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CourierEddy CountyMarch 1st, 2017Employee will be responsible for providing courier services for the Eddy County Sheriff’s Department by transporting confidential information between the Fifth Judicial District Court, Artesia Magistrate Court, Carlsbad Magistrate Court, and the Eddy County Central Communications Authority, in addition to other areas within Eddy County. Information is to be transported in a safe and timely manner. The Courier must possess basic office experience and be able to multi-task. Employee must be reliable and self-motivated. Office files and related records must be maintained and updated as necessary. Employee must perform all duties with minimal supervision and may be required to work irregular hours, attend job related meetings, and perform other duties as assigned.
Emergency Preparedness CoordinatorEddy CountyMarch 1st, 2017Under the supervision of the Emergency Manager, the Emergency Management Coordinator is responsible for meeting the department’s daily operational needs as directed by the Emergency Manager. Coordinates with the local, state and federal agencies to ensure emergency personnel and resources are effectively utilized during emergencies. This position is part of the Emergency Response Team and will be expected to report to assist the Emergency Manager in the Emergency Operation Center in the event of an activation. They will be responsible for responding 24/7 to assist the Emergency Manger during an incident or event while maintaining confidentiality of all privileged information. The Emergency Management Coordinator will assist in the development, design and coordination of exercises to ensure the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Homeland Security Exercise Evaluation Program (HSEEP) compliant. Provide assistance to the Emergency Manager with the maintenance and upkeep of the Eddy County Emergency Operations Center (EOC), Mobile Command Unit, Eddy County Emergency Operation Plan (EOP), Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP), Incident Action Plans (IAP), Standard Operating Policies, Standard Operating Guidelines and future documents and plans incorporate NIMS and IC Compliance. Will perform other duties as assigned by the Emergency Manager.
Road SecretaryEddy CountyMarch 1st, 2017This position handles heavy volume of incoming telephone calls and relays messages. Employee responds to concerns or complaints of callers within the scope of own knowledge. Employee must perform all duties with minimal supervision. Work is primarily done alone, sometime with but usually without directions. Worker also works as part of a select team, although not always physically present with the members of that team. Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job-related meetings, and perform other duties as assigned. The Road Manager Carlsbad, Road Manager Artesia, and Sandpoint Manager all have equal authority to direct your work schedule at any time.
Summer MowerEddy CountyMarch 1st, 2017This position reports to and is directed by the Road Foreman in the maintenance of various County right-of-way’s in Eddy County. These activities will include: mowing of vegetation; removal of debris; operation of hand tools and light machinery; and perform machinery maintenance. All activities occur and are performed in natural environment, with minimal direct supervision. The Road Manager Carlsbad, Road Manager Artesia, and the Sandpoint Manager are all equal in authority and may direct your work at any time.
Transfer Station SupervisorEddy CountyMarch 1st, 2017This position will be responsible for monitoring designated municipal solid waste transfer stations in Eddy County. Most duties will be performed on an individual basis without direct supervision. These duties will include regulating the acceptance of solid waste at the transfer stations, documenting the type and quantity of waste, compacting and leveling of waste containers. Employee will be responsible for scheduling delivery and pickup of waste containers, maintenance and cleanup of the transfer station site, and advise/train Landfill Technician, as needed, on operations of the transfer stations. Employee will make arrangements for meeting and informing the public as to the operation of the transfer station and diversion of recyclable materials. Employee will promote the safe and efficient operation of transfer stations within Eddy County. Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job related meetings, and perform other duties as assigned. The Road Manager Carlsbad, Road Manager Artesia, and Sandpoint Manager all have equal authority to direct your work schedule at any time. Required certification as a transfer station operator/solid waste facility operator, landfill operator, compost facility operator, and recycling operator. The position requires on-call status 24 hours per day, seven days per week, unless relieved from this responsibility for a specific time period.
EMT-ParamedicTaos CountyMarch 1st, 2017Created continuum agent *Considerable knowledge of* first-aid and emergency medical techniques and procedures; emergency vehicle operation; various medical procedures necessary to sustain and prolong life in the absence of a medical doctor; medical terminology; various effects of medications or the lack of the same leading to life threatening conditions; interpersonal communication skills. *Some knowledge of* basic supervision *Ability to *follow detailed verbal or written work instructions; work in dangerous emergency situations; perform strenuous physical labor; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; perform under extreme weather conditions; work on call and on shift work; develop effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.
Administrative AssistantSan Juan CountyFebruary 21st, 2017Under general supervision, this office professional performs a variety of secretarial, technical, organizational and administrative activities to support the Chief Financial Officer and the functions of the Finance Department; coordinates schedules and maintains department calendars; prepares reports, processes invoices for payment and tracks budget expenditures.
Testing is required for this position. Please refer to the "supplemental questions" section of the application for detailed information. Testing must be completed by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2017.
SergeantCurry CountyOpen until filledDepartment: Detention Center
Position: Sergeant
Wage Level: Min $15.26 - Mid $19.07 Doe/Doq
CustodianCurry CountyOpen until filledDepartment: Maintenance
Position: Custodian - Full Time
Wage Level: Min $8.65 - Mid $10.81 Per Hour Doe/Doq
Meetings CoordinatorNew Mexico Association of CountiesFebruary 27th, 2017Non-profit local government association seeks a Meetings Coordinator for conference and meeting planning, business partner development, and high-level professional support for members. Requirements: 5 years of administrative or association experience, event planning, excellent customer service and communication, attention to detail, proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs, some travel/extended hours. Excellent benefits package; salary commensurate with experience. Email resume and three professional references to kquiroz@nmcounties.org by 2/27/2017.
Accountant ITaos CountyFebruary 23rd, 2017Considerable knowledge of generally accepted government accounting principles practices and procedures (GAAFR, GAAP and GASB); debits and credits; public finance and fiscal planning; county organizations and department operations including applicable laws and regulations. Working knowledge of internal control principles and methods of application; budgeting, accounting and related statistical procedures; various revenue sources available to local governments including state and federal sources; local investment options and opportunities; various purchasing processes and procedures; principles common to effective and efficient procurement activities; cost analysis procedures; general office maintenance and practices; computer accounting applications and various software financial programs (MS Word, Excel, Power Point); business and technical writing; operation of standard office equipment; mathematics and advanced accounting; interpersonal communication skills and telephone etiquette; public relations.
Records TechnicianSan Juan CountyFebruary 15th, 2017Under general supervision, performs a variety of administrative duties for assigned division (i.e. NCIC Warrant Division; Detective Division; Patrol Division; Court Services Division). Enters reports, court paper services, NCIC entries, and distributes to appropriate agencies; runs background checks; types correspondence; mails offense reports to insurance companies; maintains files and logs
Planning and Zoning SupervisorSan Miguel CountyFebruary 17th, 2017This position involves the supervision of subordinates and performance of work related planning and zoning responsibilities to include, but not limited to planning development of the County, development of codes and ordinances to support development plans of the County, enforcement of codes and ordinances for compliance by developers and community development as applicable, planning and zoning to ensure proper development, vendor licensing, land use and administration, and economic development efforts of the County. This position involves the coordinating of meetings and facilitating of efforts through boards, commissions and other assigned bodies. This position involves fiscal management and oversight of the division operating budget. This position is an exempt position and performs in the conjunction with and under the supervision of the County Manager.
Deputy SheriffEddy CountyFebruary 22nd, 2017Perform a wide range of patrol duties, as assigned, to enforce various laws and ordinances, and toprotect the general public’s constitutional rights, as provided for under county, state, tribal and federallaws. Work from rotating shift patrol assignments, to operate a patrol vehicle in a designated area ofthe county, with full responsibility for proper personal conduct and enhancement of the County’s policeimage, while carrying out the duties of law enforcement being ever mindful of the constitutional rightsof the citizenry, both on and off duty. Employee must perform all duties with minimal supervision.Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job related meetings both in and out of town,and perform other duties as assigned.
Landfill OperatorEddy CountyFebruary 22nd, 2017Environmental Services is charged with the maintenance and operation of Sandpoint Landfill, located 12 miles east of Carlsbad on Highway 62/180, utilizing a variety of equipment. The Landfill Operator shall be proficient in the operation, correct application, and safe use of hand tools; the operation and maintenance of trash compactors, front end loaders, dozers, scrapers; the safe, proper, and efficient hauling and placement of various types of material using the above equipment, the daily maintenance check lists of equipment including walk-around and pre-trip and operation inspections; the daily paperwork required of the Environmental Services; the routine maintenance and cleanliness of equipment assigned; receiving and execution of directions; debriefing for daily activities; working in a crew environment and becoming an integral part of the crew.The Operator is subject to random drug screening as a safety sensitive position. Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job-related meetings, and perform other duties as assigned. The Road Manager Carlsbad, Road Manager Artesia, and Sandpoint Manager all have equal authority to direct your work schedule at any time.
Detention OfficerEddy CountyFebruary 22nd, 2017Supervise and monitor behavior of residents, coordinate and cooperate with law enforcement agencies and judiciary agencies as necessary. Plans and performs a wide range of detention duties to insure the proper booking, incarceration and safety of persons committed to the Detention Center, inspect facilities for cleanliness, cleaning and sanitizing the facility, identify and report conditions or practices that may compromise overall sanitation effectiveness, maintain an inventory of sanitation supplies, maintain and inventory of all inmate supplies, stored clothing and distribution. Work schedule is dependent on facility needs. Employee may transport prisoners to court and other appearances. Employee must perform all duties with minimal supervision. Detention officers may be assigned to duty stations in the Adult Male Unit, Adult Female Unit. Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job-related meetings in and out of town, and perform other duties assigned.
County ManagerSandoval CountyOpen until filledResponsible for administration, overall day to day operations, and ensuring ordinances, regulations of the BOCC, and laws of NM State are executed and enforced. Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Political Science or related field and ten years of progressively responsible, executive-level leadership in a large governmental agency or private company. Master's Degree preferred. Contact Patricia D. Miller, Director of HR for Sandoval County, atpmiller@sandovalcountynm.gov for more information.
Adult Detention Center – AdministratorRoosevelt CountyOpen until filledSupervise at the highest level all aspects of maintaining a healthful and secure environment for the detainees of the Roosevelt County Detention Center (RCDC) in accordance with established policies, procedures, regulations, and all applicable laws. Provide expert knowledge of corrections/detention to the County Manager.
Hydroelectric Maintenance TechnicianLos Alamos CountyFebruary 21st, 2017Under general supervision of the Deputy Utility Manager-Power Supply, supports plant operations and maintenance and performs maintenance to maximize equipment operation dependability and capability of the county’s hydroelectric facilities.
Executive DirectorMiddle Rio Grande Economic Development AssociationOpen until filledThe Middle Rio Grande Economic Development Association (MRGEDA) is seeking a part-time Executive Director. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, submit resumes to MRGEDA at PO Box 743 Socorro, NM 87801. MRGEDA is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit corporation created to coordinate and lead economic development efforts in Catron, Sierra, Socorro and Valencia Counties. Preference is given to candidates with strong leadership and economic development experience. Position is open until filled. More information about MRGEDA is available at www.MRGEDA.com
Grants Office Assistant - Temporary Part-TimeCurry CountyMarch 31st, 2017Assists the Community Programs Coordinator and Community Programs Manager for OSAP as assigned by performing a wide range of administrative and clerical duties related to the DWI Programs, Prevention and Teen Court Program, Underage Drinking Grant and other grant programs as assigned. This is a temporary, part time position, 20 hours or less per week, no benefits offered.
Inmate Services CoordinatorCurry CountyOpen until filledAdministrative support position that ensures compliance with all Court/County mandated administrative and procedural requirements. This position performs under the general supervision of the Detention Administrator who may provide assignments and instruction, determines objective, priorities and deadlines, and who assists the employee with unusual situations. The employee uses own initiative and judgment to perform work in an independent and timely manner in accordance with precedents and established policies and procedures. Provides close to general supervision to administrative personnel and is responsible for overall day to day administrative operations.
Management Information Services DirectorTaos CountyOpen until filledDirects the county-wide computer services operations ; monitors; develops long range and short range strategic plans; makes recommendations for county-wide technologies operating budget; develops and maintains a five-year replacement program for computer systems; manages “charge-back” system for distributing the costs of technology based upon departmental use and consumption.
Counselor IISan Juan CountyOpen until filledUnder general supervision of the Clinical Director, counsels and aids individuals convicted of driving while intoxicated and/or facing criminal charges related to substance abuse; counsels their families regarding substance abuse problems and the recovery process. The Counselor II is a professional position providing treatment services for successful program completion while upholding confidentiality. The ideal candidate will be a friendly, dedicated professional with experience in addictions counseling. This is a grant-funded position.
DeputyCurry CountyOpen until filledPerform a wide range of patrol duties, as assigned, to enforce various laws and ordinances, and to protect the general public's constitutional rights, as provided for under county, state, tribal and federal laws. Work from rotating shift patrol assignments, to operate a patrol vehicle in a designated area of the county, with full responsibility for proper personal conduct and enhancement of the County's policy image, while carrying out the duties of law enforcement being ever mindful of the constitutional rights of the citizenry, both on and off duty. Employee must perform all duties with minimal supervision. Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job related meetings both in and out of town.
Extradition OfficerCurry CountyOpen until filledResponsible for maintaining prisoner security while extraditing or transporting to various courts, medical appointments, and other obligations as required by the courts and as directed by the Sheriff. Position requires working under stress
Detention OfficerCurry CountyOpen until filledResponsible for maintaining inmate security in Curry County Adult or Juvenile Detention Facility that house up to 200 inmates at the ADC and 16 detainees at the JDC, including enforcement of rules, preventing escapes, inmate and detainee escort; operates under direct supervision. Position requires working under stress. Employee is responsible for enforcement of rules & regulations in detention facility, preventing escapes & riots, maintaining order & discipline among inmate, escorting inmates to and from cells and work assignments.
Facilities Maintenance HVAC TechnicianCurry CountyOpen until filledMaintain all HVAC control equipment including thermostats, ignition systems, power delivery systems, pneumatics and valves. Maintain roof top heating and cooling units along with associated duct work, and delivery systems. Plans and performs a wide range of building maintenance and grounds with the approval of the supervisor for the County Maintenance Department.
Juvenile Detention Officer I Taos CountyOpen until filledPerforms a variety entry level technical and correction/detention duties intended to assure compliance with juvenile detention center operational polices, practices and procedures. Maintains safety and security of the detention center and proper day-to-day care of detainees
Deputy Sheriff CadetTaos CountyOpen until filledPerforms a wide range of entry level professional law enforcement duties (Uncertified) or a working level professional law enforcement duties (Certified) intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens and to protect rights as established by federal, state, and local laws.
Truck Driver-CarlsbadEddy CountyOpen until filledThe road department is charged with the maintenance of county road utilizing a variety of equipment. Hand operated tools are also utilized in the performance of this job. Employee must perform all duties with minimal supervision. Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job-related meetings, and perform other duties as assigned. Employee must comply with the safety guidelines of the County and complete and pass a new-hire physical and drug screen. This position is subject to random drug and alcohol testing. The Road Manager Carlsbad, Road Manager Artesia, and Sandpoint Manager all have equal authority to direct your work schedule at any time.
Detention Nurse PTEddy CountyOpen until filledThis position plans and performs a wide range of general medical nursing duties including inmate daily sick call, record keeping, medication administration and control. The Part Time Nurse will coordinate care with contracted physicians to perform medical services. Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Registered Nurse with Diploma (Associates or Bachelors in Nursing) and maintain degree through continuing education credits; One year of nursing experience, preferably in acute patient care and either Emergency Room or ICU; Must be able to work independently with appropriate guidance and counsel from the Healthcare Director and/or the County Physician; Must have effective human relation skills to deal with individuals at all levels, including inmates, officers, and other Detention Center employees. Must possess the ability to handle stressful situations and respond appropriately. Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job related meetings, and be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Detention Nurse PRNEddy CountyOpen until filledThis position plans and performs a wide range of general medical nursing duties including inmate daily sick call, record keeping, medication administration and control. The PRN Nurse will coordinate care with contracted physicians to perform medical services. Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED; Registered Nurse with Diploma (Associates or Bachelors in Nursing) and maintain degree through continuing education credits; One year of nursing experience, preferably in acute patient care and either Emergency Room or ICU; Must be able to work independently with appropriate guidance and counsel from the Healthcare Director and/or the County Physician; Must have effective human relation skills to deal with individuals at all levels, including inmates, officers, and other Detention Center employees. Must possess the ability to handle stressful situations and respond appropriately. Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job related meetings, and be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Program DirectorLeadership New MexicoOpen Until FilledThis position reports to the President of Leadership New Mexico and has the primary responsibility for the organization’s educational programs and marketing programs, special events, and assists the President with fundraising.

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