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

Full Time Positions

Laborer

CLASS TITLE:  Laborer

DEPARTMENT:  Public Works

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Director, or Foreman manual labor; and does related work as required.  Also assists in performing minor maintenance on vehicles, including changing oil and tires.  Occasionally, laborers are required to operate equipment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1)        Picks up rubbish and dumps it into a truck or similar vehicle.

(2)        Picks up garbage in containers at the curb and carries it to the refuse collection truck; empties garbage and proceeds to pull levers to start hydraulic packing operation.

(3)        Picks up garbage that spills on the ground at the time of any of the operations.

(4)        Maintains a rhythm of collections in order to meet the number of assigned daily pick-ups.

(5)        Performs other duties as required.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Ability to read and write

SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS: Possession of or ability to acquire valid operator license issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to understand and follow oral instructions.  Some knowledge and appreciation of preventive maintenance.  Physical stamina to sustain hard work for extended periods of time under adverse weather conditions.  Courtesy.  Tact.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, and the general public.  Dependability.

For Sanitation Department employees, some knowledge of the hazards of weight lifting or operating hydraulic systems of packer trucks, and the safety precautions applicable thereto are required.

 

Applications accepted until close of business March 27th, 2019

Rate of pay:  $10.00/hour

Submit applications to:

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

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Secretary

CLASS TITLE: Secretary

DEPARTMENT:  Section 8 Housing

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under the supervision of the Executive Director, this individual will be responsible for all clerical duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1)       Serve as receptionist, referring telephone calls and answering general questions.

(2)      Basic knowledge about all aspects of the program.

(3)      Provide information about the program to all Section 8 participants.

(4)      Document available housing for prospective landlords.

(5)      Schedule appointments for the Director and Inspector.

(6)      Screening and referring calls to other agencies and businesses.

(7)      Operate database computer with present and future equipment, as well as other office equipment.

(8)      Knowledge of grant writing.

(9)      Receive and process housing applications.

(10)    Process interim, re-certification and new tenant data on computer.  Type, process and copy related forms.

(11)     Run reports as needed, type and post.

(12)     Mail rectification notifications.

(13)     Purge tenant files.

(14)     File folders, paperwork and etc.

(15)     Process all portability paperwork.

(16)     Process all termination paperwork.

(17)     Receive and sort mail.

(18)     Attend training sessions as needed

(19)     Other duties and responsibilities are not limited to the above.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent GED supplemented by three (3) years of progressive related responsible experience.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to work well with the public and fellow employees.  Have thorough knowledge of the program, work with other public agencies.  Must have ability to operate database computer and office equipment.  Must have confidentiality, integrity and ability to maintain confidential information.

 

Applications accepted until close of business April 10th, 2019

Rate of pay:  $10.00/hour

Submit applications to:

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

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  APPLICATION-GENERAL-RICHMONDKY

Park Security Officer (Non-sworn position)

CLASS TITLE:  Park Security Officer (Non-sworn position)

DEPARTMENT:  Police

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under direct supervision of the Support Services Division Commander or his designee, patrols and provides safety and security for designated city parks and facilities, including structures thereon; provides courteous and friendly directions to park visitors; summons emergency services when needed; and does other related work as required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direct supervision of the Support Services Division Commander or his designee, patrols and provides safety and security for designated city parks and facilities, including structures thereon; provides courteous and friendly directions to park visitors; summons emergency services when needed; and does other related work as required.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent (GED).

SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Familiarity with city parks, facilities and locations or the demonstrated ability to acquire such knowledge; the ability to work independently in the absence of direct supervision; the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, other officials, and the general public; ability to communicate via police radio; tact, sound judgment,  integrity and honesty.

PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES NECESSARY:  Mobility in the operation of motor vehicles in driving a department vehicle on regular security patrol or special duty.  Mobility to operate vehicle during adverse conditions.  Ability to operate and communicate clearly on a police radio, both mobile and portable. 

Physical stamina in enduring long periods of time exposed to adverse weather conditions (e.g., traffic, crowd control, special events, and similar circumstances).

Mobility and physical strength in assisting medical personnel in emergency situations.  Rendering first aid may involve lifting, carrying, and stooping (Over 25 lbs.).

Ability to pass a city physical as required by the Chief of Police and/or City Manager.

 

 

Applications accepted until close of business March 27th, 2019

Submit applications to:

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

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  General Application

Police Officer (Sworn position)

CLASS TITLE:  Police Officer (Sworn position)

DEPARTMENT:  Police

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under direct supervision of the shift commander, performs general duty police work in the enforcement of federal, state and local laws; community service; and does related work as required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1)        Patrols a designated area on foot or on radio equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, prevent and discover the commission of crime.

(2)        Secures the scene of crime; conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witnesses and makes arrests.

(3)        Testifies as a witness in court.

(4)        Serves summons and subpoenas.

(5)        Investigates reports of stolen property:  conducts follow-up investigations of homicides and thefts.

(6)        Transports prisoners.

(7)        Investigates reports of stolen property:  conducts follow-up investigations of homicides and thefts.

(8)        Investigates complaints of crimes committed by juveniles, and investigates places, areas and conditions that cause juvenile delinquency.

(9)        Provides traffic control services in connection with school crossing, inoperative electronic traffic control devices, accidents, parades and special events.

(10)      Prepares written reports on shift activities.

(11)      Assists ambulance and fire services in emergency situations.

(12)      Renders first aid.

(13)      Administers Breath tests.

(14)      Takes photographs and fingerprints for records.

(15)      Investigates accidents and completes proper reports.

(16)      Attends regular training classes in police methods, first aid, firearms instructions and related subjects.

(17)      Participates in roll calls and debriefings.

(18)      Renders assistance to citizens and the public as needed.

(19)      May perform special related duties in special details or administrative services.

(20)      Performs general duty police work.

(21)      Responsibilities for Police Officer include but are not limited to the above duties.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent (GED).  Completion of initial required training during the first year of employment.  Prior law enforcement experience preferred.

SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS: Possession of an operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Must comply with the appropriate provisions of the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Some knowledge of police methods, practices, and procedures with ability to apply this knowledge to specific situations.  Knowledge of the geography of the area or ability to acquire the knowledge rapidly.  Working knowledge of preventive maintenance.  Ability to remember names, faces and details of incidents.  Ability to analyze situations and carry out oral and written instructions.  Ability to analyze situations and to adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action, with regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances.  Ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports.  Physical strength and agility and freedom from serious defects as indicated by a physical examination.  Ability to deal courteously but firmly with the general public.  Initiative.  Firmness.  Courtesy.  Resourcefulness.  Agility.  Sound judgment.  Integrity.  Honesty.

 

Applications accepted until close of business May 1st, 2019

Submit applications to:

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

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  PoliceFireApplication

Lateral Police Officer (Sworn position)

CLASS TITLE:  Lateral Police Officer (Sworn position)

DEPARTMENT:  Police

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under direct supervision of the shift commander, performs general duty police work in the enforcement of federal, state and local laws; community service; and does related work as required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

(1)        Patrols a designated area on foot or on radio equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, prevent and discover the commission of crime.

(2)        Secures the scene of crime; conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witnesses and makes arrests.

(3)        Testifies as a witness in court.

(4)        Serves summons and subpoenas.

(5)        Investigates reports of stolen property:  conducts follow-up investigations of homicides and thefts.

(6)        Transports prisoners.

(7)        Investigates reports of stolen property:  conducts follow-up investigations of homicides and thefts.

(8)        Investigates complaints of crimes committed by juveniles, and investigates places, areas and conditions that cause juvenile delinquency.

(9)        Provides traffic control services in connection with school crossing, inoperative electronic traffic control devices, accidents, parades and special events.

(10)      Prepares written reports on shift activities.

(11)      Assists ambulance and fire services in emergency situations.

(12)      Renders first aid.

(13)      Administers Breath tests.

(14)      Takes photographs and fingerprints for records.

(15)      Investigates accidents and completes proper reports.

(16)      Attends regular training classes in police methods, first aid, firearms instructions and related subjects.

(17)      Participates in roll calls and debriefings.

(18)      Renders assistance to citizens and the public as needed.

(19)      May perform special related duties in special details or administrative services.

(20)      Performs general duty police work.

(21)      Responsibilities for Police Officer include but are not limited to the above duties.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:  Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent (GED).  Completion of initial required training during the first year of employment.  Prior law enforcement experience preferred.

SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS: Must be presently employed as a full time sworn Police Officer or hold a state certification as a peace officer with a minimum of three years’ sworn Police Officer  experience.  Must have completed the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council’s (KLEC) approved required Basic Training Course or a similar course in another state that would meet the Kentucky requirements for peace officer certification.  Possession of an operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  Must comply with the appropriate provisions of the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Some knowledge of police methods, practices, and procedures with ability to apply this knowledge to specific situations.  Knowledge of the geography of the area or ability to acquire the knowledge rapidly.  Working knowledge of preventive maintenance.  Ability to remember names, faces and details of incidents.  Ability to analyze situations and carry out oral and written instructions.  Ability to analyze situations and to adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action, with regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances.  Ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports.  Physical strength and agility and freedom from serious defects as indicated by a physical examination.  Ability to deal courteously but firmly with the general public.  Initiative.  Firmness.  Courtesy.  Resourcefulness.  Agility.  Sound judgment.  Integrity.  Honesty.

 

Applications accepted until close of business May 1st, 2019

Base- plus up to three years credit toward rate of pay

Submit applications to:

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

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  PoliceFireApplication

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 March 13, 2019 EOB

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.