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May 7, 2021

J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station:  1040 Roanoke Avenue

(252) 533-2800



(All City meetings are open to the public)

City Council Regular Meeting

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall


A copy of the Proposed Budget for FY 2021 - 2022 for the City of Roanoke Rapids has been presented to the Roanoke Rapids City Council, and is available for public inspection on the City’s website and in the City Clerk’s Office. A public hearing will be held by the City Council at a meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 in the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall, 700 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC. Citizens are invited to make written or oral comments.


BY: Traci V. Storey, City Clerk

City Council meetings can be viewed through Zoom (See City website for link) and on Spectrum Channel 193.


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

Sanitation Equipment Operator 

An employee in this class operates a Hydraulic Knuckleboom Loader or related sanitation equipment on an assigned route to collect and dispose of refuse from residential and business areas.

Must hold a valid NC CDL (Commercial Driver’s License)

(Open Until Filled)


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.

Essential Duties and 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 Supervisor

(Open Until Filled)

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 a 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.

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 will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021 in observance of Memorial Day. Trash collection routes for Monday will be collected on Wednesday, June 2nd. 


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

Beautification Committee

Planning Board/Board of Adjustment (ETJ member)

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