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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


Website Content Coordinator

Northampton County is seeking to fill the position of Website Content Coordinator. The County is looking for a creative, hard-working content coordinator to assist in managing content uploads, quality assurance of copy, and coordinating with content contributors to keep on a publishing schedule for our projects.
Applicants should be natural writers and editors with excellent organizational skills. Good time management and effective project planning will be integral.

  • Maintaining current content for the County’s web and social media presence.
  • Copyediting
  • Uploading content through CMS platforms
  • Sending press releases
  • Managing/Scheduling/Coordinating with content contributors
  • Collecting and curating media assets

Required Skills:

  • Writing and Editing for an online audience
  • Experience in managing websites
  • Experience in managing various social media platforms
  • Project coordination experience
  • Creative problem solving
  • Experience with a CMS
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • An understanding of web-delivered applications.
  • Knowledgeable about popular web browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, etc.)
  • Familiarity with major operating systems
  • Knowledge of responsive/adaptive design
  • UI/UX experience
  • Entry-level scripting skills
  • Some hands-on experience with version control tools

This position also requires valid Virginia Driver’s License and two years of related work experience.  Criminal background check required.  Minimum salary for this position is $37,179.73.  Please refer to the link above for the application form. Submit completed County application form with cover letter and copies of certifications to Human Resources, P. O. Box 66, Eastville, VA  23347 by November 30, 2018.  Northampton County is an EOE.


Temporary Office Assistant


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.. Completed application form and cover letter can be submitted to Human Resources, PO BOX 66, Eastville, Va. 23347. Northampton County is an EOE.


Emergency Medical Technician


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

Applicant 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 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 November 15, 2018. Northampton County is an EOE .


Director of Construction


The Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority in Exmore, VA is now accepting applications/resumes for a Director of Construction.
Please send resumes to
Deadline for applications/resumes: November 15, 2018

Additional Information

Full Time Communication Officer


Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer. Job does require shift work, nights, and 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 by clicking the link at the top of this page.

Deadline for applications: October 31, 2018. EOE



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 by clicking the link above.

Deadline for applications:   October 31, 2018

Northampton County is an EOE.


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.   

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 by clicking the link above.

Deadline for applications:  October 31, 2018

Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Northampton Co. Parks and Rec. Referee Position

Northampton Co. Parks and Recreation is currently accepting applications for qualified referees for adult and youth basketball, flag football, softball, and volleyball.  Under the supervision and guidance of the Northampton County Parks and Recreation Department Director, referees must have extensive knowledge of the specific game with an emphasis on the rules and regulations of the sport.  Referees will be responsible for officiating youth and adult sports throughout the year. 

Referees must demonstrate the ability to work well with children and adults, must remain unbiased during games, and must maintain control of all aspects of the game. 

Referees 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.

Minimum of 18 years of age, and at least 2 years’ experience, CPR/First Aid/AED certification is required with this position. A certified referee is preferred; however, individuals with previous experience will be considered as well. All applicants must complete a criminal background check and Child Protective Services check before being considered for this position.

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.

For interest in applying for this position, please contact our office at 757-678-0468 or you can find an application by clicking the link at the top of this page.


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