LCDHD accepts applications for employment upon the advertisement of a job vacancy. Vacancies include the job requirements and duties.  Application must be submitted to the Human Resources Office by the required deadline date. Nursing positions are an open register and applications are accepted on a continual basis without advertised vacancies.

Health Department employees are governed by the Local Health Merit System Personnel Regulations.  Job application must be submitted through the LCDHD Human Resources Office.  Eligibility for applicants will be determined by the Local Health Merit System in accordance with state regulations.

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Please note: Application with ORIGINAL SIGNATURE must be submitted to the Lake Cumberland District Health Department at 500 Bourne Avenue in Somerset before the deadline date.

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Applications are accepted on an on-going basis for the following positions and utilized as positions become vacant. All other positions must have an advertised vacancy to accept applications.

Local Health Nurse I Requires an Associate degree or diploma from an accredited college, university, or school of nursing. Must have met all requirements of KRS 314.041, having received a provisional license and approval to practice as a Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA) or having a current active Kentucky Registered Nurse license. No previous nursing practice experience required, however preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of experience. $14.07/hr



Recruiting one full-time individual to provide general support for agency computer network. Assist in supporting systems including Windows desktop and mobile computers, Windows and Linux servers, Mobile devices, VoIP phones, printers, office productivity software and data entry software. Provide diagnostic and problem resolution for approximately 200 users. Assist in procurement, setup, and installation of hardware and software systems. Follow procedures to mitigate network or system degradation.  Participate in systems recovery.   

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  Bachelor Degree plus one (1) year of professional systems support experience. 

Substitution for Education:  An Associate Degree in IT, Network Technology or Programming and two (2) years of experience providing technical assistance related to network equipment or software may substitute for the required education.  Related technical or vocational training will substitute for the bachelor’s degree requirement on a year-for-year basis. 

Entry salary $12.15 hourly plus insurances, retirement, paid sick, vacation, and holiday time.  With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check. 

For application, contact Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Ave, Somerset, KY 42501, 606-678-4761 or .  Must submit application with college   transcript in duplicate to District Office, Somerset,  by 4:00 pm (ET)  on February 18, 2016.      Equal Opportunity Employer

Program Nurse Manager

Recruiting full time registered nurse to manage the LCDHD School Nursing Program, which includes schools in Pulaski, McCreary, Green and Taylor counties. Supervise secretary and data entry clerks. Coordinate Quality Assurance activities, updating nurses on policies/procedures and provide training as needed. Attend meetings and trainings as required and must be able to collaborate with appropriate local agencies.

Program Nurse Manager must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in KY, meeting all requirement of KRS 314.041, and approval to practice as Registered Nurse Applicant (RNA). Three (3) years nursing practice experience required. BSN may substitute for one (1) year required experience. Master’s Degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Education or Public Health may substitute for two (2) years’ experience. Excellent fringe benefits. Opportunities for growth. Entry level salary $19.38 per hour. With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check.

Applications may be obtained at the local health department,, or by calling Human Resources at 606-678-4761. Applications must be submitted with college transcript and copy of nursing license in duplicate to District Office, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY 42501 before 4:00 p.m. (ET), Friday, February 26, 2016.  Equal Opportunity Employer