Employment Opportunities

APPLICATIONS
- South Dakota Law Enforcement Application
- Lake County Employment Application
- South Dakota 911 Telecommunicator Application

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 911 COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER (FULL TIME)
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
SALARY: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour DOEQ (Also Shift Differential)
STATUS: Full Time With Benefits
DESCRIPTION: One opening for a full time 911 dispatcher. Hours to be determined but may include nights, weekends, and holidays. Responsible for providing emergency and non-emergency response to public requests for law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services. Must be able to multitask and remain calm under stressful conditions. A high degree of confidentiality is required. Must possess high school diploma or GED. Minimum of 18 years of age. Must be able to type 35 wpm with accuracy. Complete background check, drug screening, physical and hearing test required.
BENEFITS: Health Insurance, Vision, Life Insurance, Retirement, Sick leave, Vacation leave, Holidays
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must complete a Lake County Employment Application, a South Dakota 911 Telecommunicator Application, and these Supplemental Questions. Applicants are encouraged to use SDWORKS or contact the Madison Job Service Office to complete the application process.

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In addition to being posted on this website, job announcements are also posted with the Madison Job Service Office. Applicants are encouraged to use SDWORKS or contact the Madison Job Service Office to complete the application process.

Notice: Any posted position may be closed or extended at any particular time during the application period, at the discretion of Lake County.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, mental or physical disability, political affiliation, affectional preference, marital or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by law.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I learn more about a specific open position?

    For questions about positions with Lake County, please contact Shelli Gust, Human Resource Specialist, at 605-256-7630. Job announcements are also available on the SDWORKS website.

  • How many positions may I apply for at one time?

    You may apply for any open positions, but each position that you are applying for must be clearly indicated on the application.

  • What types of benefits are offered?

    Full-time positions include a generous benefits package including: SD Retirement System; Health Insurance; Vision Insurance; Life Insurance; Vacation Leave; Sick Leave; and Holiday Leave.

  • Can I send my resume to the Lake County Human Resource Specialist for future open positions?

    Lake County will not accept resumes or any other type of employment-interest documents from individuals who seek County employment when there is no current open announcement. Please do not submit an application or resume for a position that is not open for recruitment.

  • How does the County recruit and fill open positions?

    The County has several methods of recruiting qualified applicants to fill open positions within the County. These include promotion from within, transfer from within, open announcement and advertisement, or at the discretion of the Commission, an open position may be filled with no advertising.

Staff

Shelli Gust

Human Resources Specialist Send an Email

Contact Information

Main Office

Address:
Lake County Human Resource Specialist
200 E Center St
Madison SD 57042

Phone:
605-256-7630
Fax:
605-256-7632

Announcements

Weed and Pest Board Vacancy
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Lake County Commission is currently seeking a volunteer for appointment to the County Weed and Pest Board. The term would run through 2020. If you have any interest, please contact Shelli Gust at 605-256-7630.

Zoning Office Closed 3/22/19
Monday, March 18, 2019

The Zoning Office will be closed on Friday, March 22, 2019.

Electronic Recycling Drop Off Event
Monday, March 18, 2019

Spring is right around the corner! Lake County's FREE Electronic Recycling Drop Off Event will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Click here to view the flyer listing allowed and restricted items.

Load Limits - Effective 3/18/19
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Seasonal road restrictions will become effective at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 18, 2019, due to the unusual warm weather conditions. Click here to view the list of restrictions. Seasonal road restrictions will remain in effect until lifted by the Lake County Highway Superintendent.

March - License Plate Renewal F/G/J
Friday, March 1, 2019

Vehicle License plate renewal for vehicle owners with the FIRST letter in their LAST NAME that begins with F or G or J.

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