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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:

Planning Commission Building Inspector

The City of Nicholasville is accepting applications for the position of Building Inspector, grade 29, starting hourly rate $16.03. Under general administrative direction administers and enforces building and zoning codes, condemnation codes, subdivision regulations, and ordinances; performs related work as required. Must be a High School graduate or posses a GED supplemented by 3 years directly related work experience; additional directly related education may be substituted for work experience; must possess and maintain a valid driver's license issued by the Commonwealth of KY as a condition of continued employment in the position; Must be able to comply with the Building Inspection Certification Program of the KY Dpt of Housing, Buildings and Construction; must obtain a one and two family dwelling inspector certification within the first 6 months of employment and a level 1 certification during first 24 months of employment as a condition of continued employment in the class. Applications and job description may be picked up at City Hall, 517 N. Main Street, Nicholasville, Ky, or downloaded below. Applications accepted through 4 p.m. December 19, 2018 at the same location. E.O.E.

  • Click here to download the Description.
    • Click Here for the City Application
    • Firefighter / EMT RECRUIT

      Position Requirements:

      • At least 21 years of age
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Valid Driver's License (from current state of residence)
      • Current CPAT card if applicable ( out of state applicants or those not currently working for a career department)
      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.

      Salary and Benefits:

      Minimum Starting Salary: $32,348.16 plus training incentive
      Annual Training Incentive Pay: $4000.00
      • Fully-Paid Employee Medical/Dental/Vision
      • 75% Paid Family Medical/Dental/Vision
      • State C.E.R.S. Hazardous-Duty Retirement
      • Paid Vacation
      • Paid Life Insurance
      • Bereavement Leave
      • Sick Leave
      • Paid Holidays
      • Shift Trade-Time
      • Tuition Reimbursement

      Application Deadline: The application period will end on January 4, 2019 at 4:00 PM eastern time. The City of Nicholasville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

    • Click here to download the application packet.

      Other Opportunities:

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