Kyle Adams
HR/Personnel Director

Employment Opportunites:

Accepting applications
Full-time position


  • Planning: the development of incident specific plans (ISP),and  standard operating procedures (SOP) for Jessamine County’s response to an event at the Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) in Madison County.
  • Training: to assist Jessamine County’s responder agencies by arranging for, provide funding for, and assisting with needed and required training classes through the CSEPP program.
  • Responding: to assist with or direct the emergency operations during any response related to the release of chemicals at the BGAD.
  • Budgeting: to prepare a yearly budget and to present and negotiate with the Army and FEMA to fund the local program. To purchase and maintain needed supplies and equipment. To maintain an inventory of all supplies and equipment.
  • Exercising: to develop and coordinate a yearly full scale exercise to test Jessamine County’s ability to respond to a major hazardous materials event which could occur in the county and to assist Madison County’s citizens who need to relocate  after an event at the BGAD.
  • Purchasing: to purchase program approved equipment need to enhance the county’s ability to respond. To enter into contracts and agreements to provide services and equipment paid for by the program.


Qualifications require:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Kentucky driver’s license
  • Pass pre-employment physical exam, drug screen and criminal back-ground check

  Applications may be picked up at the Jessamine County Courthouse in Nicholasville, KY. Applications are also available online at Drop them off at 101 N main St. Nicholasville, KY 40356, No later than 4:00PM on 7/27/2017


Captain of the Valley View Ferry

Valley View Ferry Authority is now accepting applications for the position of Captain of the Valley View Ferry. Applicants must hold a TWIC card and valid United States Coast Guard Master of Steam and PowerVessel  License. The Valley View Ferry is located 10 miles south of Lexington on the Kentucky River at Mile Marker 157.8.  For more information call (859) 509-6085 or e-mail Mail completed application (see application link below) and copy of  USCG License to: Valley View Ferry Authority c/o George Dean, P.O. Box 856, Nicholasville, KY40356.
Special application for Valley View Ferry Employment

Employment: How to apply for Jessamine County positions…

Download the Jessamine County Employment Forms:

Unless otherwise indicated, applications for positions are accepted at all times. Unless otherwise indicated, all applications should be delivered to:

Jessamine County Court House
101 North Main Street
Nicholasville, KY 40356

The Jessamine County Fiscal Court is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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