City Seeks Applications for Historic Preservation & Planning Specialist and a Part Time Administrative Assistant


The City of Covington is accepting applications for a Historic Preservation & Planning Specialist to join our Economic Development Department.

Job Title:                Historic Preservation & Planning Specialist

Department:           Economic Development Department

Salary Range:        $52,000 - $62,000 (DOQ)


Covington places a high value on preserving our significant historic building stock, while being open to innovative new interventions like solar awnings and contemporary but compatible infill construction.  Our historic preservation program encompasses seven historic preservation overlay zones which contain almost 2000 buildings. The Preservation and Planning Specialist is the primary contact for citizens, property owners, businesses and tenants interested in preserving and maintain historic buildings within the City. They are responsible for all historic survey, documentation, public education, and historic preservation advocacy activities. They staff the Urban Design Review Board and monitor all federally funded City projects in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.  In addition to historic preservation activities, the position serves as back-up to the City's Zoning Administrator, and provides technical expertise related to planning initiatives and projects. This is an exciting time in the City of Covington's historic preservation program, where we are working with the National Park Service and Kentucky Heritage Council to develop a cultural resources survey App, are developing a new Zoning Ordinance, and are reviewing the City's Design Guidelines. We are looking for an experienced leader to oversee these ongoing projects.

All applications must be completed on-line. Applications will be accepted until Monday, August 27, 2018.

For full job description, qualifications and application, please visit:


We are currently seeking a Part Time Administrative Assistant to the Mayor & Commissioners.

Job Title:                  Part Time Administrative Assistant

Department:             Mayor & Commissioners Office

Salary:                       $20.00/hourly


The City of Covington is seeking a highly skilled individual to serve as a part-time temporary administrative assistant to the Mayor and City Commissioners Duties include answering incoming calls, receive and direct visitors, schedule and coordinate meetings as needed.  General administrative skills which includes the ability to compose basic correspondence and a good working knowledge of basic general office equipment and personal computer skills using Microsoft Office and Outlook. Must have excellent customer service skills and attention to detail. Previous administrative experience is required. Working hours can be flexible with an average of 20 hours per week.

All applications must be completed on-line. Applications will be accepted until Friday, August 31, 2018.

For full job description, qualifications and application, please visit:

The City of Covington fully and actively supports equal opportunity employment for qualified candidates regardless of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability. Female and Minority Candidates are encouraged to apply.