Nebraska Statutes: 32-525
32-525. County surveyor; election; when required; terms; qualifications; partisan ballot. Except as provided in section 22-417, when there is a qualified surveyor within a county who will accept the office of county surveyor if elected, a county surveyor on either a full-time or part-time basis, as determined by the county board in accordance with section 23-1901, shall be elected in each county having a population of less than one hundred fifty thousand inhabitants at the statewide general election in 1990 and each four years thereafter. The term of the county surveyor shall be four years or until his or her successor is elected and qualified. The county surveyor shall meet the qualifications found in sections 23-1901 and 23-1901.01. The county surveyor shall be elected on the partisan ballot.