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Full Time Positions

Teen Center Assistant

CLASS TITLE: Teen Center Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS:  The Richmond Teen Center Assistant is responsible for assisting the director with maintaining the day to day operations of the Richmond Teen Center. The position is charged with creating a safe recreational and educational learning environment primarily for children in 6th-12th grade. This position is a part time, year round position. The Assistant must be available to work a maximum of 21 hours per week. School hours are from 3:00pm-7:00 pm Mon-Thurs, Fridays are planning days. Summer hours may change slightly depending on the needs of the youths.


This person will supervise the participants of the Teen Center during Teen Center events, field trips, and special events. Assists with the planning of a variety of activities, creates schedules and calendars for the Richmond Teen Center. Assists with purchasing and preparing snacks for participants. Responsible for attending parent conferences, when needed and handling discipline problems when necessary with the Director. Communicate with parents about their children’s participation in the program and program policies, as appropriate. Assisting the Director with cleaning the bathrooms, kitchen, and main lobby area on a daily basis. Assists with fundraising and keeping records. Performs other duties as assigned. Must report all hours worked to the City of Richmond Parks & Recreation Department.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: High School Graduate or GED Diploma preferred. Must be over 21. Minimum of 1 year experience working with children.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to work with teens and their parents. Ability to design programs to meet the learning requirements of young adults. High level of communication skills, both written and oral. Computer literate.  Must be able to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of the program

Applications accepted until close of business August 17th, 2018

Submit applications to:

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

Hourly Rate $9.00

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions


Police Officer (Sworn Position)

CLASS TITLE: Police Officer (Sworn Position)


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.


(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 September 26, 2018

Submit applications to:

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

Hourly Rate $19.90

Contact jmasters@richmond.ky.us with questions

Application:  PoliceFireApplication

Lateral Transfer - Police Officer (Sworn Position)

The City of Richmond is seeking currently sworn and/or certified police officers.


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.

Must be eligible for certification as a State Peace Officer.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must not have been convicted of a felony.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must pass an in-depth background investigation.
Must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
Must not be a current user of illegal drugs.
Must take a pre-employment suitability screener.
Must take a pre-employment polygraph examination.
May be required to pass a pre-employment physical agility test.
Must not be prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm.
Must have been discharged under honorable conditions if having served in the armed forces of the United States.
Must not have had certification as a peace officer permanently revoked in another state.
Must work a varied work schedule.

Questions may be directed to Jessica Masters, Human Resources Director  JMasters@richmond.ky.us

Applications can be downloaded here: PoliceFireApplication

Submit applications to: Human Resources at 239 W. Main Street, Richmond, KY 40475

Part Time Positions

Special Populations Coordinator

CLASS TITLE:        Part Time Special Populations Coordinator

CLASS PAY:            $12/hr

DEPARTMENT:      Parks and Recreation

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, coordinates special populations programs, including but not limited to Special Needs Activities and programs and Madison County Special Olympics. Responsible for and performs professional administrative, and direct programming duties including planning, implementing and supervising programs for citizens with and without disabilities of all ages in camps, parks, and community agencies with emphasis in therapeutic recreation, mental health, people with disabilities, at-risk youth or community recreation.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Graduate or GED Diploma preferred. Must be over 21. Minimum of 1 year experience working with children and adults with disabilities.  Must be CPR/First Aid certified.

Special Knowledge & Skills

Ability to work with individuals with special needs and their parents.  Ability to design and adapt programs to the needs of all participants. High level of communication skills, both written and oral. Computer literate.


  • Experience working with people of all ability levels, special needs and youth experience preferred.
  • High level of communication skills, both written and oral. Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, participants, and parents.
  • First aid methods and the occupational hazards and safety precautions used in recreation activities and related equipment.
  • Activity analysis, activity adaptation, participant assessment, intervention techniques and assistive techniques.
  • Various disabilities, and syndromes, and medical conditions with associated limitations and functional abilities.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Leadership Ability.

Examples of Duties

  • Plans, implements, and supervises the development of comprehensive community wide programs for people with various disabilities.
  • Supervises and coordinates the work of subordinates; coaches/volunteers/interns and/or staff; develops policies/procedures; solves organizational disciplinary problems; organizes and schedules programs and use of facilities; and performs all duties in absence of subordinates.
  • Plans, implements and organize classes, special events, and special projects. Introduces new recreation program activities, materials, and equipment to staff members and other interested groups or individuals. Evaluates the effectiveness of programs by frequent personal visits, interviews, and consultations; implements recommended changes as necessary.
  • Reviews and analyzes complex problems involving overall systems, manpower utilization, and operating procedures; makes recommendations for their solutions and/or implements solutions.
  • Develops and monitors budgets, and expenditures; collects program fees and/or sponsorship monies; coordinates with community service agencies; and evaluates need for scholarships for families.
  • Develops long-range facility and program plans; establishes goals and objectives. Ensures compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in regards to services and programs for assigned area.
  • Administers and supervises the creation, production, and distribution of promotional material, newsletters, etc. on activities for special needs and special events to the public.
  • Create schedules, manuals and forms related to these programs.
  • Order and/or purchase necessary food, art supplies, office supplies and other supplies. Ensure that purchases made with funds donated to the Madison County Special Olympics are approved. Ensure that purchases made with City of Richmond funds follow proper city procurement procedures.
  • Make presentations to the community and community agencies as needed.
  • Coordinate and communicate with KY State Special Olympics and follow all guidelines in relation to their procedures, athletes, forms, and volunteers.
  • May perform other duties or tasks deemed necessary by the Director of the Recreation/Administration.

Special Requirements

Must be able to adjust work schedule to meet the needs of the program. This position is a part time, year-round position. The Special Population Coordinator must be available to work a maximum of 21 hours per week. Work hours include afternoon, nights and weekends.

INITIAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 12th, 2018, until close of business.


Seasonal Positions

Gibson Bay Seasonal Positions

City of Richmond is now seeking Applicants for the following Seasonal Positions:

  • Gibson Bay Golf Maintenance
  • Gibson Bay Pro Shop / Driving Range
  • Gibson Bay Cafe’

Gibson Bay Golf Maintenance

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. Rate of pay:  $8.00

Gibson Bay Pro Shop/Driving Range

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.  Rate of pay:  $8.00

Gibson Bay Cafe’

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 a food handlers license and complete STAR training course provided by the Kentucky ABC.  Employees will be required to work mornings, evening, weekends, and holidays. Rate of pay: $7.25

How to Apply


Submit applications to Human Resources at 239 W. Main Street, Richmond, KY 40475.   Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. The City of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Adult Softball Umpires


DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS:  Adult Softball Umpires are needed to officiate American Softball Association (ASA) for the Richmond Parks & Recreation Adult Softball league. Applicants must be ASA certified before March 28 and 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.

INITIAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 21, 2018. Applications will be considered after that date until positions are filled.


Seasonal Maintenance Laborer

CLASS TITLE: Seasonal Maintenance Laborer

DEPARTMENT: Parks Buildings and Grounds Department

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Duties include but are not limited to: mowing, string trimming, trash removal, digging, raking, weeding, painting and various general labor activities. Position begins end of March and ends in November.

INITIAL APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 15, 2018. Applications will be considered after that date until positions are filled.


Submitting your Application

For applications and job descriptions, contact the Human Resource Department, during office hours, Monday-Friday: 9:00am to 3:00pm.

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.