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



 

Assistant Director of Public Works

Northampton County is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Director of Public Works. The primary duty of this position is to manage and oversee maintenance of the county’s buildings, facilities, harbors and systems. The position is responsible for supervising staff, overseeing preventative maintenance programs for facilities and systems and responding to work requests from county staff and agencies under direct supervision of the Director of Public Works & Operations. The position is also responsible for overseeing the operation of the county’s water/wastewater systems.


This position requires a high school diploma or GED and at least five years of experience in facilities maintenance, water/wastewater and custodial services management. Previous experience as a supervisor is preferred. Individual must also possess knowledge of electronic, electrical, plumbing, heating, and cooling systems, knowledge of regulatory processes, ability to obtain permits, licenses and permissions for county operations, ability to maintain records and strong communication skills both orally and in writing.

Starting pay is $21.73/hr to $25.70/hr depending on experience and qualifications. Please refer to Northampton County’s website for a complete job description, requirements and application form at https://co.northampton.va.us/government/jobs_opportunities/job_openings. Please submit completed county application form with cover letter to Human Resources, PO Box 66, Eastville, VA 23347 or in person to 16404 Courthouse Road by May 21, 2021. Northampton County is an EOE. 

Assistant Director of Public Works Job Description (PDF)



Zoning Permit Technician

Northampton County is accepting applications for a full time Zoning Permit Technician in the Planning, Permitting and Enforcement Department.

The essential function of the position is to assist the Planning, Permitting and Enforcement Department with permit application process. This process includes collecting fees, and answering general questions pertaining to the Department’s area of responsibility and specific questions regarding the permit and general development. The position is responsible for primary front desk duty with Building Permit Technician and responsible for assisting other members of the staff. This position provides information and discusses regulations with property owners, business owners, contractors, and the general public.

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 until filled.  Northampton County is an EOE. 



NCPR Summer Camp Counselors

Northampton County Parks and Recreation is seeking 2021 summer camp counselors. Under the supervision and guidance of the Northampton County Parks and Recreation Department Director, the Summer Camp Counselor is responsible for creating a high quality experience for every camper. Ensure the safety, well-being and personal growth of campers. Be an active and supportive member of the Summer Camp team and a positive member of the entire staff. Summer Camp counselors must demonstrate positive, professional role modeling at all times, acting in a manner that is consistent with the staff code of conduct and the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the Northampton County Parks and Recreation Department.

Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ADA requires the County to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management. An application can be obtained thru the Human Resources office or on the website: (https://www.co.northampton.va.us/government/jobs_opportunities/job_openings).

Completed application form and cover letter can be submitted
to Human Resources, P.O. BOX 66, Eastville, Va. 23347 no later than Friday, May 28, 2021. 



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