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

Part-Time Building Supervisor (Parks & Recreation Department)

This may include any of our recreation facilities:  TJ Davis Recreation Center, Aquatic Center, Jo Story Senior Center, Chaloner Recreation Center, Public Library, Canal Museum, Kirkwood Adams Community Center, or Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall.

 An employee in this position supervises scheduled activities and is the City’s point of contact during these activities.

Hours are mainly evenings and weekends according to activities that are scheduled. (Open until Filled)


Purchasing Agent (Finance Department)  (Deadline for applications extended)

A candidate in this position organizes and administers a procurement program for the City departments.  Work involves performing duties involving formal and informal bid purchasing, maintaining the fixed assets and inventory system, review and approval of purchase orders and maintenance of records.  Work is performed in accordance with the North Carolina General Statues and the State regulations governing purchasing, local government and company policies and manuals.  Serves as backup to other positions in finance and performs a variety of support tasks, when required.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Finance Director.

Desired Qualifications:  This position requires graduation from a two year college with degree in business administration or related field and considerable experience in the purchasing field or similar office capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

To Apply for this position: Please submit a cover letter, resume and City of Roanoke Rapids employment application

Deadline for Submission of Application for this position has been EXTENDED to:

No later than 5:00 pm  Friday – July 19, 2019


Recreation Program Supervisor (Aquatic Center)  

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.

Desired Qualifications:

  • · 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.


 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