Scotts Bluff County - Personnel

The Personnel Office oversees the day to day activities regarding human resources, employment law, advertising, training, testing, and employee communication.  The Personnel Office also maintains and updates the County Personnel Manual, maintains all job descriptions, conducts wage and salary surveys, acts as mediator between employees and supervisors.

The Personnel Office additionally maintains a file on each County employee, which includes employee data, wage history, evaluations, corrective actions, State and Federal mandated forms, and a variety of other information. Past employee records also remain on file for employment verification and various other purposes for the required time period.

Current Job Openings

Contact Information


Administration Building - 2nd Floor
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed through the lunch hour
Closed Weekends and Holidays


308 436-6718 ext 5711 - Main
308 436-7163 - Fax

Lisa Rien- Human Resources Director

Kim Lang - Human Resources Specialist
308 436-6718 ext 5750

County Personnel Board

County Personnel Board - See Agendas and Minutes of Meetings (meets at least quarterly).

  • Next Personnel Board Meeting April 18, 2019 at 4:30 P.M.

County Personnel Board Members

  • Ken Meyer - Commissioner Representative
  • Dave Groshans - Lay Person for County Board
  • Heather Hauschild - Elected Official Representative
  • Kent Hadenfeldt - Lay Person for Elected Officials
  • Sandra Carter - Employee Representative

Downloadable Forms

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the County advertise when there is an opening?
Job openings are listed here on the Scotts Bluff County website, the bulletin board outside the Personnel Office and on the bulletin board on the main floor of the Administration Building. Openings are also advertised on various job sites and at least once in the designated County newspaper. Currently that newspaper is the "Star-Herald".

Where can I get a County application?
Applications are available outside of the Personnel Office and also available for downloading from the Scotts Bluff County website.

How do I apply for a Scotts Bluff County job?
The applicant needs to provide a fully completed Scotts Bluff County application, cover letter and resume. This information may be mailed or dropped off at the Personnel Office. Faxes and e-mails will not be accepted.

When will I hear back about my application?
Your completed application will be screened by the Personnel Office and if acceptable it will be sent to the department with the opening. Successful candidates wiill be contacted by phone to set up a date and time for an interview.    

What does the County pay?
Pay will depend on the position and the applicant's experience.

Does the County offer any benefits?
Scotts Bluff County offers health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, basic long-term disability plan, retirement, and a FLEX plan. Employees also receive twelve paid holidays per year, vacation and sick leave.

Additional Links

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