Election Administrative Assistant: The Fall River County Auditor’s Office is seeking an Election Administrative Assistant
Pay: $10.00 per hour, or DOE. Full Benefit Package, including Retirement Plan.
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8- 5, overtime as needed.
- Process election petitions
- Process voter registrations
- Prepare voter lists upon request and any other duties pertaining to an election
- Conduct off year file maintenance
- Order ballots
- Test and maintain tabulating equipment
- Set up election boards for each precinct
- Confirm polling places
- Set up and assist in absentee voting
- Help run elections for local, school and town
- Help with county liens
- Prepare legal notices for official county newspapers
- Assist with any other items as assigned
Customer service and reception duties could include:
- Provide assistance for incoming calls or transfer to appropriate department
- Take and deliver messages
- Experience with election and voting processes preferred, but not required
- High School Completion or GED
- Personal computer skills
- Strong communication skills
- Analyzing and compiling data
- Reporting skills
- Interpersonal skills and the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with co-workers and the general public
- Ability to read maps.
- Lift up to 30 pounds
- Sit for up to 8 hours days
- Take and seek direction
Deputy: The Fall River County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a county deputy. Candidates must be able to think and act quickly under pressure; remain calm in stressful situations; demonstrate ethical behavior; pass a background and drug test; be physically able to perform job functions.
Starting wage is $14.50/hour (uncertified), $16.50/hour (SD state certified). Training and certification provided and required for continued employment. Shifts may vary and may include weekend, overnight and holiday hours. Benefits include paid health & dental insurance; vacation, holiday, and sick leave; and South Dakota Retirement. Submit Law Enforcement Applications to the Sheriff’s Office, 906 N. River St., Hot Springs, SD. Position open until filled.
Jailer/Correctional Officer:The Fall River County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for 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 (see law enforcement application below) to Fall River County Sheriff’s office, 906 N. River St. Hot Springs, SD. 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