Employment Opportunities


 Our employees are trained by the best in the industry for spa etiquette to develop the skills and qualifications needed to provide high quality service to our clientele. If you would like to be considered for future employment opportunities with the area's only destination spa, please email your resume to Kim Rupp- spadirector@akelaspa.com, mail resume to 11842 US Hwy 14A, Sturgis, SD 57785, or deliver your resume to Akela Spa, located one and a half mile east of Deadwood (between Deadwood and Sturgis) at 11842 US Hwy 14a.

We are always looking for Support Massage Therapists at Akela Spa!  


Current Job Openings:

Support Massage Therapists      

We are currently seeking support massage therapists to help out on Fridays, Saturdays, and special events and groups throughout the week.  Just give us your availability and we will work to fill your day.


Part time Front Desk

Akela Spa is seeking a front desk receptionist to provide spa guests five star service. Must have a positive and outgoing attitude as well as great customer service.  Must be able to work Saturdays.  Part time position leading to full time for the right person.
Duties to include but not limited to:

  • Greeting and welcoming guests to the spa
  • Help coordinate guests requests in a timely, courteous, and proficient manner. 
  • Assist fellow team members with daily operations to support healthy teamwork and contribute to the success of the spa. 
  • Assist in maintaining impeccable cleanliness of the spa.
  • Ability to navigate situations to make customers happy.