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Police Dispatch

Responsibilities:  Will receive and record incoming enforcement and emergency-related calls from the public, both in person and on the telephone.  Will refer callers and/or transmit or relay orders to the appropriate police patrol, fire, Civil Defense, ambulance, Public Works personnel, county authorities, or other related agencies. 

Requirements:  Ability to type 35 wpm, ability to be bonded, High school diploma or GED certificate, possession of a valid SD driver’s license with a clean driving history, and ability to obtain State required training certificates within one year of hiring date.  Position will require availability to work all shifts, weekends and holidays. Residency required within a distance from the City of Spearfish adequate to meet a 30 minute response time requirement.  
 

How to Apply:  Interested persons must submit City application along with typing test documenting words per minute 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: $15.91 per hour; 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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Recreation and Youth Development Coordinator  

Responsibilities: The position is responsible for the direction and coordination of recreation and youth 
development personnel and activities of the City of Spearfish Recreation and Aquatics Facility.    

Requirements:  Bachelors’ Degree in Recreation, youth development, or related field such as Education, and three years’ experience in recreation and youth program implementation or a combination of education and experience to perform the essential functions of this position 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 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 $17.56; 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 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 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.