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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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 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


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 obtainedby clicking HERE or the County Manager’s Office 205 Ninth Street, Estancia NM (505) 246-4752. Torrance County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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.