South Dakota Job Application & Careers

Follow the steps in the guide posted below to learn more about how to fill out and submit the South Dakota job application (online). Several different types of careers can be applied for online by registering an account and completing the application process. The guide in the below section provides a general overview of how to register a new account, search for positions in your area, and complete the application form.

  • About the State: South Dakota is located in the American Midwest and has a population of more than 800,000 people. The state employs numerous people across a wide range of positions and industries. Learn more about how to search for positions within the state’s government agencies/organizations by following the steps posted below.

Apply Online

Step 1 – The first step to finding a job online within the state government of South Dakota is to go to this link.

  • Note: The above link will open the state’s main employment page in a new tab/window. If you’d rather go directly to the state’s careers page in this current tab/window then simply click the “apply” button near the top of this page.

Step 2 – Scroll down and click the link that corresponds to the job type that you’re interested in.

Step 3 – Depending on which job type you want to apply for, you may need to register a profile before being able to access the list of current openings. Click the “Register” button/link to go to the state’s employment registration page.

Step 4 – Complete the registration form and then sign in to your account.

Step 5 – Use the search form to conduct a search for current job openings. The majority of positions will have online applications for you to fill out. Submit any/all required details into the online form(s) until you are able to send the application in for review/processing.