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

Planning & Zoning Commission Members
Planning & Zoning Commission Members

Scott Brady, Chairperson
4960 E 92nd St
Kearney, NE 68847

Term begins 1/24/12 Term expires 11/09/24
Willie Keep, Vice-Chairperson
432 East Calkins Ave.
Elm Creek, NE 68836

Term begins 1/11/05 Term expires 12/13/25
Randy Vest
28915 Grand Island Rd.
Pleasanton, NE 68866

Term begins 12/1/14 Term expires 8/8/26
Marc Vacek
45880 325th Road
Ravenna, NE 68869

Term begins 12/1/14 Term expires 8/8/26

Scott Stubblefield
11640 Willow Road
Shelton, NE 68876

 Term begins 11/23/21  Term expires 11/23/24

Kurt Schmidt
1203 E 65th Street Place
Kearney, NE 68847

Term begins 12/8/20 Term expires 8/22/26
Francis Biehl
1022 E 48th St
Kearney, NE 68847

Term begins 11/28/18 Term expires 11/09/24
Loye Wolfe
33805 Apache Rd
Miller, NE 68858

Term begins 12/1/99 Term expires 8/8/26

Tammy Jeffs
1602 W 38th St.
Kearney, NE 68845

Term begins 3/1/17  Term expires 11/09/24