Employment

Full-Time Maintenance Worker I

   Are benefits important to you? Do you like working outdoors?   The Town of Rocky Mount is searching for a pool of qualified applicants for very diverse and skilled individuals 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 are linked below.  Open until filled. Application reviews will begin April 16, 2021. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenance Worker Job Description

Part-Time/Seasonal - Maintenance Worker I

   Looking for temporary/seasonal work or a job while you are out of college for the summer?  Do you like working outdoors and making a difference in the maintenance and beautification of your community? 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 and approximately 29 hours per week. 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 are linked below. Application reviews will begin April 16, 2021. Open until filled. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenanence Worker Job Description

Part-Time/Temporary - Community Navigator

 Want to be a central part of a new advocacy program for small businesses in the Town of Rocky Mount? The Town is currently seeking a pool of qualified applicants for the part-time position of Community Navigator. This part-time position will be responsible for engaging small businesses in minority and under-engaged areas, and has been afforded to the Town through grant funding for approximately a two-year period. This position will assist in providing technical research regarding grant and funding opportunities available on the national, state, and local levels. Part-time status equates to approximately 29 hours per week. Please review complete job description for more details. Residency in Franklin County required. Please submit a Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment and resume to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Application and complete job description are linked below.  Review of applications will begin April 14, 2021. Open until filled. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Community Navigator Job Description

Economic and Cultural Development Director

The Town of Rocky Mount is currently taking applications for the position of Economic and Cultural Development Director. This viable position is responsible for the overall administration of the Town’s economic and cultural development efforts such as engagement, retention, and expansion of businesses as well as recruitment of new companies and developers. Intentional planning and development of small-town incentive programs and strategic implementation of the Town’s comprehensive plan are also areas that are key to this role. Marketing and promoting the Town of Rocky Mount is an essential part of this position as well. The Town of Rocky Mount offers an excellent benefit package and competitive salary. Residency in Franklin County required within one year of employment. Individuals must submit a Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment, resume, and cover letter. Please forward this completed information to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA. 24151. Application and complete job description for position are linked below. Review of applications will begin April 12, 2021. Open until filled. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Econ & Cultural Development Director Job Description


Account Clerk

Are you customer-oriented? Would you like to have a job where you can provide outstanding services to the citizens of Rocky Mount? The Town of Rocky Mount is currently taking applications for the position of Account Clerk. This very versatile position will primarily focus on customer service, cash register operation, filing, data entry, answering telephones, and general account clerk duties such as collection and maintenance of our utility billing system as well as various types of taxes. This “front-line” position will experience everyday customer contact in person, via phone, and by email, so it is very important that the individual strive for excellence in this area. The Town is very focused on providing superior customer service to its citizens. Applicants should also have comprehensive knowledge and experience in using Microsoft Office. This position also handles very sensitive information so confidentiality is a must. Residency in Franklin County required within one year of employment. Completion of high school degree as well as a valid driver’s license are required. Must also have and be able to retain the ability to be bonded through the Town’s insurance company. The applicant chosen must also successfully complete a physical/screenings, background, and credit check. Salary dependent upon qualifications. Individuals must submit a Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment, resume, and cover letter. Please forward this completed information to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA. 24151. Application and complete job description linked below. First review of applications will begin April 5, 2021. Open until filled. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Account Clerk Job Description

Human Resources Generalist

The Town of Rocky Mount is currently seeking a pool of qualified applicants to fill the full-time position of Human Resources Generalist. This position provides a vast range of employment and recruitment functions such as compliance reporting, job vacancy advertisements, interviewing, and onboarding/exiting of employees. The position is also responsible for the Town’s employee benefits program, risk management, worker’s compensation, and assists with workplace safety. Payroll processing, quarterly and annual reporting, and assisting finance staff with various accounting procedures and processes are other aspects included in this position. The ideal candidate must be very detail oriented with a keen sense of juggling deadlines, as well as having amazing interpersonal abilities. Valuing and maintaining one of the Town’s biggest assets (its employees) is a priority for this position. Local government accounting and Tyler Munis software experience preferred. Ability to obtain a Human Resource Certification (SPHR, SHRM-CP, or IPMA-CP) within three years of employment.

The Town of Rocky Mount offers an excellent benefit package. Residency in Franklin County is required within one year of employment. Starting pay will be based on education and experience. A full job description and application is linked below. For consideration, please submit cover letter, resume, and Town of Rocky Mount Application to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Avenue, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Position is open until filled with reviews beginning March 8, 2021. The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HR Generalist Job Description

Water Treatment Plant Trainee - Pay Grade 8

The Town of Rocky Mount is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Trainee.  Duties of this position under the supervision of a certified treatment plant operator or supervisor are not limited to service pumps, valves, motors, controls, and other plant equipment.  Monitor treatment processes. Perform required laboratory tests, analyses, inspect and wash filters, tanks, and screens. Maintain logs of operational controls and maintenance. Obtaining a WTP Class III Operator license is expected within 18 months of the date of employment and a Class II within 30 months of employment.  Excellent fringe benefits. The Town offers a grade/step pay system. This job will start on Pay Grade 8, with grade-level increases for each licensure achieved. The Town provides health dental and vision, with full coverage for employee only. The Town participates in the VRS retirement system and offers an additional voluntary retirement plan.

 Residency in Franklin County is required within one year of employment.  Candidates must submit the Town of Rocky Mount Application for Employment to Amy Gordon, 345 Donald Ave., Rocky Mount, VA. 24151. Resume and cover letter preferred. The application and complete job description for the position are linked below.  Open until filled.  The Town of Rocky Mount is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

WTP Trainee 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.