Job Opportunities

Torrance County is committed to providing equal opportunity employment to applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, creed, age, sex, height, weight, marital status, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Contact information

Representative: Annette Ortiz
Phone: (505) 246-4757 | Fax: (505) 384-5294 | Email

DO NOT submit a resume in lieu of completed application packet; read specifications and qualifications carefully. Pay close attention to pages that require NOTARIZED signatures.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for two half-time Domestic Violence Victim Support Specialist(s). $12.00 per hour; this position is a grant funded position, and will continue only if grant(s) funding is available. The DV Victim Support Specialist provides advocacy and information to Torrance County area domestic violence victims and family members impacted by abuse. The Victim Support Specialist assists clients with Orders of Protection and emergency housing. Supports victims throughout criminal justice proceedings, helps victims to develop Safety Plans and provides care coordination assistance and referral services.  Knowledge of computers and use of data base applications required. Strong oral and written communication skills required; bilingual preferred. Ability to work with persons of diverse ethnic, gender and socioeconomic backgrounds with cultural competency and sensitivity. Must be 18 years or older with a valid NM driver's license. Must have a high school diploma or GED certificate.Applicant must successfully complete CYFD Background Check.

Qualified Applicants must have a up to three years experience in related field (domestic violence, social services, case management) required. Four years of responsible administrative and clerical experience can be substituted for two years field experience. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.   

Application and detailed job specifications may be downloaded HERE or obtained from the Torrance County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 48, 205 9th Street, Estancia NM 87016,

(505) 246-4757. DO NOT submit a resume in lieu of completed application.

 Deadline for application is Thursday January 28th, 2016 at 12:00 P.M.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for a full-time Clerical Assistant in the Planning & Zoning Office.  $10.00 per hour. Must be 18 years or older with a valid NM Driver’s License.  High School Diploma or GED required. Must be familiar with general clerical functions, as well as knowledge in preparing meeting minutes; bilingual preferred. Applications and job specifications can be obtained from the County Manager’s Office, (505) 246-4757 or download HERE Deadline for application is Thursday January 14th, 2016, at 5:00 P.M.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for a full time Sheriff’s Department Transport Deputy; Salary $33,800. Certified preferred. Transport 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. 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. Deadline for Application Packet is Thursday January 28th, 2016 at 5:00 P.M.

Click HERE to download the application packet.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for two (2) Full-time Equipment Operators in the Road Department.   $9.00 per hour, CDL preferred. Must be 18 years or older with a valid NM Driver’s License.  High School Diploma or GED required. Applications and job specifications can be obtained from the County Manager’s Office (505) 246-4757 or downloaded by clicking HERE. Torrance County will accept applications for the period of six months.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for a full-time 911 Dispatcher; Salary $22,464 - $25,272 DOE. Certified 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. Applications and job specifications may can be obtained by clicking HERE or the County Manager’s Office, (505) 246-4757. Applications must be submitted to the County Manager’s Office, or mailed to PO Box 48 Estancia NM 87016. DO  NOT submit a résumé  in lieu of completed application.

The position will remain open until filled. 
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Torrance County is accepting applications for full-time Sheriff’s Deputies; Salary $31,200-35,360 DOE. Certified preferred. 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.

 Applications and job specifications can be obtained by clicking HERE or the County Manager’s Office (505) 246-4757.

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In order to broaden our pool of qualified applicants, Torrance County is continuously accepting applications for the following position(s):

 

Torrance County is accepting applications for part-time Float Clerk,  $9.00 per hour. Must be 18 years or older with a valid NM Driver’s License.  High School Diploma or GED required. The Float Clerk acts as a substitute office clerk when coverage is needed in any of the County Administrative Offices. Employee may be required to work 40 hours per week, or may work as little as 0 hours per week, as scheduling allows. Employee is not guaranteed to work consecutive days or hours. Applications and job specifications can be obtained from the County Manager’s Office, (505) 246-4757 or click HERE to download.