May 29, 2022

Employment (4)

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Temporary Employment

 

Permanent Employment

Assistant Emergency Manager (Part-time): The Fall River County Emergency Manager is accepting applications for an assistant. Duties will include writing reports, data gathering, resource tracking, answering phones, attending meetings, taking and processing minutes, attending training on subjects pertaining to emergency management.  Should have a good working knowledge of computers, Microsoft word, excel, and publisher, ability to work with individuals under stress or irritation. Ability to work in all kinds of weather and under varying, sometimes dangerous, conditions. Must have a valid South Dakota Driver’s license. $14/hour starting wage. Open until filled. Submit applications to Fall River County Auditor’s Office at 906 N River St, Hot Springs SD 57747. See full description here.

 

Admin Assistant/Assessor:  The Fall River County Director of Equalization is accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant to receive training to become a certified assessor. 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), the ability to gain the South Dakota CAA certification within one year, a valid driver’s license. The starting wage is $12-$14/hour depending on experience, there is a $2/hour raise upon certification. 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. Closing May 24th. 

 

911 Dispatcher: Fall River County Sheriffs Office is accepting applications for full-time 911 Dispatchers. The starting wage: $16.00/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 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]

 

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 ongoing training courses along with on-the-job training to prepare them to supervise inmates.

Starting wage: $16.50/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 years of age with a high school diploma or GED.  Must have a valid SD driver’s license and have no felony convictions. Applicants must pass a complete background investigation, interview process, and a drug screening test.  No experience is required. Females are encouraged to apply.  Submit Law Enforcement Applications to the Sheriff’s Office, 906 N. River St., Hot Springs, SD. Position open until filled. [Jailer – Full Job Description]

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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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