Employment Opportunities

Civil Deputy State’s Attorney – Lincoln County State’s Attorney’s Office

The Lincoln County State’s Attorney, Thomas Wollman, welcomes applications for a Civil Deputy State’s Attorney. This position provides routine legal representation and advice to the County government, its various elected officials, department heads and agencies. Responsibilities include residential and commercial property tax appeals by County taxpayers, land use and environmental enforcement matters, defending legal actions, lawsuits and claims brought against the County. This position works closing with the Chief Civil Deputy State’s Attorney. Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a college of law, attainment of a Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school, and admission by the Supreme Court of South Dakota to practice law in the state of South Dakota or be licensed to practice law in any other state and able to take the next available South Dakota bar examination or be a recent or imminent law school graduate, eligible to sit for the next available South Dakota bar examination. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Preferred Qualifications: Previous civil trial or litigation practice preferred. Strong oral argument skills. $74,588.80 – $82,326.40/annually plus benefits. To view a full listing of qualifications and to apply visit: http://www.lincolncountysd.org then click on the Employment icon. Application deadline: August 11 at 5:00 p.m. Contact Human Resources with questions at 605-764-6609. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Yankton County Veterans Service Officer General Statement of Duties:

  • Evaluates the type and level of individual benefits
  • Maintains records on veterans assistance programs
  • Assists veterans and eligible survivors participating in state and federal programs
  • Facilitates the distribution of information on veterans programs
  • Compiles information on service-connected disabilities
  • Conducts research on client histories
  • Interprets and explains federal and state laws and regulations

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervises assigned clerical personnel

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be qualified veteran as specified in SDCL §33-16-27
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must have a working knowledge of veterans’ issues and programs
  • Must have good organizational and communication skills
  • Must complete associated state training courses

Other Requirements:

  • Must be willing to work irregular hours and conduct on-site visits
  • Must be able to meet and deal with the public in stressful situations
  • Must be able to learn medical terminology
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License

This position will begin as a temporary position with no benefits. Hours:  9am to 5pm, Monday – Friday (35-hour week) Salary:  $38,720.62/year Contact Yankton County for more information: 605-260-4434