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Employment Opportunities


The City of Ashland does not have any current employment opportunities at this time.  We DO accept Applications WITH THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION INCLUDED at all times.  We do NOT accept Applications by fax.  We also do NOT accept Applications without the required documentation included.  The required documentation is noted on the Application, which is available on this website under the "Business" tab in the Online Document Center, as well as a listing of potential positions, or at the Human Resources office in the City Building, 1700 Greenup Avenue, Room 301. 


Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:31

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The City of Ashland is accepting applications for the position of


for Boyd County 911 (RPSCC-Ashland)

Duties and Responsibilities: Receive, prioritize, and relay requests for assistance from the public to emergency responders facilitating a safe and efficient response to prevent the loss of life, minimize injury or loss and/or damage to property.  Responsible for entry of data in the computer aided dispatch (CAD) system.  Monitor committed unit status for responder safety.  Maintain and operate LINK/NCIC teletype system.  Must be able to work shifts, weekends, and holidays, and must carry pager and/or have telephone access for 24-hour availability.

Qualifications:   Applicants shall meet the minimum standards for employment as required by the Telecommunicator Professional Standards Act (TPS) of KY KRS 15.530 – 15.590 and 503 KAR 1:140, which state:  (a) Applicant shall be a citizen of the United States; (b) Applicant shall be a high school graduate or have earned a GED certificate; (c) Applicant shall not have been convicted of a felony or any other crimes involving moral turpitude; (d) Applicant shall possess a valid driving license from his/her state of residence; (e) Applicant shall have undergone a comprehensive background investigation, the results of which attest to the fact that the person meets the minimum standards for employment, has not engaged in conduct or a pattern of conduct that would jeopardize public trust in the public safety telecommunicator profession, and is of good moral character.  **The initial background check will look for immediate disqualifying events, a more thorough examination will occur after passing the written test and initial interview.**

In addition, applicants for the Public Safety Telecommunications position shall meet the following minimum standards for employment as required by Boyd County 911:  (a) Applicant shall be twenty-one (21) years of age or older; and (b) Applicant shall have a minimum of two (2) years of responsible work experience or military service.

Beginning salary: $11.00/hr

Apply: Human Resources Dept., Room 301, City Building, 1700 Greenup Avenue, Ashland, Kentucky, (606) 327-2024, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or downloadable at www.ashlandky.gov. Verification of high school graduation/receipt of GED, as well as copy of DD214, if applicable, must accompany application. NO FAXED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.

Closing Date and Time for accepting applications:  Friday, August 15, 2014, at 4:00 p.m.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:26