Career Opportunities Available

Social Service Case Manager

The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) has an opportunity for a full-time Social Service Case Manager position in our Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living department.  PeADD offers a work environment that supports you personally and professionally, and a work culture where you are valued and appreciated.  Examples include flexible work schedules and option for hybrid telework.

PeADD is committed to recruiting and retaining individuals in a wide range of skills and occupations.  We need exceptional people who share our passion for promoting, developing, and protecting the economic, health, education and quality of life of the people of our nine-county area.    

The position will provide case management and assessment services for various programs serving older adults, caregivers and individuals with disabilities.

Applicant must have one of the following qualifications:
(i) Bachelor’s degree in a health or human services field from an accredited college or university, with:
1. One (1) year experience in health or human services; or
2. The educational or experiential equivalent in the field of aging or disabilities;
(ii) RN currently licensed as defined in KRS 314.011(10), and has at least two (2) years of experience as a professional nurse in the field of aging or disabilities; or
(iii) A Master’s degree, in a health or human services field, from an accredited college or university can substitute for the required experience.

Join PeADD and help us improve the lives in the Pennyrile region of Kentucky!  Email resume to Angela Gore, Administrative Assistant, [email protected].  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  PeADD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Infrastructure Coordinator

The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) has an opportunity for an Infrastructure Coordinator in our Community & Economic Development department. PeADD offers a work environment that supports you personally and professionally, and a work culture where you are valued and appreciated. Examples include flexible work schedules; option for hybrid telework; and an extensive benefit package to include health/dental/vision insurance, retirement and immediate paid sick and vacation leave.

PeADD is committed to recruiting and retaining individuals in a wide range of skills and occupations. We need exceptional people who share our passion for promoting, developing, and protecting the economic, health, education and quality of life of the people of our nine-county area.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist water and wastewater utilities in the Pennyrile area with planning, project development, and administrative activities.
  • Act as facilitator of the Pennyrile Area Water Management Council.
  • Meet with local officials to facilitate the development, expansion, improvement and /or upgrading of water/wastewater treatment, storage, and distribution/collection systems.
  • Assist in administration of grants and loans awarded to water and wastewater providers in the PADD region.
  • Provide management and technical assistance to utility commissions and districts in the area of long-range planning, project development, system management, record keeping and other areas.
  • Responsible for some GPS data acquisition and GIS data sharing/organization

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, GIS, Public Administration or related field.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills are a must
  • Handle a multitude of tasks simultaneously

Join PeADD and help us improve the lives in the Pennyrile region of Kentucky! PeADD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Workforce Program Specialist

The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) has an opening with the West Kentucky Workforce Board for a for a part-time Program Specialist.  PeADD offers a work environment that supports you personally and professionally, and a work culture where you are valued and appreciated.  Examples include flexible work schedules and option for hybrid telework.  

PeADD is committed to recruiting and retaining individuals in a wide range of skills and occupations.  We need exceptional people who share our passion for promoting, developing, and protecting the economic, health, education and quality of life of the people of our region.    

Position Responsibilities:
  • Knowledge of educational entities and youth program in 17 counties of Purchase/Pennyrile.
  • Provide youth applicant contracting assistance to entities providing youth programs for Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding.  Includes proposal development, operations support and agency staff training.
  • Develop knowledge of WIOA policies and law as well as the ability to develop and write local policies.
  • Work with Kentucky Career Center System in supporting multi-agency partners development and roles.
  • Ability to develop and write required plan documents and reports.
  • Knowledge of employment needs of the business community and civic groups in the 17 counties of the Purchase/Pennyrile area.
  • Monitoring of programs.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prefer Master’s degree in human resources, education or business.  Minimum of two years’ experience desired.
  • Excellent organizational abilities, public speaking ability, writing, and computer skills.
  • Ability to travel to meetings/events in the Pennyrile counties.

Email cover letter and resume to Cindy Massie, Workforce Program Assistant, [email protected].  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  PeADD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Business Liaison

The Pennyrile Area Development District (PeADD) has an opening with the West Kentucky Workforce Board for a part-time Business Liaison.  PeADD offers a work environment that supports you personally and professionally, and a work culture where you are valued and appreciated.  Examples include flexible work schedules; and option for hybrid telework.  

PeADD is committed to recruiting and retaining individuals in a wide range of skills and occupations.  We need exceptional people who share our passion for promoting, developing, and protecting the economic, health, education and quality of life of the people of our region.    

Position Responsibilities:
  • Outreach to local business/industry needs in Hopkins, Muhlenberg & Crittenden Counties.
  • Duties emphasize knowledge and working relationship/experience with business, community, and civic groups.
  • Working knowledge of employment/employer needs in overall nine (9) Pennyrile Counties.
  • Promote and negotiate work-based learning activities with business, ex:  on-the-job training (OJT)
  • Ability to write reports, plans and documents related to the work and its accomplishments.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, education, public administration or related field.  Minimum of two years’ experience desired.
  • Excellent organizational abilities, public speaking ability, and computer skills.
  • Ability to travel to meetings/events in the Pennyrile counties.

Email cover letter and resume to Cindy Massie, Workforce Program Assistant, [email protected].  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  PeADD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Here's what our current employees have to say...

Service. Confidence. Accomplishment. These are the things that PeADD instills in us each day. The agency culture overflows with that of a family, both personal and professional. We are all working together to ensure our community is served and our fellow workers are cared for. In that, employees are encouraged to manage their day to the best of their ability in the way they can most efficiently and effectively accomplish their tasks. The local community sees those accomplishments every day, even when they don’t know who the people are behind the service. THAT is why we show up every morning; it doesn’t matter if it is in office, on the road, or from home. We show up because we care for our community and we care for each other.
Hayla Swaw
Senior Staff Accountant
I have developed so many skills working here and have been able to apply it to all aspects of life. I have developed my social skills by speaking in front of numerous committees and boards regularly, and have learned how to better manage time and resources.  The job has given me a new perspective on the great number of needs and challenges each of our communities face, and I am able to identify more ways to meet people’s needs.
Kyle Cunningham
Infrastructure Coordinator
I have worked at the Pennyrile Area Development District for 21 years and I feel very blessed and thankful to work for an organization that is dedicated and committed to serving our communities and citizens.  The most rewarding part of my job is providing excellent support to my co-workers and to our clients.  Each day at the PeADD office is a new opportunity to assist and serve.
Angela Gore
Administrative Assistant
My job gives me a chance to meet directly with civic and political leaders in all the cities and counties we serve and get to know the unique features of each community, with the goal of making each one a better place.  Promoting regional planning and development also allows me the opportunity to network with my colleagues from around the state, sharing ideas, successes, challenges and other experiences I can draw on to improve the Pennyrile.  Working at PeADD means I am part of a team of professionals who share a passion and drive to make the region the best it can be.
Jared Nelson
Community Development Specialist /
Public Administration Specialist