Employee Benefits

Sheriff's Office Employee Benefits

The Pennington County Sheriff's Office provides benefits to assist employees and their families with a healthy work/life balance, in preparing financially for their future, and to aid in career development. 

Please view our Summary of Benefits.

The following benefits are offered:

  • Enrollment in the South Dakota State Retirement System with 6% of 8% employer match.
  • Health Insurance Plan Options through Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental Insurance Plan Options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance Plan Options though Avesis
  • 11 Paid Holidays Annually
  • 10 Paid Vacation days with accelerated accrual after 4 years
  • 96 Paid Sick hours annually with pay-out option after 10 years
  • $20,000 free employee life coverage
  • Optional Voluntary Life Coverage
  • Supplemental Insurance Options through Aflac and Family Heritage
  • Connections Employee Assistance Program free services
  • Onsite Gym
  • YMCA Corporate III Membership Discounts 
  • Paid Training and Uniforms
  • Relias Online Web Based Learning System for assigned and independent learning
  • Wellness Offerings and Employee Incentive Challenges
  • Community Volunteer Events