Job Openings, Applications & Helpful Information

Personnel Director: Pam Baruth,

Click here to download a City of Lexington employment application.

Current Job Openings:

Police Sergeant (full time)

Seeking qualified individual for the position of Police Sergeant. Required to possess a Nebraska Law Enforcement Certification, be a United States Citizen, and have a minimum of 4 years total law enforcement patrol experience. Must be of good moral character, no felony convictions, serious misdemeanors, domestic charges or dishonorable discharge from military service. Must be able to obtain all certifications needed for a supervisor position and must be able to maintain certifications. Individuals will directly supervise officers, enforce policies and procedures, state statutes and city ordinances, investigate and conduct public relations. A thorough background investigation will be conducted. Applicants must submit a complete Employment Application (available here); and Personal History Statement (available here). They can also be obtained at 406 East 7th, PO Box 70, Lexington NE 68850. Application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 20, 2018, and may be addressed to Personnel Director Pam Baruth at the address above, or scanned and emailed to If you have any questions, please contact Captain Paul Schwarz by phone (308-324-2317) or email ( The City of Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Library Assistant I (part time)
The Lexington Public Library is seeking an outgoing person, who likes helping people, to perform public service duties including registering customers for library cards, checking materials in and out, shelving materials, offering recommendations for the latest books or movies, and answering library users’ questions. Excellent communication skills and a desire to provide responsive customer service are required. Must feel comfortable with computers and be able to assist library customers with their basic computer needs including e-mail and navigating the Internet.

Day, evening and weekend hours required.

Averages 20 hours per week period.

The City of Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications will be accepted until July 2, 2018, and may be obtained here; at Nebraska Dept. of Labor, 1501 Plum Creek Parkway, Suite #3, Lexington, NE 68850, 308-324-2064; or online at; Lexington Public Library, 907 N Washington, 308-324-2151; or City of Lexington, 406 E. 7th Street, Lexington, NE 68850, 308-324-2341.

Keep Lexington Beautiful - Program Coordinator
(Click on the link above - This is not a City position)


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,
Assistant City Manager
406 E. 7th Street
PO Box 70
Lexington, NE 68850
M-F 9-5 Central