Employment Listings
The City of Roanoke Rapids is now accepting applications for employment for the following positions: 
Police Captain  (Roanoke Rapids Police Department)
Must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years Law Enforcement experience - Must have a minimum of four (4) years supervisory experience  Applicants must have working knowledge of criminal investigation division day to day operations and the uniform patrol division's day to day operations. - Must demonstrate ability to schedule employees, approve leave time, schedule in-service training, and coordinate off-duty work -  Must be able to coordinate maintenance of vehicles, radios, weapons, computer and other equipment - Must have successfully completed a management program or be able to complete program within one year
Applicants must complete a City of Roanoke Rapids Application and a Dept of Justice F-3.(These forms are available on this website) ALL Applications for Police Captain must be submitted to the Human Resources Manager no later than Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 5:00 pm

 Street Maintenance Worker I  (Public Works Department)

An employee in this position must be able to perform a variety of semi-skilled and manual labor tasks related to the maintenance of streets, storm drains, driveways, cemetery and public buildings and grounds. Performs a variety of maintenance tasks such as cutting grass, painting, using power hand equipment, repairing driveways, replacing storm drain pipe, repairing curb and gutter.

Must possess a valid NC Driver's License.

(Part Time) Public Works Worker (Public Works Department)

An employee in this position performs skilled technical and trades work in the maintenance and repair of building, grounds, facilities, and equipment.  

Job duties include but are not limited to grass cutting, leaf collection, street sign maintenance, and other duties necessary in the Public Works Department.

Must have a valid driver's license.

Police Officer (Roanoke Rapids Police Department)

An employee in this class performs a full range of general law enforcement duties to protect life and property in the City.  Basic Law Enforcement Training is preferred but no required.

 Code Enforcement Officer (Building Inspector) - (Planning)

This person must perform inspections of construction projects to enforce local and state laws, ordinances, specifications, and standards.  Assist in review of construction plans, correspond/meet with contractors to review specifications, inspect construction in progress and upon completion.  Position requires considerable knowledge of construction techniques, processes and materials and the corresponding laws and standards.   Is responsible for issuance of permits; the inspection of construction, electrical, plumbing and mechanical installations with code compliance and the records task associated with inspections.  Reviews site plans, blue prints and specifications and receive applications for permits.  Must have considerable knowledge of state building codes and local laws, and the City’s ordinances.  Must have the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.  Must have skills in reading and interpreting plans and specifications.  Employees not meeting the Level II certification requirements for this class at salary grade shall be hired at lower salary grade as a “work against” until the Level II qualifications can be met.  Must also possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

   All Positions are Open Until Filled

 The City of Roanoke Rapids is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin,

age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

 Employment Applications may be obtained on this page (in right hand column)

or may be picked up at   City Hall – 1040 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC 

Kathy A. Kearney – HR Manager – City of Roanoke Rapids 

Phone: (252) 533-2845 – Fax (252) 537-2097

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