Scotts Bluff County - Personnel

The Personnel Office oversees the day to day activities regarding Human Resources, employment law, advertising, training, testing, and employee communication. The Personnel Office also maintains and updates the County Personnel Manual and employee files, maintains all job descriptions, conducts wage and salary surveys, acts as mediator between employees and supervisors.

The objective of Scotts Bluff County Personnel is to promote Scotts Bluff County as the employer of choice.

Current Job Openings

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
308 436-7163 - Fax

Lisa Rien- Human Resources Director
308 436-6718 ext 5750

County Personnel Board

County Personnel Board - See Agendas and Minutes of Meetings (meets at least quarterly).

County Personnel Board Members

  • Mark Harris - Commissioner Representative
  • Heather Hauschild - Elected Official Representative
  • Teresa Merritt – Lay Person for Elected Officials
  • Tony Schuler – Lay Person for County Board
  • Tim White - Employee Representative

Downloadable Forms

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the County advertise when there is an opening?
Job openings are listed here on the Scotts Bluff County website, the bulletin board outside the Personnel Office and on the bulletin board on the main floor of the Administration Building. Openings are also advertised on various job sites and sometimes in the Star-Herald newspaper.

Where can I get a County application?
Applications are available outside of the Personnel Office in the Administration Building on the 2nd floor and also available here on the Scotts Bluff County website.

How do I apply for a Scotts Bluff County opening?
A Scotts Bluff County application needs to be completed. Applications that are not signed and dated will not be considered for the opening.

How do I submit my Scotts Bluff County application?
Mail to or deliver in person:
Attn: Personnel Office
Scotts Bluff County
1825 10th Street
Gering, NE 69341


Fax: 308-436-7163

When will I hear back about my application?
Your completed application will be reviewed by the Personnel Office; if acceptable it will be sent to the department with the opening. Successful candidates will be contacted by that department to set up a date and time for an interview.
Does the County offer any benefits?
Scotts Bluff County offers health insurance, health savings account, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, basic long-term disability, retirement, FLEX plan and several supplemental plans. Employees also receive twelve paid holidays, paid vacation and paid sick leave.

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