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Current Job Openings



Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee


The Town of Rocky Mount is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Operator/Trainee. Duties of the position under the supervision of a certified treatment plant operator or supervisor are, but are not limited to: Servicing pumps, valves, motors, controls and other plant equipment. Monitor treatment processes. Perform required laboratory tests and analyses. Inspect and clean filters, tanks and aerators. Maintain logs of operational controls and maintenance. Commercial drivers license required at time of hiring or must obtain within 6 months of employment.


If not certified as an operator at the time of hire, obtaining a WWTP Class IV Operator license is expected within 18 months of the date of employment and a Class I within 6 years of employment.


Excellent fringe benefits. Residency in Franklin County required within 1 year of employment. Salary commensurate with experience.


Candidates must submit Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Resume and cover letter preferred. Application and complete job description for position may be obtained online at Application deadline is August 1, 2014.


The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee Complete Job Description 



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 residents 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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