The City of Roanoke Rapids is now accepting applications for employment for the following positions:


An employee in this class plans, coordinates and supervises Aquatic Center program activities.  A successful candidate will have demonstrated management experience in the aquatics field, strong supervisory skills and the ability to motivate a team, and a strong sense of safety to implement good practices.


  • · High School diploma or GED;
  • · Graduation from a four year college or university with a degree in recreation administration, physical education or related degree and considerable experience in recreational programming preferred.
  • · Certified in American Red Cross CPR/AED preferred
  • · First Aid & Lifeguarding preferred
  • · 3-yrs of lifeguarding experience preferred
  • · Management experience
  • · Must have excellent people service skills
  • · Ability to provide service with integrity
  • · Must have good verbal and written communication skills.



Firefighter Applicant Pool (Roanoke Rapids Fire Department)

An eligibility list is being established from which periodic selections will be made as positions become available. 

Desired Qualifications:-Must have a High School Diploma or GED -  Preferred NC Firefighter II - Must be able to obtain a North Carolina or Virginia Class B Driver’s License within 90 days of employment -  Must have WorkKeys Silver Certificate (or higher) (Contact Ellen Grant  @ Halifax Community College for more information (252) 536-6393) -  Must be of good character, be in good physical condition, and pass a drug screen and background check.

 Complete application packet must be submitted to Kathy A. Kearney – HR Manager

no later than Friday – July 12th, 2019 at 5:00 pm

 Police Officer (Roanoke Rapids Police Department)

An employee in this class performs a full range of federal law enforcement duties to protect life and property in the City.

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is preferred but not required.

Application Packet may be obtained at City Hall Located at 1040 Roanoke Avenue - Roanoke Rapids, NC or this website (click on Employment Applications in the right hand column on this page)

ALL Positions are Open Until Filled (unless otherwise noted)

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.

Applications may be obtained at www.roanokerapidsnc.com  (click on Employment Application on right hand side of this page)

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