County Engineer

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Winneshiek County Secondary Road Department 

The Winneshiek County Secondary Roads Department, located in Decorah, Iowa, is accepting applications for the position of County Engineer. Salary range is $109,000 to $140,000 based on experience and qualifications. Winneshiek County is located in Northeast Iowa. Winneshiek County has 309 bridges (NBI) and 1056 miles of secondary roads consisting of concrete, asphalt, gravel or dirt. Of these, there are 804 miles of gravel. The County Engineer is responsible and accountable for the over-all planning, direction, coordination, and control of the Secondary Road System. This includes the effective, safe and efficient construction, maintenance and engineering of all county’s secondary roads, bridges and related services. The Engineer supervises 41 full-time employees. The ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with department personnel, other government agencies, other county departments, contractors and the public is essential. Previous county engineer experience is preferred. BS or MS in Engineering required. Must be licensed as a Professional Engineer in the State of Iowa or have the ability to be licensed in Iowa within 6 to 8 weeks of hire. Applications are available on the county website ( Send completed application, resume and references by August 31, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. to County Auditor Benjamin Steines. Email Application, Resume and References to:

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