Summer Recreation/Lunch Program (multiple job listings)



Rio Arriba County


Human Resource Department

P.O. Box 127

Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico 87575

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





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

                                      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.