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Road Superintendent

McKenzie County currently has an outstanding opportunity for a full time position as the Road Superintendent with the Road & Bridge Department.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent with ten (10) years of experience in highway maintenance and management; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • An Associates or Bachelor's Degree in construction related field and five (5) years of experience in construction supervisor role is preferred, but not required
  • Minimum of five (5) years of crew management experience
  • Valid CDL Class A driver's license is preferred, but not required
  • Experience in the operation and/or maintenance of construction equipment
  • Considerable knowledge of the methods, techniques, materials, and equipment necessary in the care and maintenance of roads and road construction practices
  • Willingness and desire to learn new and challenging tasks


  • Supervise the overall administration and direction of road and bridge maintenance operations
  • Establish a time frame for projects and ensure timely completion
  • Plan the utilization of staff and equipment in accordance with work schedules
  • Plan, direct, and budget activities of the Department
  • Prepare Department operation and capital budgets

Salary Range of $79,429 to $85,977 annual salary, DOE                  Position open until June 2, 2017

McKenzie County offers an excellent benefit package including:

Health Insurance – Health & Child Care Flexible Spending Program Group Life

Insurance – Retirement – Optional Deferred Comp Plan

Vacation – Sick Leave – Paid Holidays

An applicant who is a resident of North Dakota and eligible to claim veterans’ preference must abide by the Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines available at and submit any documentation with an otherwise complete application.

  • Complete and submit an Application for Employment (available below - under Related Links)
  • Provide a Cover Letter describing interest in the position and how your experience is related
  • Provide resume
Submit information by mail, email, or hand deliver to:
McKenzie County Human Resources
201 5th Street NW, Suite 700
Watford City, ND 58854
Equal Opportunity Employer

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