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Highway Patrol Jobs & Careers

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is not currently hiring.  Learn more about a future career with the South Dakota Highway Patrol by reading below. 

By joining the South Dakota Highway Patrol, you can pursue a career that serves citizens with confidence, distinction and pride. In addition to job satisfaction and a sense of purpose, you’ll receive benefits including:

  • Excellent pay to include weekend and night shift differential
  • Family health insurance
  • State retirement
  • Ongoing training
  • New challenges and opportunities

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is a reliable friend to the travelers and residents of our state. For more information, email us or call headquarters at (605) 773-3105.



Current Highway Patrol Troopers

If you’re a current trooper, you can find additional resources with the South Dakota Highway Patrol Association. Retired troopers can log-in to access retiree information from the Highway Patrol.

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