Human Resources

Employment Information

The City of Frankfort is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants meeting the minimum requirements for a position are encouraged to apply. Hiring decisions are based on the candidate's qualifications and ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Jobs open to external applicants may be posted on this website. Additionally, jobs may be publicized in the State Journal, Frankfort's local newspaper, and other media as appropriate. You may also inquire at:
City Hall
Human Resources Office
315 W Second Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-875-8500

Applying for a Job with the City of Frankfort

You may obtain an application form from City Hall between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Be certain to indicate in the appropriate section of the application form the specific job for which you are applying. 


Mail-in applications are accepted. Applications must be received by the deadline date and time specified on the job announcement. Applications received after the deadline may not be considered.

All applications remain on file for one year.

Applying for a Recruit Police Officer or Recruit Firefighter Position

Applications are accepted during open recruiting periods, or in response to a job announcement. Applicants must be at least 21 years old at time of appointment. 

Required Information

For consideration, applications must include a copy of your actual Birth Certificate (issued by the state department of Vital Statistics), your valid driver's license, and your high school diploma. If applicable, you must also include your DD214, college transcript(s), and / or relevant certifications.

Recruitment Process

The recruiting process for Fire and Police recruits is implemented on a once a year basis unless circumstances require more frequent recruitment.