Open Positions

FIREFIGHTER RECRUIT

The City of Frankfort, Kentucky is accepting applications for Firefighter Recruit.  The Department is a full service agency providing both fire protection and emergency medical services.  The City welcomes applicants with Paramedic or EMT credentials.

Requirements:  Must be a High School graduate or equivalent.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire, and less than 50 years of age.  Legible copies of high school diploma (or equivalent), a valid driver’s license, and birth certificate (issued by the registrar of vital statistics in the state where you were born) MUST be submitted with application.  Incomplete applications, or those submitted without all documents, will not be accepted and will be returned to the applicant.  This process is not for a specific job vacancy.  Successful applicants will be placed on a hiring eligibility list that may be utilized as future vacancies are filled.

To be placed on the eligibility list, an applicant must successfully complete all of the following:  Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT), written test, interviews, drug test, medical exams, background check, psychological and polygraph evaluations.

Applicants who will not be considered for employment and need not apply include those having:

    • Excessive traffic violations or any conviction of a DUI within the past three years.
    • Used marijuana within the past three years or any other illegal drug within the past four years.
    • An unacceptable background or criminal record.
    • A residence more than 60 minutes travel time from 315  W Second Street, Frankfort, KY and unwilling to relocate. (If willing to relocate, please note this.)

Applications may be obtained at City Hall, 315 West Second Street, P.O. Box 697, Frankfort, Kentucky 40602, or at City of Frankfort Employment Application.  Applications and supporting documents must be mailed or dropped off at City Hall (same address) no later than 4:30 p.m. March 1, 2017.  No faxes or scans will be accepted. The first testing date will be March 20, 2017.  Applicants will be notified of additional testing dates at a later date.    

Upon completion of training and probation the annual pay is approximately $44,800 including state fire training incentive.  The City of Frankfort offers an excellent benefit package and strong advancement opportunities.  Position is eligible for overtime earnings and paramedic stipend if applicable.

The City of Frankfort is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Public Works Tech I/II/III

The City of Frankfort, Kentucky, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Public Works Tech.  Job duties include the following:

Assists in installing, constructing, repairing and/or cleaning City buildings, streets and roads, floodwalls, sidewalks, storm sewers, culverts, catch basins, man-holes, drainage ditches, street signs, barricades, guard rails, etc.

  • Paints curbs and parking lines
  • Mows grass, collects leaves, cuts weeds, trees and tree limbs
  • Assists in salting/sanding streets and roads; removes snow
  • Assists in pouring concrete and making forms.

Minimum Requirements:
Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent. 
Experience: No previous work experience required.

Other: Must possess and maintain a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) at time of hire.   Must be capable of working periodic overtime and available to work on-call as scheduled.  Must be capable of understanding oral and written instructions.  If hired as a Tech I must obtain a commercial driver license (CDL) within nine (9) months of hire. Candidates with a CDL may be hired at a higher pay grade.

Application is available at http://frankfort.ky.gov/Departments/Human-Resources/human-resources.html or at City Hall, 315 West Second Street, Frankfort.  Submit application no later than March 3, 2017 to:

    City of Frankfort, Kentucky
    Attn:  Human Resources Department
    P.O. Box 697
    Frankfort, KY 40602

The City of Frankfort is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Engineering Tech I

The City of Frankfort, Kentucky, seeks qualified applicants for the position of Engineering Tech I.  This position facilitates the permitting process, on-site observation, and contractor coordination for projects occurring within the City of Frankfort Right-of-Way to ensure that the approved Right-of-Way Standards are upheld, facilitates safety meetings between representatives of City departments, conducts periodic site visits to City property to inspect for safety issues; assists during construction projects.

Minimum Requirements:
Education: Minimum of Associate Degree in Engineering Technology or comparable 2-year degree. Relevant work experience of at least 4 years may substitute college education.

Experience: None required.  Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience in public utilities. 

Other: Must have a current driver’s license.

Application is available at http://frankfort.ky.gov/Departments/Human-Resources/human-resources.html or at City Hall, 315 West Second Street, Frankfort.  Submit application no later than March 10, 2017 to:

              City of Frankfort, Kentucky
              Attn:  Human Resources Department
              P. O. Box 697
              Frankfort, KY 40602

 

The City of Frankfort is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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City of Frankfort
Kentucky

City Hall
315 West Second Street
P. O.  Box 697
Frankfort KY 40601
502-875-8500
info@frankfort.ky.gov