Human Resources

Job Openings, Applications & Helpful Information

Personnel Director: Pam Baruth, [email protected]

Click here to download a City of Lexington employment application.

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:

Position: Park Foreman
Department:  Park
Status: 40 hours / week Non-exempt
Schedule may include evening and weekend hours, as needed.

The Park Foreman performs a variety of supervisory and skilled tasks in the maintenance and operation of buildings, grounds, parks, open spaces, and recreation structures, as well as has direct supervision over parks maintenance workers, part-time and seasonal employees.


  • Ability to operate various equipment, hand tools, materials related to ground maintenance.
  • Ability to supervise and train department employees.
  • Knowledge of general landscaping principles and practices.
  • Ability to communicate, understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to work with others and alone.
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Office products and other computer related equipment.
  • Valid Nebraska driver’s license.
  • Minimum high school diploma or GED; college coursework or degree in a related field desirable but not required.
  • Two years of relevant experience and One year of supervisory experience required.

Benefits Include:

  • Health Insurance      •  Dental Insurance          •  Vision Plan
  • Life Insurance          •  Vacation/Sick Leave     •   Pension Plan
  • Holidays      • Fitness Center Membership       •   Range: $18-$25/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
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]