The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants who wish to serve as the county treasurer. The appointed treasurer will complete the current term of office, which ends in December 2022. Applicants must be a resident of Sarpy County.
The treasurer is responsible for all statutory duties listed in Nebraska Revised Statutes, which include receiving all money belonging to the county and making payments on warrants issued by the board. The county treasurer serves as the county’s tax collector and is responsible for the distribution of property taxes to political subdivisions in Sarpy County.
In addition, the Treasurer’s Office operates a motor vehicles division, which collects fees and handles other duties related to vehicle registration and titling.
Other responsibilities include management and reconciliation of all treasurer-operated bank accounts; payment and processing of county checks issued by the treasurer; entering all county funds into the accounting system; preparing and filing monthly financial reports; tracking the county’s receivables and obligations; and managing the county’s investments.
The treasurer oversees a staff of 25 with a $1.9 million office budget. The treasurer controls the internal operations of the office subject to budget oversight from the County Board.
The salary for the county treasurer has been set at $102,301.
Applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three references to the Sarpy County Clerk via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver via mail or in person to the Sarpy County Clerk’s Office at 1210 Golden Gate Drive, Papillion, NE 68046. All applications must be received in the Clerk’s Office by 4:30 p.m. on April.
Applicants should expect a public selection process that complies with the Nebraska Open Meetings Act.