The Jackson County Board of Supervisors are seeking applicants to fill the position of County Engineer. This position requires a four-year degree in civil engineering or related field and professional registered engineering license under the laws of the state of Iowa. Interested applicants must possess and maintain valid driver's license.
The county engineer is responsible to plan, coordinate, assign and supervise the engineering and construction assignments associated with the maintenance and repair of the County’s secondary road system. The engineer will prepare and let contract documents for projects, present an annual budget and a five-year construction program identifying future road improvement projects. 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 experience as a county engineer or assistant in Iowa is preferred.
Successful candidates will pass a pre-employment physical and background check prior to employment. Salary range is $95,000 to $115,000 based on experience and qualifications of applicant. Jackson County offers an excellent benefit package including health insurance, IPERS, and paid time off.
Applications and a detailed job description are available at www.co.jackson.ia.us under job openings or can be picked up from the Human Resource Office in the Jackson County Courthouse.
Formal application, rating of education and experience, oral interview and reference check will be required.
Application deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 31, 2020
Interested applicants should forward formal application and resume to:
Becki Chapin, Human Resource Administrator
201 W. Platt Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university.
Four (4) years-experience in highway engineering work with a minimum two (2) years in a supervisory role preferred.
Must be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) under the laws of the State of Iowa.
Valid Driver’s License and insurable under the County insurance policy.