Employment

Farmers' Market Program Attendant

(Part-time/Temporary)

Do you have an interest in the Town of Rocky Mount and a passion for our local farmers? Do you care about local economic development? The Town of Rocky Mount is seeking a highly motivated, friendly, and outgoing individual to coordinate the new Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) and Virginia Fresh Match program at the Rocky Mount Farmers’ Market. These programs will allow individuals to utilize their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at the market to purchase eligible items including fresh fruits and vegetables.  This is a unique position, which requires approximately 10 hours of work per week, including Saturday mornings at the market. This individual will be responsible for providing support for the planning and implementation of the EBT program throughout the Farmers’ Market season and performing related administrative tasks and outreach activities. Strong customer service skills and the ability to work in an environment that requires flexibility, multi-tasking, and awareness to problem-solving is required. Excellent time management and organizational skills needed. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.  This position is considered part-time and work currently available through December 31, 2020. Hourly rate based on qualifications and experience. Residency in Franklin County required. 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 linked below.  Open until filled. Application reviews will begin August 10, 2020. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Application

Job Description

Assistant Town Manager

The Town of Rocky Mount seeks someone with a solid grasp of public administration as an essential quality with a degree in Public Administration (masters preferred) as well as related experience to serve as Assistant Town Manager.  The ideal candidate is a detail oriented relationship builder, capable of leading large projects with dedicated staff and getting consensus on complex issues.  Rocky Mount is a small but dynamic and diverse community with a large number of in-commuters for work, recreation and entertainment.  If you understand placemaking as an economic development tool, are ready to lead a great team in land use and economic and cultural growth, this is your opportunity.  This position provides management input to the Town as a whole as well as having direct leadership of the Community/Economic Development Department.  The salary range is $74,000 to $122,000 with starting pay being based on education and experience.  The Town offers amazing benefits and stability (the current manager has served for 14 years).  A full job description is available below. For consideration, submit a resume and a cover letter to Town Manager, 345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151.  A completed application will be required for those selected for an interview.  Position is open until filled with initial interviews conducted at the end of August.

Employment Application

Job Description

Water Treatment Plant Operator/Trainee

The Town of Rocky Mount is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Operator/Trainee.  Duties of the position are, but are not limited to, servicing pumps, valves, motors, controls, and other plant equipment. Performing required laboratory tests and analyses and monitoring treatment processes. Inspecting and washing filters, tanks, and screens. Maintaining logs of operational controls and maintenance.    If not certified as an operator at the time of hire, obtaining a WTP Class IV Operator license is required within 18 months of the date of employment, Class III within 24 months of employment, and a Class II within 30 months of employment.  Excellent fringe benefits. High school degree or equivalency required. Residency in Franklin County required within one 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.   Reviews begin August 7, 2020. Open until filled.  The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Application

Job Description

Maintenance Worker I

Do you like working outdoors? Are benefits important to you? 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 linked below. Open until filled. Application reviews will begin July 31, 2020. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment Application

Job Description 

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.

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.