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Maintenance Worker

Are you looking for a position where you can make a difference in the maintenance and beautification of the community where you work and live? Do you like working outdoors? Are benefits important to you? The Town of Rocky Mount is searching for a very diverse and skilled individual for a full-time maintenance worker position 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 deadline Friday, October 9, 2015.

 Click Here for Application and Maintenance Worker Job Description

Administrative Support Positions

Community Development Assistant (Full Time)

Want to be an important part of how the Town of Rocky Mount grows? The Community Development Department needs an enthusiastic administrative assistant to handle complex administrative and organization work while providing outstanding customer service. The person who earns this position should expect to leave work every day happy that their work creates positive results for the Town and its residents. Applicants must have thorough knowledge of and experience in using Microsoft Office products. The applicant must be able to handle very frequent customer contact in person, via phone and by email. Reports to the Assistant Town Manager. Associate's degree or higher preferred, but combinations of education and experience considered. Starting annual pay range: $30,647-$34,675, depending on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits, including insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays, and state retirement.

Receptionist (Part Time)

The Rocky Mount Town Manager's Office seeks a part-time receptionist to work an average of 25-28 hours per week in a busy local government office. This person serves as the first point of contact for public visitors to the municipal building, answering phone calls and customer questions while providing clerical support to both the Town Manager's Office and Community Development. Helps provide office coverage and support when other employees are out, so must be flexible in work schedule. Reports to the Town Manager. Associate's degree or higher preferred, but combinations of education and
experience will be considered. Pay rate: $14.73 per hour; no benefits.

Selected finalists must successfully pass a drug screening and pre-employment physical. Requires residency in Rocky Mount or Franklin County within 12 months of employment. No phone calls, please. E-mailed applications not accepted. Submit or bring 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 October 19, 2015.

Equal Opportunity Employer


The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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. 

Out-of-area applicants may request an application be mailed to them by calling (540) 483-5243.

Employment Application Online: (Click here) - An online version of Town of Rocky Mount employment application is available for download in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. Town of Rocky Mount PDF employment applications are not to be altered in any way. Detection of application alterations will disqualify such applications from being reviewed. (Please note this is a large file and may take a few minutes to download. In addition, you will not have the option to fill out this application online.  You must print the application and fill it out by hand. ) 

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, make sure you state in the subject line that an application is attached.  If submitting application via fax, please include a coversheet to the attention of Amy Gordon.  Please also clearly indicate the number of pages being sent.

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

The Town of Rocky Mount is an

Equal Opportunity Employer.

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