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Job Opportunities

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: HR Director

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 are also 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

Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start is accepting applications for a PT Driver in Powell County to transport children to and from their homes and Head Start centers. Must be at least 18 years old, have a clean driving record, and a valid CDL with School Bus endorsement. HS Diploma or GED required. Should be knowledgeable about federal, state, and local transportation requirements and be familiar with the geographic location. Prior experience transporting children preferred. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. Requirements including physical examination, TB test, criminal background checks, and drug/alcohol testing apply to this position. A resume including references, education, and work experience should be sent to Kentucky River Foothills; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475; Attn: Head Start Director or via email to john.roden@headstart1.org. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start is accepting applications for a PT Education Aide in Madison County. High School Education or GED required. A drug test and criminal record check is required prior to employment. Send resume including education, work experience, and references to Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475 or via email to karen.davenport@headstart1.org. Position will remain open until filled.

Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start is accepting applications for Teachers in Clark and Powell counties. IECE or related degree 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 kc.alleruzzo@headstart1.org. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Primary Care Physician/Medical Director
Primary Care Physician/Medical Director needed for rural health clinic providing primary health care. The clinic is located in Clay City, Kentucky which is 45 minutes from Lexington and 10 minutes from Natural Bridge State Park. The clinic (Foothills Health and Wellness Center) is a Federally Qualified Health Center offering a new state of the art facility as well as medical malpractice coverage through the Federal Torts Claim Act, opportunities for student loan repayment, state (CERS) retirement benefits along with a complete dental, medical and paid leave package. Flexible 32 hour work week. Minimum 5 years experience in primary care of adults and children. No hospital care or on call duties required. Clay City, KY is a friendly community with a very low crime rate and cost of living. It is located minutes from the Daniel Boone National Forest, Natural Bridge State Park, and Cave Run Lake. These areas boast hiking, fishing, boating, biking, horseback riding, camping, rock climbing and other outdoor adventures. Lexington, Kentucky’s second largest metropolitan city, is located only 45 minutes away. Lexington offers a wide array of retail, entertainment, cultural, and sporting venues. The Lexington Center is home to Kentucky Wildcats Men’s Basketball Team and hosts large scale concerts and conventions. Three public universities (University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University, and Morehead State University) as well as several campuses of the Kentucky Community & Technical College System are located within 45 minutes of Clay City. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background checks applies to this position. Please send resume, cover letter, salary expectations, and references to Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475; Attn: HR Department. Position will remain open until filled. Funding for this position is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. EOE.