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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunity

Community Development Administrator

The City of Summerset is accepting applications for a full time Community Development Administrator. Under administrative direction of the Mayor and City Commission, the Community Development Administrator plans, manages, oversees and directs the operations of Community Development.This includes current and advanced City planning, building, redevelopment activities, and economic development for the City. The Community Development Administrator also coordinates activities with other City officials, departments, outside jurisdictions, organizations and the public; while providing staff support to the Mayor, City Commission and Planning Commission; performs other related duties as required. Valid driver’s license required with acceptable driving record. Salary DOE. Please email coverletter, resume and employment application to 

For additional information see complete job description here.

Application Process
Applicants must submit a completed City of Summerset Employment Application, resume, references and and salary history by the closing date listed in the job opening announcement.  Please be as descriptive as possible in completing the employment application so we can assess skills, knowledge and abilities as they relate to the position.  You may submit your application by mail, email, or fax. 

City of Summerset
PO Box 783
Summerset, SD 57718

Fax (605)718-9883 

Selection Process
The City of Summerset will review all application materials submitted. Based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities described in these materials,the most qualified candidates for the position will be identified. Only the most qualified candidates will continue on in the selection process, which may consist of written exercises, panel interviews, or other testing appropriate to the position. Participation in the selection process is not guaranteed for all applicants meeting the minimum qualifications.

Equal Opportunity
It is the policy of the City of Summerset to provide equal opportunity in employment to all persons. This policy prohibits discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, sex, disability, familial status, national origin or ancestry, age, or sexual orientation.

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Summerset. Please visit the rest of our website to learn more about Summerset and the many wonderful aspects of our community, located in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota.