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Rio Arriba County

Vacancy Notice

Human Resource Department

1122 Industrial Park Road

Espanola, New Mexico 87532

Telephone: (505) 747-5325    Fax: (505) 753-9397

Web: www.rio-arriba.org

                           

Position: GROUNDSKEEPER  

Positions Available: 1

 

Department: PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT/ESPANOLA

Opening Date: October 1, 2019   Closing Date: October 8, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

 

As a Groundskeeper with Rio Arriba County (RAC) your primary job duty is to maintain vegetation on grounds. Will maintain landscape and gardening of areas. This candidate will operate equipment in all areas dealing with maintenance as well as working with various cleaning chemicals.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains vegetation on grounds by watering lawn, trees, mowing grass, raking leaves, etc.;
  • Remove snow in winter conditions and keep outdoor areas safe during bad weather, including spreading deicer on walkways and steps;
  • Perform light excavation, using shovels, picks and other tools and equipment to dig trenches and level ground;
  • Pick up and remove trash and debris from the property and dispose of it appropriately on a daily basis;
  • Clean interior and exterior areas of buildings on a daily basis, as well as performing additional seasonal cleaning tasks;
  • Maintain landscape and garden areas by planting grass, trimming trees and bushes, and fertilizing flowers and other plants;
  • Carry out regular maintenance of structures, including carpentry and masonry work to repair damaged floors and walls;
  • Installs and removes outdoor signs, parking and traffic control barriers and overhead banners as required;
  • Maintains and repair sprinkler systems;
  • Sprays for weeds and insects using unrestricted chemicals as required;
  • Operates large power mowers, edger, hand tools and large vehicles associated with ground maintenance and landscaping activities;
  • Operates pick-up trucks, flatbed trucks and dump trucks for hauling purposes as well as trash and debris removal;
  • Perform minor maintenance and repair on equipment and tools as required;
  • Evaluates situations to determine appropriate action in regard to maintenance;
  • Assists in the maintenance of parking lots and other surfaces, including asphalt repairs;
  • Performs related other duties as assigned by Director/Supervisor/Designee

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Experience in building of group maintenance or construction;
  • Knowledge of building repair techniques including but not limited to painting and carpentry;
  • Ability to operate light duty equipment, use manual tools, operate power tools, make decisions, perform arithmetical calculations and measure accurately;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, visitors and follow instructions in English;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Skills include manual dexterity;
  • Valid New Mexico Driver’s License.;

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Must have knowledge of hand and power tools commonly used in construction;
  • Follow verbal instructions to perform essential duties;
  • Use reason and judgment in performing duties and using equipment/ tools;
  • Establishes and maintains effective and cooperative working relationship with others;
  • Skills include manual dexterity;
  • May be required to read and write the English language;
  • 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.

Starting Pay: As per 2019-2020 Rio Arriba County Salary Schedule

Interested Applicants may submit an application at the Human Resource Department in Espanola and/or 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 factor.

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Rio Arriba County

VACANCY NOTICE

Human Resource Department

1122 Industrial Park Road

Espanola, NM 87532

Sheriff’s Department

 Sheriff Deputand Sheriff Recruit

 

Closing Date:

Open until Filled

 

An application is required

Please call

(505) 753-3329 or (505) 747-5325

The County of Rio Arriba is an

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Rio Arriba County

VACANCY NOTICE

Human Resource Department

P.O. Box 127

Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico 87575

 

Detention Center - Tierra Amarilla

Detention Officer

 

Closing Date:

Open until Filled

 

An application is required

Please call 

(575) 588-7350 or (575) 588-7254 

The County of Rio Arriba is an

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Rio Arriba County

Vacancy Notice

Human Resource Department

1122 Industrial Park Road

Espanola, New Mexico 87532

Telephone: (505) 747-5325    Fax: (505) 753-9397

Web: www.rio-arriba.org

 

Position: Van Driver

 

Positions Available:   1  Department: Senior Center - Truchas

OPENING DATE: January 01, 2019

CLOSING DATE: Open until Filled

 

Rio Arriba County is seeking a responsible party to provide a variety of transportation services for Senior Program participants such as; shopping; pick up seniors at home and transport to senior center; transport to recreational activities; and other destinations as needed on a Substitute Basis.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides a variety of transportation services for Seniors such as taking Seniors to senior Centers, shopping, pharmacists and recreational activities, etc.,
  • Assist kitchen staff in preparing, serving, and packing meals on wheels
  • Maintain a vehicle maintenance report that will be submitted monthly to supervisor
  • Conduct a daily vehicle check
  • Insure that all proper documentation pertaining to the vehicle and driver are in vehicle at all times
  • Provide assistance to seniors boarding and disembarking from the van at all times.
  • Maintain a vehicle maintenance report and submits monthly to Supervisor;
  • Conducts a daily vehicle check which should include but be limited to checking oils, transmission fluid, windshield fluid, tire inflation, vehicle cleanliness, insures that proper documentation pertaining to the vehicle and driver is in vehicle at all times;
  • Verifies that all Fire Extinguishers and First Aid Kits are stored and stocked at all times;
  • Provides assistance to seniors boarding and disembarking from the van at all times;
  • Obeys all traffic laws and regulations pertaining to transportation vehicles;
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director/Supervisor/Designee

Special Requirements:

  • Employee must complete and pass a pre-employment drug test;
  • A Valid New Mexico Driver’s License is required

For more details on duties, responsibilities, and qualifications please contact Annabelle Almager, Human Resources Director at 505-747-5325 or send an e-mail to aalmager@rio-arriba.org. Selected applicants must complete and pass a pre-employment drug test and possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

Work key Scores Preferred 

Starting Pay: As per 2018-2019 Rio Arriba County Salary Schedule

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

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

1122 Industrial Park Road

Espanola, New Mexico 87532

Telephone: (505) 747-5325    Fax: (505) 7539397

Web: www.rio-arriba.org

 

Position: Substitute Van Driver/Cook

Positions Available: 2  Location: Espanola & Chimayo Senior Centers

OPENING DATE: January 01, 2019

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

Rio Arriba County is seeking a responsible party to provide a variety of transportation services for Senior Program participants such as; shopping; pick up seniors at home and transport to senior center; transport to recreational activities; and other destinations as needed on a Substitute Basis.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides a variety of transportation services for Seniors such as taking Seniors to senior Centers, shopping, pharmacists and recreational activities, etc.,
  • Assist kitchen staff in preparing, serving, and packing meals on wheels
  • Maintain a vehicle maintenance report that will be submitted monthly to supervisor
  • Conduct a daily vehicle check
  • Insure that all proper documentation pertaining to the vehicle and driver are in vehicle at all times
  • Provide assistance to seniors boarding and disembarking from the van at all times.
  • Maintain a vehicle maintenance report and submits monthly to Supervisor;
  • Conducts a daily vehicle check which should include but be limited to checking oils, transmission fluid, windshield fluid, tire inflation, vehicle cleanliness, insures that proper documentation pertaining to the vehicle and driver is in vehicle at all times;
  • Verifies that all Fire Extinguishers and First Aid Kits are stored and stocked at all times;
  • Provides assistance to seniors boarding and disembarking from the van at all times;
  • Obeys all traffic laws and regulations pertaining to transportation vehicles;
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director/Supervisor/Designee

Special Requirements:

  • Employee must complete and pass a pre-employment drug test;
  • A Valid New Mexico Driver’s License is required

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

Selected applicants must complete and pass a pre-employment drug test and possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

Work key Scores Preferred

Starting Pay: As per 2018-2019 Rio Arriba County Salary Schedule

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

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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