Scotts Bluff County - Buildings and Grounds

The Scotts Bluff County Department of Buildings and Grounds is responsible for the repair, maintenance, landscaping, and snow removal of the grounds for Scotts Bluff County facilities/locations

Major buildings under the care of the department include:
Scotts Bluff County Administration Building -1825 10th Street Gering, NE,
Scotts Bluff County Courthouse -1725 10th Street Gering, NE,
Scotts Bluff County Detention Center 2522 7th Street, Gering, NE
District #10 Adult Probation Office -1740 10th Street Gering, NE,
US Motor Bank -1650 10th Street Gering,
Department of Health & Human Services -1600 10th Street, Gering, NE,
Public Works Building -735 Rundell Rd. Gering, NE
Scotts Bluff Public Transit Building 755 Rundell Road, Gering, NE
Scotts Bluff County Detention Center - 2522 7th Street Gering, NE
Lucky Keno/Front Side Grill  & Bar- 1001Ave I Scottsbluff, NE
County Roads & Bridges Departments located- Minatare, Mitchell & Lyman NE

Contact Information

Facilities Manager:
Jay Steinle                308-436-4037

The Buildings and Grounds department is divided into three Departments: Custodial, Skilled Trades, General Trades


Court House  Janitorial Services Sue Garvin
Administration Building Janitorial Services – Dave Muehlbauer

Custodial division: is the janitorial component for the County Buildings and performs two vital functions:
Contracting oversight and Supply Logistics.
Contracting oversight provides supervision of contractors awarded bids to perform cleaning services within the County buildings.
The Supply Logistics function manages the acquisition and distribution of the consumable supplies and products required to maintain the custodial operations within all County buildings.


The Skilled Trades division is composed of three sections: Electrical, Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Plumbing
ELECTRICAL Section inspects, installs, tests, maintains, and repairs: electrical circuits, circuit breakers, electrical distribution equipment , emergency and stand-by generators, exit and emergency lights, lighting systems, interior and exterior light poles, motors, motor controllers and motor starters, receptacles and switches, primary, secondary electrical systems and snow removal.

HVAC Section inspects, installs, tests, maintains and repairs: refrigeration systems, walk-in refrigeration systems, ice machines, computer room heating and cooling systems, split system air conditioning units, hot and chilled water hydronic systems, evaporative cooling systems, furnaces, direct digital control (DDC) systems, pneumatic control systems, respond to building control system alarms, fire extinguisher maintenance, snow removal, elevator service, generator servicing, and preventive maintenance services.

PLUMBING section inspects, installs, tests, maintains and repairs: domestic back flow prevention devices, storm drainage systems, sanitary sewer systems, plumbing systems including: restrooms, custodial closets, drinking fountains, kitchens and snow removal. Perform related code compliance inspections and are the first responders for all water leaks and backups.

General Trades

The General Trade division is composed of two sections: Grounds and Carpentry

GROUNDS Section performs general care and maintenance for the County grounds, including: landscape maintenance, turf, trees, shrub beds, hardscape, sidewalks and plazas, furniture movements, snow removal, sprinkler maintenance, In addition, they maintain the flags and flag pole monuments
CARPENTRY Section repairs broken and damaged locks, doors and hardware, smoke detectors, fire systems, painting services, installs signage, performs light carpentry, inspects roofing, gutters and downspouts, small roof leak response and repair.


Scotts Bluff County Building & Grounds

Updated: 2019.05.10