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 part-time janitor position consisting of approximately 8 hours per week. Job duties to include janitorial work at the County Shop. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Applicants must be 18 years of age. Job description and applications may be obtained at Russell County Highway Dept., 4288 E. Hwy 40, Russell, KS 67665 or call (785) 483-4032. This position is subject to pre-employment drug test. EOE. Position open until filled.
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 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.
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