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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PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST

Posted 10/19/21

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.

Applicant must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public administration 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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RECEPTIONIST

Posted 10/14/21

The Purchase Area Development District is seeking an individual to fill the position of Receptionist.  The Receptionist position is responsible for but not limited to overseeing all responsibilities that are associated with the front desk.

The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma, two-three years of related experience and, maintain a valid driver’s license.

Responsibilities include but will not be limited to greeting guest and routing all incoming calls to the appropriate staff, manage incoming and outgoing mail, maintain various logs, keep a neat and efficient workstation, work closely with other staff on assigned tasks within the office for overall smooth operation of the facility. 

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 coworkers and other professionals.  Knowledge of or ability to learn and effectively utilize program related computer software required.   The PADD offers an attractive compensation program and is an EOE/AA/ADA employer.  

The PADD offers an attractive compensation package. 

Send cover letter and resume to:

PADD

ATTN: Human Resources

PO Box 588

Mayfield, KY 42066

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AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SPECIALIST

Posted 9/23/21

The Purchase Area Development District is seeking an individual to work as an Information and Referral Specialist.  The Specialist works to serve as an entry point to publicly administered long term supports including those funded under Medicaid, the Older Americans Act and state revenue programs, within the eight counties of the Purchase District. 

The ideal candidate will have at minimum one (1) year of related professional experience. No Bachelor’s degree is required, though preferred in Health and Human Services or a related applicable field.  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 the policy and procedure requirements of the program, and completing all necessary paperwork 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.  Experience with the population served or case management experience is a plus.   The PADD offers an attractive compensation program and is an EOE/AA/ADA employer.  

Send cover letter and resume to:

PADD

ATTN: Human Resources Manager

PO Box 588

Mayfield, KY 42066

The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer.

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PDS STAFF ACCOUNTANT

Posted 9/23/21

The Purchase Area Development District is recruiting a Participant Directed Services Staff Accountant to work with the Finance team.  The position will work with the PDS program payroll, Medicaid billing, and financial reporting. 

A minimum of an Associate Degree in Accounting or Business field along with 1-2 years’ experience in Accounting or Business is required along with computer skills and proficiency in Excel. 

The PADD offers an excellent benefit package.  To apply, send cover letter along with resume to: 

PADD

ATTN: Human Resources

PO Box 588

Mayfield, KY 42066

The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer.

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CASE MANAGER/SERVICE ADVISOR

PARTICIPANT DIRECTED SERVICES PROGRAM

Posted July 13, 2021

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 skills. A working knowledge of the Medicaid Waiver and/or Case/Care Management experience is a plus.

Send cover letter and resume to:

PADD

ATTN: Human Resources

PO Box 588

Mayfield, KY 42066

The PADD is an EOE/AA/ADA employer.

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