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.


Current Job Openings:


Police Officer, Full Time

The City of Lexington, NE, is accepting applications to fill an opening for the position of Police Officer. The Lexington Police Department maintains a force of 21 full-time sworn officers. Black and white patrol SUVs, patrol rifles, Taser, and on-board computer systems are utilized by the department.

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. A background investigation, TABE and Psychological testing will be conducted. 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. Certified wage between $21.48 and $28.56, DOE. Download the Application AND Personal History Statement and mail, email, or deliver to Captain Paul Schwarz ([email protected]) at 406 East 7th, PO Box 70 Lexington NE 68850.

First review will be August 10, 2021; Closing Date will be October 7, 2021.


Grand Generation Center Manager 
Status:  Full-time/Non-exempt

Brief Description:
The GGC Center Manager will perform a variety of duties relating to supervisory responsibilities and operation of Lexington’s Grand Generation Center.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong oral/written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to recruit and train volunteers.
  • Knowledge of senior recreation practices and theories.
  • Knowledge of senior citizen programming, including state and national programs.
  • Understanding of specific problems of the elderly.
  • High School Diploma or GED; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer and bookkeeping.
  • $15.00 – $18.00 / hour


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The City of Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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
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406 E 7th Street
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Dennis Burnside
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