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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.

Police Victim's Advocate

The Nicholasville Police Department is accepting applications for a Victim’s Advocate, grade 29. Minimum starting pay at $25.73 per hour; max grade scale over a period of time $46.31. Final hiring rate determined during final step of process and will not be above midpoint. This is a full-time position with benefits including Ky Retirement System, Health Insurance effective on date of hire, and paid leave.

Under general supervision, ensures victims and their families receive accurate information about criminal cases and investigations, appropriate referrals to community services, safety planning, information about the criminal justice system and emotional support; will provide a safe, supportive environment for victims to process what has happened and decide for themselves how best to move forward.

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

View full job description HERE.

Applications and a complete job description may be picked up at the Nicholasville Police Department, 717 N. Main St. Nicholasville, KY., and will be accepted until 4 p.m., March 1st, 2024 at the same location or can be emailed to alexus.jones@nicholasville.org.

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

Water Distribution Wastewater Collections Equipment Operator

The City of Nicholasville Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the position of Water Distribution, Wastewater Collections Equipment Operator, grade 26. The starting rate for this position falls within the hourly rate of $22.23 to $29.68. Hiring rate determined during final step of interview process. This is a full-time position with benefits including Ky Retirement System, Health Insurance effective on date of hire, and paid leave.

Duties include, not limited to, operating backhoe, grader, trencher, dump truck, tanker truck, mowing equipment etc. Will also perform maintenance operator duties when not operating equipment (water and wastewater lines, etc).

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

View full job description HERE.

Applications and a complete job description may be downloaded from our website HERE, or picked up at City Hall, 517 N. Main St. Nicholasville, KY.

Applications will be accepted thru 4:00 p.m., March 8, 2024 at the same location.

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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