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



Accepting applications for a full time Maintenance Supervisor for Lake Cumberland District Health Department (includes Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor and Wayne Counties).

General Duties include:  This position serves under the direction of the Director.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; Assign the work of maintenance employees.  Inspect work for completeness.  Determine material, equipment and supplies to be used.  Transfer equipment and personnel from one project to another as necessary.  Keep time cards and other routine records.  Coordinate or install, inspect, operate and maintain the heating, cooling and ventilation systems in all health department locations. General repairs such as painting, patching walls, security hardware, hanging shelves and landscaping.  Coordinate renovations or existing facilities and the construction of new facilities.  Coordinate and inspect major contract work on the electrical, plumbing, mechanical and other related systems in all health department locations.  Possession of a current and valid motor vehicle operator’s license.  Direct supervision responsibilities including interview and make recommendations regarding potential employees.  Entry salary $11.40 per hour and excellent benefits.  With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check. 

Minimum Education, Training or Experience:  High School Diploma or GED and eighteen (18) months of education and training beyond high school level in general maintenance and repair or a closely related area. OR High School or GED and two (2) years experience in general maintenance or other maintenance responsibilities that would include the ability to recognize electrical, plumbing and mechanical malfunctions or equipment failures.  Substitution for Education, Training or Experience:  Formal training in related fields will substitute on a year for year basis.

Applications may be obtained at the local health department or or call Human Resources at 606-678-4761.  Resume will not substitute for completed application.  Applications must be returned in duplicate by 4:00 pm (ET) June 4, 2015, to Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset, KY 42501.              Equal Opportunity Employer