Buffalo County
  • Buffalo County - Facilities OMP

    Facilities General Maintenance Worker

    Buffalo County Facilities currently has a position open for a general maintenance worker. Experience in building maintenance and/or commercial construction is preferred, but we are willing to train the right person.

    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 application, available at www.buffalocounty.ne.gov/EMPLOYMENT. 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

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Initial application review will be made on 9/8/2023

    EOE/ AA/Veterans Preference

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   City of Kearney locations
   Rural County locations
Precinct #1

Grace Fellowship Church
4305 19th Avenue, Kearney

  Precinct #15 Miller Community Hall
322 W Omaha Ave, Miller
Precinct #2 First Presbyterian Church
4511 6th Ave, Kearney
  Precinct #16 Pleasanton Community Center
202 N Sycamore, Pleasanton
Precinct #3 First United Methodist Church
4500 Linden Dr, Kearney
  Precinct #17  Ravenna City Auditorium (City and Rural)
 301 Alba Ave, Ravenna
Precinct #4 Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
1208 E 47th St., Kearney
Precinct #5 Exhibit Hall in Extension Bldg
"North door on West side"
1400 E 34th St, Kearney
  Precinct #19  Amherst Community Center
 110 N Main St, Amherst
Precinct #6 First Baptist Church
3610 6th Ave, Kearney
  Precinct #20  Prince of Peace Catholic Church
 2407 W 56th St, Kearney
Precinct #7 Activity Center at Harmon Park
3100 5th Ave, Kearney
  Precinct #21  Colony Acres Community Room
 413 1st Street, Gibbon
Precinct #8 St. James Catholic Church
3801 Ave A, Kearney
  Precinct #22  Faith United Church
 203 Garfield St, Gibbon
Precinct #9 First Lutheran Church
3315 Ave G, Kearney
  Precinct #24  Shelton Municipal Building
 219 C St, Shelton
Precinct #10 Exhibit Hall in Extension Bldg
"North door on West side"
1400 E 34th St, Kearney
  Precinct #25  Elm Creek Village Center
 535 W Boyd Ave, Elm Creek
Precinct #11  Meadowlark Manor
 2110 30th Ave, Kearney
  Precinct #26  Spirit of Life Church
 3148 Dove Hill Ave, Kearney
Precinct #12  Activity Center at Harmon Park
 3100 5th Ave, Kearney
  Precinct #27  Cornerstone Berean Church
 1004 30th Ave, Kearney
Precinct #13  Peterson Senior Activities Center 
 2020 W 11th St, Kearney
  Precinct #28  Riverdale Community Center
 221 3rd Ave, Riverdale

Precinct #14

 American Legion/Bingo Hall
 1223 Central Ave, Kearney
  Precinct #29  Exhibit Bldg-Mtg Rm
 1400 E 34th St, Kearney
Precinct #23  American Legion/Bingo Hall
 1223 Central Ave, Kearney

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