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Local Health Department Vacancies

This page provides general information about career opportunities with health departments in the state. For details about applying and the hiring process, please contact the health department specified.

Note: Applications are only accepted if a local health department is advertising for an opening or if the classification is on open recruitment.

LHDs: Please contact Mary Mullins if you have vacancies to add or revise on this website.

Vacancies

Allen County
Scottsville
Contact: Donnie Fitzpatrick
Phone:   (270) 237-4423

Public Health HANDS Specialist - Expires August 6, 2014

Local Health Nurse I (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Anderson County
Lawrenceburg
Contact: Carlena Norton
Phone:   (502) 839-4551

Ashland/Boyd County
Ashland
Contact: Angela Mosley
Phone:    (606) 329-9444, ext. 2230

Local Health Nurse I (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Local Health Nurse II (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Barren River District (Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Simpson and Warren counties)
Contact: Kim Flora
Phone:   (270) 781-8039

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Local Health Nurse I
Public Health Nurse I

Bell County
Pineville
Contact:  Robin Fuson
Phone:    (606) 337-7046

Bourbon County
Paris

Contact: Lisa Carpenter
Phone:   (859) 987-1915

Boyle County
Danville
Contact: Brent Blevins
Phone:   (859) 236-2053

Bracken County
Brooksville
Contact: Tony Cox
Phone:   (606) 735-2157, ext. 1

Breathitt County
Jackson
Contact: Sheila Sharpe, Ed.D.
Phone:   (606) 666-5274

Local Health Nurse I/Home Health (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Breckinridge County
Hardinsburg
Contact: Joseph Shrewsberry
Phone:   (270) 756-5121

Buffalo Trace District (Mason and Robertson counties)
Maysville
Contact:  Lisa Hamilton
Phone:    (606) 564-9447, ext. 130

Bullitt County
Shepherdsville
Contact: Frances Foster
Phone:   (502) 955-6680

Calloway County
Murray
Contact:  Stephanie J. Hays
Phone:    (270) 753-3381

Health Environmentalist I - Expires August 4, 2014

Christian County
Hopkinsville
Contact: Laura Hammons
Phone:   (270) 887-4160, ext. 165

Local Health Nurse I (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Clark County
Winchester
Contact:  Darrel Hunt
Phone:    (859) 744-4482, ext. 1037

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis:

 Home Health Aide

 Local Health Nurse I - Home Health 

Cumberland Valley District (Clay, Jackson and Rockcastle counties)
Contact:  Pamela L. Morgan
Phone:   (606) 598-5564

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis:

Home Health Aide
Senior Home Health Aide
Local Health Nurse II
Local Health Nurse II - Public Health
MNT Nutritionist II

Estill County
Irvine
Contact: Tim Gould
Phone:   (606) 723-5181

Local Health Nurse I (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Fleming County
Flemingsburg
Contact: Stephanie Fryman
Phone:   (606) 845-6511

Floyd County
Prestonsburg
Contact: Thursa Sloan
Phone:   (606) 886-2788

Franklin County
Frankfort

Contact: Margie Bucklew
Phone:  (502) 564-4269

Gateway District (Bath, Menifee, Morgan and Rowan counties)
Prestonsburg
Contact: Greg Brewer
Phone:   (606) 674-6396

Local Health Nurse I (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Garrard County
Lancaster
Contact: Marcia Hodge
Phone:   (859) 792-2153

Graves County
Mayfield
Contact: Amanda Duke
Phone:   (270) 247-3553

Local Health Nurse I (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Grayson County
Leitchfield
Contact: Gigi Meridith or Marlaina Priest
Phone: (270) 259-3141

Green River District (Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster counties)
Contact: Lisa Paul
Phone:   (270) 852-5487

Greenup County
Greenup
Contact: Chris Crum
Phone:   (606) 473-9838

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Health Environmentalist I
Local Health Nurse I
Local Health Nurse II

Harlan County
Harlan
Contact:  Hope Clem
Phone:     (606) 573-3700

Hopkins County
Madisonville
Contact:  Edwina Byford
Phone:    (270) 821-5242, ext. 265

Jessamine County
Nicholasville
Contact: Randy Gooch
Phone:   (859) 885-4149, ext. 1011

Dental Hygienist - Expires August 1, 2014

Johnson County 
Paintsville
Contact: Deana Wells
Phone:   (606) 789-2590, ext. 342

Kentucky River District (Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Owsley, Perry and Wolfe counties) 
Hazard
Contact: Tammy Walker
Phone:   (606) 439-2361

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Epidemiologist
LPN I
Local Health Nurse I
Local Health Nurse I/Home Health
Local Health Nurse II
Local Health Nurse II/Home Health
Home Health Aide Trainee

Knox County
Barbourville

Contact:  Kami Gamble
Phone:    (606) 546-3486

Public Health Director III - Closes 7/31/14

Home Health Aide

Local Health Nurse I - Home Health (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Lake Cumberland District (Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, McCreary, Pulaski, Russell, Taylor and Wayne counties)
Somerset
Contact: Pamela Godby
Phone:   (606) 679-4416

Job vacancy information available at Lake Cumberland District Health Department website
(Select Employment Opportunities - Current Vacancies)

Laurel County
London

Contact:  Mark Hensley
Phone:    (606) 864-5187

Lawrence County
Louisa
Contact:  Cindy Maynard
Phone:    (606) 638-4389

Family Support Worker/Home Visitor - Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Local Health Nurse I - Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Lewis County
Vanceburg

Contact:  Pam Elliott
Phone:    (606) 796-2632

Local Health Nurse I - Applications accepted after deadline on an ongoing basis

Local Health Nurse II - Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Lexington-Fayette County
Lexington
Contact: Sara Gabbard
Phone:   (859) 288-2301
Fax:       (859) 288-2359

Lincoln County
Stanford
Contact: Diane Miller
Phone:   (606) 365-3106

Lincoln Trail District (Hardin, Larue, Marion, Meade, Nelson and Washington counties) 
Elizabethtown
Contact: Patrick Flanagan
Phone:   (270) 769-1601, ext. 1004

Lincoln Trail District Health Department Employment Opportunities

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Local Health Nurse I
Local Health Nurse II
Local Health Nurse III

Little Sandy District (Carter and Elliott counties)
Contact: Paula Thornberry
Phone:   (606) 474-4115

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Family Support Worker/Home Visitor
Janitor
Local Health Nurse I
Local Health Nurse II

Madison County
Richmond
Contact:  Deana Childers
Phone:    (859) 626-4242

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Licensed Practical Nurse I and II Home Health

Local Health Nurse I and II Home Health

Magoffin County
Salyersville
Contact:  Dr. James M. Shepherd
Phone:    (606) 349-6212

Local Health Nurse I (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis)

Marshall County
Benton
Contact: Cathy Thompson
Phone:   (270) 252-2714

Martin County
Inez
Contact: Stephen Ward
Phone:   (606) 298-7752

Mercer County
Harrodsburg
Contact: Kathlyn Crown-Weber
Phone:   (859) 734-2229

Monroe County
Tompkinsville
Contact: Dawn Scott
Phone:    (270) 487-6782

Montgomery County
Mount Sterling
Contact: Jan Chamness
Phone:   (859) 498-3808, ext. 227

Muhlenberg County
Central City
Contact: Rebecca Keith
Phone:   (270) 754-3200

North Central District (Henry, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble Counties)
Contact: Vivian Combs
Phone:   (502) 633-1243

Northern Kentucky Independent District (Boone, Campbell, Grant, Kenton counties)
Edgewood
Contact: Karen Domaschko
Phone:   (859) 363-5476
Fax:       (859) 363-2101

Oldham County
LaGrange

Contact:   Teresa Gamsky
Phone:     (502) 222-3516

Pennyrile District (Caldwell, Crittenden, Livingston, Lyon and Trigg counties)
Contact: Laura Croom
Phone:   (270) 388-9747

Local Health Nurse I (Applications accepted on an ongoing basis) 

Pike County
Pikeville
Contact: Cindy Hamilton
Phone:   (606) 437-5500

Powell County
Stanton
Contact: Kathy Neal
Phone:   (606) 663-4360

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Local Health Nurse I
Local Health Nurse II

Purchase District (Ballard, Carlisle, Fulton, Hickman and McCracken counties)
Paducah
Contact: Elizabeth Smithson
Phone:   (270) 444-9625

Three Rivers District (Carroll, Gallatin, Owen and Pendleton counties)
Owenton
Contact: Candice Selph
Phone:   (502) 484-3412, ext. 125

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Advanced Practitioner Registered Nurse (APRN)
Occupational Therapist
Physical Therapist
Home Health Aide
Janitor
Social Worker
Local Health Nurse I - Clinic
Local Health Nurse I - Home Health
Local Health Nurse II - Home Health

Todd County
Elkton
Contact:  Jennifer Harris
Phone:    (270) 265-2362

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Local Health Nurse I
Local Health Nurse II

WEDCO District (Harrison, Nicholas and Scott counties)
Cynthiana
Contact: Rachel Kendall
Phone:   (859) 234-8750
Fax:       (859) 234-0054

Health Educator I - Expires August 11, 2014

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Local Health Nurse I - Clinic
Local Health Nurse II - Clinic
Local Health Nurse I - Home Health
Local Health Nurse II - Home health
Home Health Aide

Whitley County
Williamsburg
Contact: Cynthia Timperio
Phone:   (606) 549-3380

Applications for the following positions are accepted on an ongoing basis:

Local Health Nurse I
Local Health Nurse II
Local Health Nurse I Home Health
Local Health Nurse II Home Health
Home Health Aide
Senior Home Health Aide 

Woodford County
Versailles
Contact: Melissa Royce
Phone:   (859) 873-4541

 

Last Updated 7/29/2014
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