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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

Facility Maintenance Worker- Centennial Park Sector  

Park & Recreation - Parks | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation/Park
Open Until: December 27, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $17.5339 - $24.6826
Details: Overtime may be required along with some weekend hours as needed.

Facility Maintenance Worker  

Park & Recreation - Parks | Kearney, NE
Park & Recreation/Yanney & Cottonmill
Open Until: December 27, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $17.5339 - $24.6826
Details: Overtime may be required along with some weekend hours as needed. Duties will be divided between Cottonmill Park and Yanney Heritage Park.

Recycling Processor  

Utilities | Kearney, NE
Utilities-Sanitation
Open Until: December 20, 2018 at 04:30 PM CST
Rate of Pay: $13.7390 - $19.3469
Status: Accepting Applications