Human Resources

Job Openings, Applications & Helpful Information

Personnel Director: Pam Baruth, [email protected]

Click here to download a City of Lexington employment application.
Click here to download a Personal History Statement Form (Police Applicants Only)

Best ways to submit applications: (1) email electronic version of completed application to Personnel Director Pam Baruth, [email protected]; (2) bring a hard copy of the completed application to the address at the end of this paragraph, attention Pam Baruth; or (3) mail hard copy of completed application to Pam Baruth at City of Lexington, PO Box 70, 406 E 7th Street, Lexington, NE  68850..

Full-time employee benefits include:
●   Health Insurance     ●    Dental Insurance     ●    Life Insurance
●   Retirement Plan       ●    Vacation                  ●    Sick Leave
●   Holidays                   ●    Fitness Center Membership

 

Current Job Openings:

Temporary Seasonal Workers:   Parks and Recreation, Aquatic Center, Street

The City of Lexington Park / Recreation, and Street Departments are now taking Applications for Summer Help.  Positions fill fast and training begins in the spring, so get your application in right away! Applications will be accepted until March 24, 2023. Positions available include:

  • Concession Workers (age 14+)
  • Concession Managers
  • Lifeguards (age 15+)
  • Pool Managers
  • Park Maintenance (age 16+)
  • Street Maintenance (age 16+)

 

Street Maintenance Worker (full-time)

The Street Maintenance Worker will perform a variety of duties relating to repair and upkeep of the City’s streets, alleys, sidewalks, walks, etc., including street cleaning, grading and snow removal.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to operate light & medium equipment, heavy trucks, tractor mowers, and other equipment
  • Familiar with street operations
  • Willing to obtain necessary licenses
  • Knowledge of the mechanical operation of diesel and gas-powered construction equipment
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 80 pounds
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Valid Nebraska driver’s license – CDL a plus

 

Park Maintenance Worker (full-time)

The Park Maintenance Worker will perform a variety of duties relating to upkeep of City parks and recreation facilities.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to operate and maintain light equipment (e.g. mowers, edgers, chainsaw, loader, hand tools, etc.)
  • Ability to maintain irrigation systems.
  • Ability to groom lawns, trees, bushes, etc.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 80 pounds
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Ability to follow written and oral directions
  • Ability to work well with others
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Nebraska driver’s license

 

 

Police Officer (full-time)

Certified applicants will be required to complete the department’s field training program. Non-certified applicants will be attending basic training at the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center with full pay and benefits. Other qualifications include being at least 21 years of age, a United States citizen, the ability to work weekends, holidays and nights as needed; possess a valid Nebraska operator’s license and have a good driving record; possess a high school diploma or GED. Must be of good moral character; no felony convictions, serious misdemeanors, domestic charges or dishonorable discharge from military service

Benefits include family health, dental, vision and life insurance; paid vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, 7 % match retirement, uniforms, full duty gear, mobile phone allowance and a choice of gym membership. Lexington is located in central Nebraska and is close to several state recreational areas including the beautiful Johnson Lake, is perfect for the camping, hunting, fishing and outdoor enthusiasts.

Certified applicants will be required to complete the department’s field training program.  Non-certified applicants will be required to obtain Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification; be at least 21 years of age; a United States Citizen; the ability to work weekends, holidays, and nights as needed; possess a valid Nebraska driver’s license with a good driving record; possess a high school diploma or GED certificate. Must be of good moral character, no felony convictions, serious misdemeanors, domestic charges or dishonorable discharge from military service.  Benefits include family health, dental, vision and life insurance; paid vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, 7% retirement match, uniforms and full duty gear, mobile phone allowance and choice of gym membership.  Download the application  form here AND personal history statement here, and mail or deliver to Captain Paul Schwarz ([email protected]) at 406 East 7th, PO BOX 70 Lexington NE 68850.

 

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The City of Lexington does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission of its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals with disabilities, or in any aspect of their operations. The City of Lexington also does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.

This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Questions, complaints, or requests for additional information or accommodation regarding the ADA and Section 504 may be forwarded to the designated ADA and Section 504 compliance coordinator:

Dennis Burnside, [email protected]
Assistant City Manager
308-324-2341
406 E. 7th Street
PO Box 70
Lexington, NE 68850
M-F 9-5 Central

 

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406 E 7th Street
PO Box 70
Lexington, NE 68850
(308) 324-2341

Dennis Burnside
Asst. City Manager
[email protected]