Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Explore a Career with the South Dakota State Government

Custodial Crew Leader ($1,000 Hiring Incentive)

Yankton, SD
*** $1,000 Hiring Incentive! ***

Job ID: 17296

Agency: Department of Social Services/South Dakota Human Services Center/Custodial Services

Salary: $12.04 plus $1.50 per hour weekend Pay + eligible for $1.00 per hour geriatric Pay

Pay Grade: GC

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

This is a full-time position with the Department of Social Services (DSS) at the South Dakota Human Services Center in Yankton, SD. For more information on DSS, please visit https://dss.sd.gov .

This position instructs and monitors custodial workers on proper cleaning methods and is responsible for cleaning offices and institutional buildings to maintain sanitary conditions and enhance the appearance of the buildings.

Various shifts are available. Flexible scheduling is possible and may include day and evening hours. All shifts will include working every fifth weekend and holiday on a rotating schedule.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Knowledge of:
  • proper use of cleaning equipment and supplies.

Ability to:
  • establish and maintain effective working relationships;
  • operate cleaning equipment;
  • direct the activities of subordinates and instruct on the proper methods of cleaning and sanitizing;
  • stand for extended periods of time; and,
  • lift up to 50 lbs.


Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment. Successful applicant(s) will undergo an abuse and neglect screening.

NCRC: If you possess a National Career Readiness Certificate, please submit the certificate with your application. For more information on how to acquire a National Career Readiness Certificate contact a South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Job Service Office. A certificate is not necessary to be considered.

The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.

The State of South Dakota offers employer paid health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at https://bhr.sd.gov/job-seekers/work-for-state-government/ . This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Must apply online: https://sodakprod-lm01.cloud.infor.com:1443/lmghr/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=FI2
You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.

South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email: careers@state.sd.us

"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

Custodial Crew Leader ($1,000 Hiring Incentive)