Employment Opportunities


Sully County Highway Superintendent

Sully County is accepting applications for the position of Sully County 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.  The Sully County Highway Superintendent is under the direct supervision of the Sully County Commission.

The Sully County Highway Superintendent must possess a valid South Dakota’s driver’s license and, if necessary, a South Dakota Commercial driver’s license.

Individuals interested in this position may obtain a job description and/or an application at the Sully County Auditor’s office, 700 Ash Avenue, Onida, SD  57564 or by requesting an application at (605) 258-2541.

Salary will depend on experience. Generous Benefits Program.
Closes: Open until filled.

Sully County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


The Director of Equalization (DOE) is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

The main duty of the Director of Equalization is to appraise real property through fair and equitable assessment for taxation purposes.

The duties of the Director of Equalization are prescribed in Title 10-3 of SD Codified Laws.  The DOE must have or be able to obtain an assessor’s certificate from the SD Dept. of Revenue within one (1) year of employment.  Recertification is required every five (5) years.

The DOE is also responsible for 911 addressing, Planning & Zoning, Flood Plain Administration and maintaining the Geographic Information System (GIS).

Interested individuals may obtain an application at the Lyman County Auditor’s Office, 300 S Main, Kennebec, SD or by calling 605-869-2247.

Applications will be accepted through October 31, 2016.  The salary and effective date of employment will be negotiated by the County Commission and applicant.

Lyman County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Lyman County Commission is taking applications for a Highway Superintendent/Weed Supervisor.  The Superintendent/Supervisor manages the Highway/Weed Departments which include financial administration, supervision of employees within the department, directs highway planning, engineering & construction/maintenance and weed control for the county.  The Superintendent/Supervisor shall assure compliance with Federal, State and County standards and general policies.  The salary and effective date of employment will be negotiated by the County Commission and applicant.  A full benefit plan is included.  To obtain an application for employment and a complete job description please contact the Lyman County Auditor’s Office, PO Box 38, Kennebec SD  57544, Phone 605-869-2247.  Mail applications to: Lyman County Commission, PO Box 38, Kennebec SD   57544.  Resumes may be attached to applications.  Application deadline is October 31, 2016.

Lyman County is an equal opportunity employer.

LINCOLN COUNTY (SD) invites applications for the position of: Deputy Sheriff

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the date the position closes.
SALARY: $20.08 – $22.16 Hourly OPENING DATE: 10/06/16 CLOSING DATE: 10/28/16 05:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office invites applications for Deputy Sheriff to provide law enforcement services to maintain law and order throughout Lincoln County. Responsibilities include investigating illegal or suspicious activities and completing and maintaining accurate records and reports.

***Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and life insurance, generous vacation and sick leave programs; and participates in South Dakota Retirement Systems retirement plan.****

***The 2017 hiring range is $20.08/hr – $22.16/hr with a full earning potential up to $25.70/hr. Selected candidates will begin appointment with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office in 2017.****

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE: Perform general law enforcement work to maintain law and order. Enforce traffic laws, enforce South Dakota state laws and make arrests, maintain traffic flow at accidents, and assist accident victims and investigate cause of accidents. Investigate illegal or suspicious activities. Serve warrants, subpoenas, and summons. Locate and take individuals into custody on arrest warrants. Complete and maintain reports concerning crimes, incidents, information, traffic accidents, etc. Respond to dispatch calls. Mediate disputes. Respond to questions, complaints and requests for information/assistance from the public, media, legal and medical staff, various agencies, etc. Administer first aid and CPR. Maintain weapons, vehicle, and equipment. Transport or escort prisoners between courtrooms, prison, jail and medical facilities. **This position may include forensics, detective, 24/7 coordinator and/or jail coordinator responsibilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must meet one of the following requirements to qualify for the written examination:

 Two years of college or vocational school; or
 Two years of work experience as a certified law enforcement officer; or
 Two years of active, full-time military experience; or
 Four years of military reserve experience; or
 Four years of relevant work experience.

Must pass a physical examination and pre-employment drug testing. Must be age 21 at the time of hiring. Must pass a written examination. Must be eligible for certification under the South Dakota Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission. Working knowledge of the principles, policies and procedures, codes, laws, and statutes of law enforcement operations. Capability to work independently. Ability to make appropriate decisions quickly and to act with tact and impartiality. Ability to direct and supervise subordinates. Must maintain ability to be a credible witness in court. 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.

**Applicants who meet the minimum qualification will be contacted after the position closes to schedule for a written examination.

**Candidates must submit transcripts, proof of law certification, or DD214 by attaching the documents to the online application or by submitting the documents to Human Resources. Please contact Human Resources with questions at 605.367.4337.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.lincolncountysd.org
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:104 N. Main, Canton, SD 57013
605-764-6609, 605-367-4337, or HR@lincolncountysd.org

Position #16-09

Lincoln a County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, 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

County Administrator – Franklin County, Kansas

Franklin County, Kansas (pop. Approx. 26,000; $22.8 million budget; 245 EE’s), one of the fastest growing counties in Kansas, is located approximately 25 miles southwest of the Kansas City metropolitan region on Interstate 35.  Our quaint historic community possesses superb educational systems (pre-school through post-secondary), an award winning health care facility, affordable housing, arts and entertainment. Ottawa, Kansas, our county seat, was named one of CNN Money magazine’s top 25 places to retire in 2012. American Eagle Outfitters and the Wal Mart Distribution Center are among the largest employers in our industrial area.  Development of the new 330 acre Rock Creek Industrial Park abutting I-35 is underway.  Our Public Works Department maintains 1,029 road miles and 244 bridges in our 571 square mile county.  Among our facilities are a landfill, recycling facility, jail, and juvenile detention facility. The County Administrator works collaboratively with 5 elected officials, reports to a progressive elected five-member commission and oversees 11 department heads. For more information about the community, visit http://www.franklincoks.org.

Candidates are required to have a master’s degree in public administration, business administration, doctorate in jurisprudence or a related field and at least five years of management experience. The preferred candidate will have 10 years of progressive management experience in county government, extensive experience in municipal finance and economic growth and development, preferably with rural communities of a similar size and complexity. Candidates must possess effective communication skills, be able to collaborate with the county commission, staff, public and other agencies, and be comfortable with a transparent form of government.

Salary $84,800 to $120,800 DOQ. Benefits include health and life insurance, KPERS, and more. Apply online at www.HRePartners.com.  Optional:  Letter of application, salary history, resume, & 3 work-related references to Gayla Wilkins, Human Resources, Franklin County. 1428 S Main, Suite 2, Ottawa, KS 66067; (785) 229-3444; fax, (785) 229-3449; e-mail, gwilkins@franklincoks.org. Initial deadline for application November 13, 2016.  EOE