RRSpin – July 23, 2021


July 23, 2021

J. Reuben Daniel Town Hall and Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue (252) 533-2800



(All municipal meetings are open to the public)

Municipal council working session

Tuesday August 3, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. at Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall, 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC.

City council meetings can be viewed via Zoom (see city website for link) and on Spectrum Channel 193.


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

Police officer (certified)

Minimum skills:

Must be a high school graduate or hold a GED certificate.

Must be able to provide documentary evidence showing that the applicant has met the educational requirements for the criminal justice field of the intended employment.

Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the main functions of the position, usually associated with completing an apprenticeship / internship or having held a similar position for one to two years.

Possess a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory verifiable active and consecutive driving history of 3 years. Driving history will be checked.

(Must be able to be licensed in the State of North Carolina).

Ability to meet current requirements as defined by the North Carolina Training & Standards Commission.

Salary is negotiable according to experience

Position open until filled

(Part time) Building supervisor (Parks and recreation)

An employee occupying this position supervises the planned activities and is the City’s point of contact during these activities. This may include any of the parks and recreation facilities: TJ Davis Recreation Center, Aquatic Center, Jo Story Senior Center, Chaloner Recreation Center, Canal Museum, Roanoke Rapids Public Library, Kirkwood Adams Community Center, Hall Lloyd Andrews City meeting place.

Minimum skills:

Must be a high school graduate or hold a GED certification.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

The hours are mainly evenings and weekends depending on the activities that are scheduled.

Open until filled

(Part-time) Guardian of the cemetery (Department of public works)

An employee in this position is responsible for assisting in the maintenance of the grounds of Cedarwood Cemetery.

Minimum skills:

Experience in the use of various related equipment such as a weed killer and lawn mower.

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Must have a high school diploma or GED.

Tasks and essential tasks:

Assist in the upkeep and maintenance of landscaping and public grounds around and within Cedarwood Cemetery.

Gather and organize the materials for each project.

Make sure garbage is picked up.

Responsible for fertilizing, cutting, pruning and pruning all greenery, removing snow and ice, raking leaves and general maintenance of the landscaping of the graveyard.

Maintain cemeteries and burial sites.

Other duties include ensuring customer satisfaction and helping clean up storm damage.

Property Maintenance Attendant (Department of Public Works)

The employee occupying this position performs technical and professional work specialized in the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, installations and equipment.

Minimum skills:

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Must have a high school diploma or GED.

Sanitation Officer (Department of Public Works)

An employee in this position works as a member of a team led by a sanitation equipment operator for the loading and unloading of waste on an established route.

Minimum skills:

Must have a valid driver’s license.

Must have a high school diploma or GED.


Minimum skills:

Must have American Red Cross Lifeguard / First Aid / CPR / AED certification.

Must be able to swim ½ mile in less than 20 minutes.

Tasks and essential tasks:

Give swimming lessons at the Red Cross.

Provides routine pool maintenance to ensure cleanliness and a safe environment for guests.

Works as a team to supervise a large number (sometimes up to 300 pool clients – the team consists of around seven lifeguards)

The work is carried out under the general supervision of the aquatic supervisor.

Note: All positions are open until they are filled.

The Town of Roanoke Rapids is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We consider applicants for all positions regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other protected status. by the law.

Applications can be obtained at www.roanokerapidsnc.com or can be picked up from Town Hall – 1040 Roanoke Avenue, Roanoke Rapids, NC

Kathy A. Kearney – Human Resources Manager – Town of Roanoke Rapids

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



Contact Traci Storey, City Clerk, at (252) 533-2840 for information on the committee.

Beautification Committee

Planning Council / Adjustment Council (in town and member of the ETJ)

Advisory committee of the center for the elderly

Historic Preservation Advisory Committee


Mayor Emery G. Doughtie Mayor Pro Tem Carl Ferebee

Board Members: Ernest C. Bobbitt, Sandra W. Bryant, Suetta S. Scarbrough, Wayne Smith

Joseph Scherer, Chief Executive Officer Geoffrey Davis, City Attorney

Traci V. Storey, Clerk Kathy Kearney, Deputy Clerk

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