Employment Listings

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

Sanitation Worker (Public Works Department)  An employee in this position works as a member of a crew led by a Sanitation Equipment Operator in loading and unloading refuse over an established route.  Applicant must have a valid NC Driver's License.  (Open until Filled)


(Part Time) Public Works Worker ( Public Works Department)  An employee in this position will perform skilled technical and trades work in the maintenance and repair of buildings, 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 NC Driver's License. (Open until Filled)


Firefighter Applicant Pool (Roanoke Rapids Fire Department)  Applications are being accepted to establish an eligibility list (Applicant Pool) from which periodic selections will be made as positions become available.


      High School Diploma (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 at Halifax Community College

         for more information (252) 536-6393]

      Must be of good character, be in good physical condition and pass a drug test

(Deadline for Firefighter Applicant Pool is Friday – March 17th at 5:00 pm)


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 not required. Previous applicants should contact Kathy A. Kearney, HR Manager, to update their information at (252) 533-2845.  (Open until Filled)


 All City of Roanoke Rapids positions require a Criminal background check & a drug screen prior to employment.


  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 by selecting Employment Applications (on the right hand side of this page) or may be picked up at City Hall - 1040 Roanoke Avenue - Roanoke Rapids, NC

Kathy A. Kearney  - Human Resources Manager - City of Roanoke Rapids

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

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