Welcome to the Koochiching County Highway Department

Our goal is to provide a high level of cost effective service and maintenance to the Koochiching County roadways and bridges.  Ensuring that all residents, visitors and businesses have access to a safe and functional transportation system.  

Employment Opportunity

Koochiching County Highway Department is accepting applications until 4:30 pm CST on Monday January 23rd, 2017 for a Heavy Equipment Operator based out of the Mizpah Maintenance Shop.

Minimum Qualifications:  Responsive Applicants shall demonstrate previous experience as Heavy Equipment Operator and Truck Driver along with Class A or Class B Commercial Drivers License.  

Successful Applicant shall be required to obtain Class A Commercial Driver's License within 6 months following first date of employment with Koochiching County.

Further information and Employment Application Packets may be obtained from this website (see link below) or the County Engineer's Office at 715 4th Street, International Falls MN 56649; by phone (218) 283-1186 or (218) 283-1187; or by email at

Heavy Equipment Operator - Mizpah Information

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