239 W Main St, Richmond, KY 40475 1 859 623 1000 Justice, Education, Industry


CLASS TITLE: Safety and Risk Management Administrative Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Administration


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under the supervision of the Safety Coordinator, this individual assumes responsibility for technical and/or specialized clerical duties including performing advanced clerical work requiring application of various complex work methods and procedures, general knowledge of laws and regulations related to occupational safety, health, and risk management.


  1. Makes accurate and complete postings to complex departmental records and establishes and maintains files and filing systems in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
  2. Types and/or transcribes routine and non-routine, confidential and non-confidential reports, memoranda, letters and records; has unrestricted daily access to confidential non-public, information and material.
  3. Checks, analyzes, and classifies materials; transfers information from reports and posts to a prepared ledger, journal, log, or form.
  4. Receives, classifies, and routes incoming mail.
  5. Prepares or assists in preparation of legal, statistical, or technical papers, documents, reports, and/or manuals and presentations.
  6. Establishes and maintains files; retrieves information; prepares invoices and cross-references.
  7. Answers inquiries in person and in written reports or correspondence, or may interview persons regarding problems or complaints.
  8. Operates standard office equipment and machines including computers, calculator, copier, and other office machines.
  9. Conducts research of records for information relating as needed.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned by designated supervisor.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is primarily sedentary. It requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision and hearing. The work requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations. The work at times requires bending, squatting, reaching, with the ability to lift, carry, push or pull light weights.


  1. High School Diploma or G.E.D. and working knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic.
  2. Two (2) years successful experience in clerical functions.
  3. Type/transcription skills (50 w.p.m.); ability to operate a calculator accurately and efficiently.
  4. Successful experience with computer word processing/file management functions/power point.


  1. Ability to work well in a team situation.
  2. Efficient time management.
  3. Experience, training or education in safety, health, risk management, human resources, or related field.
  4. Associate Degree in risk management, safety, or related field.


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Submit applications to

Human Resources at 239 W. Main Street,

Richmond, KY 40475


Application Deadline: Close of Business, January 31, 2018

Starting Hourly Rate:  $14.00



CLASS TITLE: Police Officer (Sworn Position)


CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS: Under direct supervision of the shift commander, performs general duty police work in the enforcement of federal, state and local laws; community service; and does related work as required.


  1. Patrols a designated area on foot or on radio equipped vehicle to preserve law and order, prevent and discover the commission of crime.
  2. Secures the scene of crime; conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witnesses and makes arrests.
  3. Testifies as a witness in court.
  4. Serves summons and subpoenas.
  5. Investigates reports of stolen property: conducts follow-up investigations of homicides and thefts.
  6. Transports prisoners.
  7. Investigates reports of stolen property: conducts follow-up investigations of homicides and thefts.
  8. Investigates complaints of crimes committed by juveniles, and investigates places, areas and conditions that cause juvenile delinquency.
  9. Provides traffic control services in connection with school crossing, inoperative electronic traffic control devices, accidents, parades and special events.
  10. Prepares written reports on shift activities.
  11. Assists ambulance and fire services in emergency situations.
  12. Renders first aid.
  13. Administers Breath tests.
  14. Takes photographs and fingerprints for records.
  15. Investigates accidents and completes proper reports.
  16. Attends regular training classes in police methods, first aid, firearms instructions and related subjects.
  17. Participates in roll calls and debriefings.
  18. Renders assistance to citizens and the public as needed.
  19. May perform special related duties in special details or administrative services.
  20. Performs general duty police work.
  21. Responsibilities for Police Officer include but are not limited to the above duties.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent (GED). Completion of initial required training during the first year of employment. Prior law enforcement experience preferred.

SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENTS: Possession of an operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Must comply with the appropriate provisions of the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Some knowledge of police methods, practices, and procedures with ability to apply this knowledge to specific situations. Knowledge of the geography of the area or ability to acquire the knowledge rapidly. Working knowledge of preventive maintenance. Ability to remember names, faces and details of incidents. Ability to analyze situations and carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to analyze situations and to adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action, with regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances. Ability to prepare clear and comprehensive reports. Physical strength and agility and freedom from serious defects as indicated by a physical examination. Ability to deal courteously but firmly with the general public. Initiative. Firmness. Courtesy. Resourcefulness. Agility. Sound judgment. Integrity. Honesty.

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Submit applications to

Human Resources
239 W. Main Street
Richmond, KY 40475

 Application Deadline: February 28, 2018

Job Opening


The City of Richmond is seeking currently sworn and/or certified police officers.


Must be presently employed as a full time sworn Police Officer or hold a state certification as a peace officer with a minimum of three years' sworn Police Officer experience. 

Must have completed the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council's (KLEC) approved required Basic Training Course or a similar course in another state that would meet the Kentucky requirements for peace officer certification.

Must be eligible for certification as a State Peace Officer.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must not have been convicted of a felony. 
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must pass an in-depth background investigation.
Must pass a pre-employment medical examination.
Must not be a current user of illegal drugs.
Must take a pre-employment suitability screener.
Must take a pre-employment polygraph examination.
May be required to pass a pre-employment physical agility test.
Must not be prohibited by federal or state law from possessing a firearm.
Must have been discharged under honorable conditions if having served in the armed forces of the United States.
Must not have had certification as a peace officer permanently revoked in another state.
Must work a varied work schedule. 

SALARY INFORMATION: Up to 3 years credit toward salary rate.


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Submit applications to
Human Resources
239 W. Main Street
Richmond, KY 40475

City Hall

Physical Address
239 West Main St.
Richmond, KY 40475
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 250
Richmond, KY
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Phone: 859.623.1000
Fax: 859.623.7618