In Madison, you’ll discover a progressive community nestled between two lakes. Located 50 miles northwest of Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s largest city, Madison possesses small town hospitality with an unmistakable energy.

With a prosperous manufacturing center, reputable healthcare system, thriving schools, full-service community center, nationally-recognized state university and world-class outdoor recreational activities, Madison is full of opportunities and offers an unmatched quality of life. All we need is you!

The following companies are currently seeking qualified workers to fill positions at their Madison locations and surrounding area. Check them out today. The perfect job may be waiting for you!

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Newest Openings:

City of Madison
Open Positon: Chief of Police
Date Posted: 03/31/2015
Date Closes: 04/27/2015
Position Objectives:
The City of Madison, South Dakota, a community with a population of 6500, seeks a professional with integrity and proven leadership skills to oversee its department of 11 certified officers in the protection of life and property through crime prevention and enforcement of laws and ordinances. Must present a positive approach with exceptional organizational and communication skills. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in criminal justice or related field and a minimum of five years’ experience in a comparable position with at least three of those years in a supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Salary range $57,600 - $72,000 with an excellent benefit package. For confidential consideration, send resume and letter of interest to City of Madison, Human Resources, 116 W Center St, Madison, SD 57042. 605-256-7500. Closes 04-27-15. EOE Position on


Community Center & Madison Aquatic Center
Open Positions: Many positions open!
Positons open until filled.
All open positions, descriptions and details.
Positions on
The Community Center's website



Bethel Lutheran Home
1001 South Egan Avenue
Madison, SD 57042
4/15/2015 open positions:
- Charge Nurse: RN or LPN required, new grads encouraged to apply; 8 or 12 hour shifts available. Will do medication/treatment administration, medical record documentation, care planning, resident assessments, and supervise nursing assistants.
- Certified Nurse Aide (CNA): 1 full-time and 1 part-time opening for day, evening, and night shifts. Perfect for those who are caring, efficient and dependable with an interest in the medical field. Will support residents with grooming, hygiene, dressing, mobility and nutrition. Onsite paid CNA certification and shadowing experiences are available.
- Dining Assistant: Part-time or Full-time openings. Will wait on and serve residents and assist with feeding residents as needed. Must be 14 years or older. Would be a perfect "first job" experience.
- Cook: Part-time or Full-time opening. Will prepare food for meals in accordance with state and federal guidelines and supervise dining room when Dietary Manager is not present.
- Dietary Aide: Part-time afternoon and evening shifts. Will wait on and serve residents and clean the dining room after meals

For more information visit: Bethel - Job Opportunities.


Dakota State University
820 N. Washington Avenue
Madison, SD 57042
Contact: Maria Harder, Director of HR
Learn more about DSU at
Information on open positions is available at
4/15/2015: Many positions listed!!


East River Electric Power Cooperative
211 South Harth Avenue
P.O. Box 227
Madison, SD 57042
(605) 256-4536
For full job descriptions and details, please visit the
Posted: 2/11/2015 Substation Equipment Utility Assistant (summer intern), Highland Service Center
Posted: 3/16/2015 Graphic Design (summer intern), Madison Headquarters
Posted: 4/09/2015 IT Help Desk Technician, Operations Center


706 SW 7th Street
PO Box 450
Madison SD 57042
(605) 256-6628
04/15/2015 open positions:
- Direct Support Professional (full time)
- Direct Support Professional (part time)
- Direct Support Professional with Caseload Responsibilities (full time)
- Direct Support Professional Overnight Awake (part time or full time)
All of the above listings and full descriptions can be found on ECCO's website under Employment Opportunities.


Falcon Plastics
605 SW 7th Street
Madison, SD
To see all available positions and to apply,
visit's career center.
Positions as of 4/15/2015:
- Production Assistant - Evenings
- Machine Operator

Please visit our website, stop out to our facility at 605 SW 7th Street, Madison, SD to complete an application or apply directly through the SD Department of Labor and Regulation link Search for a particular company or job with the "advanced search" option.


Madison Community Hospital
917 N. Washington Avenue
Madison, SD
- Full-time Physical Therapist
- Part-time (with potential for full-time) Registered Dietitian
- Full-time Housekeeping
- Part-time Receptionist
- Full-time MLT/MT (medical lab tech) - Full-time Registered Nurse For more information and to see all open positions.


Manitou Americas
Madison, SD
See available positions and apply directly through the SD Department of Labor and Regulation link Search for a particular company or job with the "advanced search" option.


Persona, Inc.
Madison, SD
(605) 256-0656
Open positions as of 4/15/2015 are posted on
Persona Application Form
- Maintenance Technician
- Welder

Persona is celebrated 20 years in Madison in 2014! Persona is one of the top five sign companies in the United States, building signs from start to finish for major companies in hospitality, retailers, restaurants and convenience stores.

For more information about who we are, visit Apply at 1001 SW 8th Street, Madison, SD 57042. Call or email Stephanie Johnson at (605) 256-0656 or for questions.


Secure Banking Solutions
700 S Washington Avenue
Madison, SD 57042
04/15/2015 open positions:
- Software Developer
- Regional Sales Representative
- Penetration Test Engineer
- Software Support Specialist
- Information Security Consultant

Full details on all current positions listed above and how to apply.
For more information visit: Secure Banking Solutions.


The Pub House
200 S Egan Ave
Madison, SD 57042
The Pub House is scheduled to open in the fall of 2014 in a completely renovated 7,500 sq. ft. building in the heart of downtown Madison, SD. The Pub House is a Craft Beer, Cocktails & Dining facility with a casual atmosphere that has dedicated hands-on ownership. As a team member, you must be dependable, self-reliant and passionate about good food and exceptional customer service. It is vital that you combine strong organizational and prioritization skills with professional dedication and a team-oriented attitude. The ability to provide guests with that extra personal touch is also a very important aspect of this role. As a team member with The Pub House, you will be part of a company based on a strong founder-inspired concept -- providing our guests with the finest food & beverage selections in as setting that one usually associates with a public house. Our company culture is geared toward customer service, innovation and fun, and you will find plenty of support from all levels of the organization.

04/15/15 Positions Open:
- Line Cook
- Waiter/Waitress
- Bartender
- Wait Staff Assistance
For more information visit


Employment Resources:

SD Department of Labor & Regulation - Madison
223 S. VanEps Avenue, Suite 101
Madison, SD 57042
(605) 256-5300
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If you or your family are affected by plant layoffs or closure, please visit the South Dakota Department of Labor's information page at

*National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) *
The NCRC is a portable, national credential verifying to employers, anywhere in the United States, that an individual has essential core employability skills in Applied Mathematics, Locating Information and Reading for Information. This easily understood and nationally valued credential certifies attainment of these employability skills at a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum level of achievement.

To earn a National Career Readiness Certificate, individuals must successfully complete assessments that measure cognitive abilities, examining some of the "real world" foundational skills critical to job success. ACT (the college testing company) has researched more than 16,000 occupations, concluding that these three skills are very important for almost any occupation--skilled or professional--at any level of education.

NCRC for Job Seekers & Employers


Experience Works
SD Department of Labor - Madison
223 S. VanEps Avenue, Suite 101
Madison, SD 57042
Contact: Jeanie Monette
(605) 256-5300
Experience Works helps low-income seniors, with multiple barriers to employment, get the training they need to find good jobs in their local communities.

Experience Works is a national, charitable, community-based organization. Originally named Green Thumb, and chartered in 1965 as a small, rural demonstration program, Experience Works has grown to be the nation’s leading provider of training, employment, and community service for low-income older people.


Madison Daily Leader
214 S Egan Avenue Madison, SD 57042 (605) 256-4555


South Dakota Board of Regents
306 East Capitol Avenue Suite 200 Pierre, SD 57501-2545 (605) 773-3455


State of South Dakota Bureau of Personnel
Homepage: Jobs page:


Dakota Roots Dakota Roots is a part of the SD Department of Labor & Regulation. If you are registered or working with the SDDOLR, you are already in the system for Dakota Roots.

"Dakota Roots will grow the South Dakota workforce by encouraging those with ties to the state to return - to live, grow, and build...Dakota Roots is for anyone interested in making a home in South Dakota and for anyone interested in helping family and friends find a rewarding career in our state."


Dakota Seeds

Internships and assistantships are a great way to help fill your temporary workforce needs and establish a pipeline for permanent employees. To promote such internships and assistantships, the Dakota Seeds Program has been established. Internships are opportunities for undergraduate students while assistantships are directed toward graduate and high school students. The Dakota Seeds Program provides this central website where you can post internship and assistantship opportunities, giving you access to students at all of the technical institutes, colleges and universities. When it comes to choosing the students for your position, that choice is left entirely up to you.


Other Madison Area and Lake County Resources:

Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership (ICAP)
PO Box 268
Madison, SD 57042
(605) 256-6518

ICAP works one-on-one with participants on issues such as money management, credit worthiness, home financing options, down payment assistance programs, predatory lenders, shopping for a home, maintaining your home, homeownership and foreclosure prevention. There are no income guidelines and no charge to clients who wish to learn more about Home Buyer Education.


Community Welcome
Kandy Lurz (605) 256-6505 Are you new to Lake County or are a resident who has recently had a baby? If so, call for your free packet of valuable information, and discounts at over 45 local businesses.


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This page was last updated on April 16, 2015 at 3:52 p.m. Open positions are updated monthly and when updates are received.

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