2017 HR Employement ArticleAll employment opportunities with Madison County Fiscal Court will be listed here. All applications must be submitted electronically through our website. Opportunities are also posted on our Madison County Facebook Page (@madisoncountyky).  If there is nothing listed on this page it means there are currently no opportunities available.

All communication regarding employment opportunities will be communicated through the email address that the individual puts on their application. If you have any questions regarding employment opportunities, please contact the Human Resources Department. 



Starting Salary:  $12/hr

Essential Duties, including but not limited to:

  • Serves as clerical support to the Road Administrator performing various word and data processing services
  • Assists with the day-to-day business activities, creates record log and dispatches dead animal calls.
  • Organizes paperwork and scheduling of the non-profit groups for cleaning up our county roads during cleanup periods.
  • Assists with the day-to-day business activities and creates daily work orders for large item pickups, deceased livestock removal and loan-a-trucks.
  • Handles highly confidential and sensitive matters with discretion and tact.
  • Manages email, calendar and voicemail.
  • Submit expenditure requests and process them through to the invoice stage with SpendMap software.
  • Operates standard office, word processing and day entry equipment.
  • Makes copies and files correspondence.
  • Answers telephone.
  • Take a one-hour lunch; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge:Individual must be proficient Microsoft Office and have a thorough knowledge of word processing functions, standard office practices, procedures and clerical techniques.  This position requires the ability to type accurately and at reasonable rate or speed, along with a thorough knowledge of business English and grammar. Individual must have the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Skills:This position requires strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Individual must be detail-oriented, organized, a team player, and willing to work in a team-oriented environment. Individual must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.   

Deadline to apply is Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 11:59 (ET).

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Deputy Jailer- Full Time 

Starting Salary: $12.00 / hr

Work Hours:This position typically works a regular 40-hour workweek plus some scheduled overtime. This position works twelve-hour shifts. This position has a rotating schedule and is organized by shift work. Position is subject to emergency call back status when an Executive Order is declared or if a facility emergency has occurred.

Position Summary:This position is responsible for providing a safe and secure environment to maintain and lodge all inmates remaining in the Detention Center. This position requires the capability of making sound, independent and immediate life or death decisions as they are warranted. This position shall be able to be physically capable of defending themselves, fellow employees, inmates and the community at large, at all times. This position serves as a peace office of the Commonwealth of Kentucky for Madison County, with all the rights, privileges and duties assigned by law. 

Essential Duties - including but not limited to:

  • Enforces all rules and regulations for the Detention Center;
  • Assists other law enforcement agencies as requested and/or directed in a professional manner;
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and work under extreme stress;
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with inmates, staff and other agencies;
  • Maintains a safe and secure facility; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge:Individual must be able to effectively communicate. Individual must be able to problem solve and make correct command decisions. Individual must have the ability to work with outside government and law enforcement agencies in a manner that represents the Detention Center and County Government in a positive manner. A background in and/or knowledge of correctional facility functionality is preferred.

Skills:This position requires strong communication. Individual must be detailed oriented, organized and willing to work in a team-oriented environment. Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information is required. This position must be able to maintain professionalism and calmness in all situations of extreme pressure and stress.

Education/Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent, 21 years or older. 

Additional Requirements:Valid Driver’s License. Legally able to work within the United States.

General Physical Requirements (Based on average workday essential functions): Medium-Duty: May be required to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. On a more regular basis, the worker may be required to constantly exert up to 10 pounds of force to move objects.


 This will be posted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

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***Certified Telecommunicators are preferred***

Work week:  Any shift as needed, weekends, holidays and overtime

Job Responsibilities:  

    • Receiving messages and/or calls for service via telephone, radio, teletype, fax machine or in person for police, fire ambulance and other emergency services in Madison County

Job Requirements :

    • US Citizen
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Must be able to work irregular shifts
    • Must be able to prioritize, multi task and work well under extreme pressure
    • Ability to operate computer systems, maintain computerized and written files
    • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, emergency responders and the general public.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Starting Salary: $12.00/hour

Position Summary: Responsible for enforcement of Kentucky Revised Statute and Regulations, the Madison County Animal Control Ordinance, Interlocal Agreements, and Standard Operating Procedures.  Respond to calls regarding canines and felines when dispatched. The Animal Control Officer shall be on call for after hour emergencies and weekend feedings.  When not on a call or handling a euthanasia case, the Animal Control Officer shall assist, at the direction of the Kennel Technician, with duties and responsibilities involving animal and shelter care.

Work is performed under the general supervision of the director. This is heavy to light work that requires physical effort; running, bending over, climbing, picking up animals will be done frequently; position requires visual acuity for preparing, reviewing and enforcing Animal Control Laws; requires hearing sufficient to accurately perceive information at normal spoken word levels, the ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word and manual dexterity to operate standard office. 

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Responding to animal control calls that are addressed in animal control laws and policies, keeping accurate records of those enforcements and paperwork.
  • Assisting with daily operations of the shelter in relation to kenneling and cleaning for animals that are housed at the shelter.
  • When needed, oversee, transport or assist halfway house or correctional facility workers being sure to follow regulations and attend training established by corrections.
  • Assisting with the transport of the animal trailer in situations of emergencies and/or training and public events.
  • Assist with upfront duties of the Madison County Animal Shelter when needed or directed by the Director.
  • Maintain open dialogue with the director and communicate departmental status on a regular basis.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Thorough knowledge of animal control law and standard operating procedures of the shelter; standard office practices, procedures and clerical techniques; ability to transcribe dictation with speed and accuracy; thorough knowledge of business English and grammar; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to file alphabetically; ability to multitask; and skill in the use of word and data process equipment.

Education and Experience:Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

Special Requirements:

Must live in Madison County for after hours on call duties.

Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Be of age 21 and resident of Madison County for 2 years.

Must comply with state mandated Continuing Education (CE) Courses

Euthanasia Certification (Optional)

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Starting Salary:  $14/hour

Work week:  7:00 a.m. - 5:30p.m. 4 days a week

Job Responsibilities:  

    • Provide General Labor to assist in the Road Department Projects
    • Drive CDL Class vehicles to complete daily task

Job Requirements :

    • US Citizen
    • Must have up to date medical card
    • Possess Class B CDL driver's license
    • Good driving record
    • Ability to lift 60lbs.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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