Employment Information

The majority of jobs at the Fayette County Clerk's Office involve clerical duties and customer service. You should enjoy working with the public and be detail oriented for our work environment.

The current beginning annual salary for a clerical/customer service position is $27,408 (position pay range: $27,408 - $40,248). Our regular work hours are 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday. We offer the following benefits: retirement plan; health, dental and life insurance; 13.5 days vacation (increases with length of service); paid holidays; paid parking; and a 401(k) plan.

Requirements for employment:

  1. Must be a resident of Fayette County or a county contiguous to Fayette (or be willing to relocate within 30 days)
  2. Must be a high school graduate (or have a GED)
  3. Must be able to type a minimum of 45 words per minute (on computer keyboard)

Application process:

Access our employment application* from this website. You may either:

  1. Complete the application form online, print it, sign the bottom and mail, or
  2. Print the blank application, complete it by hand, sign the bottom and mail.

Mail to:

Fayette County Clerk's Office
Attn: Human Resources
162 East Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507

Applications will be kept on file for 12 months. When there is a position open which matches your qualifications, you may be contacted to schedule an employment test. Our testing consists of a typing test and a general knowledge test. You must pass both tests in order to be considered for employment. (Hint: Test yourself on typing speed before scheduling your test! You can access free timed typing tests on the web.)

After successfully completing our tests, you may be asked to come back for an interview. At that time, you will need to provide several work references.

Your qualifications, test results and interview will be reviewed to determine if a job offer will be made.

If you should have additional questions or need to contact us for any reason relating to employment, please call (859) 253-8324 or (859) 253-8322.

We appreciate your interest in working for the Fayette County Clerk's Office!

*The free Adobe Reader required to access the application can be downloaded from www.adobe.com.