City of Hill City



Public Works Director - City of Hill City, SD

Hill City is a growing community of 1000 residents situated in the Heart of the Black Hills where outdoor activities are plentiful.  Hunting, Fishing and camping are literally right outside your front door.  We are seeking a motivated Public Works Director who can transform the department into a highly effective operating team.  Responsibilities will include but are not limited to long range planning, directing, coordinating and evaluating the several divisions that comprise the Public Works department.  These would include engineering, water, waste-water, traffic-parking, parks, cemetery, building and street maintenance.  Active supervision and leadership of a staff up to 6 people.  This a working management role with diverse responsibilities.  Open until filled.  Salary DOE.  Hill City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Complete job description and job applications are available by contacting Human Resources Coordinator Stacia Tallon at 605-574-2300.

Account Clerk - City of Hill City, SD

Due to an internal promotion, the City of Hill City has the need for a Temporary/Full Time Clerk.  The position has the potential to become permanent.  The position includes clerical office work, answering phones, interacting with customers and information research.  There will also be opportunities for additional responsibilities.  Experience with the management of Social Media is a plus.  Complete job description and job applications are available by contacting Human Resources Coordinator Stacia Tallon at 605-574-2300 or coming into the office at 245 Deerfield Rd., Hill City, SD  57745.  This position will be open until it is filled.  Hill City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Maintenance Worker I - City of Hill City, SD

Performs manual work in a variety of construction, repair, and maintenance assignments.  Requires travel throughout the City in response to project assignments for the repair and alteration of property, buildings, materials and/or equipment.  Does related work as required.  An employee in this classification may use light/heavy equipment, hand tools, power tools, and maintenance equipment, and may be called back to work for emergency situations, repair and/or maintenance work at any time.  Work is performed under immediate supervision of the Public Works Director.

Employment Application

It is the policy of the municipality of Hill City to recruit and fill job vacancies with the most qualified individual for the position within budget limits.

The municipality has three methods of recruiting qualified applicants to fill job vacancies in municipal employment:

  1. Promotion from within,
  2. Transfer from within, or
  3. Open announcement and advertisement.

Application Requirements

Cover Letter
All applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter detailing the specific position they are applying for.
Individuals interested in applying for a specific position with the municipality must submit a resume detailing their employment history, education, and other relevant experience or pertinent information.
Application Form
Individuals interested in applying for a specific position with the municipality must complete and submit a municipal application form. A separate application must be submitted for each position in which the individual wishes to be considered. Applications will be maintained on file for the purpose of aiding applicants in applying for future job vacancies with the municipality.
Fingerprints/Background Check
All applicants shall submit a copy of their fingerprint records to the City of Hill City. A background check is necessary to determine if an applicant’s criminal background would prevent the applicant from fulfilling the job requirements.

Selection Process

All selections shall be based on merit and fitness to fulfill the job requirements. All recruitment efforts are based upon equal employment opportunity and conducted without regards to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex age, disability, political affiliation, and marital status.
Promotions & Transfers
If in the best interest of the municipality, promotions or transfers of individuals already employed with the municipality shall be given first consideration. This consideration, however, does not entitle the individual to an automatic promotion or transfer to a higher level of employment.
US Veterans
Preference in employment will be given to veterans, where all other qualifications are equal, who have served on active duty and been honorably discharged from the armed forces of the United States.