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Rio Arriba County

VACANCY NOTICE

Human Resource Department

P.O. Box 127

Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico 87575

Telephone: (575) 588-7254  Fax:  (575) 588-9346

Web:www.rio-arriba.org

Position: Equipment Operator I

Positions Available: 1

 

Department: PUBLIC WORKS/ROADS DEPARTMENT - ESPANOLA

  

As an Operator I with Rio Arriba County (RAC) your primary job duty is to maintain work areas for the safety of the work crews. The candidate will operate light to heavy duty equipment in all phases of construction. Further responsibilities of an RAC Operator I include:

  

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: 

  • Operates light to heavy duty equipment in all phases of construction; 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Operator I will be required to smooth roadway surfaces and build road shoulders, bar ditches and roadway crowns;
  • Plow snow, evaluate emergency situations such as flooding;
  • Schedules maintenance on assigned equipment;
  • Perform minor repairs on equipment;
  • Report malfunctions or failures to supervisor;
  • Maintain equipment logs;
  • Complete daily work reports;
  • Install and clean culverts, cattle guards, guardrails and maintain road signs as per M.U.T.C.D. standards; 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Will be required to travel within the County;
  • Be able to stand, Walk for up to four (4) hours at a time, work irregular hours, exposure to loud and disruptive noise from equipment;
  • Subject to extreme hot or cold temperatures, wet, dry, or greasy natural ground, asphalt;
  • May be exposed to walking, stooping, climbing, carrying and various hazards such as infectious diseases, chemicals, fumes, heights, power equipment and icy surfaces;

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A valid New Mexico Driver’s License is required;
  • Knowledge of traffic laws, hazards and applicable safety precautions for heavy equipment operation;
  • Certified heavy duty equipment operation school or training and/or practical experience operation of medium to heavy duty equipment totaling two (2) years;
  • High school diploma/GED is required
  • Ability to follow verbal instructions; 

A High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required. Selected applicants must complete and pass a pre-employment drug test and possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s License. 

For more details on duties, responsibilities, and qualifications please contact Annabelle Almager, Human Resource Director at (505) 747-5325 or send an e-mail to aalmager@rio-arriba.org

  

                                       OPENING DATE: January 8, 2018

                            CLOSING DATE: January 19, 2018 (By 5:00 p.m.)

  

Starting Pay: As per 2017-2018 Rio Arriba County Salary Schedule                     

 

Interested Applicants may submit an application at the Human Resource Department in Espanola and to the Human Resource Department in Tierra Amarilla.

 

The County of Rio Arriba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for this position will be made solely on the basis of merit and qualifications without regard to race, national origin, political affiliation, religious faith or absence thereof, sex, age, disability, or any other non-merit factors

  

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Rio Arriba County

VACANCY NOTICE

Human Resource Department

P.O. Box 127

Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico 87575

Telephone: (575) 588-7254  Fax:  (575) 588-9346

Web:www.rio-arriba.org

 

POSITION:SHERIFF RECRUIT/CERTIFIED DEPUTY OFFICE: SHERIFF’S OFFICE

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT

                                                                                                                                                                                                       

Essential Job Duties:

  • Patrols County areas and roads as assigned;
  • Provides immediate response to calls, enforcement of traffic safety, reduction and prevention of criminal activity;
  • Transports prisoners as required including extraditions;
  • Serves both civil and criminal paperwork.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Completion of the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy Law Officer Certification Program within one year of employment;
  • Knowledge of geography, street systems, routes, traffic codes, personal safety procedures, principles of first aid;
  • Ability to operate police vehicle, firearms and other assigned equipment;
  • Ability to work under pressure and implement all rules, regulations, policies and procedures established by the office;
  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate is required;
  • Valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

Selected applicants must complete and pass the following—

Physical fitness test

Written comprehensive exam

Comprehensive background investigation

Formal interview

Medical evaluation

Pre-employment drug test

For more details on duties, responsibilities, and qualifications please contact Annabelle Almager, Human Resource Director at 505-747-5325 or send her an e-mail at Almager@rio-arriba.org

                                      CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT

Starting Pay: As per 2016-2017 Rio Arriba County Salary Schedule

Interested Applicants must submit an application, cover letter, and current resume to the Human Resource Office in Espanola or Tierra Amarilla.

The County of Rio Arriba is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for this position will be made solely on the basis of merit and qualifications without regard to race, national origin, political affiliation, religious faith or absence thereof, sex, age, disability, or any other non-merit factors.

 

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