Career Opportunities


Greg Ashworth

phone (502) 348-5947 ext.2223

Career Opportunities

Full time firefighter/emt
Fire Department Hiring

Seasonal Maintenance worker
The City of Bardstown is looking for a qualified individual to fill the position of Seasonal Maintenance Worker with our Public Works Department.

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.

  • Cleans and properly stores equipment and tools after use.

  • Mows grass, cuts trees and tree limbs.

  • Spreads gravel; cleans streets and roads;

  • Collects garbage and refuse on assigned daily routes by use of hand-carried containers and deposits in collection vehicle.

  • Other duties as assigned

Salary and hours
Salary is based on qualifications and experience. Shifts are 8am to 4:30pm M-F. Seasonal employees work a 40-hour work week for up to 9 months.

Apply Now
Download an Application
All interested persons may submit an application to City Hall, Attn: Greg Ashworth, 220 N. Fifth Street, Bardstown, KY 40004, or you can email your applications to

Contact Daniel Jeffries (502) 348-9281

The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Program Facilitator for rec department (Full-time)

Job Duties:

  • Supervises the operation of departmental programming and events
  • Oversees part-time and contract service workers
  • Provides communication between the department and all personnel involved in the programs
  • Oversees operation of concession stands
  • Supervises pool personnel and daily pool maintenance and pool activities
  • Responsible for greeting the public and providing information as needed
  • Performs general office work
  • Responsible for opening/closing and securing department facilities
  • Participates in developing programs
  • Assures that equipment and facilities are properly used
  • Assures cleanliness of facilities and equipment
  • Responds to public inquiries, concerns and complaints in an attempt to resolve problems and improve services
  • Serves as instructor for recreation-related classes, may serve as official or program leader
  • Reports on activities as requested

Minimum Requirements:
High school diploma or GED plus 3 years of related work experience. Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test

Salary and Benefits
Salary is based on qualifications and experience. The City offers a competitive benefits package that includes health/dental/vision insurance, paid vacation, paid personal days, and state retirement contributions 

Apply Now
Download an Application or pick one up at the Recreation Department - 116 North Fifth Street. 

Contact Daniel Jeffries (502) 348-9281

Part Time City Pool Positions:
Join our team at the City Pool, opening May 29th this summer!
We're looking for:

  • Lifeguards
  • Pool Fitness Instructor
  • Concession Workers
  • Pool Checker

Apply Now
Download an Application or pick one up at the Recreation Department - 116 North Fifth Street. 

Contact Daniel Jeffries (502) 348-9281

The City of Bardstown is now accepting applications for the full-time 24/48 position of Firefighter / EMT.  

  • 18 years of age
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license
  • Complete a background check, including drug screen
  • Complete a physical
  • Must have a current Candidate Physical Agility Testing (CPAT) unless completing a lateral transfer from another full time position from another department
  • Or Any full-time firefighter who is currently employed or who has previously been employed by a Kentucky fire department in accordance with KRS prior to January 1, 2013
  • Kentucky or National Registry E.M.T.


  • 24 hours on, with 48 hours off
  • Starting Salary: $32948
  • State Training Incentive: $4,000 (after completion of requirements)
  • Health insurance, life insurance, LTD, paid holidays
  • C.E.R.S. Hazardous Duty Retirement

Click here for our application

Submit completed application to:

 City Hall, Attn: Chief Mattingly
220 N. Fifth Street
Bardstown, KY 40004
Contact: Chief Billy Mattingly, 502-349-6562

The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-free Workplace.

Lateral Police Officers

The Bardstown Police Department is now accepting applications for highly motivated recruits and lateral police officers through March 19th, 2021. Join our team today to become a member of a modern and professional law enforcement agency.

Check out our great benefits and pay!

Great Benefits Include:
Take home vehicle. Medical Insurance: $191.00 per month for family plan. $75 per month for single. Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life insurance, AFLAC, Deferred Comp., Vacation and personal leave. Firearms, duty gear and body armor provided by the agency. Partial reimbursement for Gym membership.

Competitive Pay Scale:
Lateral pay based on years of experience and service. Current 10 year salary is $52,975.70. Recruit starting salary is $38,705.11. Plus an additional $4,000 per year provided through KLEFPF.

  • 2 hours overtime for court appearance.
  • Step pay increases.
  • Annual cost of living raise.
  • Yearly Equipment/Uniform allowance.
Download an Application
Submit your completed application by emailing 
Deadline to Apply: March 19,2021


The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer