Job Opening: Water Plant Maintenance Specialist


The City of Bardstown is looking for a qualified individual to fill the full-time position of Water Plant Maintenance Specialist. Some of the job duties include:

  1. Performs maintenance, including preventive maintenance, on water plant, distribution tanks, and pumping stations.

  2. Makes repairs and/or adjustments as necessary; forwards major repairs and/or equipment needs to superiors.

  3. Supervises subordinate employees who assist with maintenance duties.

  4. Assists in the daily operation and maintenance of the water plant in compliance with established procedures and standards and federal, state and local laws and ordinances.

  5. Inspects pumps, charts, gauges, and meters on a scheduled basis.

  6. Adjusts chemicals in accordance with prescribed standards; collects water samples and performs laboratory tests or forwards water samples as required; prepares, records and forwards lab results.

  7. Assists in maintaining adequate inventory of parts, equipment, chemicals, tools, etc.

  8. Prepares and maintains accurate reports/records.

  9. Assists in maintaining and cleaning plant and grounds.

Qualified applicants must have a combination of education and/or work experience that would allow them to perform the related duties. Class IV Water Plant Operators license preferred but not required. Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.

Salary is based on qualifications and experience.

The City offers a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, paid vacation, personal days, and retirement contributions. 

4:30 on Friday, November 1st 2019.

Download an Application

Send completed application and resume to HR Director Greg Ashworth ( or drop it off at City Hall, Attn: Greg Ashworth, 220 N. Fifth Street, Bardstown, KY 

Contact Greg Ashworth (502) 348-5947

The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer.