Motor Vehicle Clerk 1


  • Reports directly to Buffalo County Treasurer
  • Provide courteous customer service, do light bookkeeping duties and perform a variety of necessary duties for issuance of titles, sales tax, license plates and registrations for motor vehicles, trailers, boats and atv’s.


(NOTE:  The following is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing of duties associated with this job.  Additional duties may be added or deleted as needed by the County Treasurer.)

  • Work courteously and efficiently with customers both at the counter and over the phone to facilitate motor vehicle processes, questions and problems.
  • Responsible for data entry of information into State of Nebraska software for creating transactions for titling and registering vehicles, boats, trailers, atv’s, etc.
  • Assist with the issuance of drivers licenses.
  • Receive cas, credit cards and checks for payments, with attention to accuracy.
  • Work with records, including filing, scanning and organizing.
  • Assist with all office tasks as needed.
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy in all job tasks.


  • High school diploma, or equivalent, required.
  • Ability to operate calculator, office equipment, computer data entry, calculators, credit card machines, copier and printers.
  • Ability to learn the laws of the State of Nebraska in order to serve the customers with registrations, sales tax and titling.
  • Be able to work effectively and cooperatively with office staff, other county offices and the citizens of Buffalo County.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeaner and act with integrity in the performance of tasks and problem solving.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.


  • Must be able to lift boxes of paper and license plates in the 25 to 40 lb range.
  • Must be able to work standing at a counter for extended periods.

Work Schedule

  • 8 am – 5 pm. M-F, 40 hours per week


  •  Starting Wage is $17.00 - $18.50 per hour, depending on qualifications
  • Comprehensive benefit package including health insurance and retirement.
  • Non Exempt Position

Buffalo County is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Veteran’s Preference employer. Candidates
wishing to request a veteran’s preference should indicate so in their application and provide the
appropriate supporting documentation.

Buffalo County Job Application

Please submit competed application, resume and cover letter to:

Buffalo County Treasurer
1512 Central Ave
P.O. Box 1270
Kearney, NE  68848

Position will remain open until filled.

EOE/AA/Veterans Preference

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