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Human Resources: Employment

If you are interested in employment with the city of Nicholasville, please check here periodically, as all available positions will be listed. The city only accepts applications for open positions; it does not keep general applications on file. Therefore, applicants must apply for each position for which they want to be considered.

The city of Nicholasville is an Equal Opportunity Employer*. For more information, contact Kathy Rhineheimer, Human Resource Director, 859.885.1121 or kathy.rhineheimer@nicholasville.org.

For information about jobs with the Commonwealth of Kentucky that are available in Jessamine and other counties, click here.

*Equal Employment Opportunity: Statement

The city of Nicholasville is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, and other protected class individuals.

Equal opportunity is extended to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

Nicholasville complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of discrimination and harassment, including sexual harassment. Discrimination and harassment in all forms is considered to be a serious offense.

Nicholasville Is Accepting Applications For:

Full Time Firefighter/EMT

Position Requirements:

Applicant must be at least 21 yrs. of age.

High School diploma or GED.

Valid driver's license (from current state of residence).

Current KY 400 hour certification

Current KY certified EMT

IFSAC Firefighter I and II

IFSAC Haz-Mat Awareness and Operations

Current CPAT card if applicable ( out of state applicants or those not currently working for a career department)

Lateral transfers will be accepted for this recruiting period only. Pay commensurate of experience, education, and up to 10 years of service compared to the Current City of Nicholasville pay scale minus 2%. Minimum salary $33280.00 plus annual incentive.

  • Application and description can be downloaded here
  • or may also be picked up, dropped off, or mailed to: Nicholasville Fire Department, Station 2, 1022 South Main Street, Nicholasville, KY 40356.

    Applications will be accepted until 4 P.M. December 8, 2017. Entire application packet must be completed. For list of Benefits please contact Kathy Rhineheimer at City Hall 859-885-1121 ext 262. ADA Accommodation: In order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if any candidate needs an accommodation to be made for an eligible disability, in order to complete the physical test on the date assigned, Please notify the Human Resource office (859-885-1121) by the advertised application deadline, and specify the accommodation needed. Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

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    517 North Main Street · Nicholasville, KY 40356 · Phone: 859.885.1121 · Fax: 859.881.0750 · Email: info@nicholasville.org
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