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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.

    Wages

    • 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
    facilities@buffalocounty.ne.gov

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

    EOE/ AA/Veterans Preference

  • September 28th, 2023 - Execution Sale

    Said sale to be held at 9:00 o’clock a.m. on the 28th day of September, 2023 at the Buffalo County South Impound Lot - located at 321 Central Ave, City of Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska.

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Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence

Purpose:

This Division seeks protection for victims of violence in intimate relationships through aggressive and consistent prosecution of offenders.

The Buffalo County Attorney recognizes the importance of communicating and cooperating with law enforcement and other public and private community agencies that provide services to families, victims, and perpetrators of domestic violence. A specialized Domestic Violence Prosecution Unit, in coordination with other community agencies, provides the best opportunity to achieve the following goals:
  • To stop the violence.
  • To protect the victim from additional acts of violence committed by the Defendant.
  • To protect the children or other family members from exposure to, or possible injury from, domestic violence.
  • To provide restitution to the victims.
  • To hold the offender accountable for their violent conduct.
Policy:

The State of Nebraska has a critical interest in reducing the number of incidents of domestic violence and increasing the number of positive results in domestic violence prosecutions.  

It is the position of the Buffalo County Attorney that the aggressive prosecution of domestic violence is necessary to protect victims and future victims of domestic violence.


Resources and Information


IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW NEEDS HELP, CALL:

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
(800) 799-7233

NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE
(800) 656-4673

NEBRASKA DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE
(800) 876-6238

LINEA DE CRISIS EN NEBRASKA (EN ESPANOL)
(877) 215-0167

DO NOT USE E-MAIL TO REPORT CASES OF ABUSE.
IF THERE IS AN EMERGENCY CALL LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY.



The S.A.F.E. Center
(The Spouse/Sexual Abuse Family Education Center)
3710 Central Avenue, Suite 10
Kearney, NE 68847
(308) 237-2599
(877) 237-2513
http://www.safecenter.org

All Services are Free & Confidential
24-hour Crisis Line
Crisis Support
Emergency Shelter
Support Groups
Supportive Atmosphere
Liaison with Community Agencies
Public Education Presentations
Protection Order Advocacy
Information & Referrals for:
Counseling, Housing, Legal Alternatives, Emergency Assistance and much more!
Follow-up contact


Breaking the Silence: Information for Victims of Intimate Violence

A Victim’s Guide to the Nebraska Criminal Justice System

VINE (Victim Information and Notification Everyday)

VINE is a free automated service that monitors the custody status of adult inmates in all county jails and state prisons. You can arrange to receive telephone and e-mail notification when an offender’s custody status changes. Updated information is available 24 hours a day. VINE is available in English and Spanish and supported by 24-hour operator assistance.

The Nebraska VINE service is provided by the Nebraska Sheriff’s Association, Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition, Nebraska Coalition for Victims of Crime, Nebraska County Attorneys’ Association, Nebraska Department of Correctional Services, Nebraska Crime Commission and CJIS Advisory Committee.

NEBRASKA VINE NUMBER: 877-NE 4 VINE or (877) 634-8463.

Register or Find an Offender Online at www.vinelink.com

A Summary of Nebraska’s Legal System


Other Resources

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Nebraska Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Coalition (NDVSAC) and Hotline
Brochure
(800) 876-6238

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE (800-799-7233)

US Department of Justice

Violence Against Women Website

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse

National Organization for Victim Assistance
800-TRY-NOVA (800-879-6682)

National Victim Center
800-FYI-CALL (800-394-2255)

National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women

National Center for Victims of Crime