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April 2, 2017
J. Reuben Daniel City Hall & Police Station: 1040 Roanoke Avenue
(252) 533-2800

CALENDAR OF MEETINGS (All City meetings are open to the public):

City Council (Regular Meeting)
Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 5:15 p.m. at Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall.


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

Sanitation Worker. An employee in this position performs work as a member of a crew led by a Sanitation Equipment Operator in loading and unloading refuse over an established route. Applicant must hold a valid NC Driver’s License. Position is open until filled.

Street Maintenance Worker I. An employee in this class performs a variety of semi-skilled, and occasionally skilled labor tasks in the construction, maintenance and repair of streets and storm drainage. Work involves operating heavy equipment such as backhoes in tight situations. Essential duties and tasks include but are not limited to:

Operates backhoes, loaders and other equipment in situations requiring skills and care such as around underground and overhead utility lines and other situations

Performs minor preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment

Responds to public requests and questions with courtesy and tact

Patched asphalt with gravel, hot asphalt, cold patch and other materials; operates air hammers, rollers, and other light equipment; etc.


Must have good communication and customer service skills

Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, supervisors, and other employees

Must have a working knowledge of tools, materials and equipment used in general construction and maintenance work

Must possess a valid Class C North Carolina Driver’s license. Position is open until filled.

Part-Time Library Assistant (RR Public Library). An employee in this position will perform various duties at the Roanoke Rapids Public Library. Good interpersonal skills and excellent customer service skills are a MUST. Applicants must be available to work flexible schedule including days, nights and Saturdays. Approximately 10-17 hours total per week.

Police Officer (Roanoke Rapids Police Department): An employee in this class performs a full range of general law enforcement duties to protect life and property in the City. Basic Law Enforcement Training is preferred but not required. Previous applicants should contact Kathy A. Kearney, HR Manager, to update their information at (252) 533-2845. (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 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


EASTER EGG HUNTS: Saturday, April 8th at 9 a.m. at T.J. Davis Recreation Center and at 10 a.m. at Chaloner Recreation Center. Games and prizes to follow the hunt. Ages 0-12.

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

â–ºHistoric Preservation Advisory Committee

â–ºPlanning Board/Board of Adjustment (ETJ)


Mayor Emery G. Doughtie Mayor Pro Tem Carl Ferebee
Council Members: Ernest C. Bobbitt, Suetta S. Scarbrough, Carol H. Cowen, Wayne Smith
Joseph Scherer, City Manager Gilbert Chichester, City Attorney
Traci V. Storey, City Clerk Kathy Kearney, Deputy City Clerk

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