December 19, 2014


Truck Driver/Heavy Equipment Operator: Applications for full time employment are being accepted for a Truck Driver/Heavy Equipment Operator with the Fall River County Highway Department. Applications for this position may be obtained at the following locations: The SD Department of Labor, The Fall River County Court House or at the Fall River County Highway Department office.

This job requires that the applicant possess a Class “A” C.D.L. The successful applicant will also be required to take a physical examination or provide a recent physical examination (within the last 90 days) signed by their doctor. The successful applicant, given a conditional offer of employment, will also be required to take a drug test, which will be paid for by Fall River County.  Open until filled.


911 Emergency Dispatcher: Must be able to think and act quickly under pressure; communicate effectively, including listening, gathering information and verbalizing information; multi-task and remain calm in stressful situations. Training and certification provided. Shifts may vary and may include weekend, overnight or holiday shifts. Starts at $10.50 per hour with full benefits, including paid health insurance, vacation and SD Retirement. Applicants must pass a background check. An application may be obtained at the SD Dept. of Labor; the Sheriff’s Office or county Auditor’s Office located at 906 North River Street, Hot Springs, SD, 57747;  or at the COUNTY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION link below. Open until filled.


Jail Officer: Regular Evening shift (15:00 – 23:00), must be willing to also work days, holidays, weekends, and swing shifts. Must have good typing skills, computer skills, and people skills. Background check and drug check required. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, health insurance, retirement, dental. Fall River County also participates in the state retirement system.   Contact: Sheriff Richard Mraz, Fall River County, 906 N River St., Hot Springs, SD 57747,  605-745-4444, you can also fill at the application on the South Dakota L.E.T. website. Both of the following must be filled out: Jailer questionnaire & Jailer application  Open until filled.


Fall River County Weed Sprayer: Status: Part time/ Seasonal; Salary: $9.00/hr. This is a part time job with variable days and hours subject to contracted work and weather conditions. Will work April through October. Must be 18 years or older, able to lift 25+ lbs and physically fit to bend, squat, lift and do extensive walking. Must obtain commercial pesticide applicator licenses. Experience with maintenance of small engines and pump systems preferred. Complete the county application available at the link below or call 605-745-5047. Open until filled.


updated: 11/13/2014


The following application is used for all employment openings in Fall River County. If you are interested in applying for a position with the county, please complete the application in its entirety. You may also attach a résumé if you have additional information you believe to be relevant to the position.