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Court services Clerk III

Full-time office position. M-F 8-5.  Applicant must possess excellent communication, organizational and computer skills.  Pay based on experience.  Generous benefits. 

Full details of the position.

Applicants may email a PDF versions of Resume, Cover Letter, and Buffalo County Application to smauler@buffalocounty.ne.gov or can be mailed or delivered to:   

           Sharon K. Mauler
           Clerk of the District Court
           Buffalo County Courthouse -Justice Center
           1512 Central Avenue
            P O Box 520
            Kearney, NE 68848

Buffalo County EOE/AA/Veterans Preference

Application review begins 12/5/2022 and will continue until position(s) are filled.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.



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 $20.42. 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 



Motor Vehicle Clerk 1

The BUFFALO COUNTY TREASURER'S OFFICE has an immediate opening for a Motor Vehicle Clerk 1 position. 

Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED.  The County has excellent benefits and competitive salaries.  Application available on the Buffalo County website or from this office at 1512 Central Ave. You may mail to PO BOX 1270, Kearney, NE 68848.  Applications are being accepted until the position is filled.

Full Job Description

EPE/AA/Veterans Preference


Deputy Public Defender position

The Buffalo County Public Defender's Office in Kearney has an opening for a full-time Deputy Public Defender. A Nebraska law license is required. Criminal law and appellate experience preferred, but not mandatory. The position is available beginning October 17, 2022. Salary is dependent on experience. Send a cover letter and resume to Jeff Wirth at jwirth@buffalocounty.ne.gov.

Deputy County Attorney Opening

Deputy Buffalo County Attorney.  Experience preferred.  General Nebraska prosecution responsibilities, including, but not limited to: case review and preparation, criminal trials, juvenile court, advise law enforcement on legal issues, and serve as county coroner.  Salary DOE.  Benefit package. 

Full Position Details

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to: 

Shawn R. Eatherton
Buffalo County Attorney
P.O. Box 67
Kearney, NE  68848-0067

Applications will be accepted through September 6, 2022, or until the position is filled.

EOE/AA/Veterans Preference


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: 
$23.00-$24.00 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.  


Full-time Surveyor's Assistant

The Buffalo County Surveyor's Office has an opening for a Full-time Surveyor's Assistant.

Job Information

Job Application


Horticulture Aide

Part-time Extension Horticulture Aide

Full Job Details

Purpose:
Provide research-based information in horticulture to clientele in Buffalo County, and to some extent, to residents and other staff in neighboring counties through educational programs, news media and individual consultations.  

Preferred Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent but prefer candidate with Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree
Horticulture experience preferred

Essential Physical Demands and Typical Working Conditions
• Must be able to carry, stand, drive, kneel, speak, squat, hear, climb, walk, sit, reach, and pull on a regular basis
• Must be able to stand or walk for an entire day.  
• May be exposed to fumes, hazards, dirt, heat/cold, chemicals, noise and toxins

An applicant must be able to comply with all physical requirements of the position and must pass a detailed background check.


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

First review of applications will occur on June 17, 2022.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.  
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.

 



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: $18.50 - $19.00

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. 

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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.

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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 $20.71. 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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