January 21, 2021

Employment Opportunity: Sheriff’s 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 $15.50-17.50/hour (uncertified), $17.50-19.50/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.


See employment page for application

Deadline for Voter Registration Quickly Approaching

The deadline for voter registration for the 2020 General election is Monday, October 19th. You can register to vote at the early voting tent located next to the courthouse at 906 N River St in Hot Springs. Hours are 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

American Sign Language Videos regarding the 2020 Election

The South Dakota Association of the Deaf has created American Sign Language videos regarding 2020 General Election Information. Links to these videos are available on the Secretary of State website along with other information about voting accessibility.


Initiated Measure 26
Constitutional Amendment A
Constitutional Amendment B
Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot

Employment Opportunity – Administrative Assistant

The Fall River County Treasurer’s office is accepting application for a full time Administrative Assistant for our fast-paced office. Must be a quick learner, have good organizational skills, exceptional customer service, computer knowledge and the ability to lift up to 30 lbs. Starting wage $11-13/hour DOE with full benefits (health insurance, SD retirement, annual & sick leave). Submit applications to the Treasurer’s Office at 906 N River St, Hot Springs SD 57747.  For questions call 605-745-5145.  Open until filled.

See employment page for application.

Courthouse Closed – Native American Day

The Fall River County Courthouse will be closed Monday, October 12th, in observance of Native American Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, October 13th.

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