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County Patrol Manager
Title:County Patrol Manager
Deadline:Open until filled.
Recruitment ends at 4:30 p.m. :N/A
Job Type:Full time
Hours per week:40 hours/week
Salary Range:$72,698/year
Do you have good highway maintenance and construction skills and the desire to serve citizens of Portage County? We're looking for strong candidates to replace one of our long term employees who will be retiring. We need the right person to fill this important position which supervises work crews in all aspects of maintaining safe highways in the County. This position is on the rotation of being on call for emergencies such as winter storms. Please review the position and if interested in receiving a full copy of the job description email - then consider applying!


Portage County offers a robust benefit package for this position. Benefits include;

  • State of Wisconsin Retirement Plan

  • Health insurance- your choice of two health plans- (Health Savings Account associated with the High Deductible Health Plan with a County contribution)

  • Vacation

  • Paid holidays

  • Sick leave

  • Flexible spending account

  • Life insurance- premium paid by the County

  • Long term disability insurance- premium paid by the County

  • Dental insurance

  • 457B Deferred Compensation Plan

    This is a brief description of the job duties:

    This is a supervisory and administrative position overseeing county highway maintenance and construction activities. This position directly supervises all county highway construction and maintenance jobs which include asphalt paving, crackfilling, chipsealing, culvert and drainage work, grading, tree removals, etc. This position exercises independent judgment in accomplishing daily work programs. At the discretion of the highway commissioner, this position has the authority to implement disciplinary action in his absence. This position will be included in the 24 hour on-call rotation with the other managers and will be available to supervise emergency operations as well as snow and ice control operations.

    These are the skills we are seeking:

    High School diploma or equivalent required. Associate Degree in Civil Engineering or related field strongly preferred.

    Commercial driver license and safe driving record required.

    Seven years of experience in highway maintenance and construction required.

    Three years of supervisory experience required. Over 5 years of supervisory experienced strong preferred.

    Equivalent experience, knowledge and professional training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

    Must be available to be called to work seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day to handle emergency work conditions.

This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications