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Buffalo County Field Reviewer

Purpose:
Gather parcel information, pick up improvements, measure, analyze and observe condition of real estate properties in Buffalo County.  Accurately sketch on paper and then upload to computer system. 

Full Job Description

Application Submission:
Please submit a complete application, resume, and cover letter to:
Buffalo County Assessor
1512 Central Avenue
PO Box 1270
Kearney, NE  68848

Applications can be found on the Buffalo County Website: www.bufalocounty.ne.gov/employment

Position will remain open until filled.  First review of applications will be April 21st, 2024. 

EOE/AA/Veterans Preference

Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.  Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (308) 236-1224 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or the activity you would like to attend, or 48 hours before the date you need to access our facilities or services, if accommodations are required.


Full-Time Abstract Clerk I in the Register of Deed’s Office

The Abstract Clerk I is an introductory position.  Applicants must possess excellent communication, clerical, customer service and computer skills.  Must have legible handwriting, be detailed oriented, and the ability to multi-task.   

This position requires the willingness to learn, retain, and work with complex legal descriptions and real estate recordings.  Complete job duties and skillset requirements are listed in the Full Job Description. 

Full Job Description

Please submit completed Buffalo County Application, resume, and a cover letter.

Buffalo County Register of Deeds
1512 Central Avenue, Room 240
P O Box 1270
Kearney, NE 68848

Position will remain open until filled. First review of applications will be March 29, 2024

EOE/AA/Veterans Preference


Part-time Mower Operator

General Purpose:
Operate tractor/mower and wood chipper to cut and remove brush from road right-a-ways and bridges on uneven or rough terrain

Applicants must complete a standard application available at www.buffalocounty.ne.gov/employment.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Qualifications:

  • Have a valid driver’s license
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must be able to pass a background check

Wages: $15.00

Application Submission:

Please submit complete application to:
Buffalo County Board Administrator
1512 Central Avenue
PO Box 1270
Kearney, NE  68848
lmartin@buffalocounty.ne.gov

First review of applications will be May 10, 2023.  Position will remain open until filled. 

Buffalo County is EOE/AA/Veteran Preference.

Full Job Description

 


Grader Operator/Maintenance Worker II

Grader Operator/Maintenance Worker II (CDL Not Required).

Openings in Pleasanton, Miller, and Kearney Area

General Purpose:
Operate, light, medium, heavy equipment, road maintenance and manual labor.

Applicants must complete a Standard Buffalo County Job Application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Qualifications:

  •  High School diploma or equivalent. Combination of equivalent education and/or work experience may be considered if substantially related to the detailed job requirements of the this position
  • At least one year experience as a laborer, in driving dump or similar trucks, light equipment in maintenance and construction or similar work
  •  Appropriate trade school training is desirable
  • Must possess a valid State of Nebraska Driver’s License

Wages: $20.00/hour

Application Submission:
Please submit complete application, resume, and cover letter to:
Buffalo County Board Administrator
1512 Central Avenue
PO Box 1270
Kearney, NE  68848
lmartin@buffalocounty.ne.gov

This position is open until filled.  First review of applications will occur on February 10, 2023.

Full Job Description



Communications Officer

The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Communications Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; have a valid Nebraska driver’s license; a high school diploma or GED; no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions; be able to read, write and understand the English language; and be able to work rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. All applicants will be subject to a thorough background check. Benefits include full time pay, individual health insurance, access to vision, dental, life and disability insurance, subsidized family health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, employer matched retirement, and furnished uniforms. Hourly pay starting at $21.65. Position will remain open until filled. 

Full Details

Fillable Application

EOE/AA/Veterans preference

Buffalo County Sheriff's Office 
2025 Avenue A 
P.O. Box 2228 
Kearney, NE 68848 

308-233-5274 
308-233-5246 (fax) 
jsamuelson@kearneygov.org 



Mechanic - Highway Department

General Purpose:
Repair all County Owned Equipment

Applicants must complete a Standard County Application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.  Any combination of equivalent education and/or work experience may be considered if substantially related to the detailed job requirements of this position.
  • At least 2 years’ experience as laborer with some experience in driving dump trucks or similar trucks and light equipment in maintenance or construction or similar work.
  • Must possess a valid State of Nebraska Driver’s License
  • Class A CDL with no restrictions

Wages: 
$24.00-$26.00 depending on qualifications

Full Detailed Job Description

Application Submission:
Please submit complete application, resume, and cover letter to:
Buffalo County Board Administrator
1512 Central Avenue
PO Box 1270
Kearney, NE  68848
lmartin@buffalocounty.ne.gov

Position will remain open until filled.  Applications will first be reviewed on August 4, 2022.  


Truck Driver/Maintenance Work II (CDL Required) Kearney Area

Truck Driver/Maintenance Worker II (CDL Required) Kearney Area

General Purpose:

Operate, light, medium, heavy equipment, road maintenance and manual labor

Applicants must complete a Standard Buffalo County Job Application.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Combination of equivalent education and/or work experience may be considered if substantially related to the detailed job requirements of the this position.
  • At least one year experience as a laborer, in driving dump or similar trucks, light equipment in maintenance and construction or similar work.
  • Appropriate trade school training is desirable.
  • Must possess a valid State of Nebraska Driver’s License
  • Commercial Driver’s License with Class A Endorsement is required.

Wages: $21.00/hour

Application Submission:

Please submit complete application, resume, and cover letter to:
Buffalo County Board Administrator
1512 Central Avenue
PO Box 1270
Kearney, NE  68848
lmartin@buffalocounty.ne.gov

This position is open until filled.  First review of applications will occur on May 2, 2022. 

Full Job Description


Buffalo County Facilities OMP Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker

Buffalo County, Nebraska is accepting applications for a Seasonal Part-Time Park Maintenance Worker for Buildings & Grounds.

Detailed Job Description



Corrections Officer

The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Corrections Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; have a valid Nebraska driver’s license; a high school diploma or GED; no felony or serious misdemeanor convictions; be able to read, write and understand the English language; and be able to work rotating shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays. All applicants will be subject to a thorough background check. Benefits include full time pay, individual health insurance, access to vision, dental, life and disability insurance, subsidized family health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, employer matched-retirement, and furnished uniforms. Hourly pay starting at $22.83. Position will remain open until filled. 

Full Job Description

BCSO Application

Please send applications to: 

Buffalo County Sheriff's Office 
2025 Avenue A 
P.O. Box 2228 
Kearney, NE 68848 

308-233-5274 
jsamuelson@kearneygov.org 

EOE/AA/Veterans preference 

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