Employment Opportunities


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.

MINNEHAHA COUNTY 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:  $20.25 – $21.80 Hourly OPENING DATE: 04/06/15 CLOSING DATE: 05/04/15 05:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office invites applications for Deputy Sheriff to provide law enforcement services throughout Minnehaha County, including several small towns. Consider a rewarding career in law enforcement that offers: • Full time pay/hours by working only 15 days per month • Fri/Sat/Sun off every other week • Overtime opportunities • Advancement potential • Diverse specializations • Continuous training opportunities • Comprehensive benefits including health, dental, and life insurance; generous PTO and extended sick leave programs; retirement plan; and a deferred compensation plan

** Full earning potential for candidates who are hired for these positions is $20.25/hr – $30.06/hr** ***After the position closes, applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will receive an email with instructions to schedule for a written exam. Exam dates are as follows: May 11th, May 14th, May 16th, and May 18th. This recruitment may also be used to staff Correctional Officer vacancies at a lower pay grade.   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 the 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.   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 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 comparable education and experience.

Must be age 21 at the time of hiring. Basic knowledge of the principles, policies, procedures, codes, laws, and statutes of law enforcement operations. Ability to make appropriate decisions quickly and with tact and impartiality. Must be a credible witness in court. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the public. Ability to maintain a professional appearance and demeanor. ***When applicable, candidates must submit college transcripts, proof of law certification, or DD214 by attaching the documents to the application or by submitting the documents to Human Resources. Please contact Human Resources at 605.367.4337 with questions.***

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://jobs.minnehahacounty.org OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 415 N Dakota Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104  605-367-4337 jobs@minnehahacounty.org Job #15-21 DEPUTY SHERIFF

Minnehaha County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate 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.



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.