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Buffalo County
  • Part-Time Cook Opening
    Consolidated Management Company is accepting applications for part-time cook in the jail.Newspaper ad

    Job information and how to apply
  • Certified Deputy Sheriff Opening
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a Certified Deputy Sheriff.

    Information and how to apply
  • Corrections Officer position
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Corrections Officer.  Job description and how to apply.
  • BUFFALO COUNTY FACILITIES OMP

    Buffalo County, Nebraska is accepting applications for a Seasonal Part-Time Park Maintenance Worker.

    Seasonal Position details and how to apply.

  • BUFFALO COUNTY ZONING & FLOODPLAIN
    Effective 4/22/2020, Zoning & Floodplain will have new phone numbers:

    Zoning:           (308) 236-1998
    Floodplain:     (308) 236-1999
    Fax:                (308) 236-1870
  • October 17th, 2020 Sheriff's Sale
    Said sale to begin at 9:00 o’clock a.m. on October 17, 2020 at the Buffalo County Fleet Maintenance Facility 321 Central Avenue, Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska.  Gate opens at 08:30 a.m.

    Full Details of Notice of Sale                Sampling of photographs of the items
  • October 8th, 2020 Sheriff's Sale
    Said sale to be held at 9:00 o’clock a.m. on the 8th day of October, 2020 at the central lobby of the Buffalo County Courthouse, 1512 Central Ave. City of Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska.

    Full details and picture of property
  • RFP for Jail Communication Systems Technology & Services

    Sealed Proposals Due: October 13th, 2020 by 9 A.M. CDT

    Full details of the Buffalo County Jail, Request for Proposal
    
Public Defender

Elected Position in Buffalo County:
4 year termscales of justice

Salary:
Set by Buffalo County Board of Commissioners.

Deputies:
Appointed as needed by elected Public Defender subject to approval of County Board.

Full Time Position:
Determined by statutes in larger counties; by County Board in Buffalo County. 

Fees:
May not accept any compensation for representing Public Defender Clients except for salary plus cost reimbursement from County.

Duties:
Represent all indigent, Defendants charged with felonies and misdemeanors, if penalty for crime carries possible jail time.

Court determines if Defendant can financially hire his own attorney or is indigent. If indigent the Court appoints. The Public Defender's office may not represent as Public Defender prior to Court appointment.

Represent all Persons brought before the Mental Health Board as dangerous to self or others.

Represent Fugitives from Justice and/or Extradition Defendant's if appointed by the Court.

Qualifications:
Must be licensed to practice law in Nebraska.

Budget:
Elected official must submit an annual budget to be approved by the County Board.


Buffalo County Public Defender:

Jeff Wirth

Buffalo County Public Defender Chief Deputy:

Brandon Brinegar

Deputies:

Jerad Murphy
Brandon Dugan
Lydia Davis



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