Russell County Public Works
Russell County is located in the state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,970. The largest city and county seat is Russell. Russell County Public Works is made up of the Road and Bridge Department, Noxious Weed Department, and the County Landfill.
Russell County Highway Dept. is accepting applications for a full-time Equipment Operator II position. Job duties to include operation of motor grader, heavy equipment and truck driving. Candidate must have or be able to obtain a Class A w/air brakes CDL. Position is subject to pre-employment drug test. EOE. Job description and application may be obtained at Russell County Highway Dept., 4288 E. Hwy 40, Russell, KS, or by calling (785) 483-4032, or click to download application Position open until filled.
Russell County Landfill is accepting applications for a full-time Landfill Operator until position is filled. Position requires working six days each week, heavy equipment experience, and candidate must have or be able to obtain Kansas CDL. Job description and applications may be picked up at Russell County Shop, 4288 E. Hwy 40, Russell, KS 67665 or call 785-483-4032. This position is subject to pre-employment drug test. Equal Opportunity Employer.
The County and has been forced to temporarily close the following roads until further notice. As repairs are made and roads are re-opened we will update this list.
- 196th Street one mile from Stickney Rd. to Michaelis Rd. (Russell County)
Thank you for your patience..
With the warmer weather our road crews are working to repair and improve Russell County’s roadways. Please be patient and considerate for the safety of our road workers.
TIPS TO FOLLOW IN WORK ZONES
- Follow traffic control (signs, flaggers, cones, etc.)
- Stay alert and watch for workers
- Slow down!
- Expect short delays
- Allow ample space between vehicles and workers