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.

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BUSINESS LENDING SPECIALIST CARES RLF

Posted September 14, 2020

The Purchase Area Development District (PADD) is seeking a qualified individual for a Business Lending Specialist for the eight counties of the Purchase District.  Responsibilities include marketing and preparing lending applications for the EDA CARES Act RLF funding, assisting with the administration of business lending programs, credit analysis reporting, and other related duties. 

Skills required include excellent verbal and written communication, self-motivation, excellent organizational skills, and ability to relate to others, experience in Microsoft applications and the ability to work independently. 

Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree.  Bank lending experience is preferential. Travel required. 

Send cover letter and resume to:

PADD

Attn:  Human Resources

PO Box 588

Mayfield, KY  42066

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

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PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Posted September 14, 2020

The Purchase Area Development District (PADD) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Project Development Specialist.  This position is primarily assisting local governments and communities in management of local and regional infrastructure and community development projects, as well as evaluation of community needs.

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, some experience or a willingness to learn ESRI’s ArcGIS software suite and Trimble GPS equipment.

Applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or higher in Planning, Public Administration, Geography, Geographic Information Systems or a related field.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

The PADD offers an attractive compensation program. 

Send cover letter and resume to:

PADD

Attn:  Human Resources

PO Box 588

Mayfield, KY  42066

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

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PROJECT DEVELOPMENT / GIS TECH

Posted September 14, 2020

The Purchase Area Development District (PADD) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Project Development/Geographic Information Systems Tech.  This position is primarily assisting local governments and communities in management of local and regional infrastructure and community development projects, as well as evaluation of community needs.

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, some experience with ESRI’s ArcGIS software suite and a willingness to learn how to use Trimble GPS equipment.

Applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or higher in Planning, Public Administration, Geography, Geographic Information Systems or a related field.  Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

The PADD offers an attractive compensation program. 

Send cover letter and resume to

PADD

Attn:  Human Resources

PO Box 588

Mayfield, KY  42066

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

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CASE MANAGER / SERVICE ADVISOR

Participant Directed Services Program

Posted September 2, 2020

The Purchase Area Development District is seeking an individual to work with Medicaid eligible persons in the state Participant Directed Services (PDS) program.  The Service Advisor (Case Manager) is responsible for on-going case management functions for residents in the eight county Purchase District. 

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a health or human services field and have at least one (1) year of experience in a health or human services field; or the educational or experiential equivalent in the field of aging or disabilities. Or, be a registered nurse who has at least two (2) years of experience as a professional nurse in the field of aging or disabilities. Or, have a Master’s degree in a health or human services field.  Responsibilities include working with consumers and/or their representatives to assure compliance with program regulations and visiting each consumer monthly.   Skills needed include excellent verbal and written communication, self-direction, excellent organizational skills, efficiency, ability to relate to other professionals, and well-developed computer CASE skills.  A working knowledge of the Medicaid Waiver and/or Case/Care Management experience is a plus.  The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer.  

Send cover letter and resume to

PADD

Attn:  Human Resources

PO Box 588

Mayfield, KY  42066

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WIOA CAREER COACH

Posted July 14, 2020

The Purchase Area Development District is seeking an individual to provide eligibility and case management for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Services in the Pennyrile region.  This position will be based in Madisonville, KY. 

A bachelor’s degree is required for this position.  The ideal candidate will have experience in case management, career counseling, and computer-based reporting.  The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer. 

Send cover and resume to:

PADD

Attn:  Human Resources

PO Box 588

Mayfield, KY  42066