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Highway Department


PO Box 158

Bison, SD  57620


605-244-5629  (phone)

605-231-5560   (fax)


Cody Green - Highway Superintendent 

Katie HelmsAdministrative Assistant -- for General Inquiries

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 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.


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.

Perkins County Commissioners are accepting sealed bids on the following Surplus Equipment:  

1976 Flaher Chipspreader

1995 IH Oil Distributor


Sealed bids may be submitted to the Perkins County Finance Office, PO Box 126, Bison, SD 57620. Bids will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023; when they will be opened and read aloud. The Commissioners reserve the right to accept or reject any or all bids.


Sara Stadler

Finance Officer


If you see any suspicious behavior in, around or near any county equipment or property,

please inform The Highway Superintendent, Cody Green at 605-490-7634,

or contact the Sheriff’s office at 605-244-5243.

Thank you!

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