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Butler County Highway Superintendent Position

The Butler County Board of Supervisors is seeking a full-time County Highway Superintendent. Job duties would include but not be limited to:

  • Negotiating and administering contracts, developing bid documents, cooperative agreements and other transactions with other agencies and units of government, private businesses, subcontractors, and project consultants.
  • Direct short and long-range planning, workload, and requirements programming.
  • Design and implement repair strategies.
  • Supervise construction and maintenance activities to ensure compliance with safety requirements and procedures. Initiate accident prevention procedures and coordinate traffic-control efforts on construction projects through news releases, communication with various agencies and responding to inquiries from the public and other agencies.
  • Prepare all annual reports and the budget for the County Highway Department.
  • Supervise and provide leadership for all county roads department employees.
  • Be actively involved in all personnel decisions including but not limited to hiring, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, maintaining employee morale and promoting work-place safety.
  • Represent the County in Highway Department related capacities, respond to inquiries by the public and others, and maintain positive public relations.

The County Highway Superintendent shall conduct safety meetings with roads employees, schedule and conduct new-employee training, schedule, and conduct leadership training for supervisory team members, ensure employees are properly completing assigned tasks, motivate employees and achieve work goals through effective leadership, ensure compliance with all county personnel policies, review and approve employee payroll data, and supervise maintenance and repair activities.

A Class A Highway Superintendent License is beneficial but not required; however, applicants must be willing to undertake the steps to obtain a Class A license after hire.

Interested persons should contact the Human Resources Office to obtain an application and return the completed application along with a cover letter and optional resume’ to:

Heidi Loges
Human Resources Director, 3190 N Rd.
Suite 1
David City NE 68632

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Starting Salary: $60,000/year.

This position is subject to Veteran’s Preference as required by Nebraska law. Butler County is an EEO employer and invites applicants with disabilities to make known to the Board of Supervisors any necessary accommodations in the application process.

Scotts Bluff County Attorney and Scotts Bluff County Public Defender's Office

The Scotts Bluff County Attorney and Scotts Bluff County Public Defender’s Office are currently accepting applications for Attorneys.

Requirements: Graduation from an accredited law school, member of the Nebraska Bar, good written and verbal communication skills.

This position qualifies for Veteran’s Preference.

Benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance and retirement.

Applications taken until positions are filled.

To apply submit cover letter, resume and County application to:

Personnel Department
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

For additional information call 308-436-6718 or go to

Scotts Bluff County is EOE/AA

Scotts Bluff County Assessor

Scotts Bluff County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for County Assessor.

The County Assessor is an elected official who has general supervision over the assessment of all property in his or her county. The duties are prescribed by Nebraska Statutes, Rules and Regulations (Chapter 77), which have the effect of law. The following is a partial list of those duties:

  • Administer the assessment statutes of Nebraska law.
  • Establish and maintain fair and equitable value on all real and personal property within the county.
  • Attend all meetings of the County Board of Equalization.
  • Review all applications for religious, charitable and educational tax exemptions.
  • Review all applications for Homestead Exemptions.
  • Maintain cadastral records (i.e., parcel maps) on all property in the county.
  • Prepare abstract of value and certification of taxes levied for State Property Tax Administrator.
  • Prepare annual tax roll for the County Treasurer.

To occupy the office one must hold a valid Nebraska Assessor Certificate from the Nebraska Property Tax Administrator. The Assessor must meet all standards set for by statutes and regulations to maintain the certificate to include 16 hours of continuing education each year.

Desirable knowledges, abilities and skills:

Demonstrated experience in tax assessment and property valuation using methods such as field inspections, structural measurement, calculations, sales analysis, market trend studies, and income and expenses analysis.

Leadership and supervisory skills to manage the functions and State requirements of the Assessor Office.

Customer service skills to explain assessed values to property owners and defend appealed assessments at public hearings.

Organizational abilities to prepare and maintain current data on parcels assessed, including map of boundaries, inventories of lands and structures, property characteristics and applicable exemptions.

Knowledge and familiarity with aspect of Scotts Bluff County and Nebraska Panhandle real estate markets.

Statistical analysis and technical ability to set County value.

Communications skills to clearly and correctly communicate the directives from the Nebraska Department of Revenue to employees, Commissioners, other County employees and constituents with professionalism and integrity.

This is an elected position. The selected person will finish the current term and may then run for election for the office in 2022. The Scotts Bluff County Board of Commissioners will make the final hiring decision.

Closing date for this position is end of business day March 5, 2021. This position qualifies for Veterans’ Preference. A benefits package is available including health, vision, dental and retirement. To apply submit cover letter, resume, and County application to:

Personnel Department
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

For additional information call 308-436-6718. County application can be found at Scotts Bluff County is an EOE/AA.

Merrick County Attorney

Merrick County Attorney’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Interim County Attorney to fill the remainder of the unexpired term of office and until a successor is elected and qualified.

This position involves handling traffic, criminal and juvenile prosecution, civil litigation, child support, inheritance ta review, insufficient funds checks, and juvenile diversion/truancy prevention.

Requirements: Graduation from an accredited law school, member of the Nebraska State Bar with at least two years practice experience, a resident of the State of Nebraska, and good written and verbal communication skills. Criminal prosecution experience with prior governmental service/work and civil practice experience a plus.

Salary negotiable. Benefits package includes retirement and health insurance. Dental insurance and vision insurance available at employee’s expense.

Applications for this position will be accepted until March 12, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. To apply submit cover letter, resume, and County application to:

Marcia Wichmann
Merrick County Clerk
1510 18th Street
P.O. Box 27
Central City, NE 68826

Merrick County is an equal opportunity employer. This position is subject to veteran’s preference.