Dawes County Human Resources


Human Resource Director
250 Main Street – Suite 13
Chadron, NE 69337
(308) 432-8930 (Office)


The County Board recognizes and declares the necessity of providing the most efficient and highest quality services for the citizens of Dawes County while providing a work environment which is both competitive within the community and equitable.  Dawes County is designed to bring the county service to a high degree of understanding, cooperation, efficiency, and unity through systematic, uniform application of modern personnel practices.

                  Current Employment Opportunities:

            • Dawes County Part-Time Veteran Services Driver
              Dawes County has an immediate opening for our Veteran Services Driver position. Do you want to help the Veterans of Dawes County? Have you been looking for a way to earn extra money while contributing to lives of our Nation’s Heroes? The Dawes County Veterans Service Office is seeking applications for our Driver position. Part-Time permanent position 15-25 hours a week; being flexible with scheduling is key to this position to meet the needs of our County Veterans. Position open until filled. Job Description: Provide transportation for Dawes County Veterans to their scheduled VA health care appointments.
              Send applications directly to: humanresources@dawescounty.ne.gov
            • Dawes County Sheriff’s Department – Jail – Female Corrections Officer
              in the Dawes County Jail. If you want a career that makes a difference, we want you. Will train the right person. Generous starting wage and benefits! Openings for (1) Female Correctional Officer; open until filled.
              Job Description Brief:
              • Implementation and day-to-day application of policy and operating procedures that are required for incarcerated inmate population pursuant to NE State Law(s) and Rules/Regulations of Dawes County Jail.
              • Plan and supervise the care, custody, and control of inmates
              • Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisory staff and Sheriff
            • Dawes County Road Heavy Equipment Operator/Truck Driver
              Dawes County Road Department is now accepting applications for a full-time 40 hour per week Equipment Operator/Truck Driver.   Applicant must have a High School Diploma or equivalent, a valid NE driver’s license “Class A” CDL preferred or the ability to obtain a Class A CDL within 6 months of hire. A pre-employment drug test and enrollment in a random alcohol and drug testing program is required.
            • Dawes County JOB APPLICATION – Fillable

Thank you for your interest in employment with Dawes County. The County offers career opportunities in a wide variety of occupations and work schedules. It is Dawes County’s policy that all employees and applicants shall be assured fair and equal treatment in all aspects without regard to race, color, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, marital status, handicap, disability, political affiliation, or belief. Dawes County hereby affirms the right of all employees to perform their duties in a workplace free from discrimination, harassment, or other forms of intimidation. Laws protecting employment are available for viewing below.