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


JANITOR -  McCreary County Health Center

Recruiting individual to work full time as Janitor for McCreary County Health Center. Duties include general cleaning, dusting, sweeping, mopping and waxing floors.  Clean windows, woodwork, furniture, and equipment as needed.  Clean restroom facilities and maintain supplies such as towels and soap.  Collect and dispose of trash from building and grounds.  Ability to perform physical labor such as moving furniture and equipment, lifting, climbing ladders etc.  Conduct outside work such as cleaning walkways, landscaping, and mowing as needed.  Requires elementary education (eighth grade), up to three months experience helpful, but not required.  On the job training acceptable.  Entry salary $7.25 per hour plus benefits.  With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check. 

For application contact McCreary County Health Center, South Fork Center, Whitley City, KY 42633, 606-376-2412, or Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset. KY 42501,  606-678-4761.  Applications must be received by District Office, Somerset, by 4:30 pm (ET) Thursday, May 14, 2015.                      Equal Opportunity Employer