Employment Opportunities

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.


Must have RN license in Kentucky or compact state or provisional license in Kentucky meeting all requirements of KRS 314.041. No previous nursing practice experience required, however preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of experience. $14.07/hr. 6 month increment



The Wellness Outreach & Education Program is looking for an energetic and organized LPN to join our team. Duties include 70% data entry & support activities for the Wellness Outreach & Education Program.   30% of this position will be community activities – biometric screenings, health fairs, community presentations, and leading diabetes basic/prevention classes.  Computer skills – Microsoft Office and Excel are definitely a plus.  Attend meetings and trainings as required and must be able to collaborate with appropriate local agencies.  Position will be based in Pulaski County. 

Requirements: Must have LPN license in KY or compact state.  Must have one year of nursing experience.  Entry salary $10.62 hourly.   Excellent fringe benefits.  With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check. 

Must submit application, college transcript and copy of nursing license.   Contact the local health department, or  Lake Cumberland District Health Department,  500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset,  KY  606-678-4761.   Submit application and information in duplicate to District Office, Somerset, by 4:00 p.m. (ET), Friday,  September 29, 2017.                                               Equal Opportunity Employer