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


Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority (ESVBA) is seeking a Manager of Construction

Job Description: Manager of Construction

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of this position will be providing management and oversight to the construction program of the organization. The position would lead the construction department towards continued expansion of the ESVBA network and onboarding customers in an efficient manner. Managing the priorities and also coordinating resource allocation for the effective and efficient delivery of multiple projects simultaneously.

• Overseeing coordination and selection of subcontractors who work on various projects.
• Reviewing the engineering, architectural and splicing drawings for ensuring that all standards and specifications are being followed.
• Responsible for gathering all the necessary licenses and permits.
• Tracking and controlling the construction schedules and the associated costs for achieving project completion within the budget and time allotted.
• Reporting to the senior management on the progress of a project and necessary modifications that has to be executed.
• Working with the ESVBA project management system to ensure jobs are tracked and progress communicated within the system.
• Ensure all safety policies and procedures are followed and evaluated to minimize any risks to employees and contractors.
• Ensuring internal teams are mobilized on-time and are working to their fullest potential.

Candidate Qualifications

Skills & Abilities
• Must be highly detail-oriented
• Strong supervisory and organizational skills
• Confidence in managing strong workers and balancing many personality types
• Self-motivated team player
• Excellent problem solving ability
• Be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment
• Strong verbal and written communications skills
• Project leadership & teamwork skills.
• Ability to work well in a limited structure, start-up environment

Job Knowledge
• Working knowledge of underground, aerial fiber optic cable networks, as well as fiber splicing
• Working knowledge of telecommunications plant records
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Wrike, Netsuite and mapping tools such as, OSP Insight, Visio, QGIS, AutoCAD, or MapInfo
• Network design of FTTH, GPON and Active Ethernet

Job Experience
• 3 years and above of industry experience in data communication and telecommunication systems areas
• 1 year experience with telecommunications accounting procedures
• Practical construction experience

• 3 – 5 years Supervisory experience
• Good motor vehicle driving record
• Excellent writing and oral communication skills
• Ability to develop clear and thorough engineering and installation plans
• Daily communication with internal staff and customers to communicate project statuses
• Daily working vendors and contractors to accomplish work tasks
• Strong ability to lead the construction team by setting expectations and rules and enforcing them
• The individual must comply with departmental and corporate internal controls
• The individual must possess and employ the highest ethical and business standards and always conduct himself/herself with the greatest degree of professional integrity


• 2 year collage degree. AS in Electrical Engineering preferred
• Military or technical training in associated discipline or equivalent experience 

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Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority (ESVBA) has an opening for Warehouse & Facility Associate 


Position Summary:
We are seeking a hard-working, reliable, and punctual warehouse worker to join our growing operation. In this role, you will receive, input, sort, load and unload products, as well as other warehouse and shop-related activities. This position will also provide primary support in maintaining the ESVBA equipment fleet and shop/yard maintenance and operations. Having a team-player mentality, while being committed to maintaining a safe and a positive work environment, are essential requirements

• Check-in/out all incoming and outgoing orders for accuracy
• Document and report items when stock is heavily utilized or low
• Demonstrate commitment to all company safety standards and regulations.
• Perform inventory control checks including daily report of all lot items
• Work cooperatively with team members and supervisors
• Use equipment properly and maintain it as needed
• Operate forklift, as needed
• Keep neat and orderly records of all incoming and outgoing orders
• Keep the warehouse clean and organized
• Report any order discrepancies or issues to management ASAP
• Drive transport vehicles, such as trucks and vans
• Contribute ideas on ways to improve or optimize warehousing procedures
• Maintaining all company vehicles & apparatus including keeping equipment clean and fully operational
• Ensure all equipment is repaired and in good working order.
• Provide all preventative maintenance on all ESVBA equipment & apparatus as well as on the ESVBA facility
• Assist with customer/network support when needed; training will be provided
• Occasionally doing light cleaning duties inside of office
• Maintain ESVBA equipment stocks and manage vendors/contractors to ensure they are provided materials for work and restocking any unused materials as well as documenting all transactions
• Ensuring all ESVBA assets are secured within our facility as well as the facility is secured with all provided security measures including security gates/doors are closed, materials are locked and chained, ESVBA machinery and vehicles are stored indoors where possible.

Candidate Qualifications

• You must be highly detail-oriented
• Strong organizational skills
• Experience with mechanical equipment
• Self-motivated team player
• Excellent problem solving ability

Job Experience
• Warehouse experience a plus but not required
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record
• Forklift certification and experience is a plus; will need to pass a certification test within 30 days after beginning employment if not previously certified
• Able to work on your feet and lift 50lbs by themselves and heavier weights with the assistance of coworkers
• Ability to interact with customers, vendors, contractors and other required personnel

• High school diploma or equivalent required 

Applicants can send resumes to or apply through the website:

Full-time & Part- Time Communication’s Officer

Northampton County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a full time Communication’s Officer. Job does require shift work, nights, 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 County’s website.

Deadline for applications: May 31, 2021. EOE

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 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: (

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. 

Sharitah Goodwyn
Human Resources

757-678-0444 ext. 551