Applications are now being accepted for the appointed position of Miner County Coroner.   This appointment is to serve the remaining 2 years of a 4-year elected position.  No specified qualifications for this appointment with the exception that the appointed Coroner would be required to obtain education and certification at a workshop which is held annually. The cost of this training/certification is paid by the county.  Applications and job description can be obtained in the Auditor’s Office of the Miner County Courthouse in Howard, SD.  Please direct all questions to the Miner County Auditor’s office by phone at (605) 772-4671 or by email at minerauditor@minercountysd.org. 

Please submit applications to:

Miner County Auditor

Attn: Coroner Appointment Application

PO Box 86

Howard, SD 57349


Applications must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on January 13th

Miner County is an equal opportunity employer.

PDF Application

Contact Info

Please see department pages for direct contact information.

Physical Address: 

Miner County Courthouse

Park Ave. & Main St

401 N. Main St.

Howard, SD 57349


Office Hours: 

7:30am-12:00pm & 12:30pm-4:00pm

Monday - Friday

(Sheriff/Dispatch Office Open 24/7)