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September 4, 2020

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


Library Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Conference Room.

City Council Regular Meeting

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 5:15 p.m. in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall.

The public is invited to attend or may join the meeting through Zoom. 

(See the City’s website for more information on how to join via Zoom at www.roanokerapidsnc.com)

The meeting will also be broadcast live on Spectrum channel 193 beginning at 5:15 PM. 


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.  

Minimum Qualifications:  Must hold American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/ CPR/AED certification – Must be able to complete ½ mile swim in under 20 minutes.

Sanitation Worker 

An employee in this position works as a member of a crew led by a Sanitation Equipment Operator in loading and unloading refuse over an established route.  Must hold a valid NC Driver’s License.

Sanitation Equipment Operator I

An employee in this position operates sanitation equipment such as a knuckle boom on an assigned route to collect and dispose of solid waste and refuse from residential and business areas.  Applicants must hold a valid NC Commercial Driver’s License. 

Police Officer  

This position is responsible for the enforcement of state and local laws.

Qualifications include: 

*Be a high school graduate or have passed the General Educational Development Test indicating high school equivalency.  

*Possession of 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).

*Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the North Carolina Training and Standards Commission.

*Must possess a valid or current Basic Law Enforcement Training (B.L.E.T.) certificate. 

Candidates must provide documentation of B.L.E.T. Certificate. Certified Officers preferred but will accept application for BLET Candidates. 

(CERTIFIED Starting salary $35,000.00)

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 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


MUNICIPAL OFFICES CLOSED/TRASH COLLECTION: Municipal offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020 in observance of Labor Day. Trash collection routes for Monday will be collected on Wednesday, September 9th. 


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

Beautification Committee

Planning Board/Board of Adjustment (ETJ members)

Historic Preservation Advisory Committee


Mayor Emery G. Doughtie   Mayor Pro Tem Carl Ferebee             

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

Joseph Scherer, City Manager  Geoffrey Davis, City Attorney

Traci V. Storey, City Clerk   Kathy Kearney, Deputy City Clerk