CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The City of Fort Wright is currently accepting applications for the positions listed below.  We kindly request employment applications be submitted along with your resume.  Please Click Here to Obtain the Employment Application.  The City of Fort Wright is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administration 

Finance Clerk (Full-Time)

The City of Fort Wright is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated individual for the position of Full-Time Finance Clerk. The position reports directly to the City Administrator and is responsible for accounts payable and accounts receivable of the City, participating in the efficient operation of the Administration Department, and rendering high quality service to our residents.

The ideal candidate will have as strong focus on customer service, as well as, strong math, organizational and multi-tasking abilities with good communication skills. Ability to work independently is a must. He or She should also possess strong writing skills and be proficient in various technology to create word processing documents, databases, charts/tables, and spreadsheets.

Position duties include, but are not limited to, assisting incoming citizens/answer incoming telephone calls; facilitation of account payable/account receivable transactions; balance cash drawers; assist in annual audits; serve as the City Tax Collector/Revenue Collector; filing; maintain inventory and asset logs; Federal, State, and Local reporting; prepare deposits; records retention; interpret City Ordinances and State Statutes; process passports; attend meetings of Council and Board of Adjustments and prepare minutes as needed; provide clerical support to CAO which may include grant writing, reporting, and facilitation, while rendering both excellent external and internal customer service.  Ability to maintain various office equipment, and be able to bend, life and move items in excess of 25 pounds.

The successful candidate should possess minimally a High School Diploma (college experience or degree preferred) supplemented by previous comparative work experience; OR any combination of training and experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities. Proficiency in Sage 50 software desired but not necessary. Must hold a valid driver’s license, be bondable, and be able to obtain the following: CMC Certificate; Notary Public; NIMS/ICS Certificate; Passport Acceptance Certification.  All necessary trainings provided.

Starting Range (DOQ) for the position is $53,534.44 to $71,997.86. Excellent benefit package provided, which currently includes the following:

  • *Employer provided Medical w HSA, Dental, and Vision Package or Health Insurance Waiver Incentive
  • *11 Paid Holidays
  • *Tuition Reimbursement
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • *On-site Fitness Facility
  • *Longevity Pay
  • *Life Insurance Benefits
  • *Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • *Social Security Tax Exempt and KY CERS Non-Hazardous Duty Retirement
  • *Low Employee Payroll Tax

Applications are available online at www.fortwright.com and should be submitted along with your resume to COFW Admin Dept, Attn: CAO, 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY 41011 or via email to [email protected]. Application deadline is no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, July 5th, 2024.  Please Click Here to Obtain the Employment Application                   Equal Opportunity Employer

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City Clerk (Full-Time)

The City of Fort Wright, KY, is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of full-time City Clerk. The position reports directly to the City Administrator and is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of the Administration Department and rendering high quality service to our residents, businesses and visitors.

The ideal candidate will have a strong focus on customer service, excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills, and leadership skills. He or she must also possess excellent writing skills and be proficient in various office technology to create word processing documents, databases and spreadsheets, perform website maintenance, operate and maintain various office equipment, and be able to bend, lift and move items in excess of 25 pounds. This individual will also be responsible for duties including, but not limited to attending and preparing minutes for all meetings of the City Council and Board of Adjustments; Codification of Ordinances; Records Retention; interpreting City Ordinances and State Statutes; serve as the City Tax/Revenue Collector; filing; payroll processing; processing passport applications; assist incoming citizens/answer incoming telephone calls; cash management; secretarial/clerical support to the CAO and City Dept Heads, which may include grant writing, reporting, and facilitation.

The successful candidate should possess at minimum a High School Diploma (college experience or degree, preferred), supplemented by previous comparative work experience, or any combination of training and experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary; A valid Driver’s License; Must be able to obtain a CMC Certificate, Notary Public, Passport Acceptance Agent Certification, and be bondable. Must be knowledgeable in use of modern technology and software, including all Microsoft 365 products. Must have excellent customer service skills.

Salary Range (DOQ) $53,534.44 - $71,997.86, plus excellent benefit package provided, which currently includes the following:

  • Employer provided Medical w HSA, Dental, and Vision Package or Health Insurance Waiver Incentive
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • On-site Fitness Facility
  • Longevity Pay
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Social Security Tax Exempt and KY CERS Non-Hazardous Duty Retirement
  • Low .99% Payroll Tax Rate

Applications should be submitted along with your resume to COFW Administration Dept, Attn: CAO Bailey, 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY 41011.  Application deadline is no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, June 7th, 2024. Please Click Here to Obtain the Employment Application.  Equal Opportunity Employer

​Fire Department

Firefighter/Paramedic (Full-Time)

The City of Fort Wright is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated and experienced individual for the position of Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic.  This position will be responsible for duties including, but not limited to, fire prevention/suppression, emergency medical duties, rescue, report preparation, equipment maintenance, etc.  These individuals will report directly to the Fire/EMS Chief and/or his designee and must perform skilled responsibilities for a department that has approximately 1500 service calls per year.

The successful candidate should possess a high school diploma or equivalency; A Valid Driver’s License; Current National Registry Paramedic Certification or KY Paramedic Certification; ACLS, CPR, and PALS Certifications; KY 400 HR Certification or Firefighter I and II Certification; CPAT Card (KY Firefighter laterals are exempt).  All applicable certifications should be supplemented by proven responsible Fire Rescue/EMS work, or any combination of training and experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities.

This is a 24/48 hour shift rotation including a Kelly Day, that involves hazardous work in inclement weather conditions.

Starting Salary (DOQ) for the position is $58,713.91, plus 416 hours of regularly scheduled over-time and a $4,300 state hazardous duty incentive. Excellent benefit package provided, which currently includes the following:

  • Employer provided Medical with HSA, Dental, and Vision Package or Health Insurance Waiver Incentive
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Uniforms, Body Armor & All Other Equipment Provided.
  • On-site Fitness Facility
  • Longevity Pay
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • 24/48 Hour Shift with Kelly Day
  • Low .99% Payroll Tax Rate
  • Social Security Tax Exempt & KY CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement

Applications should be submitted along with your resume to COFW Fire/EMS Dept, Attn: Chief Schewe, 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY 41011 or via email to [email protected].  The position will be open until filled. Please click here to obtain the Employment Application.  Equal Opportunity Employer

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Firefighter/Paramedic (Part-Time)

The City of Fort Wright is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Firefighter/Paramedic.  All applicants must possess the following credentials:  High School Diploma or Equivalency; A Valid Driver’s License; Current National Registry Paramedic Certification or KY Paramedic Certification; ACLS, CPR, and PALS Certifications; KY 400 HR Certification or Firefighter I and II Certification; CPAT Card (KY Firefighter laterals are exempt).

Starting wage for this position is $25.48 per hour.  Flexible schedule.

Applications should be submitted along with your resume to COFW Fire/EMS Dept, Attn:  Chief Schewe, 409 Kyles Lane, Fort Wright, KY 41011 or via email to [email protected].  Applications will be accepted until all vacancies are filled.  Please click here to obtain the Employment Application. Equal Opportunity Employer