Careers at the SDDOT

Get To Know the South Dakota Department of Transportation


Build Your Career at the SDDOT!



Tutorial on how to register for an account and apply: 

Questions about the application process? Contact Kimberly Smith:


Get To Know Us

Kellie Beck, Director of Finance and Management
Joel Jundt, Secretary

"It is because of the hard work and dedication of our nearly 1,000 SDDOT employees that we can achieve our mission of efficiently providing a safe and effective public transportation system for the great state of South Dakota. 

Consider joining our dedicated staff as we work together to meet the needs of travelers that rely on us every single day."

Get to Know Our Divisions and the Openings Available!

Kellie Beck
Director of Finance and Management

"In an organization as big as SDDOT,
every employee makes a difference.  
   We work together, align our objectives, and deliver!"    

Finance and Management Openings


Mike Behm
Director of Planning and Engineering

"All SDDOT team members contribute to providing
a high-quality transportation system. Be part of
     an organization that strives for innovative solutions!"    

Planning and Engineering Openings

-Road Design Engineer
-Bridge Design Engineer
-Traffic Engineer

Craig Smith
Director of Operations

"The SDDOT team provides a united front,
     ready to confront any weather-related challenge; 
determined to continually improve. " 

Operations Openings

-Project Engineers
-Construction Technician
-Highway Maintenance Worker
-Seasonal Snowplow Operator


Hear from SDDOT Employees!



Did You Know That We Offer Internships in the Below Locations?

Watertown, Pierre, Yankton, Custer, Huron, Mitchell, Aberdeen, Mobridge, Winner, Rapid City, Brookings, Sioux Falls, Belle Fourche

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