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We’re always seeking new talent in a variety of positions. If you are looking for a rewarding career that also benefits your community, then consider joining our team. We offer career opportunities in a variety of fields, including early education, transportation, employment services, administration and more. Current employment openings can be found below. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYER OPPORTUNITY

CURRENT OPENINGS


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Transportation

Part-time Community Action Transportation Services (CATS) Driver

Marion and Washington County
  • Central Office
  • Transportation

Description:

Looking for a Part-time job that doesn’t involve standing on your feet all day? Community Action has the job for you! We’re looking for individuals like you to help drive local Marion and Washington County residents, including elderly and veterans, or those who are simply unable to drive themselves and qualify for such trips as grocery shopping, medical appointments, hair appointments, etc. We provide the vehicle, the gas and appointments…you simply drive and earn a paycheck. Sound interesting?

Part-time Driver Benefits include:

  • Usually only work 3 days a week first shift, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, with an occasional Saturday possible
  • Starting pay of $11/hour with a 90-day raise just for being a good, reliable driver
  • If you work at least 25 hours each week,
    • You are eligible to accrue sick and/or approved time off; and,
    • Receive holiday pay proportionate to the number of hours you work for 12 holidays
Requirements:

So, if you’re looking for a Part-time job that is easier on your feet, then apply with Community Action today. If you are a good driver who is reliable and likes to help others, we may have a job for you!

Must have valid driver’s license.


How To Apply:

Stop by Marion County’s Community Action office at 320 Hood Avenue to complete an application or email your resume to careers@ckcac.org and be one step closer to earning some extra money by driving those in need.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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Full-time Marion County Community Action Transportation Services (CATS) Driver

Marion County
  • Central Office
  • Transportation

Description:

Would you like to make a living while giving back to your community? Do you like helping people? Are you good with directions and enjoy driving? Do you want a first shift job that rarely requires weekend work? If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of these questions, you may be interested in joining Community Action’s Transportation (CATS) team.

Community Action is looking for a full-time driver to help with community transportation needs in Marion County. Examples of transportation needs may include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking Seniors to get groceries, hair appointments, trips to the pharmacy, etc.
  • Transporting those who need dialysis and/or cancer treatments to their appointments
  • Transporting Veterans

Not only can you feel good about doing good, you can also take advantage of the following benefits as a CATS full-time driver:

  • First shift hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM most weeks, with an occasional Saturday
  • Starting pay of $11/hour with a 90-day raise just for being a good, reliable driver
  • 12 Paid holidays
  • Vacation and sick time accrual
  • County Retirement System
  • $20,000 employer-paid life insurance
  • Health insurance as low as $40/month
  • Dental and vision insurance available
Requirements:

If you are patient, kind and have a good driving record, we would like to talk to you more about joining the Community Action Transportation team. Where else can you get paid, work towards your retirement and feel good about giving back to your community all at the same time!

Must have a valid driver’s license.


How To Apply:

Stop by Community Action to complete an application or send your resume to careers@ckcac.org.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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Head Cook for our Nelson County Senior Congregate Meals program

Nelson County
  • Nutritional Resources
  • Senior Support

Description:

Selected candidate will responsible for the preparation, cooking and serving of meals as directed by the approved menu and maintain a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen. Ensure food is stored properly, stock supply is maintained, rotated and label. Must daily clean area and equipment, maintain temperature logs for refrigerators and freezers, ensure that all utensils are washed appropriately, adhere to the Food and Nutrition Guidelines at local, state and federal health guidelines during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience cooking is preferred. Must have the ability to understand written and/or oral instructions and be able to follow through with tasks. Must be able to keep accurate records.

Selected candidate will work approximately 30 hours per week Monday – Friday. Background checks and pre-employment drug screening is required.  Eligible for insurance, holidays, vacation, sick leave and retirement benefits.


How To Apply:

Please send your resume to tmorris@ckcac.org or careers@ckcac.org by the close of business January 31, 2022.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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Assistant Cook for our Nelson County Senior Congregate Meals program

Neslon County
  • Nutritional Resources
  • Senior Support

Description:

Selected candidate will assist in the preparation, cooking and serving the meal as directed by the approved menu and maintain a high standard of cleanliness in the kitchen. Assist in storing food properly, rotating and labeling. Must assist in daily cleaning of  area and equipment, maintaining temperature logs for refrigerators and freezers, washing utensils and  adhere to the Food and Nutrition Guidelines at local, state and federal health guidelines during the preparation, cooking and serving of all food.

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience cooking is preferred. Must have the ability to understand written and/or oral instructions and be able to follow through with tasks. Must be able to keep accurate records.

Selected candidate will work approximately 25 hours per week Monday – Friday. Background checks and pre-employment drug screening is required.  Eligible for holidays, vacation, sick leave and retirement benefits.


How To Apply:

Please send your resume to tmorris@ckcac.org  or careers@ckcac.org  by the close of business January 31, 2022.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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Full-time Laborer for Central Kentucky Community Action Council’s Weatherization Program

Marion, Washington, Nelson, Larue, Hardin, Meade, Breckinridge and Grayson County
  • Home Energy

Description:

Duties included but are not limited to general weatherization duties; care and maintenance of tools and equipment and care and maintenance of assigned vehicles. Must have the knowledge and ability to use basic carpentry tools.  Work sites will vary throughout our service areas of Marion, Washington, Nelson, Larue, Hardin, Meade, Breckinridge and Grayson Counties.

Requirements:

Construction background/experience is preferred but not required. Must possess a valid Driver’s License and high school diploma or equivalent.  Background checks and pre-employment drug screening is required.  Eligible for insurance, holidays, vacation, sick leave and retirement benefits.


How To Apply:

Please send your resume to  dlindsey@ckcac.org  or careers@ckcac.org by the close of business January 31, 2022.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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CONTRACTORS NEEDED

Marion, Washington, Nelson, LaRue, Hardin, Meade, Breckinridge and Grayson County
  • Home Energy

Description:

The following work scope is common day to day work in which the weatherization program will sub-contract, but is not limited to the description listed within the ad. HVAC work will consist of but is not limited to repairs/replacements to existing HVAC units. Plumbing contractors work consist of but not limited to minor plumbing repairs, repair/replacement of gas and electric water heaters. Electrical contractors work will consist of but is not limited to minor electrical repairs and installation of exhaust fans.

Requirements:

Requirements for all contractors as followed:

  1. Certificates of Insurance for General Liability and Comprehensive Coverage for general contractors performing work must meet the minimum coverage requirements in the amount of $800,000 or greater if annual contractual requirements change.
  2. HVAC contractors must have minimum Certificates of Insurance in the amount of $500,000.00 general liability and $300,000 property damage or greater if annual contractual requirements change.
  3. Electrical contractors must have minimum Certificates of Insurance in the amount of $500,000.00 general liability or greater if annual contractual requirements change.
  4. Plumbing contractors must have minimum Certificates of Insurance for General Liability in the amount of $250,000 or greater if annual contractual requirements change.
  5. Proof of compliance with workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  6. Contractors must have EPA certified RRP firm status as applicable.
  7. Contractors must have proof of all required training listed in the state plan.
  8. Contractors must have proof of non-debarment

All technicians are required to be licensed in their respective discipline (HVAC, Electrical, etc.) Technicians shall maintain their professional licenses in accordance with KRS 227A.010-150 for electric, KRS 198B.650-689 for HVAC, and meet all requirements regarding fees and continuing education.

Work sites will vary throughout our service areas of Marion, Washington, Nelson, Larue, Hardin, Meade, Breckinridge and Grayson Counties.


How To Apply:

Please send your resume to dlindsey@ckcac.org or careers@ckcac.org by the close of business January 31, 2022.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

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Bus Driver

Hardin, New Haven, Washington County
  • Head Start
  • Transportation

Description:

Bus Drivers for Head Start.  Responsible for transporting children and maintaining bus records.

 

Requirements:

MUST have a Class C CDL license with bus and passenger endorsement OR willing to obtain it.  A high school diploma or GED.  Criminal check and pre-employment screenings are required.


How To Apply:

Send Employment Application and/or resume to CKCAC Head Start  P.O. Box 830  Lebanon KY 40033  or email to careers@ckcac.org  or tammy.sluder@ckyhs.org.

Instructional Assistant – Head Start – Various Locations Available

Marion, Hardin, Washington County
  • Head Start

Description:

The Head Start Instructional Assistant helps in planning and establishing a learning environment and with implementing a daily program fro child development activities designed to meet the individual needs of each child in the classroom.  The Instructional Assistant coordinates with other component staff to involve parents in education activities to enhance their role as the prime educator of their children.  The instructional Assistant  assists with planned structured activities and active supervision for pre-school age children participating in the program.  Activities associated with the jo include implementing lesson plans using Frog Street Curriculum, conducting two Parent/Teacher Conferences per year, two home visits per year, participating in and assisting with staff training activities and ensuring the thorough and timely completion of children’s classroom records.

Normal working days:  Weekdays
This is a full-time position.
Hourly “non-exempt” position.

Requirements:

Applicants preferred to at least have a High School diploma/GED/or equivalent. Criminal check and pre-employment screenings are required.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


How To Apply:

Download the attached Head Start Employment packet and return to  CKCAC, Attn:  Support Aide, PO Box 830, Lebanon, Kentucky 40033

You may also e-mail your information to careers@ckcac.org.

 

 

Transportation Specialist 2 – Wheelchairs Driver

Larue County
  • Transportation

Description:

To provide safe transportation services for clients utilizing the agency’s transportation service. Responsible for maintaining accurate service and van records and safe operation of agency vehicles.

This is a full time job with insurance and retirement benefits.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Provide direct, personalized transportation service to enrolled participants, and assist, as necessary, participants with bundles and/or packages to and from the vehicle and their residence and/or service destination in agency owned motor vehicle.

  1. Maintain an accurate Van Report showing the vehicle number, date and driver’s name. Record daily beginning and ending mileage along with all gas fill-ups.  All van reports are due in central office after the 15th and 31st of each month with all gas receipts attached.
  2. All riders are to be accounted for and some program or individual must pay for this. If you collect any fares during the week, these fare are to be deposited in safe located in the county office each DAY.
  3. Provide safe assistance to each passenger boarding the vehicle. Drivers are to open and close All vehicle doors.  Drivers will stand beside the door to assist the clients on and off the vehicle.  If the client refuses the offer, you will stand beside the door to assist in the case the client trips or falls.  The safety of that client is your responsibility while they are entering the vehicle or until they are totally out of the vehicle.
  4. The agency requires that the driver of any agency vehicle wear their seat belt.
  5. Every morning, drivers will check in by radio or hands free cell phone with Lead Driver.
  6. Manifests are available the day before so familiarize yourself, learn route, schedule time and method to utilize time and expenses to best degree. Any questions call the Lead Driver.
  7. Check engine oil before starting your vehicle. *It is the driver’s responsibility to notify the Lead Driver when the vehicle is in need of a 5,000 mile inspection. Oversee cleanliness of vehicle and coordinate maintenance needs with Lead Driver.
  8. Attend staff meetings and training sessions as requested.
  9. Establish and maintain effective work relationships within the agency and the community.
  10. Prepare a time sheet daily and turn into Lead Driver on a weekly basis for review with the original being mailed in every two weeks per agency policy.
  11. Working hours will vary according to the number of riders transported each day. As your ridership increases, hours will go up.  As you decrease ridership, hours will go down.  When a driver has free time during the day, they should use this time to work on their paperwork or clean the inside of your agency vehicle.  Time spent doing these things will be shown on your time sheet. You are allowed reasonable time for this.
  12. Make sure all vehicle doors are unlocked before starting your day’s work; make sure the vehicle is locked up when you are away from it.
  13. Check for proper clearance before pulling under low roofs, carports, or drive-in windows.
  14. Kentucky State Law requires that you stop at all railroad crossings.
  15. Assure vehicle cleanliness and maintenance; DO NOT eat, smoke or drink while inside an agency vehicle. If you are found smoking in an Agency vehicle or there are signs smoking has occurred you will receive a warning and policies will be followed for warnings.
  16. Do not leave the vehicles with the engine running.
  17. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) may be required on some agency vehicles. All drivers will be required to pass a DOT Physical in order to operate an agency vehicle used in transporting individuals.
  18. Report all injuries and accident to Safety and Security Officer.
  19. Be familiar with the follow safety rules, procedures, and policies
  20. Participate in quarterly safety meetings
  21. Operate office/vehicle equipment in the manner in which it was intended
  22. Keep passengers together in a safe location (on and off the vehicle depending upon the incident)
  23. Responsible for managing on-board safety and security incident from impact until supervisor and/or first responders arrive.
  24. Other job related duties as assigned.

Physical and mental demands are also noted to perform this job.

 

Requirements:

Must be 21 year of age.  Must have high school diploma or equivalent; must possess a high degree of proficiency in reading and writing. Must understand complete instructions for reports and ability to read maps and learn service area. Must possess a KY driver’s license and have access to an automobile. Ability to relate to target population. Good physical health and able to push, pull, and assist wheelchair clients. No disabilities that might impair vision, health, and endanger passengers as evidences by DOT Medical Examiners Certificate. Criminal background check required; freedom from illegal drug use as evidences by DOT/FTA drug testing.

All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


How To Apply:

Please send a cover letter/resume or Employment Application to careers@ckcac.org. Or, mail to Attn: Transportation Specialist, PO Box 830, Lebanon, KY 40033.

No available positions at this time.