Employment Opportunities

Job Openings, Applications & Helpful Information

Current Job Openings:

Click here to download a City of Lexington employment application.

Police Officer, Lexington Police Department
40 hours / week non-exempt

The City of Lexington, Nebraska, is accepting applications to fill an opening for the position of Police Officer. The Lexington Police Department maintains a force of 20 full-time sworn officers. Black and white patrol cars/SUVs, patrol rifle, Taser, and iPads are utilized by the department.
Qualifications for the position include the following:
● be at least 21 years of age;
● be a U.S. citizen;
● have ability to work weekends, nights, and holidays
● have a high school diploma or GED;
● have a valid Nebraska driver’s license with good driving record;
● have no felony, serious misdemeanor convictions, domestic charges or dishonorable discharges from the military service
● obtain certification through the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center
A thorough background investigation, TABE and Psychological testing will be conducted.
Duties of the position are consistent with Municipal Law Enforcement. Salary based on experience.
Benefits include:
● Uniform ● Vacation ● Sick Leave ● 9 Holidays ● Health Insurance ● Dental & Vision Insurance ● Life Insurance ● Retirement Plan ● Fitness Center Membership

The City of Lexington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Click here for a downloadable application form. Candidates must also complete a Personal History Statement - click here to download it. These forms may also be obtained at the City Office, 406 East 7th Street, PO Box 70, or Nebraska Workforce Development, 1501 Plum Creek Parkway in Lexington. Refer any questions to Personnel Manager Pam Baruth, 308-324-2341, pbaruth@cityoflex.com. First review will be December 1, 2017; Open until position filled.


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

Personnel Director: Pam Baruth, pbaruth@cityoflex.com

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Equal Opportunity / Non-Discrimination

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