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.

We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action.  We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings.  We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Contact information

Representative: Annette Ortiz
Phone: (505) 544-4757 | 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 a full-time Fire Chief, salary range $41,600 – 52,000, DOE. This position is responsible for complex administration of the standard operating policies and procedures and budgets of the six (6) County Volunteer Fire Departments; Fire Chief carries the responsibility to lead volunteer firefighters and emergency medical personnel to provide high quality emergency services to Torrance County residents and visitors. Fire Chief duties include fire investigation, fire inspections, pre-fire planning, fire education, and coordination and overall improvement of the fire services. Must be 18 years or older with a valid NM Driver’s License. High School Diploma or GED required.Must possess Firefighter I certification; must possess EMT certification. Four (4) years of satisfactory performance in a supervisory role involving fire fighting and administration in a fire department. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in fire science, public administration or a closely related field. Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Applications and job specifications can be obtained from the County Manager’s Office, (505) 544-4757 or to download click HERE

Benefits package is available for this postion.

Deadline for application is Thursday May 25th, 2017.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for a Full-time Equipment Operator in the Road Department.  $10.00 per hour, CDL preferred. Must be 18 years or older with a valid NM Driver’s License.  High School Diploma or GED required. Must pass pre-employment drug screen. Applications and job specifications can be obtained from the County Manager’s Office (505) 544-4757 or downloaded by clicking HERE 

 

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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 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) 544-4757.

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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) 544-4757 or click HERE to download.

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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 downloaded HERE or the County Manager’s Office 205 Ninth Street, Estancia NM (505) 544-4700. Torrance County will continuously accept applications for six (6) months, even after position is filled. Torrance County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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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) 544-4757. 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.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for a Full-time Equipment Operator in the Road Department.  $10.00 per hour, CDL preferred. Must be 18 years or older with a valid NM Driver’s License.  High School Diploma or GED required. Must pass pre-employment drug screen. Applications and job specifications can be obtained from the County Manager’s Office (505) 544-4757 or downloaded HERE

DO  NOT submit a résumé  in lieu of completed application.