Jobs in Rapid City, South Dakota, United States

Named after the creek on which it sits Rapid City lies in the shadows of the Black Hills mountain range. As a result of its location the city if often referred to as the “Gateway to the Black Hills”. Uniquely the city is split in half by a low mountain ridge. This only adds to its picturesque appeal.

The city is a noted base for the military. Both Ellsworth Air Force Base and Camp Rapid, part of the South Dakota Army National Guard, are located here. The city and its surrounds is home to a number of points of interest including the “Old West” town of Deadwood, Mount Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Memorial and Wind Cave National Park.

A Diverse Economy

Rapid City may have a diverse and thriving economy but the city has only a moderate amount of industry. The industry that is here includes Portland cement plant and Black Hills Ammunition, which is an ammunition and reloading supplies manufacturing company. The area is also home to several sawmills, a lime plant and a computer component manufacturing plant. There are also several small farm and ranch equipment manufacturers in the area employing a number of people in a variety of skilled roles.

Rapid City is the centre for the manufacturing of Black Hills gold jewelry. This is a popular product with tourists and a number of people are employed in this skilled industry. Despite the continued popularity of Black Hills gold jewelry gold mining has ceased in the wider area. Instead a number of people are employed mining for sand, gravel as well as the raw materials for lime and Portland cement. This occupation may be arduous but is an important part of the economy.

Thanks to the presence of Ellsworth Air Force Base and the Army National Guard at Camp Rapid, Rapid City’s economy is heavily reliant on government services. A number of people are employed either directly by these organizations or in civilian companies and organizations supporting the bases.

Another major player in the Rapid City economy is the tourism sector. Due to the proximity of Mount Rushmore, Deadwood and a number of other attractions a significant number of people visit the area every year. As a result many people are employed in the hospitality industry working either in the areas many hotels, inns and restaurants. A significant number of people are also employed by the many local tourist attractions as guides, instructors or administrators.

Rapid City is a major transportation hub serving the Northern Plains region. As well as easy access to a number of Interstates and highways Rapid City Regional Airport also serves the city.

Rapid City is a thriving hub for tourism and industry. People are attracted to the city by the low cost of living on offer as well as a range of skilled and interesting careers in a number of industries.

United States South Dakota Rapid City
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Assurant helps people protect what matters most to them! We provide specialty protection products and related services to safeguard against risks. We build solutions to meet customer’s needs and serve customers ...
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My grandmother needs help with the main living areas, her bedroom, organizing and bathrooms. Additional needs include bringing your own supplies (detergents, etc). Services Needed: Bathroom Cleaning, Kitchen Cleaning, ...
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$35,000 a yearHelp needed for my mother in her 80s - seeking full-time live-in home care. The ideal match will meet the requirements below. Important - experience with managing and administering medication is required. ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Part-timeOverview:About Aramark Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic ...
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CommissionGENERAL SUMMARY: The Compensation Relationship Specialist processes, researches and responds to commission-related inquiries in a timely and accurate manner. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES: Analyze and ...
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We need a nanny for our 1 child in Rapid City. And we're looking now! Some light housekeeping is required. Seeking someone to handle meal preparation. A car is not provided - please have your own. Looking for a ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 12th February
Part-timeOverview:About Aramark Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic ...
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Rapid City family needs a full-time tutor for Foreign Language.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Job Summary and Mission This position contributes to Starbucks success by providing legendary customer service to all customers. This job creates the Starbucks Experience for our customers by providing customers with ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 16th February
Part-timeSeeking care for my husband in his 60s. Services needed: help staying physically active. Looking for someone with 3+ years of experience caring for seniors. Specialized care needs: support for memory care. Male ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
$30,380 a yearPart-time, CommissionGreat things are in store! Our part-time careers allow you to optimize your earning potential by working during the store’s busiest times, including evening and weekend hours. ...
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AUTOZONE JOB DESCRIPTIONSUMMARYThe Store Manager is responsible for exceedingcustomer expectations and maximizing profitable sales.POSITION REQUIREMENTSQualified candidates must be effective leaders with excellent ...
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Join our growing company and take your career to the next level! As the Instructional Designer, you will serve as an integral member of Global Preneed Operations team, reporting directly to the Manager of Preneed ...
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Dog Walker/playtime new Add to Favorites
We have a 2-month-old puppy we need let out/walked/played with for 30 min mid afternoon M-Th. Looking for an animal lover. Must be responsible.
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February
Summary: The Manager in Training (MIT) position is expected to be a short-term transitional role that provides both work assignments and training opportunities to prepare MITs to be promoted into Retail/Commercial Store ...
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As a Preneed Customer Associate, you’ll put your skills and talents along with our training to work; depending on the team, you may review, research, and process claim payments to funeral homes or beneficiaries ...
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Part-timeOverview Responsible for collecting and transmitting data gathered from designated retail stores primarily using a hand-held scanning device. Take direction from the Supervisor and other management individuals. ...
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See why Food Processing Magazine honored Ecolab Pest Elimination as The Top Pest Management Company! Ecolab is seeking Pest Control Technicians to join its industry leading Pest Elimination team. In this position, you ...
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barista - Store# 08814, RUSHMORE MALL – MAIN ENTRANCE Brand Starbucks Coffee Company Location Rushmore Mall - Main Entrance (Store# 08814) 2200 North Maple Avenue Rushmore Mall609 Rapid City 57701 Job Summary and ...
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Weekly Sitter new Add to Favorites
$10 an hourNeeding someone to watch my 2-month-old daughter while I work a full day every Tuesday in our home from 830 to 430. with the possible fill in day as available. Pay starting at 10$ per hour
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 15th February