Employment Opportunities

Northumberland County Application for Employment

Director of General Services

 Northumberland County is seeking a person to fill the position of Director of General Services which will be responsible for difficult and complex tasks in planning and coordinating construction/building projects, renovations, various other projects including but not limited to such things as the emergency radio system, capital projects for County departments and agencies. This position requires an exceptional individual who has good judgment and project management skills and understands Virginia state law regarding public procurement. Candidates must also be able to address day-to-day operations with a common-sense and cooperative approach to decision-making. The candidate must have outstanding leadership qualities with a strong focus on customer service and building solid relationships with all internal and external stakeholders. Ability to operate a personal computer and use computer applications. The top candidate must be hands-on and committed to addressing an array of complex and technical issues. Position requires a willingness to learn. The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in business, public administration, construction management, or political science or closely related field and/or five years of experience in the general services areas of responsibilities, including supervisory duties in local government. Any satisfactory combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities are considered. Applicants must submit a completed county application, resume with education, and employment/experience. This position will remain open until filled.  Compensation will be dependent on qualifications and experience and will be part time. Applications or information may be obtained from the County Administrator’s Office, Northumberland County Courthouse, P.O. Box 129, Heathsville, Va. 22473; or 804‑580‑7666 (voice), or email Luttrell Tadlock, County Administrator, at ltadlock@co.northumberland.va.us. Information about this position and application can be found on the County’s webpage at www.co.northumberland.va.us under employment opportunities. E.O.E.
Job Description for P/T Director of General Services


Executive Director

Northumberland County Economic Development Commission


Northumberland County is accepting applications for the part-time position of Executive Director of Economic Development.  The Executive Director works in collaboration with the Economic Development Commission to execute professional and technical work, including but not limited to the following:

  • Develop, update and implement a Strategic Plan aimed at fostering economic growth for the County including infrastructure development, business expansion, development of new and diversified businesses, expanded tourism in the County, and meeting annual objectives set by the Commission.
  • Maintain strong working relationships and act as liaison with local businesses, coalitions, local civic groups, and non-profit organizations; state, regional, and local governmental officials; economic development-related organizations; and educational institutions to ensure collaboration, coordination, and synergy in the development and implementation of initiatives.
  • Administer existing EDC programs (Incentive Grants and Mini-Loans); manage existing projects (Revitalization application, Historic Heathsville Tourism); and develop new initiatives with the necessary funding support.
  • Enhance the capacity of the workforce through the provision of education & training programs for new or existing businesses and support for public/private education initiatives.
  • Maintain visibility of the EDC and its activities via a media and Internet presence.
  • Perform various administrative, record-keeping functions, and maintain files and correspondence of the Commission (e.g., circulate notice of Commission meetings, prepare EDC meeting agendas and minutes, and attend meetings that pertain to economic development).

Applicant requirements include any combination of experience and education equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, marketing, public administration, economics, planning, or related field, with professional experience in economic development, marketing or planning related activities, preferably in local, state or regional government. Applicants must have the ability to work independently and be able to work well with the public.  Applicants need to include a completed County application, resume with education and employment/experience.  This position will remain open until filled.  The maximum number of compensated hours of work each month is set at 40 hours with compensation negotiable.  Applications or information may be obtained from Luttrell Tadlock, County Administrator, Northumberland County Courthouse, P.O. Box 129, Heathsville, Va. 22473; or 804‑580‑7666 (voice), 804‑580‑7053 (fax) or email, ltadlock@co.northumberland.va.us.


Northumberland Emergency Services

Northumberland Emergency Services is now accepting applications for full-time and part-time ALS providers (Intermediate and Paramedic) and part-time BLS (EMT and AEMT) positions.  Be a part of a progressive EMS agency that responds to 9-1-1 calls only.  Please contact Rick McClure, Chief of Emergency Services, at rmcclure@co.northumberland.va.us with any questions.
Northumberland County Application for Employment

Northern Neck Regional Jail Employment Opportunities

-Northern Neck Regional Jail values the work corrections staff does!  Where in the Neck do you find entry level positions which earn an individual $40,000 at the end of the first year?  This in addition to an employer who pays 80% of health insurance premiums, VRS retirement plan, paid time off, free life insurance, 13 months of pay for 12 months’ worth of work (holiday pay), opportunities for overtime pay, and unlimited career opportunities?  NNRJ is seeking individuals who are at least 18 years old, possess a high school credential, and valid VA DL.  Complete application online at nnrj.state.va.us under Employment tab today!  Applications accepted until position is filled.  NNRJ is an equal opportunity employer. 


Northumberland County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please check back often for career openings within the County.

For Northumberland County Public School job opportunities, please visit their website at www.nucps.net

  • Northumberland County     •     P.O. Box 129     •     72 Monument Place     •     Heathsville, VA  22473