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PositionEmployerDeadline for ApplicationJob Description
Accounting Technician-SeniorBernalillo CountyJanuary 18th, 2018Under general supervision, provide technical support in the routine processing of basic financial transaction documents, e.g. process expenditures and encumbrances generated through the purchase of goods or services for the County; accounts for County revenues; maintain and reconcile fiscal records; develop and maintain related financial reports.
Substance Abuse CounselorBernalillo CountyJanuary 31st, 2018Under general direction of the assigned program manager/supervisor will provide addition counseling services in concurrence with their scope of licenser to clients at various programs operated by the department. Will be responsible for delivery of substance abuse treatment services in a manner consistent with the department's treatment modality.
Sheriff (Lateral)
Juan County
Open until filledA progressive, professional, full service law enforcement agency of 100+ officers, the San Juan Sheriff's Office is currently recruiting lateral (certified) Deputy applicants. A comprehensive benefits package is offered to all deputies including four-day work week, take-home vehicles; holidays, sick and vacation leave; a fully equipped exercise facility/weight room; opportunities for specialty assignments and advancement, etc. New Mexico Law Enforcement Officers may retire with 25 years of service. You must be a certified law enforcement officer to apply for this position. Some individuals who have completed a law enforcement academy or were military police may be considered on an individual case basis. If you do not meet these minimum qualifications, you must apply for an entry level Deputy Sheriff position when that recruitment is open.
Golf Course Assistant Maintenance SuperintendentSan
Juan County
January 17th, 2018Under general supervision of the Golf Course Maintenance Superintendent, this position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the golf course irrigation and drainage systems, including minor building and equipment repairs. Works with the Golf Course Maintenance Superintendent to ensure the golf course budget and established turf management plans are maintained and adhered. Ensure proper application and calibration of pesticides, fertilizer, and chemicals complying with safety standards. This working foreman shall have knowledge to assist with maintaining industry and environmental standards in turf quality and provide recommendations on issues with turf quality.
Senior EngineerLos Alamos CountyJanuary 16th, 2018•Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering or related field.
•Six years of experience in a related engineering function or for a consulting engineer.
•New Mexico Professional Engineer or registration in a different state with the ability to become registered in New Mexico within six months of employment.
•Must possess or have ability to obtain within first sixty days of employment and must maintain a valid New Mexico Class D driver’s license.
•Successful completion of the pre-employment physical exam prior to commencing work.
Building Inspector/Sr. Building InspectorLos Alamos CountyJanuary 19th, 2018Under general supervision of the Building Safety Manager, reviews building applications and plans, and performs skilled field inspection work to assure compliance with established codes, laws and regulations. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information.
Two Sheriff's Department Transport DeputiesTorrance CountyJanuary 11th, 2018Transport Deputy transports inmates to and from detention facilities. Transports inmates to and from court appearances. Transports inmates to and from evaluations set by the court. Protects or escorts witness or victims assigned to them. May also be assigned to provide escort service for parades, or in the movement of major vehicles or projects over highways where safe passage is required. Must serve the residents and/or incarcerated individual(s), any civil and criminal paperwork filed by any court. Provide court security. Minimum requirements are as follows: Must be 21 years or older, have a valid NM Driver's License, high School Diploma or GED, no felony, domestic violence or DWI convictions. Must be able to pass background check, physical agility test, and psychological exam. Must be able to work shifts, weekends, and holidays. Must be available to travel out-of-state. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Chief Procurement OfficerTorrance CountyJanuary 18th, 2018Administrative position responsible for the proper execution of purchasing activities in the procurement of supplies, materials, equipment and services of desired grade and quality and at the best obtainable price to the County. Position is responsible for overall knowledge and application of pertinent laws, regulations and codes of conduct. Purchasing practices and techniques required for operations. Position will recommend new policies and modifications to existing policies regarding purchasing as well as ongoing assignment to sight ways to improve the overall efficiency and economy of the County's purchasing and related procedures as needed. Position exercises independent judgment in the administration of all procurement-related projects.Must be 18 years of age, with a valid NM Driver's License; a minimum of an Associate's Degree, preferably in accounting, finance, business administration, public administration or related fields. Five years in the field of procurement with three of these employed at the level of Buyer or Purchasing Agent; a Bachelor's Degree in one of the preferred fields of study may be substituted for four years' experience. Must be able to attain the State of NM Chief Procurement Officer Certification within one year of employment.
Human Resources Clerk/Administrative AssistantColfax CountyJanuary 10th, 2018Under limited supervision, assist County Manager with all aspects of Human Resources of the County including areas related to compensation, staffing, training and development, employee relations, records maintenance functions, and risk management. Administer Human Resource policies, programs and practices, including planning, organizing, developing, implementing coordinating and directing. Duties include formulating policy and procedures for Human Resources and recommending policies and procedures to management in compliance with pertinent federal, state, and local laws. Maintain County records including contracts, agendas and resolutions. Assist the County Manager to conduct business of the County under the policies adopted by the Commission.
Correction TechnicianBernalillo CountyOpen until filledUnder general supervision perform duties involved with the intake and release of inmates into the Metropolitan Detention Center system; maintain security of records and personal property associated with these processes. Perform a variety of administrative duties such as answering telephones, typing memoranda and other documents, data entry, cash handling, and filing as needed.
Bernalillo CountyOpen until filledUnder the direction of a higher level supervisor, responsible for maintaining custody and control of inmates in the metropolitan detention/corrections system; for enforcing laws and departmental regulations that apply to detention corrections, and a variety of other duties related to assigned areas of responsibilities.
Juvenile Detention OfficerSan
Juan County
Open until filledSan Juan County is seeking a dedicated female (for working with female juvenile offenders). Under general supervision, Juvenile Detention Officers guard juveniles in the Juvenile Detention Facility and provide for the needs of juveniles during detention to include, but not limited to: lock down juveniles in cells after searching for weapons, valuables, drugs or other contraband. Observes conduct and behavior to prevent disturbances and escapes, and inspects facility for tampering. The ideal candidate will have the ability to exercise compassion while remaining within strict boundaries outlined by CYFD regulations concerning the treatment of juveniles. Integrity, loyalty and reliability are a must. Per the Juvenile Services Department's Security policy, a criminal background check will be conducted for applicants as part of the application process. Please refer to the application form's supplemental questions section for detailed information. Must possess a high school diploma or GED and be at least 21 years of age. Must have no felony convictions or convictions for crimes involving moral turpitude. Must be certified as a juvenile officer within the first 90 days of employment. Valid State of New Mexico driver's license or able to obtain within six (6) months of employment.
Counselor IISan
Juan County
Open 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. Current State of New Mexico approved LSAA (Licensed Substance Abuse Associate) AND be eligible for and obtain master's level social work licensure or related counseling field licensure within one year; OR Current State of New Mexico approved LADAC (Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor) licensure; OR current State of New Mexico LMSW (Licensed Master Social Work) licensure or related counseling field. Valid State of New Mexico driver's license or able to obtain within six (6) months of employment.
Clinical Mental Health CounselorSandoval CountyOpen until filledUnder general direction, conducts assessments and provides counseling services to court ordered DWI and domestic violence clients; assigns clients to appropriate groups, and refers to further services, if necessary; provides treatment, counseling, and facilitates groups for said clients; reports progress to Court Compliance Officers; performs risk assessments for clients.
Director of Detention Center
Sandoval CountyOpen until filledUnder general direction, plans, directs, coordinates and administers the daily administrative service functions and activities of the detention facility; responsible for personnel and human resource related matters for all detention center staff; oversees, directs, and assists in the development, training, recognition, morale, retention and proper discipline of all employees; serves as Commander of the Detention and/or Critical Incident Unit Team when necessary; and performs other duties as assigned. Provides for the humane detention of inmates in a safe, secure environment according to the standards of the New Mexico Adult Detention Professional Standards, Federal Performance-Based Detention Standards, and the Prison Rape Elimination Act, and; performs other administrative support functions as directed by the Detention Director.
Road Maintenance IChaves CountyOpen until filledResponsible for the safe and efficient operation and routine servicing of all light road construction equipment utilized by the Road Department. Employee is responsible for preparing and submitting various reports as may be required by supervisory personnel. Waste management experience a plus. Normal work hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.
Detention OfficerChaves CountyOpen until filledDetention Officer reports to Detention Sergeant (as set forth in the chain of command at Adult or Juvenile facility). Responsible for maintaining inmate security in the Detention Center, including enforcement of rules, preventing escapes, escort prisoners. Additional duties as needs arise and as dictated by management, may include, but are not limited to, classification of detainees, assignment to the Alternative to Secure Detention Program, participating in the STG (Security Threat Group), transporting detainees outside the facility for various appointments or transfers between jails and prisons.
Finance DirectorValencia CountyOpen until filledManages and coordinates all financial operations for Valencia County, to include budget preparation and management, general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll,
internal controls and audit planning.
Code Enforcement OfficerValencia CountyOpen until filledEnforces local and state commercial and residential codes and regulations, and ensures compliance with County zoning ordinances. Performs onsite inspections, issues citations as necessary, and works with owners to ensure compliance with zoning requirements.
Director of DetentionSandoval CountyOpen until filledUnder administrative direction, plans, directs, coordinates and administers the operations, functions, and activities of an adult detention center; provides supervision and leadership ensuring all governing laws and policies are enforced and followed by staff; administers and manages fiscal operations within the current operating budget and plans and develops annual budget; monitors and manages expenditures and revenues; plans, develops, and implements detention center plans and improvements and manages associated activities; provides for the humane detention of inmates in a safe, secure environment according to the standards of the New Mexico Adult Detention Professional Standards, Federal Performance-Based Detention Standards, and the Prison Rape Elimination Act, and; performs other administrative support functions as directed by the County Manager.
Detention WardenColfax CountyOpen until filledUnder general supervision of the County Manager, responsible for the management of the operational function and activities of the Vigil Maldonado Detention Center.

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