Gov. Noem Announces Partnership to Recruit Tourism Workers


May 12, 2021

Hello, Industry Friends!

Governor Noem announced on Monday a new partnership between the Departments of Tourism and Labor & Regulation, a pairing designed to help tourism industry businesses fill employment vacancies within the state. You can see more details in the Governor’s Office press release. We encourage you to check out the information and learn how, together, we are taking steps to address the job openings in our industry. We will be sure and share more updates about the program as they become available.

Of particular note is the SDWORKS website. Run by the Department of Labor & Regulation, SDWORKS is the state’s largest jobs database. Tourism industry businesses are encouraged to post their job openings on For current openings in hospitality and tourism, see DLR's Hospitality & Tourism Career Cluster.

All our best,
Jim & Team

Jim Hagen
Secretary of Tourism



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