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Thank you for your interest in employment with us. Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. offers competitive salaries and benefits. Current employment opportunities are listed below. Please read the complete job description as it provides supplemental information on essential job functions and minimum qualifications.

An employment application, along with a resume and cover letter, should be mailed or faxed to:

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.
309 Spangler Drive
Richmond, KY 40475
Attn: Human Resources Director
Email to: [email protected]

Incomplete applications will not be considered for employment. Recruitment and hiring will be done on the basis of the applicant's abilities, skills, experience, and other job related measures. You can also go to the Foothill’s Main Office, located at 309 Spangler Drive in Richmond, during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.) and fill out an application on site. You are encouraged to bring a copy of your resume and a cover letter to be included with your application.

Positions may also be advertised as they become available in the following newspapers: Lexington Herald-Leader, Richmond Register, Winchester Sun, Clay City Times, Berea Citizen, and Estill County Tribune or contact the Human Resource Manager. Please check these newspapers for current available positions.

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, familial status, veteran status, political affiliation, or gender identity.


Current Job Opportunities

Chief Financial Officer: Full-time position available (37.5 hours per week) to direct and oversee all aspects of internal accounting functions with regard to accounts payable, receivable, and financial activities of the agency. Performs specialized professional accounting in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, maintains financial records, analyzes financial data, and prepares financial reports. Supervises staff accountants and the Payroll/Benefits Coordinator. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration required; MBA/CPA preferred. Knowledge of non-profit financial operations and federal grants strongly desired. Minimum of four years high-level business accounting and financial management experience, including supervision required. Must have advanced computer skills with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint in addition to knowledge of and demonstrated experience with fiscal management software. Must be highly organized and detail oriented. Pay contingent on education and relevant experience. In addition to offering a comprehensive benefit package, the agency participates in the County Employees Retirement System (CERS) which is operated by the Kentucky Retirement System. Agency policy regarding drug screens and criminal background checks applies to this position. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. via email to [email protected] Deadline to apply is March 22, 2017. EOE

Payroll Clerk needed part-time, (20-23 hours per week; Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday). Primary duties will include assisting the Payroll/Benefits Coordinator with payroll functions, in addition to providing general clerical support for Fiscal and Human Resources Departments. $8.50 per hour. Prior payroll experience preferred. High School diploma or GED required. College classes or business training courses desired. Computer skills including proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word and Excel applications) required. Attention to detail and accuracy a must. Agency policy regarding drug screens and criminal background checks applies to this position. Send cover letter and resume to [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills’ Health and Wellness Center in Powell County has an immediate opening for a part-time Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC). Experience in a licensed outpatient treatment setting and credentials to practice independently in Kentucky required. Must have a valid Kentucky Driver’s license, and have the ability and willingness to travel the service area as needed. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background checks applies to this position. Send cover letter and resume to [email protected] EOE

Liberty Place Recovery Center for Women has immediate openings for Safe Off the Streets (SOS) Monitors (PRN) to conduct initial screening and supervision of clients including facility safety checks. Position is “as needed” and may include weekend hours. School Diploma or GED required. If in recovery, two years of continuous sobriety and working an active recovery program is required. Persons completing a recovery center program may be considered for employment with less than two years of sobriety. Agency drug and alcohol policy and criminal background check applies to this position. Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start is accepting applications for Substitute Teachers in Clark, Estill and Powell counties. A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood is preferred, a minimal of an Associate’s Degree for Head Start/CDA for Early Head Start is required. Background checks and drug screen is required prior to employment. A resume including references, education, and work experience should be sent to Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475; Attn: K.C. Alleruzzo or via email to [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills is accepting applications for a PT Assistant Teacher at the Richmond Child Care Center; 220 Duncannon Lane; Richmond, KY. High School Diploma or GED required. Prior experience in a child care setting preferred. Pay contingent on education and experience. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Agency policy regarding criminal background check and drug and alcohol screening applies to this position. Send resume with work experience and references to [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start has openings in Madison and Powell counties for Family Services Specialists. Degree in Social Work, Family Studies, or related field preferred. Please send resume including references, education, and work experience to Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475; Attn: Tiffany Turner or via email to [email protected] Position will remain open until filled. EOE.