Bardstown Class IV Water Treatment Plant Operators (Competitive Salaries)

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The City of Bardstown is looking for qualified individuals to a fill full-time position at our Drinking Water Treatment Plant.  Class IV is preferred but not required.

The City of Bardstown is located 40 miles southeast of Louisville, and is a thriving community with a population of 14,000. The City has highly efficient infrastructure, water treatment and wastewater facilities, police and fire services, quality school systems, and a highly educated workforce that work well together. Bardstown was voted “Most Beautiful Small Town in America” by Rand McNalley and USA Today and is also the “Bourbon Capital of The World”.  Come join our team!

COMPENSATION: The beginning salary for this position will be based on a combination of education, experience, and certifications.  Salary ranges are as follows:

Certification               Annual Salary Range

Class IV                      $58,036 - $87,045

Class III                      $52,760 - $79,372

Class II                       $47,964 - $71,946

Class I                         $43,603 - $65,405

Trainee                        $39,639 - $59,459



  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Paid Life Insurance
  • Vacation Pay
  • Paid Personal Days
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Educational Assistance
  • KY CERS Non-Hazardous Duty Retirement


Must be able to work flexible shifts.  Duties include performing daily operations and maintenance activities associated with operating the water treatment plant, general grounds keeping, making chemical adjustments, record keeping, etc.   Must hold a valid driver’s license.  Applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.


The positions will remain open until filled with the most qualified candidate. To be considered for this position please visit career page and fill out the fillable application and email it to Applications can also be mailed or dropped off at the following address: Bardstown City Hall, 220 N 5th St., Bardstown, KY 40004.

For more information about this position and/or the recruitment and hiring process you may contact Human Resources at 502-348-5947. A detailed job description is available upon request.

The City of Bardstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer.