Employment Opportunities

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

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: CORRECTIONAL OFFICER - FULL TIME (MALE APPLICANTS ONLY)
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
SALARY: $14.00 per hour DOEQ (Also Shift Differential)
STATUS: Full Time With Benefits
DESCRIPTION: This is a bona fide occupational qualification announcement limited to male applicants only.
Qualifications for this position: Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and not have any felony convictions which would prohibit the applicant from obtaining certification as a Correctional Officer. Previous corrections experience is desirable, but not required. Candidates for this position must be able to respond to emergency situations in the jail, provide medical assistance including CPR, dispense medications, complete bookings, fingerprints, and perform additional duties as assigned.
Hours to be determined, but may include nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays. Shifts could be rotating, to include weekends. Successful candidates must submit to a complete background investigation and a drug screening prior to conditional offer of employment.
BENEFITS: Health Insurance, Vision, Life Insurance, Retirement, Sick leave, Vacation leave, Holidays
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must complete a Lake County Employment Application and a South Dakota Law Enforcement Application. Applicants are encouraged to use SDWORKS or contact the Madison Job Service Office to complete the application process.
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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: CORRECTIONAL OFFICER - PART TIME (FEMALE APPLICANTS ONLY)
OPEN UNTIL FILLED
SALARY: $14.00 per hour DOEQ (Also Shift Differential)
STATUS: Part Time
DESCRIPTION:
This is a bona fide occupational qualification announcement limited to female applicants only. Qualifications for this position: Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and not have any felony convictions which would prohibit the applicant from obtaining certification as a Correctional Officer. Previous corrections experience is desirable, but not required.
Candidates for this position must be able to respond to emergency situations in the jail, provide medical assistance include CPR, dispense medications, complete bookings, fingerprints, and perform additional duties as assigned.
Hours to be determined, but may include nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays. Shifts could be rotating, to include weekends. Successful candidates must submit to a complete background investigation and a drug screening prior to conditional offer of employment.
HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must complete a Lake County Employment Application and a South Dakota Law Enforcement Application. Applicants are encouraged to use SDWORKS or contact the Madison Job Service Office to complete the application process.


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

County Offices Closed
Monday, January 14, 2019

County Offices will be closed on Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Zoning Office Closed 1/18/19 to 1/25/19
Friday, January 11, 2019

The Zoning Office will be closed from 1/18/19 to 1/25/19. Regular business hours will resume on 1/28/19.

January - License Plate Renewal A/B
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Vehicle License plate renewal for vehicle owners with the FIRST letter in their LAST NAME that begins with A or B.

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