South Dakota State Government

About South Dakota State Government

Governor Kristi Noem’s goal is to create a culture in state government centered around servant leadership, the voters, and the taxpayers. South Dakota ranks among the top in the nation when it comes to unemployment rates, has a higher-than-average labor participation rate, and is proud to be a right-to-work state. South Dakota’s low cost of living, reasonable regulatory climate, and good quality of life are just a few of the reasons to consider living and working here. Whether you are searching for a job, posting a job, or just looking for employment opportunities in South Dakota, start your search here. Our state is committed to promoting job opportunities for individuals and businesses through quality and responsive business practices. For more information or to learn more about South Dakota, please visit To view our available positions, please visit The State of South Dakota has job openings across the state in a variety of career fields. The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays; generous vacation leave accrual; and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. New jobs posted daily at Sign up for our mailing list at List of newly posted jobs sent every week!


Business Tax Intern

May 2019 - August 2019 Pierre, SD
“I was able to network with lots of different people throughout the originization and was able to give input on important projects.”

Summer Intern

May 1982 - August 1982 Pierre, SD
“I worked for the Office of Energy Policy. I entered in data from the State institutions to study energy consumption. I plotted out the usage on graphs using a dot matrix printer. The code was written in BASIC on a Pet Commodore with a cassette drive for storage. ”
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