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Job Descriptions

As a member of the Socorro County team, you will have the opportunity to serve your community in an environment that promotes responsibility, accountability, transparency and team work. 

Applications are only accepted for positions that have been opened and must be submitted online (click on "Employment Application Form" to apply)

Socorro County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clinical Counselor (LPCC)/AcuDetox Specialist

posted Mar 25, 2019, 1:00 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

 

JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION:           

Licensed Professional                                       

Clinical Counselor (LPCC)/AcuDetox Specialist

 

Reports to: Director of Program                                                                                                                       Department: SCCAP   

                                                                

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

 

Under the direction of the Socorro County SCCAP Coordinator, Socorro County is seeking a Part-time Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LADAC)/Acudetox Specialist to assist/administer services for the Socorro County Community Alternatives Program. Responsibilities of the employee shall include but are not limited to the following:

  • Other responsibilities as assigned by DWI Coordinator

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • MS or MBA degree in related field (REQUIRED)
  • Requires NM licensure
  • Experience in providing services within a correctional setting is preferred
  • Employee must successfully complete the post-offer employment medical examination and background investigation
  • Ability to utilize discretion and independent judgment.  Must be able to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to write reports containing technical information
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with administration subordinates co-workers, and the general public
  • Ability to maintain emotional stability in stressful situations

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIRMENTS

  • A valid NM driver’s license

 

 

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of security issues, operations and activities of correctional programs
  • Knowledge of alcohol and substance abuse theory and treatment
  • Certification/License in ACUDETOX/ Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
  • Knowledge of a wide range of treatment, training and therapeutic programs, services and techniques
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques; community based programs for substance abuse and other human services
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to patient rights
  • Knowledge of principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of social services
  • Knowledge of theory and practices of substance abuse and treat/education programs
  • Knowledge of planning, development, implementation and evaluation of substance abuse treatment/education programs
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both oral and written
  • Ability to demonstrate professional maturity, emotional stability and personnel flexibility
  • Ability to administer, evaluate and assess clinical needs program participants
  • Ability to demonstrate management and clinical supervision skills

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Flexible work hours are required
  • The majority of duties are performed indoors in a temperature controlled environment
  • Indoor working surface is even and may be carpeted or tiled
  • Indoor surface are typically dry and may involve the use of stairs
  • Work hazards or potential work hazards include those of a correctional facility environment with exposure to noise and dangerous situations that could involve serious bodily injury and other health hazards

 

EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND MATERIALS

  • Equipment typically used to perform administrative duties include the telephone, computer, fax machine and photocopy machine
  • Materials and products typically handled in the performance of administrative duties include a wide variety of forms and paperwork, reports, various writing utensils and a wide assortment of other basic office supplies and materials

 

Position Summary:  LCPP – Counselor, as a part of the treatment team, is responsible for providing standardized ACUDETOX Specialist and counseling/talk therapy, for SCCAP’s Patients with mild to moderate mental health conditions and/or substance abuse disorders. The LPCC – Counselor will work to address other social needs of patients and will utilize area referral sources for needed specialty care, hospitalization, or advance psychiatric assessments and treatments.  

 

Supervision Exercised:  Oversee treatment team and daily operations of treatment program

 

Position Responsibilities:   Receives referrals self referred or Court ordered.  

Provide Acudetox services as requested by client and assess the mental and behavioral health status of referred patients. Provide counseling/talk therapy to scheduled patients utilizing professional counseling standards.  Formulates differential diagnosis of mild to moderate mental health conditions and/or substance abuse. Formulates short-term and long-term counseling plans for patients under care. Consults with treatment team and other providers regarding complex patients and regarding prescription medications prescribed by providers. Identify patients with urgent mental health conditions (e.g. suicidal, homicidal, psychotic, etc.) and make appropriate referrals to available emergency or psychiatric treatment facilities.  Provide written document of counseling sessions, assessments, interventions, and recommendations for  providers and to meet requirements for medical records documentation.  Maintain and update professional knowledge and proficiency through continuing education, staff meetings, workshops and serving on special committees.                                                                                                            

Must be computer literate with ability to enter information in the accucare/ADE system and compile reports or data as requested.  Must be able to read, write and speak English. (Bilingual preferred)

 

Completion of an accredited program with certification and licensure as a ACUDETOX specialist and Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of New Mexico and License and / or Certification: A Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor – (LPCC)  At least two years of full-time experience in outpatient mental health counseling preferred. Current CPR, Valid New Mexico Drivers License, Must possess current New Mexico licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Must be able to meet and maintain current New Mexico credentialing and privileging requirements. 

 Performs other duties as assigned. 

 

 It is understood that this program is funded by grants and contracts from the State of New Mexico and that such funding from year to year is subject of availability of funds from that source

Assistant Cook (Magdalena Center)

posted Mar 13, 2019, 2:55 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

 

Job Title:          Assistant Cook                                                                           Job Code:             235

Division:          Operations                                                                                 Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     Senior Services                                                                          Last Revised:       

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs a variety of entry level duties involved in the preparation of meals for the Senior Center meals program.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under the general guidance and direction of lead cook.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.        Assists the lead cook and site manager with preparing daily meals for the Senior Center and Meals on Wheels programs; prepares the side dishes for the daily menus; completes daily food preparation; prepares meals for transport by packing food; covers for the lead cook in his or her absence. 

 

2.        Completes kitchen duties by cleaning cooking areas, ovens, stoves, counter tops, and floors; maintains kitchen logs; maintains the cleaning of the grease traps and stove hoods.

 

3.        Ensures dishes are washed, cleaned, and stored; cleans pots and pans; assists with getting ready for food deliveries.

 

4.        Sets-up for meals, gets dishes ready for food placement,  retrieves package food and displays on tables, assists with packing food for delivery, replenishes supplies.

 

5.        Performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.             Education and Experience:

 

A. One (1) year of work experience in in meal preparation, preferably with experience in group meal preparation.

           

OR

B.  An Equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

2.             Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Working knowledge of group meal preparation; the requirements, regulations, and standards for a Senior Meal Program and kitchen; AAA policies; understands and adheres to County personnel policies, Senior Meal Program regulations, Senior Center policies and food handling requirements.

Ability to follow written instructions, prepare food in a timely manner, operate a stove, use a cutting knife, and follow recipes, work closely with other agency personnel; communicate effectively; deal tactfully with the public; assist with  maintaining an efficient, orderly kitchen; prepare meals according to directions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors and peers; comprehend and follow instructions; make arithmetic calculations accurately at an acceptable speed; prioritize concurrent demands; work independently; maintain a courteous, helpful manner; work in a team environment; use word processing [Microsoft Word or WordPerfect] and spreadsheet software [Microsoft Excel] programs.

 

3.             Special Qualifications:

 

                Must pass FEMA/NIMS and ICS courses as required for the position, within a time frame designated by administration

                Current Food Handler Permit and New Mexico Driver’s License.

                Do to the nature of the work, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.

 

 

                                                         

Assistant Cook, page 2

 

4.             Work Environment:

 

Working with the aging population; lifting food containers; walking on a variety of terrains while carrying items or assisting clients. Standing, walking, bending, sitting, stretching, regularly lifting 25-50 lbs. Exposure to all types of weather. Rapid work speed required to perform keyboard operations.  Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist.  Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional 

Property Clerk Trainee

posted Mar 13, 2019, 2:51 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Property Clerk Trainee                                                                Job Code:              323

Division:          Administration                                                                             Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     Assessors                                                                                  Last Revised:       

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs a variety of entry level customer service and clerical support duties assisting to expedite the ongoing, day-to-day functions of the office of County Assessor.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under close to general supervision of the Chief Deputy Assessor or Property Clerk Supervisor.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.       Answers telephone(s), screens and routes calls, takes messages.

2.       Provides routine information and resolves customer problems in person or over the telephone using policies, procedures, tables, charts, ledgers, and other devices.

3.       Distributes forms, applications, and other materials to customers. May assist customers with completing forms and applications.

4.       Refers to and interprets office or division policy and procedures.

5.       Receives, opens, sorts, and sends mail and email.

6.       Copies documents using a copy machine. Collates, staples, and binds reports, contracts, and other documents.

7.       Maintains reports, logs, and/or lists. Reviews a variety of material and extracts required data.

8.       Sets up, prepares, and maintains office/division alphabetical, chronological, numerical, and/or subject matter files.

9.       Sorts and files materials using manual and automated alphabetic, numeric, chronological, or color-coded filing systems.

10.    Uses a personal computer to input, store, retrieve, edit, and delete information to/from a database. Inputs data using a variety of patterns, formats, and variations. Type’s form letters and standard responses to incoming correspondence.

11.     Performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.                   Education and Experience:

 

A.                   Sufficient education and training to demonstrate an aptitude or ability to perform above or related duties;

AND

B.            No Experience Necessary.

 

2.             Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Some knowledge of general office maintenance and practices; filing systems (alpha and numeric), recording and filing procedures and methodologies; letter composition, grammar, spelling and punctuation; operation of personal computer and various software applications, i.e. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.; operation of standard office equipment; basic mathematics; interpersonal communication skills and telephone etiquette; basic public relations.

 

                                                                                                        

Property Clerk Trainee, page 2

 

Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; work independently in meeting various time deadlines and work pressures; effectively deal with stress caused by strict deadlines and work volume; exercise initiative, independent judgment and to act resourcefully under varying conditions; maintain strict confidentiality related to sensitive administrative and case information; perform basic mathematical calculations; operate personal computer (windows) in utilizing various programs (MS Word, Excel, etc.); establish and maintain comprehensive records and files; operate standard office equipment; develop effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees and the public.

 

3.             Special Qualifications:

 

Must pass FEMA/NIMS and ICS courses as required for the position, within a time frame designated by administration.

 

4.             Work Environment:

 

Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls.  Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, but do require frequent walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching and occasional lifting. Talking, hearing and seeing are essential physical capabilities of the position.   Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required for many tasks.  Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability and discriminating thinking.

Deputy Sheriff I (CADET)

posted Feb 26, 2019, 9:50 AM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Deputy Sheriff I (CADET)                                                             Job Code:             1217

Division:          Operations                                                                                 Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     Sheriff                                                                                        Last Revised:       

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs entry-level law enforcement duties intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens and to protect legal rights as established by federal, state, and local laws.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under the close supervision of the Captain, Sergeant or Deputy Sheriff, while in training or on a case-by-case basis.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.        Patrols assigned roadways to observe traffic for violations of traffic laws and ordinances; assists stranded motorists; checks for suspicious vehicles; determines violations and makes arrests; performs in and leads search and rescue efforts.

 

2.        Handles personal investigations for caseload, including felonies and misdemeanors; investigates theft, burglary, rape, child abuse, homicides, auto, aircraft, and industrial accidents; conducts searches for lost, missing, or drowned persons; assists county coroner concerning death investigation and transportation of bodies; delivers death and other emergency messages; serves as backup for officers on possible violent situations.

 

3.        Reports to accident scenes to render first-aid to injured persons, and control traffic in the area; investigates cause of accident and prepares report on details after determining responsibility for accidents.

 

4.        Responds to a variety of citizen complaints such as robberies, break-ins, domestic quarrels, assaults, and vandalism; prepares initial investigation reports on scene of crime; gathers evidence and interviews victims and witnesses.

 

5.        Prepares arrest records including fingerprinting and mug shot photography (identifying the prisoner and charge against him/her).

 

6.        Serves as an agent of the court in satisfying criminal warrants and writs of execution, restitution or attachment; locates persons named in criminal warrants and executes the warrants; provides courtroom testimony as required; provides court security, performs urinalysis chain of custody for courts, family services, etc.

 

7.        Investigates death scenes in the County, identifies the deceased and secures the crime scene and property; investigates, photographs, examines, and writes narrative descriptions of postmortem crime scene; locates and notifies next of kin.

8.        Performs preventive teaching; may teach in class room setting and deliver instruction on safety awareness; advises neighborhood watch groups regarding processes and procedures; instructs in drug awareness program, ATV safety training, etc.

 

9.        Performs as a member of a special operations team (SERT); certifies in operational procedures related to special weapons and critical conditions associated with gas, explosives, hostage, and dangerous suspects; responds to search and rescue efforts.

 

10.     Transports prisoners and mental subjects/patients to and from courts, prison, jail and mental hospitals. Processes prisoners that are booked into jail.

 

11.  Court Security: Carries out specific plans or programs to ensure safety of court personnel and protection of facilities.  Provides security for courtrooms during proceedings and for court facilities, judges and staff; patrols court facilities; investigates disturbances and suspicious situations and takes appropriate action to maintain security; prepares and submits written reports of security incidents occurring within the courts; serves as civil process, evictions and subpoenas.

 

12.  Observes courtroom for violations of regulations such as unacceptable or inappropriate use of microphones, cameras, movie cameras, or any other device that would prove disruptive or threaten the security of court proceedings; ejects or assists with arrests individuals disturbing court proceedings; assists witnesses, litigants and public by answering questions about court procedures and scheduling but does not give legal advice or discuss merits of case on trial.

 

13.   Acts as the animal control officer for the County; remove deceased animal from roadway; makes the death notification; works with schools to sponsor animal adoption.

 

 

14.     Performs related duties as required.

 

 

 

Deputy Sheriff I, page 2

 

 

. MINIMUM QUALFICATIONS:

 

1.                    Education and Experience:

 

A.     Graduation from High School or GED certification,

AND

B.     No experience necessary.

OR

C.    An equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

2.             Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Some knowledge of modern law enforcement principles, procedures, techniques, and equipment; local, state, and federal laws law enforcement; basic investigation techniques and methods; county geography, road systems, and boundaries; English, grammar and technical writing skills.

 

Skill in the operation of motor vehicles at high speed and in dangerous situations; skill in the use of firearms; communication equipment, laptop computer, ballistic vest, non-lethal weapons, etc.

 

Ability to react effectively in emergency and stress situations; exhibit imagination, initiative and problem solving capability in coping with a variety of law enforcement situations; enforce laws and ordinances and procedures common to law enforcement work; perform work requiring good physical condition; communicate effectively, verbally, and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, other agencies, supervisors and the public.

 

3.             Special Qualifications:

 

Must pass a background investigation

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Must possess a valid New Mexico Motor Vehicle License and undergo periodic State DMV license status verification.

Must work rotating shift work.

Must work on-call 24 hours.

Must complete 40 hours of training per year to maintain certification.

Must pass FEMA/NIMS and ICS courses as required for the position, within a time frame designated by administration

 

 

4.             Functions of the position generally performed in a patrol vehicle controlled environment.  Constant travel.  Many functions of the work pose high degree of hazard uncertainty.  Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention.  Various levels of mental application required, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, discriminating thinking, creative problem solving.  Continuous use of motor skills. Periodic exposure to the presence of blood borne or airborne pathogens.

Finance Clerk

posted Feb 15, 2019, 9:55 AM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Finance Clerk                                                                             Job Code:             1015

Division:          Operations                                                                                 Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     Finance                                                                                      Last Revised:       

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs a variety of complex clerical duties as needed to assist in expediting, monitoring, and conducting county purchasing and procurement activities in order to assure prudent expenditure of county funds.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under the general supervision of the Purchasing Officer and Finance Director.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.        Oversees vendor contracts for invoice reconciliation and documentation; works with vendor records for County financial system; utilizes financial software to maintain records and transactions; prepares Detention Center invoicing.

 

2.        Receives and reviews purchase requisitions submitted to the purchasing office; reviews for specification accuracy and quality standards; evaluates appropriateness of quantity; examines method of pricing; determines method and procedure for soliciting quotes, such as telephone, written quote, or formal bidding.

 

3.        Confers with department personnel regarding purchasing needs, specifications, quality, quantities, and delivery requirements of merchandise; may conduct coordinating meetings between county departments and prospective suppliers to facilitate understanding of need and supplier capabilities; expedites orders as needed.

 

4.        Verifies availability of funds; assures proper use of codes and line item numbers; verifies proper supplier or vendors are utilized; makes recommendations related to product and supplier substitutions in order to save on cost or improve delivery.

 

5.        May assist to develop business relationships with various suppliers and vendors; negotiates for acceptable pricing; makes awards based upon bids or pricing information as allowed by policy, practice and precedent.

 

6.        Prepares, processes, and files purchase orders utilizing alpha or numeric code system; maintains files and records as needed to comply with generally accepted procurement principles, standards and statutes.

 

7.        Maintains computerized supplier lists; updates list by addition and deletion of suppliers; assigns supplier file or code numbers.

 

8.        Solves problems related to over-shipments, deliveries, shortages, changes, etc.; prepares correspondence as needed to obtain resolution; communicates policy and procedure changes.

 

9.        Maintains file of catalogs, price lists, and related reference materials for use by departments; assists with product research.

 

10.     Performs related duties as required

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.             Education and Experience:

 

A. Two (2) years of work experience, preferably in a governmental purchasing system.

.         

OR

B.  An Equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finance Clerk, page 2

 

 

2.             Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Some knowledge of various purchasing processes and procedures; principles common to effective and efficient procurement activities; cost analysis procedures; market pricing and cost control methods; personal computer operation and applicable software utilized in data base management activities; group processes and communication techniques; problem solving techniques and conflict resolution; basic bookkeeping and records management;  statistical analysis methods; standard office practices and procedures;  technical writing techniques;  interpersonal communication skills.  Operation of standard office equipment; mathematics and advanced accounting; interpersonal communication skills and telephone etiquette; public relations. 

 

Skill in the art of cooperative problem solving; in dealing with public and public relations issues; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with State, Federal, and other local officials, elected officials, subordinate staff, and County residents; the operation of PC Computer, calculator, fax machine, copy machine, telephone.

 

Ability to operate standard office machines; perform complex record keeping functions; exercise initiative and independent judgment and to react resourcefully under varying conditions; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; work independently and deal effectively with stress caused by work load and time deadlines; establish and maintain effective working relationships with managers, executives, professionals, vendors, co-workers and the general public.

 

3.             Special Qualifications:

 

                Must pass FEMA/NIMS and ICS courses as required for the position, within a time frame designated by administration

                            

4.             Work Environment:

 

Typical office setting with typical climate controls.  Tasks require a variety of physical activities such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, which do not generally require muscular strain.  Job functions normally require talking, hearing and seeing.   Common eye, hand, finger dexterity required for most essential functions.  Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving.

Senior Center Services Tech-Veguita Center

posted Jan 30, 2019, 12:10 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Senior Center Services Tech                                                       Job Code:              231

Division:          Operations                                                                                 Effective Date:    01/16

Department:     Senior Services                                                                          Last Revised:       

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs services for the seniors at Socorro, Magdalena and Veguita Centers as needed in various capacities.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under the general supervision of the Director of Senior Services.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.        Provides the transporting of food to customers; counts and loads food in containers into vehicle; delivers meals to assigned destination.

2.        Delivers catered meals to Senior Centers on a daily basis; returns cooking pans to main center;

3.        Reports immediately to appropriate organizations, such as 911, Adult Protective Services, or law enforcement, dangerous or unsafe observances.

4.        Inspects vehicle, checking lights, tires, horn, emergency equipment and exterior for damage. Reports equipment damage or failure. Fuels and cleans vehicle. Provides maintenance of vehicle and vehicle monthly logs.

5.        Informs customers of other Aging Services opportunities and services.

6.        May assist with preparing lunches for home deliveries.

7.        May assist with custodial duties such as cleaning the centers,

8.        May assist in the kitchen with cooking duties

9.        May assist with office paperwork

10.     May complete other errands.

11.     Performs other related duties as required

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.             Education and Experience:

 

A. Six (6) months of work experience in a position with related driving.

           

OR

B.  An Equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

2.             Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Knowledge of defensive driving techniques and traffic laws; vehicle maintenance needs and mechanical operations; related technology, such as two-way radios, GPS units, or other mobile devices; food handling.

Ability to exercise good defensive driving techniques; operate a variety of vehicles; work effectively during periods of inclement weather and/or adverse road conditions; drive safely and effectively in high stress situations involving traffic or customers; exercise good analytical judgment; follow operating policies and procedures; relate to customers of diverse backgrounds; sense direction and location of addresses; follow written and oral instructions; work independently; perform moderate record and data keeping tasks; provide conflict resolution; communicate clearly and professionally with internal and external customers.

 

3.             Special Qualifications:

 

                Must pass FEMA/NIMS and ICS courses as required for the position, within a time frame designated by administration

                Must possess a New Mexico Driver’s License and undergo periodic State DMV license status verification.

                Must possess or obtain a current Food Handler Permit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Senior Services Tech, page 2

 

                Do to the nature of the work, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.

 

4.             Work Environment:

 

Working with the aging population, lifting food containers in and out of truck, and regularly lifting wheel chairs & other mobility devices in and out of vehicle. Walking on a variety of terrains while carrying items or assisting clients. Standing, walking, bending, sitting, stretching, regularly lifting 25-50 lbs.. Exposure to all types of weather. Rapid work speed required to perform keyboard operations.  Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist.  Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and guided problem solving; travel required. Irregular and extended hours may be required.

Senior Center Services Tech-Magdalena Center

posted Jan 3, 2019, 2:47 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Senior Center Services Tech                                                       Job Code:              231

Division:          Operations                                                                                 Effective Date:    01/16

Department:     Senior Services                                                                          Last Revised:       

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs services for the seniors at Socorro, Magdalena and Veguita Centers as needed in various capacities.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under the general supervision of the Director of Senior Services.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.        Provides the transporting of food to customers; counts and loads food in containers into vehicle; delivers meals to assigned destination.

2.        Delivers catered meals to Senior Centers on a daily basis; returns cooking pans to main center;

3.        Reports immediately to appropriate organizations, such as 911, Adult Protective Services, or law enforcement, dangerous or unsafe observances.

4.        Inspects vehicle, checking lights, tires, horn, emergency equipment and exterior for damage. Reports equipment damage or failure. Fuels and cleans vehicle. Provides maintenance of vehicle and vehicle monthly logs.

5.        Informs customers of other Aging Services opportunities and services.

6.        May assist with preparing lunches for home deliveries.

7.        May assist with custodial duties such as cleaning the centers,

8.        May assist in the kitchen with cooking duties

9.        May assist with office paperwork

10.     May complete other errands.

11.     Performs other related duties as required

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.             Education and Experience:

 

A. Six (6) months of work experience in a position with related driving.

           

OR

B.  An Equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

2.             Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Knowledge of defensive driving techniques and traffic laws; vehicle maintenance needs and mechanical operations; related technology, such as two-way radios, GPS units, or other mobile devices; food handling.

Ability to exercise good defensive driving techniques; operate a variety of vehicles; work effectively during periods of inclement weather and/or adverse road conditions; drive safely and effectively in high stress situations involving traffic or customers; exercise good analytical judgment; follow operating policies and procedures; relate to customers of diverse backgrounds; sense direction and location of addresses; follow written and oral instructions; work independently; perform moderate record and data keeping tasks; provide conflict resolution; communicate clearly and professionally with internal and external customers.

 

3.             Special Qualifications:

 

                Must pass FEMA/NIMS and ICS courses as required for the position, within a time frame designated by administration

                Must possess a New Mexico Driver’s License and undergo periodic State DMV license status verification.

                Must possess or obtain a current Food Handler Permit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Senior Services Tech, page 2

 

                Do to the nature of the work, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.

 

4.             Work Environment:

 

Working with the aging population, lifting food containers in and out of truck, and regularly lifting wheel chairs & other mobility devices in and out of vehicle. Walking on a variety of terrains while carrying items or assisting clients. Standing, walking, bending, sitting, stretching, regularly lifting 25-50 lbs.. Exposure to all types of weather. Rapid work speed required to perform keyboard operations.  Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist.  Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and guided problem solving; travel required. Irregular and extended hours may be required.

Appraiser I

posted Jan 3, 2019, 2:43 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Residential Appraiser I                                                                Job Code:              313

Division:          Residential Property                                                                   Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     Assessor                                                                                   Last Revised:       

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs a variety of entry level professional property assessment duties related to residential property to determine market value for county tax purposes.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under close to general guidance and direction of the Chief Appraiser.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.        Real Property Appraisal: Conducts reappraisal and new appraisal efforts for all types of residential and commercial properties including personal property, vacant land, condominiums, mobile home, and greenbelt (agricultural) to arrive at estimated fair market value; assists in scheduling appraisal workload in establishing appraisal priorities; records appraisal information on standardized report forms; reviews appraisal decision for appraisal consistency to assure equity between tax payers; interviews persons familiar with property, takes measurements and makes sketches of the same; inspects property for construction, condition, and functional design; takes photos and compiles data according to established procedures; processes appraisal results.

 

2.        Performs public relations in the process of conducting appraisals; travels through designated areas being alert to new construction and land development; researches building permits records, sales and leases, plat and tax rolls; locates new property developments, contacts property owners to arrange for appraisals.

 

3.        May participate in board of equalization hearings and subsequent appraisal work as needed to defend valuation decisions during appeals procedures; may be required to testify in court in defense of appraisal decisions.

 

4.        Responds to questions from property owners related to the evaluation and assessment of property; composes replies to correspondence on related appraisal questions, telephone and personal questions pertaining to property values.

 

5.        Maintains accurate sales logs and ratio analysis; keeps accurate sales maps; conducts yearly sales ratio analysis; maintains County vehicles; assist with customer service;

 

6.        Performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.             Education and Experience:

 

A.             One (1) year of specialized training related to above duties;

AND

B.             Two (2) year of responsible experience performing the above or related duties;

OR

C.            An equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

2.             Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

 

Working knowledge of terminology unique to the appraisal field;  the income approach to property valuation;  current principles, procedures, techniques and approaches to value used in the appraisal of real property;   computer assisted property appraisal;  tax laws of the State of New Mexico as they relate to property tax and the taxing process;  taxation appeals processes related to board of equalization and court proceedings;  public relations and interviewing methods; inter-relationship with other                                                                                                    


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county offices;  material quality and cost of construction;  appraisal methodologies related to market, cost and income; technical report writing; interpersonal communication skills. Some knowledge of blue print reading; drafting principles and terminology; county geography; methods of land appraisal including the terrain, capacity of soil, and comparable value; sales ratio studies and coefficient of dispersion.

 

Ability to analyze and interpret valid sales activity within the property market and to translate findings into meaningful functional sales ratio studies; visually observe the details of property and arrive at a accurate and equitable appraisal; apply appropriate methods of valuation; make mathematical calculations in determining percentages, volumes, areas, acreage,  etc.; ability to interpret cost manuals used in the appraisal of property and apply appropriate methods of valuation; make judgment decisions in the appraisal process; ability to read legal descriptions, deeds, plat books, maps, and blue prints; operate a variety of tools and equipment i.e. calculator, computer, typewriter, camera, drafting instruments, measuring devices, etc.; communicate effectively verbally and in writing;   develop and maintain effective working relationship with the public, fellow employees, and supervisors;  follow written and verbal instructions; interpret, develop and analyze cost manual

 

3.             Special Qualifications:

 

                Must become certified to be a designated Ad Valorum real property appraiser completing one of the four courses as established by the State Department of Tax & Revenue and the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO). Within the first two years of being hired.

 

Must possess a New Mexico Driver’s License and undergo periodic State DMV license status verification.

 

 

4.             Work Environment:

 

Incumbent of the position performs generally in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls.  Frequent travel and exposure to outside weather conditions. Tasks require variety of physical activities, periodically involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, and reaching. Talking, hearing and seeing essential to job performance.    Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist.  Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability and discriminating thinking.

               

 

This is the first of a four-level series in the Commercial Appraiser job family.

 

Distinguishing features of this description:

 

At this level the incumbent receives instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise. This work involves steps, processes, and/or methods that require the application of policies and procedures. The incumbent exercises initiative and judgment in distinguishing amongst variables and identifying the applicable standards. Work is performed under direct supervision with new tasks explained in detail. As experience increases and tasks become familiar, work is performed under more general supervision

Clinical Supervisor

posted Aug 28, 2018, 2:59 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Clinical Supervisor                                                                      Job Code:            

Division:          Program Services                                                                       Effective Date:    08/18

Department:     Community Alternatives Programs                                               Last Revised:       

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Under the direction of the Socorro County DWI/ Alternatives Program Coordinator, assists in overseeing and supervising treatment staff and regulating overall clinical performance of the program. Performs a variety of full performance level, licensed professional duties related to the diagnosis and therapeutic treatment of groups and individuals. Works with the Director to identify problems and implement new programs or techniques to improve treatment facilities.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under the general administrative and managerial direction of the Community Alternatives/DWI Program Director

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

Will oversee treatment staff, programing, and facilities located within the program.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

·        Ensure compliance with all Local, State, Federal rules, and regulations and to do so within the allocated budget for the program

·        Responsible for overseeing and developing the program's treatment facilities through tasks such as hiring, evaluating, scheduling, and supervision of treatment staff.

·        Plan, develop, coordinate and supervise the delivery of client care services.

·        Keep the program Director informed about treatment program, and any new developments that may occur.

·        Will provide professional recommendations to improve or facilitate change of the treatment program.

·        Diagnosis Alcohol Drug/Addiction and establishes a treatment plan. Provides therapeutic mental health and substance abuse treatment services; counsels and advises individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug or other problems related to addition; completes intakes, assessments, and levels of recommended care according to various assessment tools.

·        Assesses and diagnosis clients; determines what kind of treatment to offer, making treatment plans with measurable objectives; assists with accessing additional services for clients; works with outside agencies to obtain services for clients.

·        Provides ongoing analysis of treatment and education and develops programming to be consistent with best practices for evidence-based treatment modalities; counsels with individuals, families, couples, or groups; engages in prevention programs; assists with coordinating preventative treatment programs.

·        Provides written and verbal communication with the courts, allied agencies, and case managers on client’s progress in treatment; documents treatment plans and case progress.

·        Complies with all rules and regulations set forth by any outside agency or programs that may be used to assist with treatment.

·         Performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

1. Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from college with a Master’s degree with course background in Addiction Counseling;

AND

B. Six (6) years of responsible experience performing above or related duties;

OR

C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

2. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 

Working knowledge of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders V; abnormal psychology, mental health, alcoholism and drug abuse; methods of treatment for mental health disorders and/or alcohol and drug abuse problems; agencies and organizations that provide services to persons with mental health disorders, alcohol, and drug abuse; principles and techniques of behavior assessment and modifications; psychotherapeutic techniques and methods; crises intervention techniques, ethical issues related to counseling and patient rights; Diagnostic Services Manual for Mental Disorders; professional treatment standards and appropriate client and staff boundaries; relationships between various factors affecting program services, such as economic, political, sociological, legal, etc.; county operations and inter-relationships of county departments; general office maintenance and practices; business and technical writing; interpersonal communication skills; public relations. Some knowledge of the art of negotiation and conflict management.  Some skill in the art of diplomacy and cooperative problem solving; leadership and organizational behavior management; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with State, Federal, and other local officials, elected officials, subordinate staff, and County residents. Skill in the operation of PC Computer, calculator, fax machine, copy machine, telephone.

Licensed Alcohol Drug/Addiction Counselor

Ability to tactfully and effectively work with treatment agencies and with other organizations that interface with the alcohol treatment of mental disorders and substance abuse service systems; exercise initiative, independent judgment and to act resourcefully under varying conditions; operate personal computer (windows) in utilizing various programs to produce or compose formal documents, reports and records; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; develop effective working relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, and the public.

 

            

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

 Must be a Licensed Alcohol Drug Addiction Counselor (LADAC). Must pass a background investigation and complete training, maintain job knowledge through continuing education related to alcohol and drug abuse.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching and lifting (30 lb). Essential functions generally require communications such as talking, hearing and seeing. Rapid work speed required to perform keyboard operations. Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and some creative problem solving. Periodic local travel is essential to job performance. Some exposure to threat of injury and stress associated with youth and adult legal offenders.

Detention Officer

posted Apr 18, 2011, 11:11 AM by Delilah Walsh   [ updated Feb 22, 2017, 7:11 AM by DA Walsh ]

GENERAL PURPOSE
Performs a variety of entry level law enforcement duties related to the security, safety, order, operation and maintenance of county jail facilities, including incarceration and detention of prisoners.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED
Works under the close to general supervision of the Corrections Captain, Sergeant or Detention Administrator.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED
None.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Corrections: Receives ongoing on-the-job training; attends academy training sessions receiving instruction in the duties, responsibilities, liabilities and physical environment associated with the correction officer functions; assists with processing of inmate grievances.

2. Supervises inmates in county jail in accordance with established policies, regulations and procedures while assuming responsibility for all needs (physical, medical, etc.) of the prisoners during detention; issues medications as prescribed by physicians.

3. Performs various tasks associated with inmate admissions; books prisoners; reviews offense status and classification (violent, non-violent, etc.) to determine appropriate level of security and confinement; performs releases and required by court order; conducts strip searches.

4. Observes conduct and behavior of inmates to prevent disturbances and escapes; searches inmates and cells for contraband articles; patrols assigned areas for evidence of forbidden activities, infractions of rules and unsatisfactory attitudes or adjustment of prisoners, and reports observations to supervisor; performs inmate supervision during recreation and meal periods.

5. Inspects locks, grills, doors and gates for tampering; conducts cell “shake-downs” and inspections; employs various forms of discipline as needed to maintain order among prisoners, if necessary.

6. Supervises prisoners in transit between jail, courtroom, prisons, work details, or other points, traveling by automobile or public transportation as required; locks prisoner(s) in cell after searching for weapons, valuables or drugs.

7. Secures all valuables and/or belongings and follows standard procedures designated for the disposing or maintaining of the same; orders and serves meals to prisoners and provides or obtains medical aid if needed; administers medication as prescribed by doctor.

8. Prepares arrest records including reports, bookings, releases, fingerprinting and mug shot photography (identifying the prisoner and charge against him/her); assists in the maintenance of various records and information reporting materials and data base.

9. Supervises trustees or prisoners on general work details inside and outside of jail; performs general maintenance of jail facility and environs; repairs safety and security devices; cleans and sanitizes cells; maintains inmate recreation area and equipment.

10. May participate in extradition transports; moves inmates to and from various interstate locations.

11. Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Education and Experience:
A. Graduation from high school plus successful completion of Academy training leading to the acquisition of a Correctional Officer Certification;
AND
B. No experience necessary.

2. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Some knowledge of the fundamentals of proper search and seizure; federal, state and local laws and regulations related to jail activities; dispatch communication equipment; basic principles of psychology and sociology; elementary first aid techniques and procedures.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain working relationships with inmates, the public and other departments; restrain physically violent prisoners; react quickly to various situations under conditions of stress.

3. Special Qualifications
Must have successfully completed the Corrections Academy and be certified as a Correctional Officer.
Must work on-call 24 hours.
Must receive 40 hours annual training to maintain certification.
Must pass a background investigation.
Must possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s License and undergo periodic State DMV license status verification.
Must pass FEMA/NIMS and ICS courses as required for the position, within a time frame designated by administration

4. Work Environment:

Functions of the position generally performed in a controlled environment. Occasional travel. Many functions of the work pose high degree of hazard uncertainty. Physical readiness and conditioning may be a condition of job retention. Various levels of mental application required, i.e., memory for details, emotional stability, discriminating thinking, creative problem solving. Continuous use of motor skills. Periodic exposure to the presence of blood borne or airborne pathogens.

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