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Buffalo County
  • Part-Time Cook Opening
    Consolidated Management Company is accepting applications for part-time cook in the jail.Newspaper ad

    Job information and how to apply
  • Opening for Communications Officer
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Dispatcher in the 911 Center.

    Job information and how to apply.
  • Sheriff Sale May 5th
    Said sale to be held at 9:00 o’clock a.m. on the 5th day of May, 2016 at the Law Enforcement Center Impound Lot - located at 120 East Railroad, City of Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska. 

    For more information CLICK HERE.
  • Field Appraiser Opening Full-Time
    Buffalo County Assessor’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time (Exempt Property) Field Appraiser. 

    For more information CLICK HERE.
    
Board Functions
Functions of the County Board


  1. Take and have care of all real and personal property owned by the County.
  2. Manage County funds and businesses.
  3. Make all orders respecting property of the County, to keep buildings insured, and to sell public grounds and businesses.
  4. Lay out, alter or discontinue any road running through the County.
  5. Examine and settle all accounts against the County and accounts concerning receipt and expenditures.
  6. Vacate any city or village plats, not a part of an incorporated city or village, within the County.
  7. Expend money for care and maintenance of abandoned cemeteries.
  8. Create a planning commission and a comprehensive development plan for the County.
  9. Cooperate in the control and eradication of insects, pests and plant diseases.
  10. Levy and collect taxes for the County.
  11. Provide suitable courthouse, jail and other public buildings.
  12. Carry out all other duties imposed by law.