bachelor’s degree in planning or related field or at least three (3) years of related experience; valid Virginia Driver’s License; and AICP Certification or ability to obtain within two years’ of employment.

Excellent communication skills are essential. The salary range for this position is $51,750 to $83,699 based on qualifications.

Please submit completed County application form with cover letter to Human Resources, P. O. Box 66, Eastville, VA 23347. Position will be open until filled. Northampton County is an EOE. 

Planner/Community Redevelopment Specialist Job Description



Emergency Medical Service Provider
(Intermediate or Paramedic preferred)

Northampton County is accepting applications for Fulltime and Part-time EMS Providers of all levels (Intermediate or Paramedic preferred) in the Emergency Medical
Services Department.

This position salary pays up to $59,675 for Intermediate and $63,835 for Paramedic all based on qualifications.

Applicant must at a minimum possess the following: Commonwealth of Virginia- Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician certification, CPR, valid VA. 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. Additional information and an application can be obtained at the EMS Office or on the Northampton County EMS or County websites.
https://www.northampton-ems.org or on this website.

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.
Open until filled. 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.

Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for:

 

Jail Deputy at the Eastern Shore Regional Jail

Job will require shift work, nights, weekends and some holidays
Qualifications: Over the age of 21 and must have
High School diploma or G.E.D.

Benefits include: VRS Retirement, Annual Leave, Sick leave,
Paid Holidays, and Health Insurance

Applications can be obtained from the Eastern Shore Regional Jail at
5245 The Hornes Eastville, Virginia 23347 or online at https://www.co.northampton.va.us/government/jobs_opportunities/job_openings

Apply in person at the Eastern Shore Regional Jail
Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


 

Part- Time and Full- Time Communications Officer

 

Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a part time Communications Officer. Job does require shift work, nights, weekends and some holidays.

Qualifications: over the age of 18 and have obtained high school diploma or GED. Full-time position is open to both certified and non-certified applicants however all part-time applicants are required to be certified prior to applying.

Applications may be obtained from Northampton County Sheriff’s Office, 5211 The Hornes, Eastville, Va. 23347 or County’s website.

Deadline for applications: until filled. EOE



Sharitah Goodwyn
Human Resources
Specialist

757-678-0444 ext. 551

[email protected]