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

Lifeguard (Part Time)

An employee in this position assists in all aspects of operations of the recreation center swimming pool and aquatic center.  The employee has the responsibility for making sure that the facility is maintained in good condition, to ensure that participants in swimming activities and classes are in a safe and clean environment.

Essential Duties & Tasks

  • Teaches Red Cross swimming lessons
  • Provides routine pool maintenance to ensure cleanliness and safe environment for patrons
  • Works as a team to provide supervision of a large number (sometimes as many as 300 pool patrons - team is comprised of approximately seven lifeguards.
  • Work is performed under the general supervision of the Aquatic Center Supervisor

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must hold American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED certification
  • Must be able to complete 1/2 mile swim in under 20 minutes
  • Background check and drug screen required

 

Police Officer

An employee in this position is responsible for the enforcement of state and local laws

Essential Duties and Tasks

  • Answers calls for service
  • Prepares incident, accident and arrest reports
  • Writes and serves arrest warrants and criminal summons
  • Processes prisoners, takes fingerprints & photographs
  • Investigates crimes, accidents, narcotic & vice activities
  • Serves subpoenas
  • Works traffic details
  • Attends & testifies in court
  • Conducts follow up investigations on case assignments
  • Participates in & organizes community-oriented policing activities
  • Responds appropriately to critical situations, applies proper police procedures
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a high school graduate or have passed a General Educational Development (GED) test indicating high school equivalency.  Diplomas earned through correspondence enrollment are not recognized.
  • Must have knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. 
  • Must be able to furnish documentary evidence showing the applicant has met the education requirements for the criminal justice field of expected employment.
  • Must have sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license with an active and consecutive 3-year satisfactory verifiable driving history.  Driving history will be checked.  (Must be able to be licensed in the State of North Carolina)
  • Must have the ability to meet current requirements set forth by the North Carolina Training Standards Commission. 
  • Prefer that applicants  possess a valid or current Basic Law Enforcement Training (B.L.E.T.) certificate, but not mandatory.  Candidates must provide documentation of B.L.E.T. Certificate.

(Part Time)

Public Works Worker

An employee in this position performs skilled technical and trades work

Essential Duties

  • Performs maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, facilities, and equipment.
  • Grass cutting and leaf collection
  • Street sign maintenance and other duties necessary in the Public Works Department

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must hold a valid NC Driver's License
  • Background check and drug screen required

Property Maintenance Worker I

(Public Works Dept)

An employee in this position performs skilled technical and trades work (This position is Full Time)

Essential Duties

  • Performs maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, facilities, and equipment
  • Grass cutting and leaf collections
  • Street sign maintenance and other duties necessary in the Public Works Department. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have good communication and customer service skills
  • Must hold a valid NC Driver's License
  • Background check and drug screen required.

Street Maintenance Worker I

(Public Works Dept)

An employee in this class must be able to perform a variety of semi-skilled and manual labor tasks related to the maintenance of streets, storm drains, driveways, cemetery, and public buildings and grounds.

Essential Duties

  • Performs a variety of maintenance tasks such as cutting lawns, painting, using power hand equipment, repairing driveways, replacing storm drain pipe, repairing curb and gutters
  • Work may include performing various horticultural and ground maintenance practices, performing building maintenance tasks and operating some light equipment.
  • Responds to public requests and questions with courtesy and tact
  • Operates all equipment necessary to complete assigned tasks such as tractors, hand tools and mowing machines

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have good communication and customer service skills
  • Must possess a valid North Carolina Driver's License
  • Background check and drug screen required.

(Part Time)

Finance/Tax Technician

An employee in this position works closely with the Revenue/Tax Collector processing payment for city services and other forms of revenue.  Approximately 25 hours per week.

An employee in this position will also assist with bi-weekly Payroll entry and be trained as backup for processing as needed.

Essential Duties

  • Collects funds and gives receipts, serving as one of the initial sources of citizen or public contact, relaying information, and providing customer service.
  • Assists with monthly billing, invoicing and other mailings
  • Aids the Finance Director during budget preparation and performing other duties as required
  • Operates computer, calculator, printer/copier and other office machines

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess professional telephone techniques, excellent customer service, communication, computer and clerical skills
  • Prior payroll experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees and the general public
  • Applicant must be eligible for bond as required by law
  • Criminal background check and drug screen required

 POSITION 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 

email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

Leaf Collection Notification

  • Leaf Collection Notifications

      We have started collecting loose leaves in the alleys. Alleys are only collected once during the season. Also, we are still collecting loose leaves on the street front. Reminder that loose leaf season ends at the end of February.       Crews work a daily assigned route and cannot take special requests or...

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