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The City of Nicholasville’s Water Department will be conducting a routine water main flushing program April 8th thru April 12th, 2024

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Job Openings

Current Job Openings

The City of Nicholasville is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

Nicholasville Police Department

To view open positions within the Nicholasville Police Department, click here.

PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR

The Nicholasville-Jessamine County Parks and Recreation will accept applications to fill the position of Parks and Recreation Director. The starting annual salary for this position falls within the $70,000 to $95,000 range. The hiring rate will be determined during the final step of the hiring process.

Under general administrative direction assists with the accounting and financial functions of the City; reviews and/or performs complex accounting work that requires extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles along with the ability to apply such knowledge; exercises sound decision making skills; coaches/mentors team members; supervises those reporting to the Finance Officer in the absence of the Finance Officer; performs related duties as required.

The Director of Parks and Recreation will be responsible for overseeing the planning, development, and maintenance of our parks, facilities, programs and staff. This is a leadership role that requires strong management skills, strategic thinking, and a passion for enhancing the quality of life for our community members. See attached job detailed job description.

View full job description HERE.

This is a full-time position with benefits including Ky Retirement System, Health Insurance effective on date of hire, and paid leave. Applications and a complete job description may be downloaded from our website nicholasville.org HERE, or picked up at City Hall, 517 N. Main St. Nicholasville, KY., and will be accepted until 4 p.m., June 26, 2024 at the same location

Equal Opportunity Employer. If reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, and/or to perform the essential functions of the position, please contact Human Resources at 859-885-1121 ext. 262 or kathy.rhineheimer@nicholasville.org.

Assistant Finance Officer

The City of Nicholasville is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Assistant Finance Officer, grade 34. The starting rate for this position falls within the hourly range of $32.83 to $45.96. The hiring rate will be determined during the final step of the hiring process

Under general administrative direction assists with the accounting and financial functions of the City; reviews and/or performs complex accounting work that requires extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles along with the ability to apply such knowledge; exercises sound decision making skills; coaches/mentors team members; supervises those reporting to the Finance Officer in the absence of the Finance Officer; performs related duties as required.

The City of Nicholasville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

View full job description HERE.

This is a full-time position with benefits including Ky Retirement System, Health Insurance effective on date of hire, and paid leave. Applications and a complete job description may be downloaded from our website nicholasville.org HERE, or picked up at City Hall, 517 N. Main St. Nicholasville, KY., and will be accepted until 4 p.m., June 7, 2024, at the same location.

Equal Opportunity Employer. If reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, and/or to perform the essential functions of the position, please contact Human Resources at 859-885-1121 ext. 262 or kathy.rhineheimer@nicholasville.org.

Staff Engineer

The City of Nicholasville is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Staff Engineer, grade 34. The starting rate for this position falls within the hourly range of $32.83 to $45.96. The hiring rate will be determined during the final step of the hiring process.

Under general direction of the City Engineer, responsibilities include providing engineering, systems planning, and construction administration services for Public Improvements (i.e. water, sewer, electric, streets, and storm water). Reviews subdivision plats, development plans, construction plans, and engineering analysis for Planning and Zoning as it relates to Public Improvements; may supervise department employees in the absence of the City Engineer; oversees construction of public improvement; performs related work as required.

The City of Nicholasville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

View full job description HERE.

This is a full-time position with benefits including Ky Retirement System, Health Insurance effective on date of hire, and paid leave. Applications and a complete job description may be downloaded from our website nicholasville.org HERE, or picked up at City Hall, 517 N. Main St. Nicholasville, KY., and will be accepted until 4 p.m., June 3, 2024, at the same location.

Equal Opportunity Employer. If reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, and/or to perform the essential functions of the position, please contact Human Resources at 859-885-1121 ext. 262 or kathy.rhineheimer@nicholasville.org.

Firefighter / EMT Recruit

The Nicholasville Fire Department accepts applications year-round for this position.

Please note: If you have completed and turned in an application within the past year you will not need to complete another one. The application we have on file will be utilized.

If you have any questions feel free to contact our Administrative Offices during normal business hours at (859) 885-5505.

The City of Nicholasville is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

Click here to download the application packet.

Packets can be dropped off to Fire Station 4 (785 E Brannon Rd, Nicholasville, KY, 40356), or mailed to Fire Station 2 (1022 S. Main Street, Nicholasville, KY, 40356).

For a City of Nicholasville Job Application click here.

The City of Nicholasville is an Equal Opportunity Employer*. For more information, contact Kathy Rhineheimer, Human Resource Director.

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

All applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws – EEOC, EPPA, FMLA.

It is the City’s policy to afford equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic makeup, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy/childbirth-related medical conditions, national origin, disability, veteran or family status, an individual’s status as a smoker or nonsmoker, or any other status or condition protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

The city’s commitment as an equal opportunity employer extends to all its employment and personnel practices including job opportunities, promotions, pay and benefits, discipline, discharge, training, and other social and recreational activities sponsored by the city.

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.

The city will offer equal employment opportunities for qualified individuals who may have a physical or mental disability, including medical conditions related to pregnancy, but who can still perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodations. The city will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals qualifying under ADA only when that accommodation does not create an “undue hardship” to the city.

Contact Details
Kathy Rhineheimer
Director of HR
517 N. Main Street,
Nicholasville, KY 40356
859.885.1121
kathy.rhineheimer@nicholasville.org

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