Jailer/Correctional Officer (2 openings): Due to expansion in the jail staff the Fall River County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for male and female correctional officers. Ideal applicants are those with good moral character, in good physical condition and who are interested in serving their community as a member of the Fall River County Sheriff’s Office Team. Correctional officers, upon hire, undergo on-going training courses along with on-the-job training to prepare them to supervise inmates.
Starting wage: $12.50/hour. Shifts are day, evening and overnight, and include weekends and holidays. Benefits include paid health, vision and dental insurance; vacation, sick and personal leave and South Dakota State Retirement. Applicant must be at least 18 year of age with high school diploma or GED. Must have a valid SD drivers license and have no felony convictions. Applicants must pass a complete background investigation, interview process, and a drug screening test. No experience required. Females encouraged to apply. Submit Law Enforcement Applications to the Sheriff’s Office, 906 N. River St., Hot Springs, SD. Position open until filled.
911 Dispatcher: Fall River County Sheriffs Office is accepting applications for a full time 911 Dispatchers. The starting wage: $12.00/hour. Shifts are day, evening and overnight, and include weekends and holidays. Benefits include paid health, vision and dental insurance; vacation, sick and personal leave and South Dakota State Retirement.
The position involves substantial public contact, receiving incoming radio and phone calls, and entering information into the computer aided dispatch system. Individuals must be able to multi task with accurate typing (35 words per minute) and computer skills. This facility handles multiple calls from different agencies which will need dispatched out simultaneously. Applicant must be able to remain calm and maintain composure and treat people with respect even under pressure in stressful situations. Individual must possess the ability to consistently think clearly; act quickly; and calmly in a wide variety of situations.
The position requires SD State Certification for radio dispatching. The training, completed in Pierre, SD will be provided to successful applicants. Position requires a medical physical (UA and hearing test), fingerprinting and background check. Submit application to Fall River County Sheriff’s office, 906 N. River St. Hot Springs, SD. Open until filled.
Administrative Assistant: The Fall River County Register of Deeds Office is accepting applications for a permanent part time administrative assistant. Applicants must have the ability to work well with other individuals and provide exceptional customer service to the public. Applicant must have good organizational and computer skills. Knowledge of legal descriptions is preferred but not required. Starting wage: $10.00/hour – $11.00 DOE, benefits: SD Retirement only, 29 hrs/week, Monday – Friday 8am-5pm. Apply at the Register of Deeds Office: 906 N River St. Hot Springs, SD 57747, (605) 745-5139. Position open until filled.
Temporary / Seasonal Employment
no temporary positions open at this time
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.
County Employment Application
Law Enforcement Employment Application