Employment

Economic and Cultural Development Director/Placemaker

Do you know how to get to “yes” on complex challenges and orchestrate events involving many players?  Are you interested in working with a winning team and taking over the reins of the best music venue in the East Coast?  Rocky Mount is looking for a person who knows that placemaking is the cornerstone of economic development, who will lead our cultural development activities, including the Harvester Performance Center, then close the deal with the business that are attracted to that success.  This person will oversee the Town’s development activities through place making and special events and negotiate with prospective business not only for our industrial cities but throughout our fast growing retail segments.  If you understand how 5,000 people visiting a sidewalk art show and 2,000 people attending musical events results in economic development and business growth, this job might be for you. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience and the position is open until filled. Please submit cover letter, resume, and Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA. 24151. Application and complete job description for the position are listed below. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description
Employment Application

Police Officer

The Town of Rocky Mount is currently accepting applications for a pool of qualified individuals for a very dedicated and broad-based police officer position. We are seeking to find a very diverse individual who is   willing to be part of a small inclusive department.   

 Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and 21 years of age. Must have a valid Virginia driver's license. High school graduate or equivalent. Current law enforcement certification through DCJS not required but is preferred.  Continued education through college or law enforcement is a plus. Residency in Franklin County required within one year of employment. Successful applicants are required to pass an initial written test and physical agility as well as a comprehensive background investigation, physical, evaluation, and screenings.

 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.  Application, Personal History Statement, and complete job description for the position are listed below.

Come join our amazing community that is a great place to work and live! Reviews begin October 15, 2019. Open until filled. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description
Employment Application
Police Department Personal History Statement (Must accompany application when applying for Police Department Position)

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.