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July 16, 2017

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

(252) 533-2800


(All City meetings are open to the public)

City Council

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 5:15 p.m. at the Lloyd Andrews City Meeting Hall.


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

(Part Time) Building Supervisor (Parks & Rec)

An employee in this position supervises scheduled activities and is the City’s point of contact during these activities.  Hours are mainly evenings and weekends according to activities that are scheduled.  Position is open until filled.

Library Operations Supervisor

(Roanoke Rapids Public Library)

Duties:  Supervises the part-time Library Assistants; trains and answers questions; discusses performance issues; and assists in the interviewing processing.

Delegates tasks and schedules duties for employees; Coordinates computer input and operations for the library; Compiles and prepares the statistical reports of library use; Maintains administrative files and records for the library; Keeps inventory current; Coordinate at least four major programs annually including the Summer Reading Program in June & July, the Holiday Reading Event in December and two others to be assigned by the Head Librarian; Serves as administrative support staff to the director; Performs special projects or tasks. Works with the public to explain library policies, fines etc; Assists in maintaining order in the library, which may include behavioral problems; Answers telephone, refers calls; and works with public directly at the desk: Attends Library Advisory Committee meetings; Works at Parks and Recreations events as assigned by the Parks & Recreation Director; Performs related duties as required.   

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in library science from an accredited ALA library school and some supervisory experience and experience in library work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional qualifications:  Considerable knowledge of library practices and procedures; considerable knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; considerable knowledge of library subject matter and information available; ability to plan and administer library administrative operations; ability to organize work area and provide leadership with other employees and patrons using the library; ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the widely varying demographic groups and their special needs.

Salary:  $41,000 plus benefits

Sanitation Worker

(Public Works)

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.      

Applicant must hold a valid NC Driver’s License.

(Part Time) Public Works Worker

(Public Works)

An employee in this position performs skilled technical and trades work in the maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds, facilities, and equipment. Job duties include but are not limited to grass cutting, leaf collection, street sign maintenance, and other duties necessary in the Public Works Department.


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


FRIDAYS IN THE PARK CONCERT: Friday, July 21, 2017 in Centennial Park, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. featuring The Reunion Band.

JAMEY JOHNSON CONCERT: Friday, July 21, 2017 at the Roanoke Rapids Theatre at 7:45 p.m.


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

►Historic Preservation Advisory Committee         

►Planning Board/Board of Adjustment (ETJ)

►Canal Museum Advisory Committee                  

►Beautification Committee


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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