Employment Opportunities

Job Opportunities:

Job Title: Yankon County Planning and Zoning Administrator

Job Time Type: Full Time (30 Hours or More)

General Statement of Responsibilities

  • Performs duties as assigned by the
  • Creates, writes, updates, interprets, and enforces policies, procedures, and ordinances pertaining to zoning
  • Reviews plats for conformance with the County’s comprehensive plan and land use policies
  • Serves as the County’s liaison and first point of contact for any person, business, or government agency initiating property development within the County’s jurisdiction
  • Acts as the County’s liaison with municipal planning commissions
  • Serves as staff to the Yankton County Planning Commission
  • Assists the public with application procedures, including building permits, variances, and conditional uses
  • Works with the Director of Equalization and other County officials to update property development information and E911 addresses
  • Advises the County Planning Commission on changes to land use regulations and policies
  • Maintains accurate and current records pertaining to all zoning related applications
  • Conducts personal inspections of property to verify compliance with County regulations
  • Reviews and evaluates environmental assessment requests in relation to their conformance with County land use plans and policies

Open until filled.

Education Level: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Requires a Drivers License: Yes, Operator License
Minimum Salary: 0.00 Hour Maximum Salary: 0.00 Hour
Pay Comments: DOE (Depends on Experience)
Benefits: Medical, Vacation, Holidays, Sick Leave, Retirement/Pension
Application Comments: ***Submit Yankton County Application to the Yankton Department of Labor and Regulation Office*** Can also include a cover letter and resume.

**Applications can be obtained at the Yankton department of Labor and Regulation office at 3113 Spruce Street, Suite 124 and are also available on the Yankton County

Open until filled.
Employer Information:
321 West 3rd Street
Yankton, SD 57078
Contact: Karen Faerber – Deputy Auditor
Phone: (605) 260-4434

LINCOLN COUNTY (SD) invites applications for the position of: Deputy Sheriff

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the date the position closes.

SALARY:  $21.62 – $23.88 Hourly
OPENING DATE: 2/22/19
CLOSING DATE: 3/22/19 05:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION: The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office invites applications for Deputy Sheriff to provide law enforcement services to maintain law and order throughout Lincoln County. Responsibilities include investigating illegal or suspicious activities and completing and maintaining accurate records and reports.

***Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and life insurance, generous vacation and sick leave programs; and participates in South Dakota Retirement Systems retirement plan.****

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE: Perform general law enforcement work to maintain law and order. Enforce traffic laws, enforce South Dakota state laws and make arrests, maintain traffic flow at accidents, and assist accident victims and investigate cause of accidents. Investigate illegal or suspicious activities. Serve warrants, subpoenas, and summons. Locate and take individuals into custody on arrest warrants. Complete and maintain reports concerning crimes, incidents, information, traffic accidents, etc. Respond to dispatch calls. Mediate disputes. Respond to questions, complaints and requests for information/assistance from the public, media, legal and medical staff, various agencies, etc. Administer first aid and CPR. Maintain weapons, vehicle, and equipment. Transport or escort prisoners between courtrooms, prison, jail and medical facilities. **This position may include forensics, detective, 24/7 coordinator and/or jail coordinator responsibilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must meet one of the following requirements to qualify for the written examination:

  • Two years of college or vocational school; or
  • Two years of work experience as a certified law enforcement officer; or
  • Two years of active, full-time military experience; or
  • Four years of military reserve experience; or
  • Four years of relevant work experience.

Must pass a physical examination and pre-employment drug testing. Must be age 21 at the time of hiring. Must pass a written examination. Must be eligible for certification under the South Dakota Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission. Working knowledge of the principles, policies and procedures, codes, laws, and statutes of law enforcement operations. Capability to work independently. Ability to make appropriate decisions quickly and to act with tact and impartiality. Ability to direct and supervise subordinates. Must maintain ability to be a credible witness in court. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

**Applicants who meet the minimum qualification will be contacted after the position closes to schedule for a written examination. If an applicant is currently law enforcement certified they will not need to take the written examination but will need to attach their certification to their application.

**Candidates must submit transcripts, proof of law certification, or DD214 by attaching the documents to the online application or by submitting the documents to Human Resources. Please contact Human Resources with questions at 605-764-6609 or jdisburg@lincolncountysd.org

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.lincolncountysd.org

Lincoln a County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran’s status, genetic information, or any other protected group in accordance with state and federal law. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting Human Resources at (605) 764-6609.

MINNEHAHA COUNTY invites applications for the position of:
Deputy Director of Equalization

All applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the date the position closes.

SALARY:  $2,358.40 – $2,539.20 Biweekly OPENING DATE: 2/4/19 CLOSING DATE: 3/6/19 at 5:00 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION:  The Minnehaha County Equalization Department invites applications for the position of Deputy Director of Equalization. The Deputy Director will perform technical, supervisory, and administrative work to assess the value of real property for tax purposes and assist in managing the operations of the Minnehaha County Equalization Office.

***Applications must be completed online at jobs.minnehahacounty.org. Please include a cover letter and resume with the online application.***

The hiring range for this position is $2,358.40 – $2,539.20 bi-weekly with a full earning potential of $3,415.20 bi-weekly.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES INCLUDE: Assist the Director of Equalization with ensuring compliance with South Dakota Department of Revenue and Regulation. Establish, monitor, and review office goals and objectives. Develop overall office policies and procedures and recommend new policies and procedures to remain compliant with changing laws. Perform studies and make reports both orally and in writing. Assist with office budget preparation. Direct the office in absence of the Director. Assist the Director of Equalization in handling personnel matters including staffing, training, hiring, promoting, evaluating, and disciplining employees. Participate in grievance resolution. Provide ongoing training and development of staff. Establish fair market value on over 70,000 records in the office. Direct the collection of data regarding current trends in cost. Print notices of valuation and record of assessment books for Board of Equalization and manage related programs. May assist in investigating and responding to inquiries and complaints from citizens and public officials concerning property valuation. May assist in conducting training sessions for local administrators. Analyze and interpret changes in laws, rules, and regulations affecting the office and take necessary action to ensure compliance. May assist in conducting sales ratio studies to determine valuation accuracy, determine properties for annual audit, and answer for the audit when completed. Perform annual certification and re-certification of position for Department of Revenue and Regulation. Testify as an expert witness in hearings and court actions concerning valuation of all properties in Minnehaha County.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in business, mathematics, statistics, information technology, or related area including a mass appraisal course and one additional course in management or statistics. Four years of mass appraisal experience. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered. Certified Assessor Appraiser (CAA) or ability to attain certification within one year. Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Thorough knowledge of methods, techniques, and procedures utilized in mass appraisal of property for tax assessment purposes. Thorough knowledge of the state laws governing the assessment and collection of real property taxes. Considerable knowledge of survey/land measurements, assessment, and real property descriptions. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Etc.) Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of certified appraisers. Ability to prepare clear, concise, and accurate reports. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain professional appearance and demeanor.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous supervisory experience. Certified South Dakota Assessor (CSDA) or Certified Assessment Evaluator (CAE) designation. Knowledge of IBM iSeries main frame applications as well as the applications of the computer-assisted mass appraisal (CAMA) software system (Proval). Satisfaction of educational requirement of South Dakota Real Estate Commission beneficial. Working knowledge of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Crystal reports and SQL.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://jobs.minnehahacounty.org
OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: 415 N Dakota Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
605-367-4337 jobs@minnehahacounty.org
Job #19-17

Minnehaha County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran’s status, genetic information, or any other protected group in accordance with state and federal law. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by contacting Human Resources at (605) 367-4337.

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