June 16, 2024

Employment Opportunity – Data Entry or Assessor

The Fall River County Director of Equalization is accepting applications for Data Entry and Assessor positions.  Both positions are full-time with full benefits.  Starting wage between $15.00 and $18.00 depending on position and experience. See employment page for details.


Road Closure – Smithwick

Those traveling to Smithwick from June 25th to 27th may need to take an alternative route. The Smithwick railroad crossing on Smithwick Road (County Road 1) will be closed beginning Tuesday, June 25th, 2024 for plank replacement. This replacement may take 1 to 3 days.

Those traveling from the south are advised to take North Butte Road off of US Highway 18. Those traveling from the north or west are advised to take Hay Canyon and Sand Creek Roads.

Courthouse Closed – Memorial Day

The Fall River County Courthouse will be closed Monday, May 27th, in observance of Memorial Day.  Regular office hours will resume Tuesday, May 28th.

Reminder: First-half Property Tax Due by April 30th

The first half of property taxes are due to the Treasurer’s office by Tuesday, April 30th.  You can pay your taxes over the phone by credit card (additional card processing fee), by check through the mail (postmarked by April 30th), or in person at the courthouse at 906 N River St.

For those planning to pay in person please be aware that road construction has moved to in front of the courthouse. Starting April 29th the parking lots will only be available from the north end. The courthouse/jail parking lot from the intersection of Battle Mountain Ave and N River St and the East parking Lot from the alley access across from the Battle Mountain Ave Convenience Store.


Employment Opportunity: Weed Sprayer

Fall River County Weed Sprayer: This is a part time job with variable days and hours subject to contracted work and weather conditions. Will work May through October. Must be 18 years or older, driver’s license, can lift 50+lbs and physically fit to bend, squat, lift and extensive walking. Must obtain SD commercial pesticide applicator licenses with General and Right-of-Way.

Experience with maintenance of small engines and pump systems preferred. Must be able to apply herbicides/pesticide and operate ATV-UTV vehicles, pickups and trailers, ability to read maps and legal descriptions, ability to work independently, positive attitude and a desire to learn. Salary: $11.20 – $13/hr depending on experience. Call 605-745-5047 for more information. See employment page for application. Position open till filled.

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