239 West Main St; Richmond, KY 40475 | (859) 623-1000

Full Time Positions

Communications and Community Development Coordinator

CLASS TITLE: Communications and Community Development Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Administration

PAY GRADE: 22

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under direction of the City Manager, plans, organizes and directs the activities of the Community Development office for the City of Richmond. Performs a variety of professional and administrative duties in attracting new businesses to the city as well as retaining existing businesses. Responsible for all public relations initiatives within the City of Richmond under the supervision of the City Manager. Performs professional journalistic functions in the development, implementation and distribution of informational programs and services available through all departments within the City of Richmond.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Serves as the city’s representative on Community Development matters on a local, regional, state and federal level.

• Meets with members of the targeted community on community development matters.

• Works with the city’s authorized agents on CDBG grant applications and serves as the central facilitator for all City Grants (applied and received).

• Assures compliance with all applicable local, state and federal laws on community development matters.

• Monitors the Community Development budget and expenditures and makes recommendations as needed.

• Coordinates with other city departments to facilitate grant application compliance.

• Attends training sessions to stay current on rules and regulations of the Grant Programs.

• Reviews and makes recommendations regarding rules and operating procedures for community development programs.

• Market Richmond to individual businesses and act as a liaison between businesses, Richmond, Property owners and other parties in an effort to attract and or retain or expand business in Richmond

• Explore grants and other funding sources for Main Street Development and report to the City Commission on any activities of Economic Development related to Main Street.

• Act as an advocate for the needs of the Main Street Area. Will be involved in Downtown Business retention, expansion, small business support, entrepreneurialism, Art and Culture and all other Main Street and Downtown Activities.

• Serves as Public Information Officer for the city. Prepares press releases for news media outlets and general public.

• Provides citizens with information about city activities, programs and events.

• Prepare brochures and other informational material.

• Establish and maintain contacts with media.

• Conduct citizen satisfaction surveys and report the result to the commission.

• Establish contacts that will benefit the community with different groups in and outside of the City.

• Respond to media and citizen request for information.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited college supplemented by four (4) years of progressively responsible related work. Advanced education desirable but not required. Experience can be substituted for education on a year by year basis.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written directions. Must have excellent writing and verbal skills. Knowledge and understanding of government at federal, state and local levels. Ability to express ideas and facts effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with employees, governmental officials, and the public. Ability to interact in a positive and sensitive manner with citizens, business owners, educational community, community organizations and others.

 

Application deadline is until close of business July 24, 2019

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Family Self Sufficiency Coordinator

CLASS TITLE:  Family Self Sufficiency Coordinator

DEPARTMENT:  Section 8 Housing

PAY GRADE: 13

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS:  The Family Self Sufficiency Coordinator (FSS) is under the supervision of the Executive Director and provides counseling as motivation to families to seek schooling and /or employment to become financially independent of government assistance.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Attend training sessions as needed.
  • Refer telephone calls and answer general questions.
  • Document available housing for prospective landlords.
  • Schedule appointments for the Director and Inspector.
  • Operate database computer, as well as, other office equipment.
  • Process interim, re-certification and new tenant data (as needed only) type, process and copy related forms.
  • Provide information about the FSS program to all Section 8 participants.
  • Interview interested families including:
    1. explain the FSS contract
    2. discuss individual training/service plan
    3. Outline escrow account procedures
    4. Obtain appropriate signatures
  • Keep participants informed of available services.
  • Provide case management:
    1. maintain summary of progress reports
    2. issue monthly progress reports
    3. contact families who do not respond
    4. occasional home/work place visits
  • Maintain ledger of families on FSS program, declined, waiting list and graduate
  • Conduct yearly re-certification for FSS families and other tenants when requested by Director.
  • Knowledge of Grant Writing
  • Purge tenant files
  • Serve as receptionist as needed
  • File folders, paperwork and etc
  • Maintain Escrow Accounts
  • Attend Human council Meetings
  • Complete and Submit Family Self Sufficiency Grant
  • Other duties and responsibilities are not limited to the above.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Combination equivalent to graduation from High School plus one year of experience or related administrative experience.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must be able to work well with the public.  Have thorough knowledge of the program, work with other public agencies.  Knowledge of operating data base computer and office equipment.

 

Application deadline is until close of business July 24, 2019

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Richmond Tourism Commission

CLASS TITLE:  Assistant Director

DEPARTMENT:  Tourism

PAY GRADE: 14

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under the direction of the Executive Director, Tourism Commission, City Manager, and Board of Commissioners for the City of Richmond.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The following duties are normal for this position. They are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

  • Promote Richmond, Kentucky, to potential visitors through the use of advertising and public relations.
  • Handle visitor guide requests and assist customers by giving them marketing materials about the area, answer questions about upcoming events, etc.
  • Assist Executive Director in development of the Commission’s annual advertising and marketing plan.
  • Assist the Executive Director in planning Richmond Tourism sponsored events.
  • Write, update, and create content for the Richmond Visitor Guide and Website.
  • Assist the Executive Director in creating an Annual Budget.
  • Develop and give public presentations and represent the Commission at public functions at the direction of the Executive Director.
  • Assist in development and distribution of all printed visitor brochures and literature.
  • Serve as the Tourism Commission’s secretary at board meetings and record minutes. Prepare monthly visitor counts to be given at board meetings.
  • Maintain filing system and Commission public records.
  • Assist in interviewing, hiring, training and supervision of Richmond Tourism interns.
  • Maintains the Tourism Commission’s financial reporting. Prepares checks to be signed and keeps an active log of expenses/revenues.
  • Be eager to learn about Richmond/Madison County, the Bluegrass Region, and the state in order to share with visitors.
  • Be willing to work a flexible schedule including occasional weekends and nights when needed.
  • Perform other related duties as directed by the Executive Director. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. To include, public speaking, copy writing, proofreading, and creative media.
  • Understand and can implement all social media platforms.
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Quick Books, and Adobe Suite.
  • Knowledge of accounting practices related to proper check writing procedures. Monthly, Quarterly, Annual expenditures within budget compliance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. To include, public speaking, copy writing, proofreading, and creative media.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information while performing daily responsibilities.
  • Must be able to lift items 30lbs.  

TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE:  Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in a field related to industry.  Two years of experience in a job that was related to tourism and or public relations.  Relevant experience can be substituted for education on a year by year basis. 

AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE:  The City of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The American Disability Act (ADA) requires the City to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Application deadline is until close of business Jul 24, 2019

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Part Time Positions

Gibson Bay Cafe' Supervisor

CLASS TITLE:  Gibson Bay Cafe’

DEPARTMENT:  Gibson Bay Cafe’

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Preparing food for various outings and caterings.  Keeping kitchen area clean and organized. Working directly with the public, both golfers and outside groups.  Plan menus with us and our customers to ensure all meals meet the customers’ expectations.  Effectively communicate with all guests and staff in a friendly courteous and timely manner.

Flexible schedule

Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled

Compensation based on experience and qualifications

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Seasonal Positions

Adventure Falls Workers

CLASS TITLE:  Adventure Falls Worker

DEPARTMENT:  Parks and Recreation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  A worker at Adventure Falls will be responsible for receiving money from customers, professional customer service, handing out equipment, keeping the equipment and the facility clean and free of trash and debris, nightly count down of money, and all other duties deemed necessary. Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Application initial deadline is until close of business February 20th, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Adventure Falls Manager

CLASS TITLE:  Adventure Falls  Manager

DEPARTMENT:  Parks and Recreation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The manager of Adventure Falls Miniature Golf Course and Batting Cage Complex is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the facility.  Managerial responsibilities include making deposits at the bank, creating weekly work schedules, and managing up to 8 workers. Skills needed include working a computer Point of Sale program, customer service, ability to create documents and reports, and maintain a professional relationship with other staff. Daily duties include receiving money from customers, professional customer service, handing out equipment, keeping the equipment and the facility clean and free of trash and debris, nightly count down of money, and all other duties deemed necessary. Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Application initial deadline is until close of business February 20th, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Seasonal Maintenance

CLASS TITLE:  Seasonal Maintenance

DEPARTMENT:  Parks Building and Grounds

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Parks seasonal maintenance would be responsible for mowing, string trimming, cleaning, trash removal, landscaping, and general maintenance of Richmond parks and all other duties deemed necessary.  Workers must be 18 years old with a valid driver’s license.   Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Application initial deadline is until close of business February 20th, 2019

If positions are not filled, applications will be available through April 3rd, 2019

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Softball Umpires

CLASS TITLE:  Softball Umpires

DEPARTMENT:  Parks and Recreation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Adult Softball Umpires are needed to officiate league games for the Richmond Parks & Recreation Spring Adult Softball league. Applicants must be able to complete physical requirements for the position. Applicants must have a broad understanding of softball league rules and must be able to officiate either home plate or 2nd base. Appearance must be neat and clean and applicant must obtain proper attire before the beginning of the season for appropriate league(s). Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Application initial deadline is until close of business March 20th, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Summer Camp Director

CLASS TITLE:  Summer Camp Director

DEPARTMENT:  Parks and Recreation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Summer Camp Director will be in charge of creating a schedule of employees, activities for children, purchasing supplies, and must be able to manage up to 8 workers. Skills needed include the ability to work with parents and other staff, organized, ability to drive a 15-passenger van, willing to work outside, swimming experience preferred, ability to create a structured and safe environment for children is a must. The Summer Camp Director will help to train Camp Counselors, will provide necessary incident/behavior/accident reports to the Parks & Recreation department, will purchase supplies and create crafts, activities, and a schedule for the summer and may perform other duties as deemed necessary. Certifications: CPR/First Aid. Applicants will be subject to a background check.

Application initial deadline is until close of business April 3rd, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Paradise Cove Concessions Workers

CLASS TITLE:  Paradise Cove Concessions Workers

DEPARTMENT:  Parks and Recreation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Skills needed include working a computer point of sale program, customer service, food preparation, and maintain a professional relationship with other staff.  Daily duties include receiving money from customers, professional customer service, preparing food, keeping the equipment and the facility clean and free of trash and dirt, nightly count down of money, and all other duties deemed necessary. Concession workers must be willing to obtain a Food Handlers Card prior to working at the facility. Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Application initial deadline is until close of business April 3rd, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Paradise Cove Manager

CLASS TITLE:  Paradise Cove Manager

DEPARTMENT:  Parks and Recreation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Manager at Paradise Cove will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the concession’s facility. Managerial responsibilities include making deposits at the bank, recording daily deposits, managing up to 20 workers, creating weekly work schedules, ordering, stocking and inventory of products.  Skills needed include working a computer point of sale program, customer service, ability to create documents and reports, and maintain a professional relationship with other staff.  Daily duties include receiving money from customers, professional customer service, preparing food, keeping the equipment and the facility clean and free of trash and dirt, nightly count down of money, and all other duties deemed necessary. Managers must be willing to obtain a Food Managers Card within 30 days of working at the facility. Applicants may be subject to a background check.

Application initial deadline is until close of business April 3rd, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Summer Camp Counselors

CLASS TITLE:  Summer Camp Counselors

DEPARTMENT:  Parks and Recreation

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: A Summer Camp Counselor will be responsible for children ages K-5th grade; keeping them safe, having fun, and giving them a positive experience of summer camp. A counselor must be able to supervise children, communicate with other staff and parents, and provide structure to campers. Program planning and keeping on task are essential. The ability to drive a 15-passenger van, swimming experience, and CPR/1st Aid Certification are preferred.  Applicants will be subject to a background check

Application initial deadline is until close of business April 17th, 2019

Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Gibson Bay Golf Maintenance

CLASS TITLE:  Gibson Bay Golf Maintenance

DEPARTMENT:  Golf Maintenance

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  General Golf Course Maintenance work including mowing grass, weed eating, sand bunker maintenance, and general labor.  Maintenance workers will work early mornings and weekends to prepare the golf course for daily play.

Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Gibson Bay Pro Shop/Driving Range

CLASS TITLE:  Gibson Bay Pro Shop/Driving Range

DEPARTMENT:  Gibson Bay Golf

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Golf Shop and Driving Range workers will be expected to excel in customer service and are required to help provide an exceptional experience for the golfers.  Individuals will pick range balls, take tee times, check in golfers, and take care of the golf cart fleet.  Employees will also be required to keep the clubhouse and driving buildings and parking lots clean and presentable.  Employees will be required to work mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Gibson Bay Cafe'

CLASS TITLE:  Gibson Bay Cafe’

DEPARTMENT:  Gibson Bay Cafe’

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Café workers will work both in the Gibson Bay Café and on the Gibson Bay Beverage Cart.  Individuals must be 20 years of age to legally sell beer in Kentucky.  Employees will be focused on exceptional customer service. Individuals will be responsible for keeping the café kitchen and dining areas clean.   Employees will be required to obtain and food handlers license and complete STAR training course provided by the Kentucky ABC.  Employees will be required to work mornings, evening, weekends, and holidays.

Applications will continue to be accepted until all positions are filled

Submit applications to:

Human Resources 239 W. Main Street, Richmond KY.  40475

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Lifeguards, Swim Instructors & Front Desk Workers

PPM of KY, Inc. is now accepting applications for lifeguards, swim instructors and front desk workers for the current season at Paradise Cove. Persons interested in these positions should fill out the attached application, and follow the delivery instructions (listed on page 3 of the application) for consideration. No phone calls please. Should you have questions regarding employment as a lifeguard, swim instructor or front desk worker, please direct your inquiries to Jeremy Greer via email at jeremygreer42@gmail.com with the subject line “Paradise Cove Application”. We sincerely thank you for your interest and look forward to meeting you.

Please visit www.ppmlifeguard.com for additional information about the hiring process for lifeguards, swim instructors, and front desk workers and for application information.

Submitting your Application

For applications and job descriptions, contact the Human Resource Department, during office hours, Monday-Friday: 9:00am to 4:30pm.

Applications should be submitted to:
City of Richmond Human Resource Department
P.O. Box 250
Richmond, KY 40476.

If you have any questions please call 859-623-1000 extension 1200.

Applications must be submitted by 4:30pm on the final day of acceptance for the position.

The City of Richmond is an equal opportunity employer.