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

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Torrance County is accepting applications for the position of a full-time Building Custodian/Janitor; annual salary $18,720. The employee performs a full range of janitorial/custodial assignments, normally determined by specific instructions from the supervisor or by following well-defined procedures, methods, and practices. May be required to work hours outside of normal business hours, holidays or weekends. Must possess basic knowledge of cleaning methods and products. Professional experience cleaning large facilities preferred. Must be 18 years or older with a valid NM Driver’s License.  High School Diploma or GED required. Application and detailed job specifications may be downlaoded HERE or obtained rom 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 April 17th, 2014 at 5 P.M.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for a full-time Director in the Torrance County Project Office. Annual Salary $35,000 – $36,066  DOE; this position is a grant funded position, and will continue only if grant(s) funding is available; this position is an exempt position. The Director of the Torrance County Project Office provides administrative direction, plans, organizes and coordinates the Torrance County Project Office programs. Oversees the development and administration of programs in accordance with Federal, State and Torrance County regulations, policies and procedures. In addition, they are responsible for overseeing the departmental budget, including seeking additional funds through grant-writing.  The TCPO Director is responsible for administrative and technical supervision over staff performing a wide variety of social services and programs. This applicant must possess skills in the application, implementation, and operation of a wide variety of grant programs.  
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.

Qualified Applicants must have a minimum of four (4) years of college with a degree in social services, business administration, public administration or related fields, plus two (2) years experience performing supervisory and administrative work in a social services agency.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred;

Application and detailed job specifications may be obtained from the Torrance County Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 48, 205 9th Street, Estancia NM 87016, (505) 246-4757 or downloaded HERE

DO NOT submit a resume in lieu of completed application.

 Deadline for application is Thursday April 17th, 2014 at 5:00 P.M.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for a Full-time Equipment Operator 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.

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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.

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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. Must be able to work shifts, weekends, and holidays.  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 specifications, please click HERE