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Human Resources Department

The City of Madisonville Department of Human Resources seeks to develop and administer innovative programs for personnel management that are fair, equitable, and in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations.  We will continually strive to attract, develop, and retain a highly qualified, diversified, and safe workplace for our employees.

The Department of Human Resoures believes in the excellence of customer service both to the citizens of Madisonville and to all of our city employees and we have set forth our goals as:

  • To effectively communicate benefits information in a timely manner.
  • To function in a manner that respects employee confidentiality.
  • To effectively communicate the City's policies and procedures to all departments and see that they are consistently carried out.

The Department of Human Resources is responsible for four program areas which include: human resource management, benefits and risk management, safety and training, and employee recruitment. The department is responsible for:

  • Advertising, recruiting and taking applications.
  • Administering all tests for employment and promotions for all City positions.
  • Revision and interpretation of all personnel policies, safety policies, rules and regulations.
  • Classification/compensation/performance evaluation management.
  • Benefit management, including medical insurance, life insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, City Employees Retirement Systems (CERS).
  • Risk management and various safety/employee health and wellness programs.
  • Administering the City's Drug and Alcohol testing program.
  • Self-funded workers' compensation plan
  • Administering employee education assistance program


NEW APPLICATION PROCESS - PLEASE READ CAREFULLY   The City of Madisonville now has a new employment application.  Please use this new application when applying for a job with City of Madisonville. 

All applications for firefighter and police officer will need to be submitted on the new application to be considered for the hiring process.  Anyone who has previously submitted an application will need to do so again on the new application.  All previously submitted applications for police and fire are now null and voided from our application library.

Applications are available at City Hall (south side), 67 N. Main Street, Madisonville, KY 42431 and online.  All applications must be returned to City of Madisonville, c/o Human Resources, PO Box 705, 67 N. Main Street, Madisonville, KY  42431, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., FAX:  270-824-2182.  All applications must be complete when they are submitted for jobs.  Police and Fire applications must have all information required at the time of submission. 

Thank you for your interest in applying with City of Madisonville.  *The City of Madisonville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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