Highway Department


PO Box 158

Bison, SD  57620


605-244-5629  (phone)

605-231-5560   (fax)


Cody Green - Highway Superintendent 

Katie HelmsAdministrative Assistant

The Highway Superintendent, appointed by the County Commissioners, is in charge of constructing, maintaining and repairing all the Perkins County's 551.9 miles of county roads, 248.55 miles of unorganized township roads and 52 bridges. 

The Highway Superintendent is charged with the direction and supervision of work and keeps record of all costs. The Highway Superintendent must approve all bills associated with county road maintenance before payment. Payment for work on the county road system is made from the county road and bridge fund and payment for unorganized township roads is paid out of secondary road fund located in the road and bridge fund.


Perkins County Highway Department is accepting job applications for 1 full-time employee. Must have a valid South Dakota CDL or be willing to obtain a CDL within 6 months, and be at least 18 years of age.  Operates a variety of heavy construction grade equipment and trucks utilized in the construction, maintenance and repair of county roads and bridges.  Performs additional various tasks in the maintenance of county roads, bridges, traffic control signs, fences and related facilities. Regularly works 40-60 hours per week, depending upon workload, weather conditions and seasons of the year.

Experience preferred but not required. Position open until filled.


Applications can be picked up at the Perkins County Highway Department Office in the Courthouse at Bison, SD or please call 605-244-5629. 


Perkins County is An Equal Opportunity Employer.