Black Hills Energy
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Who We Are

Our history starts in the Black Hills, supplying electricity to Deadwood when it was a rough-and-tumble gold mining town, back in the days of Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok. We've been in business more than 135 years and are based in Rapid City, South Dakota. 

Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, Black Hills Energy is an energy and utility company with over 2900 employees and 1.2 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas). You can find jobs in the areas of: engineering, operations, accounting, finance, safety, customer service, information technology, technicians, supply chain, legal, regulatory, community affairs, project management, communications/marketing, human resources, organizational development. 

We strive to create a workplace where similarities, differences, and complexities are valued. By harnessing the power of diversity and inclusion, we’re able to create a workplace where each employee can personally thrive while contributing to better business outcomes. When we engage employees and listen to unique perspectives, we all benefit.

We created VET, an employee resource group who is part of our strategic initiative to recruit, retain, and advocate for military personnel and veterans. We honor years of active military service towards our PTO awards. We also provide military leave differential pay and other support programs. We also created ASPIRE, our women’s leadership initiative, to recruit, retain, develop and promote qualified, high-potential women company-wide. We are a customer focused, growth-oriented utility company that is devoted to our communities. Each year, our team members donate thousands of dollars and hours to local organizations. We’re mentoring in schools, organizing fundraisers, coaching youth sports, and serving on nonprofit boards because we care about our neighbors.

We offer a Comprehensive Benefits Package: annual incentive program, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, paid time off, additional Veteran PTO, military leave differential pay, paid holidays/floating holidays, company paid short term and long term disability, paid maternity and paternity benefits, health and wellness program, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance. Learn more about our benefits here. 

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Rapid City, SD