City of Bardstown – Water Plant Operator (New Salaries!)


The City of Bardstown is looking for qualified individuals to fill a full-time position at our Drinking Water Treatment Plant. Class III or IV is preferred but not required.
NOT CURRENTLY CERTIFIED? NO PROBLEM! We can hire candidates as an Operator Trainee and help fast tract their certification by utilizing their education from a regionally accredited college or university in engineering or biological, environmental, physical, or chemical science. Being a Water Treatment Professional is an essential and rewarding career. Bardstown is ready to hire smart, and dedicated individuals to join our team. Bardstown has an excellent benefits package!
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 $55,270 – $82,900
Class III $50,245 – $75,370
Class II $45,680 – $68,520
Class I $41,525 – $62,290
Trainee $37,750 – $56,625
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.


Greg Ashworth
City of Bardstown
220 N. Fifth Street
Bardstown, KY 40004

Contact Email:


(502) 348-5947


Greg Ashworth