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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 is accepting applications for a FT Title III/Nutrition Aide in Berea. $9.00 per hour. 30 hours per week. Position includes benefits. High School Diploma or GED required. Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background check applies. Send resume with work experience and references to Kentucky River Foothills; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475; Attn: HR Director. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start has an immediate opening for Early Head Start Teachers in Madison and Powell counties. Infant/Toddler CDA required. Agency policies regarding background checks and drug screens applies to these positions. A resume including references, education, and work experience should be sent to sonja.cole@headstart1.org Positions will remain open until filled. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills’ Health Care for the Homeless Program is accepting applications for a FT Billing Specialist in Powell County. $15 per hour; 30 hours per week. Prior experience with medical office billing and coding required. Agency drug and alcohol policy and criminal background check applies to this position. Please send resume and cover letter to 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475; Attn: HR Department. Funding for position provided by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please. EOE.

Kentucky River Foothills is accepting applications for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) to work 1 to 2 days per week for the Healthcare for the Homeless Project in Powell county. Two years broad-based professional nursing experience desired. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background checks applies to this position. Send cover letter and resume with references to vembree@foothillscap.org or by mail to Kentucky River Foothills; Attn: HR Director; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475. Funding for position provided by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 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.

FT Care Coordinator needed for the Healthcare for the Homeless Project in Powell county. $12 per hour. Position includes benefits. Responsibilities will include patient recruitment, outreach, transportation, health education, and disease management. Three years clinical experience in a public or community healthcare environment required, CMA or other relevant certification desired. Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel the service area. Agency policy regarding drug and alcohol testing and criminal background checks applies to this position. Send cover letter and resume with references to Kentucky River Foothills; Attn: HR Department; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475. Funding for position provided by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls please. 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” to include weekend hours. No set schedule or hours guaranteed. High 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 these positions. Please send resume and cover letter to Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475; Attn: HR Department. 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 Diploma or GED required, CDA and relevant experience preferred. A drug test and criminal record check is required prior to employment. Send resume including references, education, and work experience to Kentucky River Foothills’ Head Start; 309 Spangler Drive; Richmond, KY 40475. Attn: Karen Davenport, Education Coordinator. Position will remain open until filled. EOE.