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:

Building Inspector, Community Development Department

The Building Inspector will assist the Community Development Manager and the City Manager with activities including but not limited to: building codes, zoning codes, property maintenance codes, subdivision codes, construction inspection and general maintenance of public facilities.  Applications will be accepted through June 24, 2022.  Click here to download and print a blank application form.

●   Knowledge of building, electrical, mechanical & plumbing inspections
●   Familiar with zoning regulations
●   Ability to read blueprints
●   High School diploma or GED
●   Minimum 21 years of age
●   Five years of experience in construction trades or 2 years of technical school.
●   Valid Nebraska Drivers License
●   Bilingual a plus
●   Salary Range $18.50 – $24.60



Police Officer (full-time)

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
406 E. 7th Street
PO Box 70
Lexington, NE 68850
M-F 9-5 Central


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Available Housing Lots
Housing Lots Available in Northwest Lexington

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Stormwater Awareness
Great information to help keep our streams and rivers clean and healthy.

Building Permits & Rezoning Forms
Zoning, Planning and Building Information

Long Range Land Usage Plan
Future Land Use (from 2013 Comprehensive Plan)

Zoning & Subdivision Information
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Contact Us

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

Dennis Burnside
Asst. City Manager
[email protected]