Employment

Police Officer

Would you like to have a job that can make a difference in your community? The Town of Rocky Mount is currently accepting applications for a pool of qualified individuals for a dedicated and diverse police officer, and who are eager to be part of a well accomplished department. Come join our extraordinary community that is a great place to work and live!

Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and 21 years of age. Must have a valid Virginia driver's license or the ability to obtain one. High school graduate or equivalent required. Current Virginia Law Enforcement Certification and/or currently enrolled in a Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) certified program required. Successful applicants are required to pass an initial written test and physical agility as well as a comprehensive background investigation, physical, evaluation and screenings. Residency in Franklin County required within 1 year of employment.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to proactive patrol of corporate limits utilizing community policing methods; maintenance of open communication with supervisors and other officers by oral and written reports; conduct and/or assist others in investigations, traffic control, and event security; protect property and provide public safety services; accurately record information on standard forms and incident reports; testify in legal proceedings; perform basic law enforcement duties with the capability to exercise considerable judgment in application of local, state, and federal laws. Excellent fringe benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Candidates must submit a Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment AND a Personal History Statement form to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA. 24151. E-mailed applications will not be accepted. Application, Personal History Statement, and complete job description for the position may be obtained online http://www.rockymountva.org/employment. First review of applications begins August 14, 2017. Open until filled. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Police Officer Job Description

Employment Application

Personal History Form

Community Development Assistant

Want to be an important part of how the Town of Rocky Mount grows? Rocky Mount’s Community Development Department needs an enthusiastic administrative assistant to handle complex administrative and organizational work and provide outstanding customer service. Expect to leave work every day knowing your work creates positive results for the Town and its residents. The ideal candidate is direct, handles customers in a timely fashion, and is determined to ensure office organization, reducing office clutter and ensuring smooth flow of information.

The successful applicant must have experience in office organization, solid letter- and report-writing skills, office organization and schedule management, filing and access management for busy professionals. The applicant must be able to handle very frequent customer contact in person, via phone and by email. Reports to the Assistant Town Manager and supports the Town Planner. Associate's degree or higher preferred, but will consider combinations of education and experience. Pay Grade 12. Starting annual pay range: $30,647-$34,675, depending on experience and qualifications. Rocky Mount offers excellent benefits, including insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays, cell phone stipend and state retirement. Generally works 8 a.m.-5 p.m., but requires some attendance at night meetings for Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and the Economic Development Authority.

Selected finalists for the position must successfully complete a background/credit check, physical and screenings. Position requires residency in Franklin County within one year of employment. No phone calls, please. E-mailed applications not accepted. Submit application, letter of interest and current resume to: Amy Gordon, Town of Rocky Mount Finance Department, 345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151.

Open until filled; first review of applications begins July 21, 2017.


The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Community Development Assistant Job Description

Employment Application

Community & Hospitality Center Host/Hostess

The Town of Rocky Mount seeks an enthusiastic host at our Community & Hospitality Center in the Historic Train Depot. The host positions work part-time greeting visitors to our community, while providing information about the town, businesses, events and attractions in our area. Day to day activities include maintaining the Depot’s welcoming appearance, scheduling public and private events, providing literature and information about attractions, offering clerical and operational support, and other duties as assigned.

The Community & Hospitality Center in the Historic Train Depot is open from early April through early December from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday (CLOSED – Sunday). Work hours are normally split between the host staff. Host must be flexible (on-call) to meet scheduling needs of the Depot. The position does require light physical labor, and the applicant should be able to lift and move at least 25 pounds comfortably.

The ideal candidate will be expected to be outgoing, personable, flexible (on-call as needed), self-motivated, dependable, prompt, and trustworthy. Applicant must demonstrate both a current and historic knowledge of the Town of Rocky Mount and Franklin County, including information on local history, attractions, restaurants, events, and community activities.
To apply, submit a Town application and Resume to: Town of Rocky Mount , Attention: Amy Gordon 345 Donald Avenue Rocky Mount, VA 24151


Open until filled; first review of applications begins July 21, 2017.

The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Host/Hostess Job Description

Employment Application


Obtaining an Application

A Town of Rocky Mount application is required for all job postings. Area residents may obtain employment application material from the Finance Department in the Town of Rocky Mount Municipal Building located at 345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. An online version of Town of Rocky Mount employment application is available here for your convenience. Town of Rocky Mount employment applications are not to be altered in any way. Detection of application alterations will disqualify such applications from being reviewed. 


Submitting an Application

Applications may be submitted in person or via mail, e-mail, or fax. Application materials must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date or as otherwise stated in the job posting. If submitting application via e-mail, please make sure to include the position you are applying for in the subject line. If submitting application via fax, please include a cover sheet to the attention of Amy Gordon and indicate the number of pages being sent.  NOTE: Please see job posting for required documents needed to accompany application. An application will not be considered unless all documents are received.


Contact Information

Town of Rocky Mount
Attn: Amy D. Gordon
345 Donald Avenue
Rocky Mount, VA  24151
Phone: 540-483-5243 Fax: 540-483-8830
Email: adooley@rockymountva.org
The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.