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Employment Opportunities in Deadwood, South Dakota

Controller for Deadwood Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

The Deadwood Chamber of Commerce seeks a controller. This is a full-time, salaried position at the Chamber of Commerce that requires a minimum of 2 years bookkeeping/payroll experience; coursework and/or a degree/certification in accounting is preferred. Candidate must be experienced in software such as QuickBooks, Microsoft Office Suite, and general office equipment. Responsibilities include: Accounts payable and receivable for the Chamber of Commerce and Committees of the Chamber; payroll functions; preparation of monthly financials, reconciliations, budget comparisons, overview and cash flows; maintain and monitor leases, insurance, contracts and agreements, along with 1099 transactions; prepare annual personal property tax and monitor fixed assets throughout the year, among other tasks. The candidate would also serve as the HR manager, and work with other departments within the Chamber on additional projects and major events organized by the Chamber. Night and weekend work will be required. Salary DOQ. Please send a resume to Lee Harstad, Executive Director, at lee@deadwood.org.

City of Deadwood Finance Officer

The City of Deadwood, South Dakota is looking for Finance Officer to lead the finance office and manage city finances, overseeing all accounting duties including Annual Financial Report and budget.  Interested candidates must have graduated from an accredited four year college or university with a degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration or have five (5) years of progressively responsible municipal finance work including knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.  Residency required within 30 minute response time from City Hall.  Salary depends on experience.  Pre-employment drug testing is required.  Deadline:  Open until filled.  To apply, submit cover letter and resume to:  Ronda Morrison, Assistant Finance Officer, 102 Sherman Street, Deadwood, SD  57732.  For info and job description, see cityofdeadwood.com or phone (605) 578-2600 and ask for Ronda.  The City of Deadwood is an EOE.

 Rush No More RV Resort

How would you like to spend the summer living in your RV in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. Rush No More is looking for workamping couples. You would work in the office or on the campground part time in return for a free site and other perks. 3 half days of work and the rest of your time is free. We are looking for people from May to October. Perfect opportunity for retirees or teachers. contact us at info@rushnomore.com or 605-347-2916 and ask for Ed.

Berg Jewelry & Gifts

Full Time & Part Time Sales Positions

Berg Jewelry and Gifts is now hiring for seasonal help. We have Full time and Part time Sales positions available. Earn commissions on sales as well as an hourly rate. We have friendly staff and are family owned and operated. We are looking for individuals that have worked with point of sale (cashier), retail sales, have great attitudes (customer service), can do basic stocking and light cleaning work. Please stop by Berg Jewelry 650 Main St. Deadwood, SD or call by phone 605-722-0011 to set up an interview.

Chubby Chipmunk

Title: Front Counter Clerk, Friday, Sat, Sun. (May include more time) 9-5:30

Date: Open until filled

Primary Role and Job Description

The role of the front counter clerk is to provide impeccable customer service. As a clerk for our company, you are primarily, though not exclusively, handling all in-store transactions. Areas of focus will include full shelf conditions, neatly merchandised displays and shelves, building display point-of-sale in all areas of the store, properly rotating products, and accurate pricing of all products. Must have the ability to maintain a neat appearance, accurately operate our POS system and perform monetary operations along with phone operations. This role will also be responsible for handling, decorating and packing all of our chocolates; taking care of inventory shipments to our Rapid City location, along with packaging shipments for delivery worldwide. Other directions or duties will be provided by the front store supervisor. Being a front clerk is a very important part of our reputation and you must like people to perform it well

Key Competencies

Ability to perform hard work in a fast-paced work environment and meet the defined physical activities (frequently lifting, bending, and carrying up to 25 lbs., occasionally over 50 lbs., pushing, pulling, etc.) while adhering to the safety expectations and processes. Standing for long periods of time.

Planning and organizing skills

Effective communication skills




Problem-solving skills

Computer literate (Microsoft, Internet, and cellular/wireless devices)


You must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation. Previous retail/food handling experience a plus.

Salary: Starting 10.00/hr DOE

Wild Bill Bar

Full Time Boutique Associate

Must be 18+ and have reliable transportation

Stop in at the Wild Bill Bar tues-sat 9-5 to pick up an application or email vkinkler@gmail.com

Deadwood History

JOB TITLE:  Haas Summer Intern                   

WORK SCHEDULE:   12 weeks, May-August, 2018 (start and end date to be determined).  Monday-Friday, including occasional Saturday (40 hours per/week).

SUMMARY OF POSITION: Assist the Education Director and Assistant Educator with the creation and execution of all summer youth events sponsored by Deadwood History Inc.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must be enrolled in college or university for Spring 2018. Education or history experience a plus but not mandatory. Must enjoy working with children in grades K-7th, and be able to communicate effectively with children and adults.

Please email cover letter, resume, and references by April 2nd to: 


POSITION TITLE Visitor Services Associate for Deadwood History, Inc 

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Visitor Services Associate (VSA) is responsible for providing high quality customer service to visitors of the museums and stores operated at the Adams Museum and Days of ’76 Museum.  The position is seasonal. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please email a cover letter, resume and three work related references (if possible) to April Hoover, Human Resource Director.  Email:  april@deadwoodhistory.com.

Saloon #10

The Saloon No.10 is currently hiring in security and a poker dealer. Apply online at http://www.saloon10.com/saloon-10-jobs.html or stop in to pick up an application.

The Lodge at Deadwood


Hotel Security (part-time)
Housekeepers (part-time)
Hotel Janitorial (part-time)
Bed Makers (part-time)

Food & Beverage

Banquet servers (part-time)
Banquet bartenders (part-time)
Breakfast cook (full-time)
Dishwashers (full-time)
Applicants can apply via our website https://www.deadwoodlodge.com/jobs.

Deadwood Station Bunkhouse

Front Desk Agent & Casino Cage Attendant Position

This person will be responsible to work the motel front desk checking guests in, answering telephones, making reservations and basic office duties. This candidate must have or be able to obtain a current SD Gaming License (support) to operate the Cashier’s Cage during their shift, as well. Excellent customer service skills are required. Would prefer someone with Front Desk experience, but we’re willing to train the right person. Flexible and friendly work environment, supplemental insurance, and employee discounts.  Apply in person at Deadwood Station, 68 Main Street.

Deadwood Gulch Saloon

Deadwood Gulch Saloon is looking for applicants that already have their SDCG support or key license. Casino hours are from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m., 7 days a week with flexible shifts. There are many opportunities to cross-train for different positions within the casino.

Casino Floor Supervisor

PartTime: This position maintains the floor of the casino, including slot jackpots/handpays, fills, serving drinks and overall cleanliness of Casino.

Casino Cashier

This position is responsible for all cash transactions for the casino floor, including jackpot payouts, ticket redemptions, credit card and check transactions. Attention to detail is a must to ensure the cage funds are balanced and reconciled at beginning and ending of shift.

Please apply in person to fill out application at 560 Main Street.

Gold Dust Casino and Hotel

Floor Supervisor – Key License Preferred

Player’s Club



Applications are available at the Players Club in the Gold Dust Casino.

Maverick’s Steak & Cocktails




Applications available at Maverick’s or online at golddustdeadwood.com/employment. Return applications to Maverick’s or email them to Lisa@Maverickssteak.com.

Silverado Franklin

Apply Online: CLICK HERE

Full Time and Part Time positions:

Hotel Front Desk
Buffet Cook & Carver
Buffet Dishwasher
Legends Prep Cook Prep
Legends Line Cook
Door Greeter
Parking Lot Attendant
Cage Cashier
Black Jack Dealer

Please stop by or complete their application online.

Silverado-Franklin Historic Hotel & Gaming Complex
709 Main Street
Deadwood SD 57732
605-578-3670 ext 665

Naked Winery – Deadwood location OPEN!

Looking for servers that are personable, fun, and responsible. Must be 21+ and willing to work through the summer. Beer and wine knowledge is a bonus. Great starting wage, plus tips and commissions. Email resume to info@nakedwinerysd.com.

Cadillac Jack’s Gaming Resort

Located in historic Deadwood, S.D., Cadillac Jack’s Gaming Resort is a premier destination for guests vacationing in the Black Hills and a favorite among local residents. The spacious gaming floor features more than 200 slot machines, plus exciting live table games including poker, blackjack, craps and roulette. Offering luxurious suites and hotel rooms and gourmet meals at the Brown Rock Sports Café, Cadillac Jack’s is an exciting and accommodating venue. Meeting facilities and group hotel rooms are available, along with catering services and onsite parking. Cadillac Jack’s also offers Cadillac Club members exclusive perks and benefits.

Position: Controller
Reports To: General Manager

Responsible for coordinating and managing all functions related to General Ledger, Revenue Audit, Payroll and Accounts Payable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurate and timely entry and payment of all Accounts Payable invoices
  • Daily entry of revenue and expense information into accounting software data base.
  • Manage slot and table games accounting and reporting requirements with governmental agencies
  • Manage hotel accounting and reporting for three hotels
  • Manage Human Resources and accounting staff.
  • Complete and issue timely and accurate financial statements
  • Complete all bank reconciliations
  • Create and maintain internal control safeguards to protect company assets
  • Coordinate external audits with government agencies and accounting firm.
  • Monitor compliance with loan covenants
  • Other duties as needed.


  • Must have strong computer skills to include Excel, Word and ability to learn payroll and accounting software.
  • Must have strong work ethic and desire to work in hospitality industry.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a high volume work setting with strong attention to detail and deadlines.
  • Must be able to maintain confidential information.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related is required.
  • Must be able to obtain a Key gaming license from South Dakota Commission on Gaming


Tin Lizzie Gaming Resort

We are looking for talented and experienced Cooks, who are driven, excel in a fast-paced kitchen, and are committed to the highest standards of quality and presentation with a guest first focus. The right person will be outgoing, positive and team oriented. Candidates will need to have good communication skills, have extensive line cooking experience and thrive in challenging environments.

Position: Night Cook
Reports To: Food & Beverage Director
Hours: Full Time – must be available 2PM – 12AM

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures orders are cooked to specifications that meet quality controls and guest satisfaction.
  • Assists in all areas of food production as needed.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary area at all times in full accordance with State Health Regulations.
  • Coordinates and performs all pre-dinner prep, set-up, restocking cooler, and properly rotates items.
  • Performs opening/closing procedures, and kitchen cleaning procedures.
  • Performs all other job related duties as requested.


  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Thoroughness
  • Time Management
  • 1 year cooking experience required


  • Health / Dental / Vision / Life


Additional Positions:
Casino Cashier
Line Cook
Front of House Supervisor


Northern Hills Training Center

625 Harvard Ave. Spearfish | 605-642-2785
Northern Hills Training Center in Spearfish, provides supports and services to adults with disabilities. We have a variety of Full-time and Part-time openings for Direct Support Professionals. More information and an on-line application may be found at www.nhtc.org.

 If you or your business is hiring…

Please email Amanda at the Chamber amanda@deadwood.org or call (605) 578-1876.

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