Join Our Regional Team
Join Our Regional Team
 
The Purchase Area Development District is a partnership organization that offers support to city and county governments in the eight-county region of far western Kentucky.  We provide opportunities for community leaders to gather, share common concerns, and create innovative approaches to local and regional challenges. 

We offer a diverse collection of services, touching every aspect of life in the Purchase. Human support, community support, information, and special projects - - the blending of these offerings provides a well-rounded approach to meeting the current and future needs of our region. The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer and offers an attractive compensation package.


OPEN POSITIONS



1.  HUMAN SERVICES DIVISION: Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living 
Kentucky Homecare Program Case Manager 
Posted: August 6, 2017
 

The Purchase Area Development District is seeking an individual to work with senior adults as a Case Manager in the Kentucky Homecare program.  The Homecare Case Manager is responsible for assessment and on-going case management functions for older individuals living within the eight counties of the Purchase District. 


The ideal candidate will:
1. Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Human Services with
    a) One year experience in health or human services or
    b) educational or experiential equivalent in the field of aging or physical disabilities,

2. Be a currently licensed RN who has at least two years of experience as a professional nurse in the field of aging or physical disabilities

or 3. Have a Master’s degree which serves as a substitute for the experience required above.


Responsibilities include assessing consumers for eligibility, contacting consumers monthly by phone or in person, providing information and referral to consumers regarding other services, working cooperatively with partner agencies, adhering to all state regulations guidelines and policy and procedure requirements of the program, and completing all necessary paperwork and electronic data entry required, etc. 


Skills needed include excellent verbal and written communication, self-direction and excellent organizational skills, efficiency and attention to detail, and the ability to relate appropriately to consumers and other professionals.  Knowledge of or ability to learn and effectively utilize program related computer software required.   

Send cover letter and resume to:  
Purchase Area Development District  
Attn: Associate Director of Human Services 
PO Box 588 Mayfield, KY 42066

The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer. Position will remain open until filled.




2.  COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIVISION: Commodity and Food Bank
CDL Truck Driver, Part-Time

Posted July 13, 2017
The Purchase Area Development District has immediate part time openings for a licensed CDL driver to pick up loads from our retail donors and maintain a good and professional relationship with their staff.  This position require the following duties:
1) Operation of a forklift and pallet jack
2) Unload all donations, weigh all items per guidelines and store items by category in their designated areas.
3) Must be able to lift and move food boxes containing 50+ lbs. of food.
4) Log weights into a weekly poundage report log.
5) Pull and palletize orders as they come in from Food Pantries.
6) Unload government commodity trucks when they arrive at the warehouse.
7) Help keep a maintenance record for all warehouse equipment including the trucks.
8) Keep warehouse logs up to date.
9) Keep the warehouse in order and clean for periodic inspections from Health Department and other government agencies.
10) Other duties as necessary. 

All applicants will need to possess good communication skills, the ability to work on several different projects at once and prioritize that work, and be a self-starter.  

Send cover letter and resume to:  
Purchase Area Development District 
Attn: Associate Director of Community & Economic Development 
PO Box 588 Mayfield, KY 42066
   
The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer. Position will remain open until filled.




3.  COMMUNITY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DIVISION: Commodity and Food Bank
Warehouse Worker, Part-Time

Posted July 13, 2017
The Purchase Area Development District has immediate for a part-time warehouse worker. This position require the following duties: 

This position require the following duties: 
1) Operation of a forklift and pallet jack 
2) Unload all donations, weigh all items per guidelines and store items by category in their designated areas. 
3) Must be able to lift and move food boxes containing 50+ lbs. of food. 
4) Log weights into a weekly poundage report log. 
5) Pull and palletize orders as they come in from Food Pantries. 
6) Unload government commodity trucks when they arrive at the warehouse. 
7) Help keep a maintenance record for all warehouse equipment including the trucks. 
8) Keep warehouse logs up to date. 
9) Keep the warehouse in order and clean for periodic inspections from Health Department and other government agencies. 
10) Other duties as necessary.  

All applicants will need to possess good communication skills, the ability to work on several different projects at once and prioritize that work, and be a self-starter.  

Send cover letter and resume to:  
Purchase Area Development District 
Attn: Associate Director of Community & Economic Development 
PO Box 588 Mayfield, KY 42066
   
The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer. Position will remain open until filled.



4.  HUMAN SERVICES DIVISION: Area Agency on Aging & Independent Living
Aging Program Coordinator
Posted: July 6, 2017


The Purchase Area Development District (PADD) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Aging Program Coordinator.  This position is primarily responsible for all requirements of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program; services contracted to Senior Citizen Centers; contracted Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) services; and marketing, support group development and other activities to enhance/expand the Family Caregiver program. Responsibilities include: helping seniors access and/or understand public benefits, including the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug program; working closely with Senior Citizens Centers and SCSEP provider to provide technical assistance, quality assurance and monitoring; and focused marketing, support group development and enhancement/expansion of the Family Caregiver program.

Other duties include arranging educational opportunities, performing outreach activities, and overall aging program management support. Skills required include excellent verbal and written communication, ability to work well with diverse populations, initiative and self-direction, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, experience in Microsoft Office applications and knowledge of senior and/or disability services. Applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Gerontology, Psychology, Sociology or a related health or human service field and one year of related experience with the applicable populations and/or services.

Send cover letter and resume to:  
Purchase Area Development District 
Attn: Associate Director of Human Services 
PO Box 588 Mayfield, KY 42066

The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer. Position will remain open until filled.






Title VI Notice of Protections Against Discrimination
The Purchase Area Development District operates its programs without regard to race, color, and national origin. To request or receive additional information on its discrimination obligations, including its complaint procedures, please contact the person listed below:

Jennifer Beck Walker, Executive Director
1002 Medical Drive
PO Box 588
Mayfield, KY 42066
270-247-7171

To file a discrimination complaint, the written complaint must be filed to the address above within 10 days of the alleged discrimination. To accommodate limited English proficient individuals, oral complaints to be documented and/or translated may also be give at the above address. Written complaints may also be filed with the US Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration (FTA), no later than 180 days after the date of the alleged discrimination, unless the time for filing is extended by FTA.
 
       

 

 

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