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



Recruiting full time Janitor for McCreary County Health Center. Duties include general cleaning; clean restroom facilities and stock restroom supplies; wax floors; dispose of trash from building and grounds.  Ability to perform physical labor such as moving furniture and equipment, lifting, climbing ladders for general maintenance etc.  Conduct outside work such as clearing walkways of snow, mowing, and landscape maintenance.  Requires elementary education (eighth grade); experience preferred.   Entry salary $10.10 per hour plus benefits.   With offer of hire, employment conditional, pending criminal information check.

For application contact McCreary County Health Center, South Fork Center, 119 Medical Lane, Whitley City, KY  42653, 606-376-8775 or Lake Cumberland District Health Department, 500 Bourne Avenue, Somerset. KY  42501, 606-678-4761.  Applications must be received by District Office, Somerset, by 4:00 pm (ET) Friday,  October 20, 2017.      Equal Opportunity Employer