Employment Opportunities


LINCOLN COUNTY COMMISSION invites applications for the position of: Veterans Services Officer
lary:  Base rate of $14.03 to $14.74 per hour
Open Date: April 30, 2015
Closing Date: May 18, 2015

***Candidates MUST include a copy of their DD214 along with their applications.

General Information: The Lincoln County Commission invites applications for a part-time Veterans Services Officer, to counsel and educate veterans on their benefits and eligibility.  The schedule for this position is somewhat flexible between regular business hours. The selected individual must be able to travel into the community to meet with veterans.

The full earning potential for this position is $14.03 to $20.77 per hour. Consideration for appointment above the hiring rage is dependent upon qualifications.

Examples of Duties: Counsel and educate veterans and dependents on benefit options and eligibility requirements. Assist veterans in completing necessary forms to apply for VA or state veterans benefits. Obtain necessary documents or records to complete claims. Maintain records, data, and filing systems related to veterans’ benefits and clients. Present information both individually and in public groups regarding veterans’ benefits. Maintain, apply, and communicate information about new and changing VA laws and state regulations related to veterans’ benefits. Assist in the development and planning of various aspects of a program, contact agencies, businesses and other appropriate parties to provide and develop services or resources for program clients. Attend meetings, training conferences and workshops as appropriate. Communicate and collaborate with state and/or county agencies. Maintain knowledge of relevant legislation impacting services provided to veterans.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED plus a minimum of 90 days of continuous active duty. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered.  Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain a safe driving record with Lincoln County. Extensive knowledge of Veterans Administration rules and regulations and federal, state, and local laws governing veteran’s benefits.  Ability to read and interpret federal and state law and regulations. Position requires traveling through the County to meet with veterans who are unable to come into the office. Ability to work effectively with clients of varied ages, races, cultural traditions, and backgrounds who are economically disadvantaged.  Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

To Apply: Submit completed application and resume by May 18th to:
Lincoln County Human Resources
104 N. Main Street, Suite 130
Canton, SD 57013

Applications available on Lincoln County’s website under “Employment” at:  www.lincolncountysd.org.   Please call 605.367.4337 for questions on application process. All applications must be post marked by May 18, 2015 to be considered.

Lincoln County is an equal opportunity employer  and does not discrimination on the basis of race,color,creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry,gender, pregnancy, marital status,sexual orientation,age,disability,veteran’s status, genetic information, or any other protected group in accordance with state and federal law. Arrangements for accommodations  required by disabilities can be made by contacting Human Resources at 605.367.4337.

JONES COUNTY – Highway Superintendent

The Jones County Board of Commissioners will be accepting applications to fill the position of highway superintendent.

Duties include, but not limited to: supervision of 4 full-time and 2-3 summer part-time employees to provide highway construction and maintenance; culvert, auto gate, sign installation; equipment operations and maintenance; gravel hauling and supervision of county highway shop. The applicant should be able to communicate with the general public and employees. Applicant must have a valid South Dakota CDL.

Applications and resumes will be received at the Jones County Auditor’s office, P.O. Box 307, Murdo, SD 57559. Applications may be picked up at the County Auditor’s office, 310 Main Street, Murdo, SD or the Jones County Highway shop, 311 N. Main Street, Murdo, SD. For further information, call 605-669-7102 (County shed), 605-530-3355 (Highway Superintendent cell) or 605-669-7100 (County Auditor’s office).

Position will be open until filled. Salary/benefit package D.O.E. Jones County is an equal opportunity employer.


Turner County is seeking to fill the position of highway superintendent.  Applicant will be responsible for bridge and highway construction and maintenance, equipment operations and maintenance, supervision of county highway shop.  Must have working knowledge of a county highway system.  Must possess professional relationships with the general public and employees.  Engineering background a plus.  Must have valid SD Commercial Drivers License.  Must pass pre-employment drug test.  Turner County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Deadline for applications is April 10, 2015 or until position is filled.  Apply at Turner County Auditor’s Office, PO Box 370, Parker, SD  57053, ph. 605-297-3153.

JERALD COUNTY HELP WANTED – Director of Equalization: 
The Jerauld County Board of Commissioners will be accepting applications
for the position of Director of Equalization until the position is filled.  Applications can be picked up at the Jerauld
County Auditor’s Office which is located in the Courthouse at 205 Wallace Ave.
S. in Wessington Springs, SD or call the Auditor at 605-539-9301.  Applications may be sent to PO Box 422 in
Wessington Springs, SD, or hand delivered to the Auditor’s office.  Jerauld County is an Equal Opportunity


Director of Equalization/Planning Director – Full-time position

Location: Butte County Director of Equalization Office, 839 5th Avenue, Belle Fourche, SD  57717

Job Description: Under the direction of the County Commissioners and the Department of Revenue, this person is responsible for performing administrative and managerial work associated with organizing, directing, coordinating and appraising of real estate located within the County for purpose of taxation.

The Planning Director will be responsible for issuing Building Permits and Septic Permits and performing other job duties that pertain to Planning in Butte County. The Planning Director is responsible for attending the Planning Meetings which are held once a month at 7:00 p.m. Posting of the meeting’s agenda, record and publish the minutes of each meeting are also a requirement. Posting and publishing public notices for public comment on final subdivision plats are also a requirement.

 Basic Eligibility Requirements: High School Diploma or G.E.D.  Experience in Real Estate Appraisal and/or Accounting Experience is desirable.  Must be certified or become certified within one year.

Preference will be given to Butte County residents but a non-resident wishing to apply for employment in Butte County is encouraged to do so and may apply to the Butte County Commissioners for a waiver.

Butte County offers an excellent Wage and Benefit Package.

Application Procedure: The Butte County Auditor’s office, which is located at 839 5th Avenue, Belle Fourche, SD  57717 is accepting resumes and/or applications.  Application forms are available at the Butte County Auditor’s office or by calling 605-892-4485.

The position will remain open until filled.

 Equal Opportunity Employer: Butte County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and offers all benefits, services, education and employment opportunities without regard for ancestry, age, race, citizenship, color, creed, religion, gender, disability, national origin, sexual preference or veteran status.