Career Opportunities


Greg Ashworth

phone (502) 348-5947 ext.2223

Career Opportunities

Open Positions 

Seasonal Maintenance Workers
The City of Bardstown is accepting applications for Seasonal Maintenance Workers with our Public Works Department. The seasonal positions work full time hours (40 hours a week) and can last up to 9 months. 

Job Duties
  • Assists in the construction, maintenance and cleanliness of City streets, roads, water distribution lines, sewer collection lines, bridges, sidewalks, alleys, storm sewers, culverts, manholes, drainage ditches, street signs, barricades, etc.
  • Performs preventive maintenance duties on vehicles and equipment.
  • Spreads gravel; cleans streets and roads; removes snow and ice from streets and sidewalks when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.
  • CDL license preferred but not required.

Deadline to Apply:

Friday, September 20th by 4:30pm.

Download an Application
Send completed application and resume to HR Director Greg Ashworth (

Contact Greg Ashworth (502) 348-5947

The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Electrical Lineman

Under general supervision, performs construction, service and maintenance of underground and overhead circuits; performs as electrician for City Departments as needed; performs related duties as required. May direct the work of Apprentice Lineman and/or Groundman in the absence of Electric Superintendent.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installs, services and maintains overhead and underground circuits, including power lines and circuits.
  • Runs services, sets poles, trims trees, etc.
  • Performs meter hook-ups and transformer change outs.
  • Assists in preparing and maintaining records and reports.
  • Assists in maintaining inventory of supplies, spare parts, tools and equipment.
  • Clears rights-of-way.
  • Operates heavy equipment assigned to Division safely and efficiently.
  • Detects malfunctions in equipment and makes minor repairs; recommends major repairs to superiors.
  • Performs preventive maintenance duties on equipment; cleans and properly stores equipment and tools after use.
  • Assists other Departments/Divisions with electrical work as requested.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent (GED).
  • Promotion from Apprentice Lineman to Electric Lineman I after 3+ years experience as an apprentice lineman, or equivalent.

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, administrative regulations and ordinances reference installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems.
  • Knowledge of equipment, materials, methods and techniques used in the service and maintenance of electrical utility systems.
  • Knowledge of work hazards and applicable safety precautions associated with equipment, vehicles, tools and procedures; ability to comply with established safety standards.


  • Ability to climb poles and work from hooks.
  • Ability to work at varying heights, either on poles or in bucket, for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to operate motorized equipment.
  • Ability to detect mechanical problems and make minor repairs.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officers, employees and the general public.
  • Possess mechanical aptitude, manual dexterity and good physical condition.

Physical Requirements of the Job: 
Work involves sitting, standing, stooping, walking and climbing; must lift light objects weighing more than 25 pounds as a job requirement; must use pole climbers and bucket truck; must not be afraid of height; must be able to work outdoors in inclement weather for extended periods of time; must drive and operate vehicles and equipment assigned to Division; exposed to high places, confined spaces, and using stairs and ladders.

Special Licensing Requirements: 
Must possess and maintain a valid commercial drivers license.

Must be able to respond to calls in emergency situations at all hours. May be required to perform stand-by duties. May be required to work scheduled overtime.

Additional Requirements: 
Must participate in mandatory drug and alcohol testing in order to maintain commercial drivers license.

Job Type:

$48,000.00 to $58,000.00 /year


  • repairing and maintaining electrical systems: 2 years (Required)
  • climbing equipment or structures to access work areas: 1 year (Required)
  • local electric safety codes and procedures : 1 year (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • CDL (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance

Download an Application

Send completed application and resume to HR Director Greg Ashworth (

Contact Greg Ashworth (502) 348-5947

The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer