Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District.

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District is now accepting applications for employment for the following positions:


Maintenance Worker  (Distribution and Collection Department) - 2 Positions 

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District is seeking two (2) Distribution and Collection System Maintenance Workers. Applicant must be a high school graduate or possess GED with prior experience or interest in water and sewer piping systems. Basic knowledge of, or ability to learn and practice water and sewer utility piping procedures and maintenance, hazards involved and safety precautions, main taps, power equipment operation, willingness and physical ability to perform manual labor; ability to understand and transmit simple oral and written instructions; trench safety; ability to keep equipment, tools and vehicles in good working condition.

This position is subject to on-call and call-back work, various hazards including working continuously in various outside weather conditions. Additional job duties include other related tasks as assigned. Must possess driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina. Must obtain and wear, at own expense, an approved pair of steel-toed safety shoes. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and physical exam, including alcohol testing. Salary based on qualifications & experience.
Applications may be obtained below, from our business office at 1000 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC  27870, or by calling (252) 537-9137.

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District is an equal opportunity employer. RRSD is a drug-free workplace.


Custodian - Part Time

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District is seeking motivated, detail-oriented candidates for the position of Custodian. This is an excellent part-time employment opportunity with competitive pay. An employee in this position is responsible for the daily cleaning of assigned Sanitary District facilities. This position will require the ability to travel to various buildings. The successful candidate who takes pride in their work is desired to join our team. Any related experience and/or training in custodial building maintenance work is a plus.

Requirements:  

  • Must be 18 years of age;
  • Must be comfortable working independently;
  • Assigned work will include no more than 20 hours a week;
  • Driver’s License valid in the State of NC and reliable transportation

Part-time employee benefits included. Flexible work schedule of less than 20 hours per week. Salary is negotiable.
Applications may be obtained below, from our business office at 1000 Jackson Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC  27870, or by calling (252) 537-9137. 

Application Deadline: Open until filled.

The Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District is an equal opportunity employer. RRSD is a drug-free workplace.


It is RRSD practice to post vacant positions for a minimum of ten (10) business days. The open position job announcement will contain an opening and closing date, and applications for an open position will be accepted up to 5:00 PM on the advertised closing date.

How to apply:
Complete the employment application and mail/deliver to:

Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District
Attn: Human Resources
Post Office Box 308
Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870

Evaluation of qualifications is based upon job related criteria without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, political affiliation, disability or other protected category under local, state, or federal law.

EOE – Individuals selected for conditional offer of employment must pass physical examination, drug/alcohol test, and background investigation; which may include employment, education, criminal records, credit history, publicly available social media search, motor vehicle and license record checks. You must have the legal right to work in the US. You must possess a motor vehicle license (operator’s) valid in the State of North Carolina. Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District recognizes the ACT Work Keys National Career Readiness Certificate in support of Halifax County maintaining its Work Ready Community status. Roanoke Rapids Sanitary District is a drug-free workplace.

Employment Application Information
The employment application must be completed by all applicants to be considered for posted positions. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the employment application.

RRSD provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, including membership in the N.C. Local Government Employees’ Retirement System. Applications may be obtained here at RRSD Job Application or in our business office. 

Give complete information on your education and work history (“see Resume” is not acceptable). List separately each job held and your duties for each position when you worked for one employer and held more than one position. Check for accuracy, sign and date application. Unsigned applications will not be processed. Employment applications are valid for only the position for which applied. If applicants are interested in other posted vacancies, they will need to submit a separate application. 

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