Employment

Yankton County Employment Opportunities

Deputy Sheriff

Starting Salary: $48,679.73- $61,737.67 Annually DOQ

Benefits:
11 Paid Holidays
Vacation and Sick
Paid Health Insurance for Employee
SD Retirement Plan
Longevity After 6 Years

Application for employment can be downloaded Here or picked up at the Sheriff's Office.

Send Resume/Application to:
Yankton County Sheriff’s Office
410 Walnut St.
Yankton, SD 57078

Yankton County Sheriff
410 Walnut St.
Yankton, SD 57078
Open Date: 03/10/2022
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Jailer

Starting Salary: $44,651.61- $56,629.04 Annually DOQ

Benefits:
11 Paid Holidays
Vacation and Sick
Paid Health Insurance for Employee
SD Retirement Plan
Longevity After 6 Years

Application for employment can be downloaded Here or picked up at the Sheriff's Office.

Send Resume/Application to:
Yankton County Sheriff’s Office
410 Walnut St.
Yankton, SD 57078

Yankton County Sheriff
410 Walnut St
Yankton, SD 57078
Open Date: 03/11/2022
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Director of Equalization

Starting Salary: $56,255.51 - $71,345.60 Annually DOQ
Open until filled.

Benefits:
11 Paid Holidays
Vacation and Sick
Paid Health Insurance for Employee
SD Retirement Plan
Longevity After 6 Years

To apply email resume to karen@co.yankton.sd.us or mail to
Yankton County Auditor
321 W 3rd St. Ste. 100
Yankton, SD 57078

Yankton County
321 W 3rd St. Ste. 203
Yankton, SD 57078
Open Date: 09/01/2022
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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Opening, Yankton SD:

Yankton County EMS is accepting applications for a full-time Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Yankton County EMS staffs two ambulance 24/7, working 12-hour shifts. We average approximately 2,000 calls per year, covering a 500 square mile area in Yankton County and South Yankton, Nebraska.

Here are more details about the position: Minimum starting salary of around $16.05 per hour (approximately $41,000.00 annually with scheduled overtime and holiday pay)

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) Current National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Certification State of South Dakota EMT Certificate eligible Current AHA BLS CPR Provider Current state issued drivers licenses. Ability to pass criminal background and pass medical assessment.

For more information, job description and a job application please visit our website at www.ycems.org or contact Steve Hawkins, (605) 668-9033 or ycems@co.yankton.sd.us.

Yankton County EMS
805 Capitol Street
Yankton, SD 57078
Open Date: 10/25/2022

Jail Administrator

The Yankton County Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Jail Administrator.

The Yankton County Sheriff is responsible for the jail in Yankton County but appoints the Jail Administrator as the “Officer in Charge”. The Jail Administrator reports directly to the Sheriff and will oversee 20 full time employees and all aspects of the 120-bed jail.

A successful candidate for this position is required to do the following:

  • Be able to interpret, enforce, and create new jail policies within the Yankton County Jail.
  • Must oversee, prepare, and maintain within the allowed budget of the county jail.
  • Meets with and prepares reports for the county commissioners.
  • Communicates well with the Sheriff, employees, and the public.
  • Communicates with judges, states attorney, parole, probation, defense attorneys, contract counties, juvenile detention center, Boys & Girls Club, 24-7 program, U.S. Marshall Service, Homeland Security, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigations.
  • Must establish a jailer training program and maintain training for the jail staff.
  • Oversees the 24-7 program.
  • Conducts yearly performance evaluations on the staff they oversee.
  • Must resolve and address inmate complaints.
  • Must conduct and establish job interviews for positions within the jail.
  • Must complete schedules for staff members

The candidate for Jail Administrator must possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent completion of a career development program.
  • Five years of related administration experience.
  • Knowledge, experience, and proficiency using Central Square Records Management System, also known as “Central Square/ Zuercher”.
  • Experience working with budgets.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass a criminal background check, drivers history check, credit check, physical and drug screening.

The Yankton County Jail Administration position is a Class A position with the South Dakota Retirement System and Yankton County will match up to 6% into the SDRS. The position incudes vacation, sick and paid holidays.

An individual employee is covered with county health insurances at no additional cost. Additional options are offered for family health, dental and vision at the employee’s expense. Starting wage for this salaried position is Grade 12 ($64,103.16).

Please submit cover letters and resumes to Sheriff Preston Crissey at 410 Walnut Street, Suite# 104 Yankton, SD 57078 or email to pcrissey@yanktonlaw.com

Applications must be received no later than February 3rd, 2023.

Yankton County Sheriff
410 Walnut St Suite 104
Yankton, SD 57078
Open Date: 01/06/2023
Close Date: 02/03/2023
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Announcements

Yankton County Highway Department
Sunday, November 20, 2022

The Yankton County Highway Department will begin their winter hours on Monday, November 21, 2022.

Winter hours are Monday through Friday 6:45am-3:00pm.

Yankton County Soil Conservation District
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

To view the Yankton County Soil Conservation's 2022 Fall Newsletter please CLICK HERE.

To view the 2023 Order Form CLICK HERE.

Main Phone:
605.260.4400

Address:
321 West 3rd Street, Suite 100 Yankton, SD 57078

Office Hours:
9:00am - 5:00pm CST, Monday-Friday
Closed on Holidays, Saturdays, & Sunday

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