Seasonal Employment Opportunity - Equalization and Planning Assistant


Employment Opportunity:    Job # 17-06 Seasonal Equalization & Planning Assistant 

Posting Type:    Open Announcement    

Closing Date:    Until Filled

Starting Wage:    $12.75 - $ 12.75 

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

General Statement of Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Equalization and Planning, is responsible for assisting with the Department’s major functions.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assist with performing routine clerical duties, to include sorting, filing, data entry, proofreading, directing phone calls, mail contact, and customers at the counter to the appropriate parties
  2. Assist with the appraisal of improved and unimproved parcels in the field.
  3. Assist with the technology work of the office, creating, maintaining, and updating digital/GIS records.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive duties of the position.  Incumbents shall follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties as may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

The minimum qualifications 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.

Experience and Education:

  1. Knowledge of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) software and Geographical Positioning Systems (GPS) hardware and software helpful.
  2. Familiarity with math and statistics.
  3. Ability to demonstrate good communication and organizational skills.
  4. Ability to work independently.
  5. Ability to maintain a professional relationship with the general public and other employees.

Physical Demands:

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  
  2. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  
  3. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  
  4. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:  

  1. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. 
  2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions.