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 the position of a full-time Executive Assistant in the Road Department, $13-$18 per hour, DOE. The Executive Assistant serves as administrative and clerical support for the Road Department Superintendent. Interacts effectively and professionally with citizens, State and Federal Agencies, County departments and vendors. Assists with complaint resolution and budget preparation; drafts correspondence. Must type, print, distribute departmental correspondence, copy, and fax, distribute mail, make travel arrangements for Superintendent and operations personnel as needed, monitor department budget reports, prepare and request purchase orders; review incoming invoices and submit corresponding accounts payable. Must attend meetings; must be comfortable with public speaking.


Four (4) years of progressively responsible work experience related to administrative practices with an emphasis in excellent customer service required. Experience and knowledge of office practices and procedures, English, spelling, grammar, basic arithmetic and phone etiquette a must. Knowledge of database creation and administration required. Must possess knowledge of county roadways and ability to effectively read a map. High School Diploma or GED required. Must possess a valid New Mexico’s Driver’s license. Knowledge of County organization and operations preferred. Must pass pre-employment drug/alcohol screen.


Application and detailed job specifications may be obtained from the Torrance County Manager’s Office, or downloaded HERE (505) 544-4700. DO NOT submit a resume in lieu of completed application. Benefits package available. 

Deadline for application is December 14th, 2017 at 5:00 P.M.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for two 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. Benefits package available. 

 Applications and job specifications can be obtained by clicking HERE or the County Manager’s Office (505) 544-4757.

Deadline for application packet is Thursday Dec. 14th, 2017, no later than 5 p.m.

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Torrance County is accepting applications for one (1) full-time 911 Dispatcher and one (1) part-time 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.  Must pass pre-employment drug/alcohol screen. Benefits package available for all full-time positons.

 

Position(s) will remain open until filled.

To download a copy of the application packet for:

Full-time Dispatcher, click HERE
Part-time Dispatcher, click HERE

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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 $14 - $15 per hour DOE. 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, 2018. Knowledge of family health systems and social services in rural New Mexico is helpful.
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. Non-degreed personnel (or personnel in non-related field degree program) must obtain the Infant Family Studies Certificate within two years of hire and complete Parents As Teachers Foundational and Model Implementation Training. 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. Benefits package available.

Postion will remain open until filled. 

To download a copy of the application packet, click HERE

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Torrance County is accepting applications for two Full-time Equipment Operators 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. Benefits package and take home vehicle available. 

Position will remain open until filled.

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

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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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