Buffalo County
Full-time Deputy County Clerk

This position requires a highly responsible applicant. Professional administrative work and coordinating with the County Clerk, office staff and county Employees. Maintain a dependable and trustworthy relationship with the County Clerk.

Work involves oversight and data entry required for paying monthly claims and biweekly payroll. Ability to complete necessary tax forms correctly and timely.   Assist all county employees with their benefits.  Issue marriage licenses and other general office duties. The qualified candidate will have an understanding of the overall operations of the county clerk office. The deputy may have to attend and take minutes for the county commissioner’s bi-monthly meetings.  They will also serve as lead/supervision for the office functions and staff in the Clerks absence.  Starting wage $22.00.

Desirable Knowledge, Abilities & Skills/Desirable Training & Experience

  • Desired skills include knowledge/ability to learn:AS400, Microsoft 365, Adobe Acrobat
  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Payroll, 941 quarterly taxes, ACA and W2 knowledge
  • The work requires a high level of discretion and often the use and handling of confidential information
  • The ability to work effectively under pressure and in stressful situations
  • Strong communication and organizational skills. Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to contribute to a respectful workplace culture
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds

Minimum Requirements

Associates degree or higher

A completed Buffalo County job application, resume and cover letter can be sent by mail or in person to the following address:

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

Email a complete application, resume, and cover letter to clerk@buffalocounty.ne.gov.

EOE/AA/Veterans Preference

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