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

Equipment Mechanic

An employee in this position serves as a skilled mechanic in the garage.  

This employee performs responsible and specialized skilled mechanical work on a variety of automotive, construction and specialized equipment which will include, but not limited to, mechanical work repairing gasoline and diesel motors and engines, and performing preventative maintenance, particularly on heavy equipment.

Essential Duties & Tasks

  • Performs responsible and specialized skilled mechanical work on a variety of automotive, construction and specialized equipment.
  • Mechanical work repairing gasoline and diesel motors and engines
  • Performs preventative maintenance, particularly on heavy equipment
  • Work requires operation of various test equipment and hand tools in order to support the work in both inside and outside environments

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be high school graduate supplemented by course work in repair and maintenance of heavy equipment and engines
  • Must have considerable experience in automotive and heavy equipment repair
  • Background check and drug screen required

 

Firefighter

 

Roanoke Rapids Fire Department is accepting applications to establish an eligibility list (Applicant Pool) from which periodic selections will be made as positions become available.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Preferred NC Firefighter II (but not required)
  • 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 and be in good physical condition
  • Background check and drug screen required

Complete application packet must be submitted to Kathy Kearney - HR Manager no later than Friday - April 9, 2021

Firefighter application packets may be picked up at City Hall or here on our website.

 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.

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 

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

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