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Employment
Administrative Assistant

General Purpose
Perform confidential administrative and professional work under the general direction of the Board Administrator.  Applicants must complete a standard application 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 Degree or equivalent
  • Excellent public relations and customer service skills.
  • Applicants must pass a detailed background check.

Wages

  • This position is a non-exempt position
  • Starting wage will be between $17.50-19.50 per hour depending on qualifications
  • Comprehensive benefit package including retirement

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

OR

You can email a complete application, resume, and cover letter to lmartin@buffalocounty.ne.gov

This position will remain open until filled.  First review of applications will be on Friday July 26, 2023. 

Full Job Description

EOE/AA/Veterans Preference


Child Support Enforcement Worker

Full-time position.   Successful applicant must possess strong computer abilities and excellent communication and organizational skills.  Position includes daily contact with the public.  Experience in Word and CHARTS a plus.  Responsibilities include preparing materials to establish, monitor and enforce child support orders; genetic withdrawals to establish paternity; and maintain files. 

Please submit letter of application, résumé and completed Application by July 25, 2024, to:    

Buffalo County Attorney’s Office, P.O. Box 67, Kearney, NE  68848-0067. 

EOE/AA/Veterans Preference.

Candidates wishing to request a veteran’s preference should indicate so in their application and provide the appropriate supporting documentation.

Formal employment application is available at https://www.buffalocounty.ne.gov/Article/JOB-APPLICATION


Full-Time Motor Vehicle Clerk I - Buffalo County Treasurer’s Office


The Buffalo County Treasurer’s Office is accepting applications for a full-time Motor Vehicle Clerk.  Applicants must provide courteous customer service, do light bookkeeping tasks 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. Candidates should be detailed oriented and able to work effectively and cooperatively with the citizens of Buffalo County.

Complete job description is listed in the Full Job Description

Full Job Description

Please submit complete Buffalo County Application, resume and a cover letter to:

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

The position will remain open until filled.

EOE/AA/Veterans Preference

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 July 12, 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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