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 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



Maintenance Worker III/Carpenter


The Northampton County Department of Public Works is accepting applications for a full-time Maintenance Worker III with emphasis on carpentry work. The primary duty of this position is to maintain the county grounds, facilities, and equipment. This position will place an emphasis on moderate to complex carpentry work.

This position requires a high school diploma or GED and at least two years of carpentry experience. The position will be responsible for a variety of work, including, but not limited to rough carpentry, finish carpentry, drywall repairs, flooring installation and repairs, concrete formwork, repair and replacement of siding, door and lock adjustments, replacements and repairs, and painting and staining.

Starting pay will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Applications may be obtained from the county website or in person at 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, VA. Please submit completed county application to Human Resources, PO Box 66, Eastville, VA 23347 or in person to 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, VA. Position will be open until filled. Northampton County is an EOE.


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.



Building Inspector

Northampton County is accepting applications for a full-time Building Inspector. The essential function of this position is to perform building inspections. Provides customer service and clerical duties.

Requires high school diploma or GED, supplemented by one year of experience in building construction. Experience as a building inspector is desired.

Requires valid Virginia Driver’s License.

Excellent communication skills are essential. This salary range $34,819 to $56, 285.

Please submit completed County application form with cover letter to Human Resources, P. O. Box 66, Eastville, VA 23347 by December 30, 2022. 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.

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]