The Personnel Office oversees the day to day activities concerning 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, and coordinates employee workshops and seminars.

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 varification and various other purposes for the required time period.

Current Job Openings - We Have Jobs.

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 Number
308 436-7163 - FAX Number

Jerry Crable - Human Resources Director

Kim Lang - Administrative Assistant
308 436-6718 ext 5750

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the County advertise when there is an opening?
Job openings are listed here on the County website, on a bulletin board outside the Personnel Office, and are handed out to each County Department.  Additionally "help wanted" signs are posted outside of the department with the job current job opening.  Openings are also advertised 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 in the Personnel Office and also available for downloading from this Website.

What information do I need to provide in order to be considered for employment?
The applicant needs to give the Personnel Office a completed, hand signed application, a cover letter listing qualifications and requesting to be considered for the opening, plus an up-to-date resume.  This information may be mailed or dropped off, faxes and e-mails will not be accepted.

What and when will I hear back about my application?
Your completed application will be screened by the Personnel Office, and if acceptable will be sent to the department with the opening for selection of candidates.  If you are a successful candidate, you will be contacted by phone, and an interview time and date will be set.  Unsuccessful interviewees, will receive a letter of notification.  Applicants who fail to come to scheduled interviews will not receive letters, as it will be implied that they are no longer interested in the postion.  This entire process will be completed as timely as possible, and usually occurs about a week after the closing date for applications. 

What does the County pay?
The County pays competitive wages, that range from over seven dollars an hour to over fourteen dollars an hour to start, depending on the position and the applicant's experience.

Does the County offer any benefits?
The County offers health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, basic long-term disability plan, retirement, and a FLEX plan. Employees also receive twelve paid holidays per year, ten days vacation after one year at the County, and twelve days of sick leave.

Scotts Bluff County
Administration Building
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341

308 436-6600