The Madison Job Service office will be closing effective February 8th, 2024.
“These reductions are the result of federal funds not increasing while the cost of doing business has grown. We have dealt with this in recent years by gradually reducing staff and utilizing carry-over funds. However, the inflationary impacts of the past year called for a more targeted effort resulting in today’s actions.” said Secretary Marcia Hultman
The following are the closures and reductions occurring effective February 8, 2024
Job Service positions in Brookings, Winner, and Madison will be eliminated. These offices will be closed. One Job Service position will be eliminated in Lake Andes. Employment Service Assistant positions will be eliminated in Aberdeen, Mitchell, Spearfish, and Vermillion.
Secretary positions will be eliminated in Rapid City and Watertown.
Aberdeen, Mitchell, Pierre, Spearfish, and Vermillion offices will be open by appointment only