Human Resources

Human Resources

Major Services:

  • Process an accurate and timely payroll for Northampton County employees in accordance with federal/state regulations and county policy.
  • Provide service to county employees to resolve any questions concerning salary, benefits, or deductions and to clarify and/or explain federal & state payroll regulations.
  • Remit all tax withholdings and process all wage & tax reports(941,VEC, W-2's, etc.) required by law.
  • Write and maintain ad-hoc payroll reports for all county departments as needed.
  • Coordination of all employee benefits.
  • Monitor coverage and payments for continued health insurance coverage (COBRA) participants and retired employees.



Job Openings

To see job openings for Northampton County please visit our  Job Openings page.



The County offers a Flexible Benefits Plan for all full-time employees after their probationary employment period is complete. This program allows employees to pre-tax certain medical and dependent care expenses through payroll deduction. The result is a net savings to the employee of 20-30%. 

The IRS website has many forms available online including W4's for payroll withholding. 

The Virginia Retirement System's website has several tools available to its members online including a retirement calculator. 

Northampton County employees are eligible to join the Virginia Credit Union. 

Employee Information

Employee Forms and Benefit Information

Department Staff Information

John D. Chandler 
Finance Director

757-678-0444 ext. 550

[email protected]


Jennifer Simpson

Accounting Technician

757-678-0444 ext. 548

[email protected]


Sharitah Goodwyn 
Human Resources

757-678-0444  ext. 551

[email protected]



Northampton County Finance Department 

PO Box 66
16404 Courthouse Road
Eastville, VA 23347

Hours of Operation
9 AM - 5 PM