PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Tourism is now accepting applications to fill seasonal positions for Welcome Center Travel Counselor and Supervisor positions at five Welcome Center locations along Interstates 29 and 90.

Seasonal workers are needed May through September to assist visitors with their travel planning, answer questions, and promote South Dakota’s tourism businesses and attractions. Applicants must be high school graduates, possess knowledge of South Dakota’s history & geography, have basic computer skills, and excellent communication skills.

The Interstate Welcome Centers are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and are located along Interstates 29 and 90 near Wilmot, Vermillion, Valley Springs, Chamberlain, and Spearfish.

The Wilmot Welcome Center will close for the season in mid-September, while the Welcome Centers near Vermillion, Valley Springs, Chamberlain, and Spearfish will remain open through September.

Applications may be obtained by visiting or by contacting the South Dakota Department of Tourism.

The application deadline is Friday, April 8, 2022. Please contact Nate Johnson at 1-800-952-3625 with questions.

The South Dakota Department of Tourism is comprised of Tourism and the South Dakota Arts Council. The Department is led by Secretary James D. Hagen.



Katlyn Svendsen, Global Media & Public Relations Director
South Dakota Department of Tourism
Phone: 605-773-3301
Email: [email protected]


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