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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.
    
County Organizational Chart
County Organizational Chart

Buffalo County Organizational Chart

State of Nebraska offices: County Court, Extension, Probation, Reporting Center

*The Emergency Manager is hired by the Board of Commissioner and managed by the Sheriff

Elected officials are chosen by Buffalo County citizens through elections. Appointed officials are selected by the Buffalo County Board of Commissioner.

The following Nebraska statutes list qualifications, when required, general duties, and other information for some County elected officials:
The following Nebraska statutes list qualifications, when required, general duties, and other information for some County appointed officials:
  • Coroner - 23-1210
  • County Comptroller - 23-1401 (counties with cities of the metropolitan class) - County Clerk is ex officio county comptroller
  • County School Administrator - 23-330223-3312 (Clerk maintains records)
  • Election Commissioner - 32-211
  • Highway Superintendent - 39-2502
  • Jailer - 23-1703 (Sheriff unless county board of corrections)
  • Weed Control Superintendents - 2-954
  • Zoning Administrator - 23-114.04