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PositionEmployerDeadline for ApplicationJob Description
Park Security GuardSan Juan CountyJuly 18, 2018Under general supervision, provides protection for the physical structures located at McGee Park; assists park users by opening designated areas; turning on lights, heat and P.A. system; patrols park areas to prevent theft, vandalism, fire, and burglary, and to control access to the grounds; notifies the Sheriff's Department in the event of suspected criminal or dangerous occurrences. Full-time work hours for this position consist of shift work, nights and weekends with possibility for overtime and is a requirement for the operations of this facility. The Parks and Facilities Department is seeking a motivated, dependable individual with a high level of integrity and customer service skill who is able to work alone with little supervision.
Public Relations ManagerSan Juan CountyJuly 25, 2018Under general supervision of the County Executive Officer, the Public Relations Manager prepares and disseminates information for San Juan county through social media, newspapers, periodicals, television, and radio. Develops graphics, publications, press releases and other outreach methods with emphasis on maximizing the value of media strategies including printers and production printing. Analyzes, plans, and creates visual solutions; ensures digital asset creation and management, including images, logos, etc. and to serve as an information provider through written and technological means to facilitate consistent use of the County’s brand identity, image, and transparency. Uses knowledge or current graphic design software to produce graphic art and visual materials for promotions, advertisements, films, and informative and instructional material through a variety of media outlets such as websites.
LPNSanta Fe CountyJuly 26, 2018Contributes to the nursing process through on-going systematic data collection, assisting in the health assessment, recording observation, goal identification, and patient health education.
Life Skills Worker ISanta Fe CountyJuly 27, 2018Under direct supervision, maintains continuous state of alertness to control and secure the facility and detainees, and to operate within legal constraints and contract stipulations.
Heavy Equipment Operator (Arroyo Seco)Santa Fe CountyJuly 23, 2018Operates light to heavy-duty equipment in construction, maintenance and repair of County roads or facilities. Equipment includes, but is not limited to: trucks, graders, bulldozers, scrapers, loaders, power shovels, compactors, rollers, paving machines, water trucks and snow removal equipment.
Solid Waste Maintenance WorkerSanta Fe CountyJuly 26, 2018Performs laborer duties in the operation, maintenance and repair of County Solid Waste service facilities.
Equipment OperatorSanta Fe CountyJuly 26, 2018Operates light to heavy-duty equipment in construction, maintenance and repair of
County roads or facilities.
Transportation Drivier/CustodialTaos CountyJuly 25, 2018Performs working level skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of daily transports, upkeep and maintenance of the facilities interior and exterior
Communication TraineeTaos CountyOpen until filledPerforms entry level skilled communication and routine clerical work in receiving, recording, processing, transmitting, telephone, radio and alarms system calls; dispatching routine and emergency information/resources; and keeping official records. Trainee employee has little or no dispatch experience; will be required to obtain NM Law Enforcement Academy Public Safety Telecommunicator Certification within one (1) year of employment and must maintain certification throughout employment. Will be required to work on a rotating shift basis, including nights, weekends and holidays; and is subject to recall during emergencies incidents to assist with communications.
Plans Examiner/InspectorTaos CountyJuly 25, 2018Performs a variety of entry level para-professional and technical duties as needed to assure compliance with county, state, and international building and energy conservation codes and such county ordinances as assigned. Assists the public in the preparation of applications such as, but not limited to, zoning clearance, building permit and planning permits and may perform inspections on residential, commercial and industrial buildings and performs code compliance , as requested, including site inspections for compliance with the zoning clearance application
Emergency Communication Specialist - Trainee Santa Fe CountyJuly 20, 2018Performs entry-level clerical, administrative, and technical work in receiving and dispatching routine and emergency information for the Santa Fe Regional Emergency Communications Center (RECC).
Public Safety DispatcherSan Juan CountyJuly 15, 2018Responsible for the intake and processing of incoming emergency and non-emergency telephone calls, dispatching and subsequent tracking and follow-up of active calls for service, and other related duties.
Deputy Sheriff LateralSan Juan CountyDecember 31, 2018Under general supervision, provides safety and security to citizens within the community through the patrolling of assigned areas, enforcement of laws and ordinances, detaining and interviewing violators, apprehension of suspects, and response to calls for assistance.
Deputy Sheriff Entry San Juan CountySeptember 21, 2018Under general supervision, provides safety and security to citizens within the community through the patrolling of assigned areas, enforcement of laws and ordinances, detaining and interviewing violators, apprehension of suspects, and response to calls for assistance.
Road Maintenance Operator ITaos CountyJuly 19, 2018 Performs working level skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of light to heavy duty equipment as needed to construct, maintain or repair county roads, bridges culverts and flood channels.
Sheriff Deputy IISanta Fe CountyJuly 31, 2018Performs a full range of police work to protect life and property through the enforcement of laws.
Sheriff Deputy ISanta Fe CountyJuly 31, 2018Performs a full range of police work to protect life and property through the enforcement of laws.
Sheriff Deputy CadetSanta Fe CountyJuly 31, 2018Serves in a training capacity for the purpose of observing and assisting experienced Deputies in order to be evaluated for suitability for performing County law enforcement duties.
GPS Technician Santa Fe CountyJuly 13, 2018Collects, develops and delivers field and geospatial information in digital and/or hard copy format to support the operation and utilization of the County’s parcel level Geographic Information System (GIS) and E-911 Database.
Detention OfficerSanta Fe CountyJuly 24, 2018Under general supervision, responsible for the supervision of the SF Adult Detention Center, as well as, accountability for the safety and well-being of the inmates, and the safety of employees and citizens of the SF Adult Detention Center.
Vector Technician Eddy CountyJuly 13, 2018This position will become an integral member of the Eddy County Vector Control team; the employee will be responsible for promoting and maintaining professionalism within the department, assist the Road Department in the maintenance of County Roads and property, control of pests, pesticide applications, and routine surveillance of County buildings and property. Vector Technician maintaining schedules, proposing the Vector Control budget and control vectors, control pests (including Africanized bees), control noxious weeks, apply herbicides as required to count property and rights-of-way, and monitor county buildings and property for pets. Generally, one half of the work year is assisting the Road Department in maintenance of county roads.
Truck Driver LaborerEddy CountyJuly 13, 2018The 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.
Road LaborerEddy CountyJuly 13, 2018The 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, training, 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.
Landfill OperatorEddy CountyJuly 13, 2018Environmental 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.
Landfill LaborerEddy CountyJuly 13, 2018The 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, training, 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 the Sandpoint Manager are all equal in authority and may direct your work at any time.
Animal Control OfficerEddy CountyJuly 13, 2018Under the supervision of the assigned department supervisor, the Animal Control Deputy enforces Eddy County Ordinances and New Mexico State Statutes addressing animal control, care and abuse. Investigates complaints of animal abuse or neglect within Eddy County and takes the appropriate actions required, issuing warnings and/or citations to violators, impounding stray or injured animals as the situation dictated. This job requires considerable contact with the public, explaining County Ordinances and State Laws addressing Animal Control issues. Employee may be required to work irregulars hours under all kinds of weather conditions, attend job related training and meetings and perform all other duties as assigned.
Animal Control OfficerEddy CountyJuly 13, 2018Under the supervision of the assigned department supervisor, the Animal Control Deputy enforces Eddy County Ordinances and New Mexico State Statutes addressing animal control, care and abuse. Investigates complaints of animal abuse or neglect within Eddy County and takes the appropriate actions required, issuing warnings and/or citations to violators, impounding stray or injured animals as the situation dictated. This job requires considerable contact with the public, explaining County Ordinances and State Laws addressing Animal Control issues. Employee may be required to work irregulars hours under all kinds of weather conditions, attend job related training and meetings and perform all other duties as assigned.
Bureau of Elections DeputyEddy CountyJuly 13, 2018All aspects of the election process. Must be self-motivated, attentive to detail and possess multiple computer skills. Must be able to coordinate with the County Clerk/Chief Deputy on job duties. Planning and problem resolution, training poll officials and polling location preparation/scheduling. This position cares for and maintains electronic tabulating machines (voting machines), tubs and ballot boxes, and voting machine keys; and schedules machines for delivery and pick up. This employee organizes voting machines for certification and test votes machines for functionality. This position registers and assists voters and performs routine maintenance of voter file, respond to requests from the public, issue voter related material and be able to read, understand and implement NM Statutes. Must be able to read a map and determine precinct/district assignments. Assist the absentee early voting board during elections.
County AttorneySandoval CountyOpen until filledUnder the direction of the County Attorney, serves as legal representative and advisor
to the Board of County Commissioners, and other Elected Officials, directors and individuals requiring legal
advice, when no conflict exists; represents the County in all legal proceedings, including District Court
proceedings in Tax, Garnishment, and Planning and Zoning cases; drafts and reviews resolutions, contracts,
ordinances, and other documents; researches legal issues and prepares Memorandum of Law for the County
Attorney, assists with review of documents in Inspection of Public Records (IPRA) requests, oversees outside
counsels’ representation of the County, and performs other support functions as directed by the County
Attorney.
GIS TechnicianSanta Fe CountyJuly 13, 2018Collects, develops and delivers field and geospatial information in digital and/or hard copy format to support the operation and utilization of the County’s parcel level Geographic Information System (GIS) and E-911 Database.
Economic Development SpecialistSanta Fe CountyJuly 27, 2018Collaborates with the Economic Development Manager on a variety of economic development initiatives, including business recruitment, retention/expansion, various programs that promote economic development (including work with other agencies in intergovernmental affairs) and implementation of the County’s Economic Development Plan.
Transportation Driver"_blank">Assessment AssistantTaos CountyJuly 9, 2018This position supports the Senior Program and assists the SAMS Coordinator with initial assessments and reassessments of prospective clients.
Transport Officer/Court MonitorRoosevelt CountyOpen until filledUnder limited supervision, transport detainees within the custody of Roosevelt County.
Detention OfficerRoosevelt CountyOpen until filledUnder supervision, maintain a healthful and secure environment for the inmates housed in the Roosevelt County Detention Center in
accordance with established policies, procedures, regulations, and all applicable laws.
Detention SergeantRoosevelt CountyOpen until filledUnder supervision, maintain a healthful and secure environment for the inmates housed in the Roosevelt County Detention Center in
accordance with established policies, procedures, regulations, and all applicable laws.
Equipment OperatorRoosevelt CountyOpen until filledUnder limited supervision, assist the road department with maintenance and upkeep of county roads and equipment: including but not
limited to cattle guard upkeep and repair, pothole repair, culvert installation and repair, traffic control, chip seal application and
operating heavy equipment.
Animal Control OfficerTorrance CountyOpen until filledEnforce animal control ordinances; respond to citizens' complaints concerning animal care and control problems; capture and impound strays
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.
Detention OfficerEddy CountyOpen until filledSupervise 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.
Deputy SheriffEddy 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 police 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, and perform other duties as assigned.
CustodianEddy CountyOpen until filledThis position works directly under the Facilities Director or designee and is responsible for a wide range of cleaning duties to be performed on various buildings, grounds, and related installations owned or under control, care and custody of the county. Employee must be able to work independently and perform all duties with minimal supervision. Employee may be required to work irregular hours, attend job-related meetings, and perform other duties as assigned.
Detention Officer - Part TimeCurry CountyOpen until filledPart Time Position - 19 hours or less per week. Responsible 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. Also responsible for operating and inspecting various security devices, reporting violations of rules & keeping count of inmates as assigned. Duties include controlling inmates from work stations or by patrolling cell blocks, dormitories, corridors and work areas; inspecting all areas of facility for unauthorized objects; checking sanitary conditions and fire and safety hazards; enforcing rules of conduct, security and labor standards by making written and verbal reports of significant violations or irregularities to supervisors. Employee must assist in supervision of inmates being transferred to other facilities or appearing in court; distributing cleaning and sanitation supplies as well as pick-up and delivery personal laundry and bedding; delivers mail and distributes medication as needed within policy guidelines. Employee must operate electric cell doors; control visitation of relatives, attorneys and others. Employee is expected to be familiar with federal, state and county and departmental laws and policies pertinent to the position, departmental directives, detention officer’s report manual, techniques and precautionary measures to be used in escort and supervision of inmates and typical behavior pattern of inmates; skill in use of camera and fingerprinting. Employee is expected to know and understand County Personnel Policies and perform any related work as required. Employee must be aware that position may involve life-threatening situations and act accordingly. Specific duties of adult detention officers are listed in the detention office manual. Work will largely be performed inside detention facility and some time spent in other areas. Employee must perform any other duties as required.
Detention Officer - Full TimeCurry 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. Also responsible for operating and inspecting various security devices, reporting violations of rules & keeping count of inmates as assigned. Duties include controlling inmates from work stations or by patrolling cell blocks, dormitories, corridors and work areas; inspecting all areas of facility for unauthorized objects; checking sanitary conditions and fire and safety hazards; enforcing rules of conduct, security and labor standards by making written and verbal reports of significant violations or irregularities to supervisors. Employee must assist in supervision of inmates being transferred to other facilities or appearing in court; distributing cleaning and sanitation supplies as well as pick-up and delivery personal laundry and bedding; delivers mail and distributes medication as needed within policy guidelines. Employee must operate electric cell doors; control visitation of relatives, attorneys and others. Employee is expected to be familiar with federal, state and county and departmental laws and policies pertinent to the position, departmental directives, detention officer’s report manual, techniques and precautionary measures to be used in escort and supervision of inmates and typical behavior pattern of inmates; skill in use of camera and fingerprinting. Employee is expected to know and understand County Personnel Policies and perform any related work as required. Employee must be aware that position may involve life-threatening situations and act accordingly. Specific duties of adult detention officers are listed in the detention office manual. Work will largely be performed inside detention facility and some time spent in other areas. Employee must perform any other duties as required.
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.
Court Security Officer - GrantCurry CountyOpen until filledAssigned to the Curry County Courthouse to address threats and possible threats made against the structure and the citizens of Curry County. Provide a variety of community policing activities, to include assisting the public and securing the courthouse facility.
Road Maintenance Equipment Operator - Full TimeCurry CountyOpen until filledOperates a variety of equipment including the following: Grader, front-end loader, dozer, dump truck, tank truck, pick-up truck, tractor, rotary shredder, loader, service truck, pneumatic roller, backhoe/loader, water truck, and steel wheel roller. Operates snowplow when weather conditions are wet. Performs manual labor and operates light to medium duty motorized fuel powered equipment in construction and maintenance of county rights-of-way, structures and facilities.
Appraiser, TraineeCurry CountyOpen until filledResponsible for appraising all property in the County and seeing that it is recorded in the Assessor’s Office.
Road Maintenance SuperintendentCurry CountyOpen until filled, with first review of applications on May 18th, 2018Schedule and supervise constructions, maintenance and operation within the County road system. Projects include installation of culverts, controlling drainage problems, crushing and spreading of caliche on County Roads, chip sealing and ensuring that roads for all bus routes are properly maintained and cleared. Supervise all Road Staff.
Full Time Heavy Equipment OperatorHarding CountyOpen until filledPosition requires a New Mexico Driver’s License - Class A CDL. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening.
Tax Researcher (two openings)Sandoval CountyOpen until filledUnder the general supervision of the assigned supervisor, performs technical and statutory work; receives, accounts, and records all property tax payments; conducts detailed research for complicated property tax issues, Manufactured/Mobile Homes; Personal Property; Delinquent Accounts; and condemnation matters. Prepares, reviews, maintains, monitors and collects delinquent accounts and associated detailed collection records. Reconciles Lockbox, ACH, and Cash on a daily basis. Affixes and removes Liens on delinquent Manufactured/Mobile Homes. Assists property taxpayers, county offices and external clients with complex property tax questions, research, information and reports.
Part-time DispatcherTorrance CountyOpen until filledCertified preferred. Minimum requirements: Must be 18 years or older, have a valid NM Driver’s License, High School Diploma or GED; no felony, domestic violence or DWI convictions. Must pass pre-employment drug/alcohol screen. Benefits package available for all full-time positions.
Full-time DispatcherTorrance CountyOpen until filledCertified preferred. Minimum requirements: Must be 18 years or older, have a valid NM Driver’s License, High School Diploma or GED; no felony, domestic violence or DWI convictions. Must pass pre-employment drug/alcohol screen. Benefits package available for all full-time positions.
Finance DirectorSierra CountyOpen until filledUnder the supervision of the County Manager this position performs a wide range of financial functions. The position will be responsible for compiling, organizing and maintaining the budget. Responsible for operating within and assuring compliance of the Sierra County Finance Policy. Issuing warrants for payment of services that have met the requirements outlined in Purchasing Procedures, in a timely manner. This position will be responsible for payment of all contracts. Will attend meetings representing the County Manager.
Economic Development DirectorOtero County Economic Development Council, Inc.The Economic Development Director is responsibel for the recuitment of new industries/businesses to Otero County plays an important role on the Otero County Economic Development Counsel in achieving overall goals and objectives. All qualified candidates, please submitt your cover letter and resume to renehatfield@precheck.com
Summer MowerEddy
County
Open Until FilledThis 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.
Adult Detention Officer ITaos
County
Open until filledPerforms a variety entry level technical and correction/detention duties intended to assure compliance with adult detention center operational polices, practices and procedures. Maintains safety and security of the detention center and proper day-to-day care of inmates.
Adult Detention CadetTaos
County
Open until filledPerforms a variety trainee level technical and correction/detention duties intended to assure compliance with adult detention center operational polices practices and procedures. Maintains safety and security of the detention center and proper day-to-day care of inmates.

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