Employment

Community & Hospitality Center Host (Part-time)

  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 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday 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.
Candidates must submit a Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA 24151.  Application and complete job description for position are listed below. Open until filled. Application reviews will begin May 10, 2019. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

Employment Application

Landscape Technician

  The Town of Rocky Mount is searching for a pool of qualified applicants for a full-time Landscape Technician position in our Public Works Department.  Duties of the position include but are not limited to skilled technical work overseeing and participating in a variety of landscaping and grounds maintenance tasks, mowing grass, trimming weeds and shrubs, edging, collecting leaves, cleaning public areas, and spraying pesticides. Duties may also include others as assigned such as general maintenance to streets, sidewalks, public buildings, water/sewer lines, and sanitation collection. Experience in landscaping and improvement of grounds required, typically two – five years. Completion of high school degree or equivalent required.  Must be able to read and understand written work orders and oral instructions.  Commercial driver’s license (Class B) required at time of hiring or must be able to obtain one within 6 months of employment.  Residency in Franklin County required within 1 year of employment.  Excellent fringe benefits.  Candidates must submit a Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA 24151.  Application and complete job description for position are listed below. Open until filled. Application reviews will begin April 10, 2019. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

Employment Application

Part-Time/Seasonal Maintenance Worker 1

  The Town of Rocky Mount is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill seasonal/part-time positions of Maintenance Worker I.  Duties include, but are not limited to, mowing, sanitation, and general maintenance with the Department of Public Works. Completion of high school degree or equivalent required and must be at least 18 years of age.  Must be able to read and understand written work orders and oral instructions. These part-time positions typically work during Spring and/or Summer months only; $13.68 per hour. Candidates must submit a Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Application and job description are listed below. Application reviews will begin April 30, 2019. Open until filled. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

Employment Application

Maintenance Worker 1

The Town of Rocky Mount is searching for a pool of qualified applicants for a very diverse and skilled individual for the position of full-time Maintenance Worker I in our Public Works Department.  Duties of the position include but are not limited to general maintenance and repairs to public streets and sidewalks, public buildings, water and sewer lines, property maintenance, sanitation collection, and other duties as assigned.  Experience in operation of heavy equipment a plus. Completion of high school degree or equivalent required.  Must be able to read and understand written work orders and oral instructions.  Commercial driver’s license required at time of hiring or must be able to obtain one within 6 months of employment.  Residency in Franklin County required within 1 year of employment.  Excellent fringe benefits.  Candidates must submit a Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA 24151.  Application and complete job description for position are listed below. Open until filled. Application reviews will begin April 10, 2019. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 below 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. 

Employment Application

Police Department Personal History Statement (Must accompany application when applying for Police Department Position)


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.