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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 s end 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


Maintenance Worker

The County of Northampton is accepting applications for a (part time) Maintenance Worker in its Public Works & Operations Department.
The selected candidate will maintain all County facilities and the essential function of this position is to maintain grounds including mowing/ trimming, weeding, planting shrubs and plants, picking up debris and trash and perform repairs and maintenance work as assigned. A valid Virginia drivers’ license is required. The hourly rate for this position is 11.86 / hour.
Applications are availablein the link at the top of this page or at Northampton County Human Resources, 16404 Courthouse Road, P. O. Box 66, Eastville, Virginia 23347 (phone: 757/678-0440 x 551). Accepting applications until March 17, 2017. EOE.

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9-1-1 Communications Officer

The Eastern Shore of Virginia 9-1-1 Commission is now accepting applications for 9-1-1 Communications Officers for immediate part-time openings and potentially for future full-time openings. The qualified applicant will work rotating shifts, including weekdays, weekends, and holidays, as well as fill in shifts as needed. Communications Officers are responsible for answering 9-1-1 calls, verifying the callback number and address of the emergency, determining the nature of the emergency and transferring the call or dispatching the appropriate emergency response unit as required, as well as other associated duties.

Minimum qualifications are a high school diploma or equivalent, including some experience in keyboarding or typing. Applicants must be able to speak clearly and distinctly, understand and follow detailed directions, act quickly and effectively during emergencies, and operate complex telecommunications equipment. Desirable qualifications include two years experience in law enforcement, fire, or emergency medical services, and/or public safety dispatching. Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a criminal history background investigation and drug screening.

Applications may be obtained at the Eastern Shore of Virginia 9-1-1 Communications Center, 23201 Front St., P.O. Box 337, Accomac, Va. 23301 or by visiting Completed applications are due by 3 p.m., February 22nd, 2017. The ESVA 9-1-1 Commission is an equal opportunity employer.


The County of Northampton is accepting applications for a County Administrator. A bachelor’s degree in public administration or a related field is required, a master’s degree highly desirable. A minimum of five years of public-management experience as chief administrative officer or in a responsible local-government position required. Past experience of the individual must demonstrate familiarity in areas that include planning, public administration, finance, human-resources management and public relations. Experience in successfully balancing commercial and residential growth in a rural area is an important consideration.

. Please submit completed resume with cover letter to Human Resources, P. O. Box 66, Eastville, VA 23347, by March 31, 2017. Northampton County is an EOE.

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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 preferred with work experience or EMT B and higher preferred with work experience.
Applications may be obtained in person from the Eastern Shore Regional Jail , 5245 the Hornes, Eastville, Va. 23347 or ESRJ applications are also available in the link at the top of this page.
Deadline for applications: February 20, 2017.
Northampton County is an EOE.

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Emergency Medical Technician

Northampton County is accepting applications for Full time and 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.

Please use the link at the top of this page or an application can be obtained thru the Human Resources office. 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, no later than February 20, 2017. Northampton County is an EOE .

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