Employment Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - CORRECTIONAL OFFICER (PART TIME)

  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • Salary: $14.00 DOEQ
  • General Information: 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. Hours to be determined, but may include nights, overnights, weekends, and holidays. Shifts could be rotating, to include weekends. Primary hours will be to assist jail staff during 24/7 Program hours. Must be able to respond to emergency situations in the jail, provide medical assistance including CPR, and dispense medications, complete bookings, fingerprints, and additional duties as assigned. Previous experience as a correctional officer is preferred, but not required. Pay to start at $14.00, with extra for a shift differential. Successful candidates must submit to a complete background investigation and a drug screening prior to conditional offer of employment.
  • How to Apply: Applicants are encouraged to use SDWORKS or contact the Madison Job Service Office to complete the application process.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - 911 DISPATCHER - (PART TIME - 2 POSITIONS)

  • Closing Date: Open Until Filled
  • Salary: $13.00 - $17.00/hr, DOEQ
  • General Information: 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. Complete background check, drug screening, physical and hearing test required.
  • How to Apply: 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 Resource 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

Notices

County Offices Closed - Monday, May 29th
Monday, May 22, 2017

County offices will be closed on Monday, May 29th, in observance of Memorial Day.

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