How to Apply

The City of Paris offers an array of career opportunities, with more than 80 job titles from 18 operating departments. The nearly 170 employees of the City of Paris receive competitive pay and benefits packages, leave programs, and the satisfaction of doing work that helps make Paris a great place to live and work.

We invite you to explore the exciting and fulfilling public sector careers available with the City of Paris. Check out our current job openings for opportunities to build your career and community. Come join our team!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who do I contact?

A: The City of Paris

Erin Morton
Director of Human Resources
525 High Street
Paris, KY 40361
(859) 987-2110 ext. 3109
emorton@paris.ky.gov

Q: How do I apply for a City of Paris job?

A: Use the Internet to go to the City of Paris website click on Employment Opportunities link. You’ll find a downloadable application which you can completed and return to the city office.

Q: What if I don’t have a computer or internet access?

A: The City of Paris accepts paper and electronic applications.

  • Use a public computer at a Paris Bourbon County Public library.
  • Come into the City of Paris on the 1st floor of the Municipal Building at 525 High Street, between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM Monday – Friday and request a paper application from the utility window.

Q: Can I apply by submitting a resume instead of completing an application?

A: No, the City will not accept a resume instead of an application or as a substitute for completing any part of a job application.

Q: Why do I need to submit a resume AND enter job history in the application?

A: The application provides needed information regarding past employment, but many prefer sending resumes - so we will accept both.

Q: How often does the City add jobs to the Opportunities List?

A: We update the Opportunities List with new jobs on an ongoing basis.