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Position Title:  Fairgrounds Manager-Maintenance




Purpose:  To maintain and develop the rental usage of the Stanley County Fairgrounds under the direction of the Stanley County Commission.  With the mindset to be main point of contact to the general public for all happenings involving the Stanley County Fairgrounds through the use of standard communication, media outlets and social media.



  • Be present at every event or appoint someone from the County to be present

  • Maintain up-to-date schedule (County website, In-House Spreadsheet)

  • Develop and maintain contracts between Stanley County and Renting Parties

  • Develop client binders for protection between County and Renting Parties

  • Develop and maintain stalling documentation and rental locations

  • Develop and maintain Stanley County Fairgrounds social media

  • Develop and maintain Stanley County Fairgrounds Website

  • Provide media outlets with info on all events that are going on at the Stanley County Fairgrounds

  • Develop and maintain all invoices for facility rental contracts

  • Deposit all received funds to the County Auditor’s Office with all proper documentation

  • Be the spokesperson for all media outlets and newspapers

  • Press Releases

  • This position works under the discretion of the Stanley County Commission

  • Maintaining and promoting sponsors for Stanley County Fairgrounds and events




Purpose:  Performs semi-skilled building maintenance and custodial tasks as assigned in areas such as rough carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, locksmith, refrigeration, heating, and ventilation to assist in the maintenance repair and operating needs of the facility.


Examples of Duties:  These are examples only; any one position may not include all of the listed examples nor do the listed examples include all functions which may be found in positions of this class.


  1. Provides physical labor on a variety of routine building maintenance and custodial projects to   complete assigned projects.

  1. Maintain log of current projects

  2. Performs semi-skilled labor on a variety of building maintenance projects using hand or power tools.

  3. Maintains weed control.

  4. Maintenance of structures and arenas.

  5. Installs door stops, door closures, knobs, hinges, and locks.

  6. Performs custodial duties prior to and following events to assure clean facilities.

  7. Maintain arena, grounds and barns during events.


  1. Inspects defective or worn parts and lubricates gears, bearings, pulleys, other parts, machinery and equipment to ensure its continued operation.

  1. Repairs locks and locking mechanisms.

  2. Maintain bucking chutes and all gates


  1. Prepares surfaces for finishing to provide an acceptable finish to the item or area.

  1. Prepares surfaces for finishing by sanding and/or cleaning

  2. Applies paint, varnish, and other finishes to buildings, cabinets, desks, shelves, and other items or structures.

  3. Sprays texture on walls and ceilings.


  1. Assists with plumbing projects to maintain plumbing systems for the facility.

  1. Unplugs sinks, drains, toilets and hydrants.

  2. Cleans traps and pipes mechanically or chemically.


  1. Assists in the completion of electrical tasks to ensure the continued and safe operation of electrical systems.

  1. Replaces fuses, light bulbs, fluorescent tubes, and ballast.


  1. Assists with carpentry projects to complete assigned projects.

  1. Repairs or replaces broken doors, windows, screens, and ceiling tiles.

  2. Measures, cuts, and nails lumber, sheetrock, and paneling.

  3. Repairs roofs by replacing shingles or applying other roofing materials.


  1. Performs other work as assigned.


Working Conditions:

Tasks require prolonged standing, bending, and working in cramped areas and working on roofs, from ladders, and on scaffolding.  Subject to muscle strain, exposure to inclement weather, possible injuries from hand or power tools, and may be exposed to dangers associated with electricity, sharp blades, or rotating devices.


Supervision Received:  Receives direction from the Stanley County Commission Chairman.


Supervision Exercised:  May provide direction to inmates or others who assist with specific projects.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Knowledge of:

  • The methods and practices of general building and facility maintenance;

  • Building construction;

  • Tools and equipment associate with the tasks of the position;

  • The specific trade area associated with the position.


Ability to:

  • Communicate information clearly and concisely;

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools;

  • Follow oral and written instructions;

  • Lift 50 pounds or more;

  • Work from ladders, scaffolding, or in confined areas.


Licenses and Certificates:  Valid Driver’s License


Closing Date: July 31, 2017






SUPERVISION:  Under direct supervision of the County Auditor

EXPERIENCE:  A positive attitude, happy demeanor and a genuine interest in people is necessary.  The desire to learn and share information as it relates to computer operations and all facets of the County Auditor’s office.  The ability to communicate clearly, listen carefully and perform tasks correctly, with efficiency.  To be organized and focused with the ability to multi-task while being interrupted in the pursuit of daily assignments.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITITES REQUIRED:  Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skill and abilities and to possess the necessary physical requirements with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the essential functions of the job:


  1. Must receive, review and understand the policies of Stanley County, South Dakota as set forth in the Personnel Policy Handbook and agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the Personnel Policy Handbook.

  2. Meet, greet and serve the public with tact and courtesy.

  3. Knowledge of proper English, grammar and usage, including business techniques.

  4. Be knowledgeable and proficient of existing computer programs and practices as they relate to accounting, payroll, voter registration and real estate.

  5. Ability to proficiently operate general office equipment, such as a computer, desk top calculator, copy machine, fax machine, postage machine and telephone.  Utilize Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and County software programs.

  6. Perform a variety of clerical duties, including typing, filing, assisting with reception duties, opening incoming office mail in order to distribute to appropriate staff following established guidelines.

  7. Working knowledge of the processing of bi-weekly payroll, ACH transmittal and the printing of payroll checks and payroll processing reports.

  8. Data entry and review of accounts payable claims.  Prepare A/P claim reports for approval by the Board of Commissioners.  Payment of invoices and statements will be made upon approval by the Board of Commissioners or as directed by the County Auditor.

  9. Knowledge of document imaging software processing and procedures to electronically store accounts payable claims, Board of Commissioners minutes, contracts, correspondence and any other documents suitable for long term optical and hard copy storage.

  10. Balance accounting and month-end processes with the County Treasurer.  Process month-end journal entries, general ledger reports, monitoring compliance and distribute expense summary reports to County departments.

  11. Preparing a Monthly Report for the Board of Commissioners approval.

  12. Assist in areas of Election administration as needed.  Prepare printed materials for precinct kits; Process absentee ballots in office and to be mailed; process, image and file voter registration documents; and possess strong working knowledge of the TotalVote System.

  13. Assist in the budget, mill levy, tax billing and annual reports.

  14. Knowledge of the methods and procedures necessary to do daily and full system saves on the County server.

  15. Maintain office supplies as it relates to the operation of the office and the conduct of business.

  16. Because of access to financial and personnel information, it is necessary to maintain such knowledge in confidence.  Personal integrity and honesty is paramount.

  17. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  18. Ability to cooperate with other staff members to accomplish tasks in the Auditor’s absence.


Most work is performed indoors in an office setting.  Must occasionally lift books or boxes of paper weighing up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift election equipment weighing up to 70 pounds with assistance.  Election responsibilities require occasional weekend, early morning and late night work hours.


  1.  Marginal functions of positions that are incidental to performance of fundamental job duties have been excluded from this job description.

  2. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

  3. Job descriptions in no way state or imply that the description includes every duty to be performed by the employee occupying the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job related duties requested by their supervisor.  The County Auditor reserves the right to change or reassign job duties or combine positions at any time.

Closing Date: August 4, 2017




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