Lynne A. Valenti
Cabinet Secretary

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Employment

The South Dakota Department of Social Services looks for motivated people who are committed to helping their fellow citizens. We have a wide variety of job opportunities available throughout the state.

As a DSS employee, you will receive the personal rewards that come from a career in public service as well as excellent benefits. 

Careers Available:

  • Accounting Positions
  • Adult Services and Aging Specialists
  • Child Care Licensing Specialists
  • Child Support Specialists
  • Claims Clerks
  • Clerical/Support Staff
  • Economic Assistance Benefits Specialists
  • Employment Specialists
  • Family Services Specialists
  • Internal Auditor Positions
  • Management Positions
  • Nurse Consultants
  • Quality Control Positions
  • Staff and Trial Attorneys
  • Telephone Service Operators

Employment Opportunities and Information:

Please Note:

  • All permanent positions with the State of South Dakota are handled by the Bureau of Human Resources.
  • New job openings are posted daily.
  • The application process is electronic.