EQPW careers

Lexington’s Department of Environmental Quality and Public Works (EQPW) provides a wide array of services.

Our employees:

  • Collect trash, recycling and yard waste
  • Maintain the pipes and pumps that transport waste water from homes, schools and businesses to the treatment plant
  • Care for trees, beautify flower beds, improve greenspaces on city property
  • Make and install street signs
  • Patch potholes
  • Inspect new HVAC systems
  • Oversee road and sidewalk projects
  • Keep the roads clear when winter weather hits
  • ... And much, much more!

Lexington-Fayette County Government offers a minimum starting wage of $15/hour, with many positions starting at an even higher hourly rate. Employees are given opportunities for training and career advancement.

EQPW is always hiring! 

Full-time, part-time and seasonal positions are available. We’d love to have you on the team!

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