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Thank you for your interest in employment with City of Kearney. Our community pride produces many partnerships that work together to create an environment that is both progressive, friendly, and attractive. Kearney offers all the big city conveniences with the feel of small community living. To attract and retain the best staff, we offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. Please use the links on this page to view our current job openings. Apply for an open position online by selecting the job title you are interested in and clicking the “Apply Now” link. If this is your first time applying online, you will need to create an account. Your completed application will be saved to your account and can be used to apply for more than one job opening. The City only accepts applications for positions that are currently open and advertised. If you need assistance with this process, please contact Human Resources at 308-233-3215.

Applications must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. on the closing date provided on the job posting. You will be notified by email regarding the status of your application.

The City of Kearney no longer accepts paper applications as of March 16, 2018 for Full-time, Part-time and some Seasonal positions. While online applications are preferred, paper applications will still be accepted for Park & Recreation Seasonal positions only.

The City of Kearney is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

“We provide services, solutions, and opportunities for our community.”

Job Openings

Library Bookmobile Driver  

Library | Kearney, NE
Library
Open Until: September 13, 2018 at 02:25 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $15.90 - $15.90
Status: Accepting Applications Until Filled
Details: Approximately 20 hours a week: two weeks on and two weeks off.

Project Manager  

Park & Recreation - Admin | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation/Administration
Open Until: September 6, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $53,877.00 - $75,866.00
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Weeknights and weekends required on occasion.

Adult Slow Pitch Softball Umpire - Fall  

Park & Recreation - Recreation | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation
Open Until: August 16, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $15.00 - $20.00
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Must be at least 18 years of age.

U11-U14 Youth Soccer Coach - Fall  

Park & Recreation - Recreation | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation
Open Until: August 16, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $9.25 - $9.75
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Must be at least 16 years of age.

Coaches, Instructors, Youth Official - Fall  

Park & Recreation - Recreation | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation
Open Until: August 23, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $9.25 - $9.75
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Must be at least 16 years of age.

Adult League Supervisors - Fall  

Park & Recreation - Recreation | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation
Open Until: August 23, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $10.00 - $12.00
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Must be at least 18 years of age.

Adult Flag Football, Basketball, Volleyball Official - Fall  

Park & Recreation - Recreation | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation
Open Until: August 23, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $11.00 - $19.00
Status: Accepting Applications
Details: Must be at least 16 years of age.

Meadowlark Hills Golf Course Clubhouse Staff - Fall  

Golf Course | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation
Open Until: September 6, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $9.00 - $12.00
Status: Accepting Applications Until Filled

Meadowlark Hills Golf Course Grounds Maintenance Crew - Fall  

Golf Course | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation
Open Until: September 6, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $10.00 - $12.00
Status: Accepting Applications Until Filled
Details: Must be at least 18 years of age.

City Parks Grounds Maintenance Crew - Fall  

Park & Recreation - Parks | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation
Open Until: September 6, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $10.50 - $12.00
Status: Accepting Applications Until Filled
Details: Must be at least 18 years of age.

PT Recycling Processor  

Utilities | Kearney, NE
Utilities-Sanitation
Open Until: August 30, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $13.00 - $13.00