Nebraska Statutes: 23-1901.01
23-1901.01. County surveyor; residency; employed from another county; when; term. (1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, a county surveyor elected after November 1986 need not be a resident of the county when he or she files for election as county surveyor, but a county surveyor shall reside in the county in which he or she holds office.
(2) When there is no qualified surveyor within a county who will accept the office of county surveyor, the county board of such county may employ a competent surveyor either on a full-time or part-time basis from any other county of the State of Nebraska to such office. In making such employment, the county board shall negotiate a contract with the surveyor, such contract to specify the terms and conditions of the appointment or employment, including the compensation of the surveyor, which compensation shall not be subject to section 33-116. A surveyor employed under this subsection shall serve the same term as that of an elected surveyor and shall not be required to reside in the county of employment.