Buffalo County
Facilities Maintenance & Construction Worker

General Purpose

Perform work involving general, electrical, plumbing and/or HVAC maintenance and repair of County buildings and grounds, which may also include, but is not limited to, the installation and maintenance of equipment and utilities, and some remodel/new construction. Applicants must complete a standard Buffalo County job application. Applicants must also submit a resume and cover letter. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school education or equivalent is preferred. Some advanced education and/or skills training is strongly preferred.
  • Thorough knowledge of methods, materials and techniques utilized in general building maintenance and/or general commercial construction is required.
  • Ability to safely operate some machinery is preferred, such as mowers, skidsteer, forklift, etc.
  • Ability to understand and follow both oral and written instructions, and ability to work efficiently and complete duties with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive rapport with supervisors, fellow employees, and the general public while presenting a positive image for the county.
  • Applicants must be able to comply with all physical requirements as required by the position and must pass a background check.
  • Applicants must possess a valid Nebraska Driver’s License and be eligible to be insured under the County’s insurance policies.


  • This position is a non-exempt position.
  • Starting wage will be $17.00 - $25.00 per hour, depending upon qualifications.
  • Comprehensive benefit package including retirement.

Application submission

Please submit complete application, resume, and cover letter to:

Buffalo County Board Administrator
1512 Central Avenue
PO Box 1270
Kearney, NE 68848


You can email a complete application, resume, and cover letter to facilities@buffalocounty.ne.gov . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Initial application review will be made on August 9, 2022.

EOE/AA/Veterans Preference


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