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We currently have job postings for the South Dakota Discovery Center; City of Rapid City, South Dakota; and City of Pierre, South Dakota. Please click on the logos below or pan down to access the job postings.





 


The South Dakota Discovery Center is dedicated to providing hands-on science learning through our exhibit hall, classes for children and families, and resources for educators and youth program leaders in order to increase science literacy. We offer a wide variety of opportunities and services so that South Dakota’s children, families and educators have increased access to hands-on science exploration and fun. If you love science, enjoy people (especially children, youth, and families), and want to work in an environment where no two days are the same, we invite you to work with us.


The South Dakota Discovery Center currently has position openings for an Executive Director and a Project Coordinator.


Executive Director 

For Additional Information and to apply:

https://www.sd-discovery.org/job 



The South Dakota Discovery Center is seeking an executive director who will be responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. The SD Discovery Center is an established 501(c)3 entity. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.


General Duties:

  • Provide strategic leadership that uses the unique resources and mission of the SD Discovery Center to the maximum benefit of the people of our community and state. 
  • Develop & carry out programs, organizational and financial plans. 
  • Conduct grant writing & fundraising. 
  • Promote the SD Discovery Center in the community and statewide. 

Please see the job description for more information.


Salary:

Compensation will be commensurate to credentials and experience. Pay will be dependent on qualifications, starting at $52,000. Insurance, vacation and sick leave are negotiable benefits.


To Apply:

Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and phone & e-mail contacts for three references in pdf format to execcommittee@sd-discovery.org.


The position will remain open until filled.


Project Coordinator

For Additional Information and to apply:

https://www.sd-discovery.org/job 


The South Dakota Discovery Center is seeking a Project Coordinator to organize and manage grant-funded project activities related to planning, implementing, marketing and reporting. The project coordinator reports to the Executive Director of the South Dakota Discovery Center.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage, control and coordinate project schedules and implementation to make sure the project is completed on time and in accordance with the proposal or contract.
  • Help prepare project proposals, time frames, schedule, and budget.
  • Coordinate activities, resources, equipment and information.
  • Monitor and track project progress and handle issues that arise.
  • Coordinate committee activity and communications. Report committee progress to Executive Director and project partners.
  • Promote project activities and products through press releases, social media, and public presentations.

Project(s):

The project, at this time, involves the design and build of environmental education exhibits; development of a K-8 curriculum and educator professional development, and science communication training for scientists/volunteers. There will be other projects/tasks, as assigned.


Pay/Benefits:

This position may be offered as a part-time or full-time position. Compensation will be based upon credentials and experience, starting at $18/hr. Insurance, vacation and sick leave are negotiable benefits.


To Apply:

Applicants should send - in pdf format - a cover letter, resume and phone and e-mail contact information for three references to execcommittee@sd-discovery.org.


The position will remain open until filled.




The City of Rapid City Public Works Department is a multi-faceted department tasked with

providing development engineering, street maintenance and repair, water treatment and reclamation, solid waste management, public transit systems, and GIS mapping services. It is the mission of Public Works to use our resources effectively to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the community by providing safe and reliable drinking water, wastewater treatment, drainage, solid waste management, public transit, transportation systems, and GIS services.


Please visit the Public Works website for more information.


This is your opportunity to live and work in one of the most beautiful places in the world! Considered the "Gateway to the Black Hills", Rapid City boasts a thriving community of 70,000+ with close proximity to world-class recreation and convenient lifestyle amenities with downtown shopping and restaurants. The City of Rapid City offers fantastic benefits including employer-paid health insurance premiums, 6% employer-matching retirement, and generous vacation and sick leave time off.


The City of Rapid City Public Works Department currently has the following opening:



Engineering Project Engineer

For Additional Information:

The position's primary function is to support the Water, Water Reclamation and Solid Waste Divisions in meeting their daily and overall operational goals. The Engineering Project Engineer performs Civil Engineering analysis, design, contract administration and management of City infrastructure projects and programs. This Engineering Project Engineer role will be responsible for assigned project management in the Water, Water Reclamation, and Solid Waste Divisions within the Public Works Department. This position will report directly to the Assistant Public Works Director.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Support the Water, Water Reclamation and Solid Waste Divisions in meeting their daily and overall operational goals.
  • Manages design or construction of infrastructure projects and
  • programs.
  • Manages consultants and contractors.
  • Develops projects for the Capital Improvement Plan.
  • Coordinates with other Public Works Divisions, City Departments, and other agencies.
  • Interprets intent of ordinances, statutes and laws of the City of Rapid City and State of South Dakota and monitors compliance of same.
  • Participates in the consultant selection process and supervises their designs and construction plan preparation.
  • Provides technical information to other City departments and the general public.
  • Assumes applicable duties of Operations Management Engineer for specific facility management projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Water, Water Reclamation and Solid Waste Divisions in meeting their daily and overall operational goals.

  • Manages design or construction of infrastructure projects and programs.

  • Manages consultants and contractors.

  • Develops projects for the Capital Improvement Plan.

  • Coordinates with other Public Works Divisions, City Departments, and other agencies.

  • Interprets intent of ordinances, statutes and laws of the City of Rapid City and State of South Dakota and monitors compliance of same.

  • Participates in the consultant selection process and supervises their designs and construction plan preparation.

  • Provides technical information to other city departments and the general public.

  • Assumes applicable duties of  Operations Management Engineer for specific facility management projects.

About You:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty successfully. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Project management experience in the Water, Water Reclamation, and Solid Waste industries is desired but not mandatory.
  • The ability to project manage cross-functional teams.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to multi-task and focus in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent project management, time management and organizational skills.




Staff Engineer

For More Information and to Apply, Click Here.


The Staff Engineer will assist the  City Engineer in providing technical services related to City of Pierre infrastructure projects. This position also assists Building Officials in plan review and issuing Building Permits.  Duties include project feasibility analysis, municipal infrastructure project design & review and construction project administration.


Qualification

  • Skill in Civil Engineering design, project management, and computer applications (MS Office, CAD design and drafting, GIS/ArcView).  
  • Professional Engineer licensure within 2 years of employment preferred.  
  • B.S in Civil Engineering or a related field with a minimum 2 years of related experience.  
  • Excellent communications skills and a clear ability to work with diverse individuals and organizations is essential.

Salary: $71,365 minimum

To Apply:  City of Pierre, PO Box 1253, Pierre SD  57501, (605)773-7429; www.cityofpierre.org


Position Open until Filled

 

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