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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

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Current Openings


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 October 20, 2017. Northampton County is an EOE.

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Emergency Medical Technician

Northampton County is accepting applications for Full time Emergency Medical Technician seeking to fill position with certified Intermediate / Paramedic certifications in the Emergency Medical Services Department.

Applicant must 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, Hazardous Materials Awareness. Criminal Background checks are a requirement with this position.

An application can be obtained thru the Human Resources office or by clicking the link at the top of this page. Completed application form, cover letter, copies of current certifications, and copy of DMV driving record can be submitted to Human Resources PO BOX 66 Eastville, Va. 23347,

. Northampton County is an EOE .

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Senior Zoning Administrator
Northampton County, Virginia

The essential function of this position is to enforce zoning ordinances.  The position is responsible for knowledge and enforcement of County zoning ordinances, related inspections, and preparing reports.  The position works under the Director of Planning, Permitting & Enforcement. 

Supervises inspections for compliance with County zoning ordinances; resolves non-compliance issues, and / or issues citations to violators; supervises follow-up inspections to ensure implementation of corrective measures.  Supervises the Current Planner position jointly with Senior Planner.   Accepts and review applications for zoning permits.  Responsible for issuing plan approval and permits specific to the codes and programs the Zoning Administrator administers.  These include site plan approvals, waiver approvals, mitigation plan approvals, WQIA approvals, zoning clearances, land disturbance permits and wetlands permits.  Provides information and discusses regulations with property owners, business owners, contractors and the general public.  Please see complete job description in the link below.

Requirements: At least 2 years’ experience as a Zoning Administrator. Open until position is filled.

Excellent communication skills are essential.  The minimum salary for this position is $52,315.47 plus benefits.

Please submit completed County application form with cover letter to:

Human Resources
PO Box 66
Eastville, Va.  23347
Northampton County is an EOE.

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