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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:

Electric 2nd Class Lineman

The City of Nicholasville is accepting applications for Second Class Lineman, grade 26. Minimum starting pay at $15.24 hour, maximum over time of $25.39 hour. Under general direction will assist in the construction, service, and maintenance of the electric power distribution; performs related duties as required. Applicant must have knowledge and ability to learn complex electrical systems; ability to work from heights and climb poles after receiving proper training. Applicant must have a high school degree or GED supplemented by any combination of education, training and experience equivalent to completion of the Somerset Community College Lineman training program or equivalent; must possess and maintain a valid commercial drivers license issued by the Commonwealth of KY. Applications may be picked up at City Hall, 517 N. Main Street, Nicholasville, Ky, or downloaded from below. Applications accepted through 4 p.m. January 31, 2018 at the same location. E.O.E.

Police Auxiliary Officer

The City of Nicholasville is accepting applications for the position of Auxiliary Officer, grade 20, entry level start range at $11.37 may progress over time to maximum of $18.95 hr. Duties include but are not limited to enforcement of city ordinances; issues parking violations; directs traffic; assists other departments as directed. This position will work primarily in Code enforcement. Must have a high school degree or GED and be able to successfully complete classroom training in the proper performance of listed duties. Candidate must posses and maintain a valid KY drivers license and be able to operate a vehicle during all weather conditions. Applications and a complete job description may be picked up at the Nicholasville Police Department, 510 N. Main St., Nicholasville, KY or downloaded from below and will be accepted until 4 p.m. February 8, 2018

  • Click here to download the Description and Application
  • Recruit Firefighter

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Graduation from high school or equivalent (G.E.D.)

    Applicant must be at least 21 yrs. of age by date of hire.

    Applicant must possess a valid driver's license.

    Possess current Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) card if applicable (out of state applicants or those not currently working for a career department)

    Salary and Benefits: starting annual recruit pay $31682.56, upon attaining 400 hr certification annual pay of $33280.48 plus training incentive; Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, C.E.R.S. Hazardous Retirement; Paid leave; Shift Trade Time; additional benefits listed in packet. Application packets may be picked up Monday thru Friday (except holidays) 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Nicholasville Fire Department Station 2, 1022 South Main St, Nicholasville, KY 40356 or at www. Nicholasville.org. Applications will be accepted by mail or in person at the same location until 4 P.M. on February 9, 2018. E.O.E./Drug Free Workplace.

  • Click Here for the Job Description
  • Click Here for Application Packet
  • Other Opportunities:

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