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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


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 by clicking the link above.

Deadline for applications: February 2, 2018.

Northampton County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Emergency Medical Technician

Northampton County is accepting applications for Full and Part time Emergency Medical Technicians (ALS Preferred) in the Emergency Medical Services Department.

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.

An application can be obtained at the EMS Office or on the Northampton County EMS 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, no later than January 13, 2018. Northampton County is an EOE .


Human Resources Specialist

Northampton County is accepting applications for a full time Human Resources Specialist in the Finance Department.

This position performs complex and responsible professional human resources administration and prepares payroll for all County employees and other assigned duties.   The position is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function and works under the direction of the Director of Finance for payroll administration and under the direction of the County Administrator for personnel administration.

Associate’s degree is required, preferably in personnel administration, human resources, or  public administration.   Requires four years of related work experience, but any combination of education and experience to equal four years’ of work will be considered.

Minimum salary for this position is $47,451.60.

Please submit completed County application form with cover letter to the Human Resources Office,  
P. O. Box 66, Eastville, VA  23347 by January 12, 2018.  Northampton County is an EOE.

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