Employment Opportunities

APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT– Click here for application.The Jessamine County Health Department operates under the Local Health Department Merit System Regulations as administered by the Department for Public Health.  All applicants for classified positions will be reviewed and qualified by the Department for Public Health Personnel Branch.  The regulations may be viewed at http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/lhdmeritregs.htm .


Healthy and Safe Communities Coalition Coordinator

The Jessamine County Health Department is accepting applications for a part-time 100 hour per month or full-time Healthy and Safe Communities Coalition Coordinator position.

General Duties Include: Responsibilities of this position include, but not limited to; working closely with the Healthy and Safe Communities Coalition Board and Executive Steering Committee; facilitate coalition workgroup meetings established by the Community Health Assessment that include health and safety priority areas related to mental health, substance use/drug overdose, safety, and chronic disease prevention; organize and participate as the JCHD representative for the Child Fatality Review team and provide programing for prevention of child death; develop meeting agendas and other related materials for workgroups; facilitate the strategic planning process to develop goals/objectives/activities for the Healthy and Safe Communities Coalition initiatives; assist in the development of a 5-year Community Health Improvement Plan; promote the coalition through a variety of media outlets;  recruit potential Board members and develop/train new Board members through a formal orientation process; research, organize, and facilitate appropriate coalition development trainings and evidence based programs; facilitate the process to identify and recruit a Community Champion(s) and community stakeholders for workgroup subcommittees; facilitate partnerships to advance coalition work; assist with grant writing and grant application process.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience Requirements:

EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in the field of public health, health and human services, public safety or other related field that may be applicable.

EXPERIENCE: Must have two (2) years of health, human services or public safety experience.

SUBSTITUTION FOR EDUCATION: Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree in health or human services fields will substitute for one (1) year experience required. A professional license in the health or human services fields will substitute for an additional year of experience.

Starting Salary: $12.95 per hour – May be adjusted at agency’s discretion based upon additional education, experience, licensure, certifications, etc. Agency Benefits provided.

Applications:  may be obtained at the Jessamine County Health Department, 210 East Walnut St., Nicholasville, KY 40356; phone (859) 885-4149 ext. 1010 or www.jessaminehealth.org .

Completed application, signature and transcript must be returned by close of business June 29, 2018 to Jessamine County Health Department, Attn: Randy Gooch

Resume will not substitute for completed application. 

Qualified applicants/employees are subject to a pre-screening, selection for interview and/or demonstration of skills testing.  Employment requires a drug screening test and background check.  Equal Opportunity Employer.