August 9, 2022


Hand County is an “Equal Opportunity Employer“.  All positions in the county require at least two weeks of publication in the official newspaper, The Miller Press.  Positions may also be listed on the South Dakota Department of Labor website.

Hand County Employment Notice on D.O.L.

Hand County reserves the right to re-advertise without notice to current applicants in order to broaden the applicant pool.

Hand County observes the federal minimum wage and the higher South Dakota Minimum Wage (Click here to download).


Applications can also be obtained at the Auditor’s Office in the Courthouse and by contacting the Office or Department seeking applicants.

Application for Part-Time or Seasonal Employment

Application for Full-Time (non-law enforcement) Employment


Posted 03/17/22.

Initial Due Date:  April 1, 2022.  If unfilled thereafter, the positions will be “open until filled”.

HELP WANTED:  The Hand County Weed and Pest Board is seeking individuals to fill up-to two summer-seasonal positions.  Primary duties are to locate and spray noxious weeds as assigned and perform light mechanical work.  Applicants must have a valid drivers license, not be on high risk (SR22) insurance and not have a history of serious driving offenses.  Work is performed outdoors in all types of weather and does require lifting up to 50 pounds without assistance.  Applicant may be asked to show proficiency in operating pickups with trailers, utility vehicles, four-wheelers and light mechanical equipment and tools.  To apply, please contact Supervisor Randy Peck by calling 605-204-0295.  Position is open through April 1, 2022 and then transitions to “open until filled”.