September 26, 2023

Employment (4)

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Temporary Employment


Permanent Employment

HIGHWAY MECHANIC – The Fall River County Highway Department is seeking to fill a full-time Mechanic position with Full Benefits. Starting wage is $20-21/HR DOE. A successful applicant must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to work on and maintain Highway Equipment and must possess a valid South Dakota CDL Class A License. Please apply at the Fall River County Highway Department office at 27518 Cascade Rd, Hot Springs, SD 57747 or call 605-745-5137. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Full Job Description

Assessor Trainee/Certified Assessor:  The Fall River County Director of Equalization is accepting applications for a certified assessor. Those without South Dakota CAA certification can apply as an assessor trainee. This position involves performing field inspections of properties, including gathering and listing information, entering data, uploading photos and doing sketches of all properties. Also, assisting with other various day to day office activities. Qualifications include strong computer skills, the ability to read legal descriptions and maps, and experience in customer service and good public relations skills. A background in finance, property appraisal, real estate, or construction is beneficial but not required. The requirements include: a high school diploma (college degree preferred), South Dakota CAA certification or the ability to gain such within one year, and a valid driver’s license. The starting wage is $15.50/hour for a trainee, $17-$18/hour for a certified assessor depending on experience. Benefits include paid health, vision and dental insurance; vacation, sick and personal leave and South Dakota State Retirement. Submit applications to the Fall River County Director of Equalization office, 1029 N. River St, Hot Springs, SD. Open until filled.  [Full Job Description]

911 Dispatcher: Fall River County Sheriffs Office is accepting applications for full-time 911 Dispatchers. The starting wage: $18.50/hour uncertified or $20.50 – $21.50/hour certified (DOE). 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 to be dispatched out simultaneously. Applicants must be able to remain calm and maintain composure and treat people with respect even under pressure in stressful situations. Individuals 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. [Dispatcher – Full Position Description]


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 (application must be printed and submitted)

Law Enforcement Employment Dispatch Application , Jailer & Deputy Application (application must be printed and submitted)

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