Located in the heart of Kentucky, Elizabethtown is a pivotal access point for multiple major highways, is the neighbor to a significant military installation and is at the center of immense economic growth. Elizabethtown offers an abundance of promising professional opportunities, ranging from roles made possible through the presence of Fort Knox to positions within the thriving industrial sector, as well as various other major sectors including healthcare, education, tourism and more! In Elizabethtown, unparalleled opportunities for your professional journey are well within reach.


Elizabethtown offers countless careers with competitive wages across a wide range of companies from large to small and everything in-between. Use the directory below to find your next career.


Elizabethtown boasts a thriving and continually expanding economy, fueled by significant new economic investments, along with major employers that have been in the community for generations. While the city hosts a diverse range of employers in terms of industry and scale, the following key employers play a pivotal role in driving the local economy forward.

Baptist Health Hardin
Boasting a robust workforce consisting of thousands of dedicated healthcare professionals, Baptist Health Hardin (BHH) stands as one of the most prominent employers in the region.
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Knox Regional Development Alliance
As the headquarters for several prominent Army commands, such as the U.S. Army Human Resources Command, the U.S. Army Recruiting Command and V Corps, Fort Knox is not only a significant military installation, but also a major driver of the region’s job market.
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Hardin County Chamber of Commerce
As one of the largest Chambers in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce provides leadership, advocacy, and member services that foster growth and economic prosperity for the region.
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Elizabethtown’s manufacturing sector and its associated businesses provide employment to a substantial workforce, numbering in the thousands. The sector’s rapid expansion, marked by the establishment of new major facilities and expansions, indicates a promising trajectory for the future. As this growth continues, the demand for skilled employees remains ever-present, ensuring a continuous stream of career opportunities. For a glimpse into the current job openings within the thriving local manufacturing sector, refer to the directory below and seize the chance to embark on a rewarding career path.


At Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (ECTC), a diverse array of certificate and degree programs awaits, alongside customized business and industry training options. Through ECTC Workforce Solutions, the college is committed to enhancing economic development in the region by offering top-notch instructional plans tailored to meet the career aspirations of each student. ECTC provides specialized programs designed to cater to various educational goals, whether it be pursuing an associate degree, diploma, or certificate. Your journey towards a more fulfilling and prosperous career begins here. To learn more, visit

Industrial Maintenance Technology
Install, repair and maintain the machinery used in manufacturing an industry. You’ll become a versatile, in-demand problem solver.
Learn key nursing skills and practice them in a variety of real-world settings.
Kickstart your journey toward teaching certifications with affordable courses designed to transfer to the four-year school of your choice.


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