Meade County State’s Attorney / Appointment by Meade County Commission

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MEADE COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY

Employment Opportunity:  Job19-7 / State’s Attorney

Posting Type:  Appointment by Meade County Commission per SDCL 3-4-3

Closing Date:  September 26, 2019  

Starting Wage:  DOE / Full -Time with Full Benefits Package

Application Procedures:  Please submit a Meade County application and resume to: Human Resources  / 1300 Sherman Street Suite ▫ 212 ▫ Sturgis, SD 57785

General Statement of Duties

The State's  Attorney has the exclusive and statutory responsibility for prosecuting violations of the criminal laws of the State of South Dakota, as well as many other regulatory laws of the state and county, including ordinances and traffic regulations.

Additionally, the office is responsible for providing legal advice and representation to the Board of County Commissioners and other elected / appointed department heads.

Selection Process

  1. Applicants reviewed by the Meade County Commission.

  2. Formal interview and selection process set for October 22, 2019.

  3. Appointment effective from October 22, 2019 to December 31, 2020. 


NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTION FOR PROPOSED NINE MILE FIRE DISTRICT

A Special Election will be held on Monday, July 8th, 2019, in the following voting precincts in Meade County.

The election polls will be open from seven a.m. to seven p.m. mountain time on the day of the election.

The polling place in each precinct of the county is as follows:

PRECINCT:

LOCATION:

ALKALI #6A

Prairie Industries, LLC 

19472 Nine Mile Road, Vale SD 57788

HARMONY #8

Prairie Industries, LLC

19472 Nine Mile Road, Vale SD 57788

BEAR BUTTE #9

Prairie Industries, LLC 

19472 Nine Mile Road, Vale SD 57788

* only those voters that reside within the boundaries of the proposed

Nine Mile Fire District.

Any voter who needs assistance, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may contact the county auditor at 605-347-2360 before the election for information on polling place accessibility for people with disabilities. 

/s/ Lisa Schieffer__________________________________ 

Meade County Auditor 

Published twice at a total approximate cost of ___________.  


Meade County Highway Department (Equipment Operator)

Equipment Operator

Employment Opportunity:     Job # 19-6

Posting Type:                             Open Announcement    

Closing Date:                              Open Until Filled

Starting Wage:                            $17.21  per Hour/ Full-Time with Full Benefits 

Application Procedures:          Please submit Application / Resume to:                                                               
Human Resources / 1300 Sherman Street Suite ▫ 212 ▫ Sturgis, SD 57785

HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 

Service area: STURGIS

General Statement of Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Highway Superintendent and general supervision of the Assistant Highway Superintendent, is responsible for skilled construction, maintenance and repair work on County roads, related facilities and equipment.  Operate any type of equipment over 26,000 lbs

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate and perform minor repairs to a variety of vehicles including but not limited to - trucks, dozers, pay-loaders, scrapers, motor graders, tractors, and trailers all used in the repair of County roads and bridges.

  • Participate with work crews in all aspects of highway maintenance to include asphalt repair, patching, sealing, overlay, crack filling, roller and oiler.

  • Coordinate operation and maintain section gravel roads to include blading and pulling shoulders, and maintaining ditches and roadways by cutting edges and mowing.

  • Repair County roads and bridges to include loading and unloading materials, fencing, crack filling and picking up litter as needed.

  • Remove snow during inclement weather.

  • Assist in loading and hauling of dirt, gravel, snow and other materials.

  • Mow grass in County roadway ditches as needed.

  • Clean and/or assist in draining ditches.

  • Maintain records of work performed.

  • Perform duties in a manner consistent with safe practices.

  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment when required.

  • Attend meetings and seminars as assigned.

  • Perform other such duties and functions as deemed necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  1. High School diploma or G.E.D. certification.

  2. One (1) year of experience in operating trucks, heavy/light equipment and tools associated with construction.

  3. Currently possess or ability to obtain a valid South Dakota Class A Commercial Drivers License with air brake and tanker endorsements.

  4. Broad knowledge of procedures, techniques, and standards applicable to highway and roadway maintenance and construction.

  5. Proficiency in the use of a wide variety of shop tools.

  6. Ability to work unsupervised.

  7. Ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather.

  8. Ability to work well with others and get along with the general public.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.

  2. The employee is frequently required to stand.

  3. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk or hear.

  4. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  5. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.

  3. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.

Examination, Testing, and Certification:

The Examination, Testing and Certification described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Valid South Dakota Class A Commercial Drivers License with air brake and tanker endorsements.

  2. Successful competition in written and/or oral interviews.

  3. Other such examination as deemed appropriate and necessary by the County.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Community Funding Opportunity - FY 2020 County Budget

The Board of Meade County Commissioners announces FY2020 community funding opportunities for non-county organizations.  

Your organization is welcome to submit an application for a county funding opportunity.  Please follow this link for an online application: Community Funding Opportunity

Completed applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on June 28, 2019. 

Questions can be directed to Jerry Derr, Commission Assistant at: 605.720.1625 / jderr@meadecounty.org

Control Room Operator - Meade County Jail

CONTROL ROOM OPERATOR   

Employment Opportunity:  Job # 19-06

Posting Type:  Open Announcement    

Closing Date:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED 

Starting Wage: $14.87 per hour 

Part-Time Position:  24 Hours per week 

Application Procedures:  Please submit a Meade County application (https://www.meadecounty.org/employment-application to: Human Resources  / 1300 Sherman Street  STE 212  / Sturgis, SD 57785

General Statement of Duties

Under the general supervision of the Sheriff, Chief Deputy, and the jail administrator, the direct supervision of the shift supervisor, is responsible for operating the control console to monitor and control various functions of Meade County’s correctional operations and to provide guidance and direction to personnel.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

1.   Observe monitor screens that transmit in sequence views of the correctional operations.

2.   Operate control board to stop and maintain order of a location where an incident is developing.

3.    Request appropriate personnel for assistance of any disruptive activity.

4.  Watch Correctional Officers to ensure safety and maintain peace while they are working with inmates.

5.    Open secured doors to authorized personnel and public to enter and/or exit correctional facilities when necessary.

6.     Be aware if equipment fails and notify supervisor of equipment malfunctions.

7.     Log and enter daily events into computer.

8.    Monitor intercom system

 9.   Answer phones

10.  Prepare reports.

11.  Attend training, seminars and workshops as deemed necessary.

12.  Perform duties in a manner consistent with safe practices and policies.

13.  Perform other such duties and functions as deemed necessary.


Minimum Qualifications

Experience and Education:

1. High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certification.

  1. Minimum one (1) year secretarial experience preferred.

  2. Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment to include typewriter, copy machine, fax machine, computer, etc.

  3. Knowledge with law enforcement a plus.

  4. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  5. Ability to demonstrate good communication skills, written and oral.

  6. Ability to maintain a professional relationship with the general public and other employees.

  7. Ability to demonstrate good organizational skills.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  

  2. The employee occasionally is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  

  3. The employee is frequently required to sit.  

  4. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

  5. Ability to function effectively under stress.


Work Environment:  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Examination, Testing, and Certification:

The Examination, Testing and Certification described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Successful competition in written and/or oral interviews.

2. Other such examination as deemed appropriate and necessary by the Sheriff and/or County.