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Salary : $52,137 - $58,564 a year

Company : South Dakota State Government

Job ID: 19508
Agency: Office of Attorney General, Law Enforcement Training
Location: Pierre
Salary: $52,137.36 - $58,563.59 annually, depending on experience
Pay Grade: GJ
Closing Date: 07/05/2022

This is a Full-Time 40 Hours Weekly position with the Office of Attorney General. For more information on the Office of Attorney General, please visit

This position is responsible for coordinating basic and advanced law enforcement training courses.

Duties include:

  • recruiting and selecting instructors (adjunct, vendor or contractor);
  • developing training schedules;
  • providing course materials to students and instructors;
  • ensuring classroom and range readiness;
  • supervising student and instructor behavior in classroom and dormitory setting;
  • enforcing student academic, disciplinary, and performance standards;
  • developing lesson plans and other course materials;
  • managing training resources and facilities;
  • assessing the effectiveness of course materials and instructor delivery;
  • maintaining course and student records – paper and electronic;
  • establishing and maintaining a positive rapport with SD law enforcement agencies;
  • providing instruction to basic and advanced students as needed, based on qualifications;
  • providing instruction of arrest and control tactic techniques for basic and advanced training.

This position is exempt from the Civil Service Act.

Licenses and Certifications:
The applicant will be sponsored by Law Enforcement Training to attend any trainings or certifications necessary to be proficient in training duties.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Although not required skills for consideration, Law Enforcement Training would value an individual who possessed any of the below competencies:

  • demonstrated success as a law enforcement officer and law enforcement educator;
  • demonstrated ability to serve as an educator of adult learners;
  • a background in defensive tactics instruction; and/or
  • an interest and willingness to teach defensive tactics.

Knowledge of:

  • basic law enforcement operations;
  • adult learning techniques, principles and methods;
  • arrest and control tactic techniques;
  • use of force law and de escalation training;
  • effective use of training materials;
  • Microsoft Office products and software.


  • accomplish computer tasks, such as email, data entry, and Microsoft Office products;
  • organized and detail oriented;
  • experience with developing new curriculum, including developing learning objectives, lesson plans and evaluation tools;
  • teach and demonstrate arrest and control tactic techniques;
  • willingness to attend applicable training to better perform job duties;
  • work well with others and be a team player.

Ability to:

  • solve problems and resolve conflicts;
  • providing instruction to basic and advanced students as needed, based on qualifications;
  • communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • prioritize, organize and manage multiple tasks;
  • provide recommendations to correct student performance or behavioral issues;
  • participate in intensive training up to 10 hours per day.


Successful applicant(s) will be required to undergo a background investigation. An arrest/conviction record will not necessarily bar employment.

The State of South Dakota does not sponsor work visas for new or existing employees. All persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and complete an Employment Eligibility Verification, Form I-9. The State of South Dakota as an employer will be using E-Verify to complete employment eligibility verification upon hire.

The State of South Dakota offers employer paid health insurance plus eleven paid holidays, generous vacation and sick leave accrual, dental, vision, and other insurance options, and retirement benefits. You can view our benefits information at This position is a member of Class A retirement under SDRS.

Must apply online:

You must apply online, emailed resumes or submissions will not be accepted.
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Email: [email protected]
"An Equal Opportunity Employer"

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