Cowley County Public Works Superintendent

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Cowley County Public Works Department has an opening for the Public Works Superintendent.  Under general direction of the County Administrator, the position is responsible for the work in coordinating and planning the activities, budget, and operations of the Public Works units for road and bridge maintenance and repair, traffic control signage, equipment/vehicle maintenance and repair, and other activities or programs as assigned.  To coordinate assigned activities with the Foreman, contractors, and other outside organizations; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative and technical support in the activities of operation, maintenance, repair, and construction of the county roads system; participates in planning and preparing the county budget for public works agencies.

Must possess knowledge of pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regulations.  Knowledge of the types and uses of equipment required in the maintenance and construction of roads systems, knowledge of the applicable work safety rules and procedures, some knowledge of technical civil engineering as applies to road construction maintenance, and repair.  Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent of work experience required, CDL is required to obtain within a probation period.


Ability to pass pre-employment physical exam and drug screening test is required. The starting salary is $27.19 to $36.39 per hour, plus benefits.

Applications may be picked up in the County Administrator’s Office or to download a County application please visit our website at  Please e-mail to or mail all applications to: Human Resources, Attn: Kristi Imel, 311 E. 9th Winfield, Kansas 67156.

First round of interviews are Monday, December 10, 2018, position open until filled.

Cowley County is an Equal opportunity Employer.  Minority and female candidates are encouraged to apply.