Employment Information

Pennington County employees make a difference in the daily lives of people who call the Black Hills home. Whatever your strengths and passions, there's a County job for you. Whether your skills are accounting or engineering, law enforcement or building bridges, you can find rewarding opportunities that will interest and challenge you, all in service to our citizens. In addition to job security, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes health, dental and vision insurance, a robust retirement program through the South Dakota Retirement System, paid time off, and training opportunities for career development.


Current Benefit Offerings:

  • Two health insurance enrollment choices through Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Dakota
  • Dental coverage through Delta Dental of South Dakota
  • Supplemental vision coverage through Avesis
  • South Dakota Retirement System Enrollment, Class A or Class B contributions with 100% employer match
  • Free employee life insurance coverage of $20,000 with optional voluntary and supplemental options also available
  • Up to 88 hours of paid holiday time
  • Paid annual Vacation hours.
  • Paid annual Sick hours, which can be used for wellness related appointments as well as illness related absences.
  • Employee Assistance Program with three (3) free visits per year through Connections, Inc.
  • Supplemental insurance options through Aflac and Family Heritage
  • YMCA membership discounts at Corporate III Level
  • A steady income and job security.