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City Administrator (Full-time) 

Responsibilities: The position is responsible for overseeing the overall leadership and direction of day to day operations of the City of Spearfish. By providing managerial leadership to ensure efficient, responsible, and ethical functions of all City departments; while promoting positive employee relations and a team environment by facilitating an atmosphere of open communication, problem solving, and creating a shared awareness of City goals, objectives and current events.  
 
Requirements:  Bachelors’ Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Management or related field (Masters’ Degree preferred) and seven years of progressive, responsible, extensive management and administrative experience that demonstrates the ability to direct the activities of a municipal government, or an acceptable equivalent combination of education or experience as may be acceptable to the hiring authority.  Candidates must have an insurable driving history. Residency required within a distance from the City of Spearfish adequate to meet a 30 minute response time requirement. 
  
How to Apply:  Interested applicants must submit a City application, letter of intent including salary requirements, and resume to the Human Resource Office, 625 Fifth Street, Spearfish, SD  57783; p 605-642-1354; f 605-642-1329; e jodi.friedel@cityofspearfish.com The salary range for this position is $102,190 - $154,876 annually, based on qualifications and experience; excellent benefits; Equal Opportunity Employer.  Position open until filled.   Click here to complete an on-line application.  Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to complete the job application process are encouraged to apply and should contact the Human Resource Director to commence the accommodation interactive process.

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Seasonal/Temporary Wildland Firefighter

Responsibilities:  The seasonal/temporary Wildland Firefighter will respond to wildland fire emergency incidents, assist in wildland fire suppression, participate in fire prevention and educational activities, and pre-suppression activities including defensible space clearance, removal of hazard vegetation debris and equipment and facility maintenance. 

Requirements:  Candidates must have completed NWCG S-130 and S-190 training prior to start date (must provide proof of training), have the ability to pass NWCG Arduous Work Capacity Test (Pack Test), possess a valid driver’s license with an insurable driving history, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, and be 18 years of age or older.  Residency required within a distance from the City of Spearfish adequate to meet a 30 minute response time.

How to Apply:  Interested persons must submit City applicationto the Human Resource Office, 625 Fifth Street, Spearfish, SD  57783; p 605-642-1354; f 605-642-1329; e jodi.friedel@cityofspearfish.com.  Wage:  $12.00 per hour; Equal Opportunity Employer.  Closing May 1, 2017.  Click here to complete an on-line application.  Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to complete the job application process are encouraged to apply and should contact the Human Resource Director to commence the accommodation interactive process.

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Seasonal/Temporary Wildland Engine Boss

Responsibilities:  The seasonal/temporary Wildland Engine Boss will be responsible for all aspects of their assigned engine to include the training and supervision of crew and to ensure equipment is in good condition and properly maintained.    

Requirements:  Must be currently a certified Engine Boss (Certificates of training and completed task book must be provided), have the ability to pass NWCG  Arduous Work Capacity Test (Pack Test), possess a valid Driver’s License with an insurable driving history, have a high school diploma or GED certificate and be 18 years of age or older.  Preference  will be given to candidates with the following qualifications:   S-215 Wildland Urban Interface, S-211 Wildland Pumps, S-212 Wildland Chain Saws, Faller 2 Certification (previously Faller B) and Structural Firefighter Certification.  Residency required within a distance from the City of Spearfish adequate to meet a 30 minute response time.

How to Apply:  Interested persons must submit City applicationto the Human Resource Office, 625 Fifth Street, Spearfish, SD  57783; p 605-642-1354; f 605-642-1329; e jodi.friedel@cityofspearfish.com.  Wage:  $15.00 per hour; Equal Opportunity Employer.  Position open until filled.  Click here to complete an on-line application.  Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to complete the job application process are encouraged to apply and should contact the Human Resource Director to commence the accommodation interactive process. Position Description Icon


Part-Time Solid Waste Collector/Operator

Responsibilities:  The part-time Solid Waste Collector/Operator will collect trash and garbage on assigned residential and commercial routes within the City of Spearfish.  Position will normally work two days a week (Thursday & Friday).     

Requirements:  Possession of valid South Dakota Class 1B CDL Driver’s License with an insurable driving record.  One-year experience driving truck.  High school diploma or GED.  Prefer candidate with automated garbage truck experience and good knowledge of the geographical layout of Spearfish.

How to Apply:  Interested persons must submit City application to the Human Resource Office, 625 Fifth Street, Spearfish, SD  57783; p 605-642-1354; f 605-642-1329; e jodi.friedel@cityofspearfish.com  Wage:  $14.41 per hour;  Equal Opportunity Employer.  Position open until filled.  Click here to complete an on-line application.  Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to complete the job application process are encouraged to apply and should contact the Human Resource Director to commence the accommodation interactive process.

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Part-Time Public Works/Parks Laborer

Responsibilities:  The Public Works/Parks Laborer will work for both Parks and Public Works departments doing manual laborer duties to include snow removal, lawn and grounds care, facility maintenance, assisting with utility field and street/airport operations as assigned.  Position will normally work two days a week (M-F) with a flexible schedule.   

Requirements:  Experience with lawn and grounds care, snow removal, and minor maintenance.    Possession or ability to obtain a valid south Dakota Class 1B Commercial Driver’s License within 90 days of hire.  Insurable driving history. High school diploma or GED equivalent.  Residency required within a distance from the City of Spearfish adequate to meet a 30 minute response time.

How to Apply:  Interested persons must submit a City application to the Human Resource Office, 625 Fifth Street, Spearfish, SD  57783; p 605-642-1354; f 605-642-1329; e jodi.friedel@cityofspearfish.com  Starting wage: $13.72 per hour; Equal Opportunity Employer.  Position open until filled.  Click here to complete an on-line application.  Individuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to complete the job application process are encouraged to apply and should contact the Human Resource Director to commence the accommodation interactive process. 
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The City of Spearfish 2017 Summer/Seasonal Positions

Recreation and Aquatics Center:

Requirements:  Tennis Instructors, and Lifeguards must be 16 years of age or older.  All other positions must be 18 years of age or older before date of hire.  Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license with an insurable driving history.  Starting wage $8.65-$9.50 per hour.  Hours can be weather dependent.     

Public Works Department Laborers:

Requirements:  Laborers will work 40 hours per week unless noted otherwise.  Applicants must be 18 years of age or older before date of hire.  Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license with an insurable driving history.  Starting wage $9.50 per hour.

How to Apply:  Interested persons must submit City application to the Human Resource Office, 625 Fifth Street, Spearfish, SD  57783; p 605-642-1354; f 605-642-1329; e jodi.friedel@cityofspearfish.com  Equal Opportunity Employer.  Click here to complete an on-line application.  Position open until filled.  To view position description please please click on the position title.  Iindividuals with disabilities who need reasonable accommodations to complete the job application process are encouraged to apply and should contact the Human Resource Director to commence the accommodation interactive process.