Roanoke Rapids City Council

Emery G. Doughtie, Mayor; Suetta S. Scarbrough, District 1 Councilwoman; Carl Ferebee, District 3 Councilmember; Carol H. Cowen, District 2 Councilwoman; Ernest Bobbit, District 1 Councilmember; Wayne Smith, district 2 Councilmember Read More...

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Welcome to Roanoke Rapids, NC

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Leaf Collection Notifications

Loose leaf collection for Jan. 22nd:   Truck #1 = Roanoke Park Area (streets behind Sonic) Truck #2 = Becker Farms Area Truck #3 = West, Roanoke Avenue-Rapids, 0-1000 blocks     Crews work a daily assigned...

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The City's Public Access Channel can be found on Charter Channel 193.

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It is against City Ordinance to throw, drop or deposit any leaves, grass clippings, shrubs or other debris into any catch basins or manholes in the city. In addition, no...

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Basic Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 21 years of age
  • NC State certified police officer or eligible to attend Basic Law Enforcement Training
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • No DWI conviction- No criminal background
  • Good moral character
Selection Process
  • NC State Mandated Background investigation
  • Criminal history check
  • Driving history check
  • Oral interview
  • Drug testing
  • Physical and Psychological Exams
  • Entry Level Officers starting salary $34,779 a year
  • $20,000 life insurance policy paid by the City
  • Hospitalization/Dental coverage paid by the City
  • 401K plan
  • NC retirement plan
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Longevity pay
  • Equipment furnished
  • Individual assigned vehicle
  • Education incentive pay and Tuition assistance

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