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.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of applicant. Oral interview and reference check will be required. 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.
Successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment physical and background check will be required.
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Interested applicants should forward formal application, resume and salary requirements to:
This position requires a four-year degree in civil engineering.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience of applicant.
About Jackson County
Jackson County is a local governmental entity, a form of public adminstration within the State of Iowa. Jackson County is filled with beautiful places and friendly people. Our eastern border was formed by the Mississippi River and provides for impressive limestone bluffs with panaromic views, wooded valleys and verdant lowlands that encompass our thirteen friendly communities. Jackson County supports a diverse blend of agriculture, commerce, industry and tourism.