Career Opportunities

We’re on a mission to support our growing community through authentic and sustainable tourism. By promoting leisure travel, special/sporting events, and group travel/tours, we’re making a positive difference for visitors and residents in Rapid City and the Black Hills area. And we’re excited about your interest in joining the team! Together, we'll inspire others to experience big things in Rapid City.

Explore career opportunities and learn how to apply below.

Available Jobs


Downtown Events Coordinator

As the Events Coordinator, your role is crucial in supporting, organizing, and executing a diverse array of events and activities aimed at enhancing the community's quality of life. Reporting to the Events Manager, you will work closely with a variety of stakeholders to strategize, promote, and execute events that draw attendees, encourage community participation, and enrich the lively atmosphere of Main Street Square and Downtown Rapid City.

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Downtown Ambassador

The Downtown Ambassador role is pivotal to ensuring a positive experience for tourists and locals in downtown Rapid City. This role is crucial in welcoming and assisting visitors by providing accurate and engaging information about the city and its surrounding areas. A Downtown Ambassador not only provides practical information about local amenities, accommodations, and transportation but also engages with visitors on a personal level. This is a part-time position, working outdoors up to 20 hours per week, beginning in May and ending in September.

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Rapid City Ambassador

Do you love Rapid City? Do you love sharing all that Rapid City has to offer? Do you love helping people?

Join us on the journey of becoming a Rapid City Ambassador! Assist Visit Rapid City on an as-needed basis with visitor services, meetings, conventions, and sporting events. Email Ally Formanek for more information at


Photo & Video Talent

Love living in Rapid City? Visit Rapid City is looking for locals to model in photo and video shoots in Rapid City and the Black Hills as needed. No modeling experience required. Fill out the form here to be added to our list of talent.


Mascot Performer

Visit Rapid City is seeking enthusiastic individuals to take the role of George, Thomas, Teddy, or Abe. As a Mount Rushmore Mascot, you will represent one of the most iconic American landmarks while interacting with visitors and posing for photos. No mascot performance experience required.
Email Ally Formanek for more information at


GS7 Visitor Information Assistant

This position is located within a National Forest at the Pactola Visitor Center. The primary purpose of this position is for monitoring the daily functions of the visitor center to assure optimum operation as well as disseminating recreation information to the public. The facility is located along Hwy 385, north of Hill City and overlooks Pactola Reservoir.

Learn more about this position here


Get to Know Rapid

Rapid City is the center of adventure in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Stroll downtown to enjoy our charming Main Street Square, discover art and history on full display on every street corner, and explore local museums and galleries. With ten parks and monuments within a two-hour drive, it's no wonder why people want to live and work here. Check out our blogs, sample itineraries, and more to learn about the place we call home.