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 JOB APPLICATION – Fillable
            • Dawes County Road Heavy Equipment Operator/Truck Driver
              Dawes County Roads Department is seeking applications for our Heavy Equipment Operator/ Truck Driver positions. The District Shop 1 shop is located directly in the city of Chadron, NE. This position, serves in a highly visible capacity within Dawes County. The primary purpose of this position is to operate a variety of heavy construction grade equipment and trucks utilized in the construction, maintenance and repair of county roads and bridges. 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. Full-Time 40 hrs./week. Dawes County provides a great benefits package as well as paid holidays for full-time/qualifying employees. Two positions available, open until filled.

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.