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 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 HERE. Position(s) will remain open until filled.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for 1 part-time Home Visitor. This position will be 19 hours or less per week at $18 per hour. The Home Visitor provides in-home visiting through the Torrance County Project Office, Home Visiting Program. The population served begins as early as during pregnancy and service is provided until a child reaches age 3. Travel will be required and mileage directly related to a home visit and training reimbursed. This is a grant funded position and the funding is secured through June 30, 2015. Knowledge of family health systems and social services in rural New Mexico is helpful.

 

Qualifications:
Associates or Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Studies or Social Services preferred. Two years experience working with children and families in a rural setting will substitute for two years of college. Early Childhood work experience and knowledge of infant mental health desired. Reliable personal transportation and vehicle insurance required. Knowledge of computers and use of data base applications required. Strong oral and written communication skills required. 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.

 

Applications must be submitted to the County Manager's Office or mailed to PO Box 48 Estancia NM 87016. DO NOT submit a resume in lieu of completed application.

Deadline for application is October 16th, 2014 no later than 5 pm.

To download a copy of the application packet, click HERE

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Torrance County is accepting applications for the position of Part-time Kennel Assistant.  19 hours or less per week, $8.00 per hour. 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.

Deadline for application is Thursday October 9th, 2014 at 5:00 P.M.
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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 a full-time Sheriff’s Deputy; Salary DOE. 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 willing to relocate to Torrance County. Must be able to pass background check, physical agility test, and psychological exam.  Must be able to work shifts, weekends, and holidays.  Position will remain open until  filled. 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.

To obtain a copy of the blank employment application and speficiations, please click HERE.

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.