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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.

Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew Member

posted Apr 22, 2019, 2:16 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

 

 


Job Title: Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew Member

Job Type: Seasonal

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Revision Date:

Reports to: YCC Leader


Schedule: 40 hrs. Week Job Code:

Range: $10 per hr.


 

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The person(s) selected for this position will be responsible for working with the YCC’s Administrator and YCC Crew Leaders to ensure the successful completion of YCC project activities. Through hands-on training, education and learning opportunities, crew members will develop transferable work skills, and receive coaching on how to apply learned skills in future education or work settings.

Projects and trainings may include riparian restoration, trail construction and maintenance, water drip system training and installation, tree and shrub planting, equipment safety and training, CERT training, first aid and CPR, fire ecology data collection and application to watershed management projects, incident command training, training in historic preservation, tool use and care, erosion control, bridge building and installation, native plant and animal identification, and other locally relevant ecology concepts. This person is responsible for continuous high-quality customer service, which includes, but is not limited to meeting internal and external customer needs, and for presenting a positive attitude toward the YCC, its staff, and its programs.

 

YCC SPECIFIC QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:

Eligibility requirements for corps members, at the time of employment:

(1)  between the ages of 14 and 25 years of age

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & JOB DUTIES:

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Crew members must report to designated area at 8 am, fully geared and ready to work each day so that work can begin promptly at 8 am. Crew Members will be expected to build and maintain technical trails among other projects. Crew Members will be expected to perform a variety of assigned tasks with attention to detail, safety, and respect for fellow Crew Members and Leaders at all times.

 

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:

Must provide own work boots, rain gear/poncho and large, reusable water bottle. Gloves, a hard hat, and safety glasses will be provided by the YCC. Long pants are a requirement (no shorts or cut-offs permitted). Two long-sleeved shirts, required for work, to be provided. Tools will be checked out on a daily basis.

 

CREW MEMBERS WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

§  Uphold safety and Child Protection standards for all YCC activities

§   Represent the YCC throughout the community in a positive, respectful manner

§   Attend staff meetings and other meetings and trainings as required

§   Maintain a professional appearance and manner reflective of YCC standards

§   Perform duties as assigned

§   Be prepared for outdoor work with proper equipment, water and attire

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

§   Lift 40 pounds using proper technique


                                                                                                               

 

 

§   Ability to work and adapt to varied outdoor terrains and weather conditions. The work sessions will be located in the desert and river environments of Socorro County, New Mexico

§   Requires bending, lifting, pushing, stooping, carrying and other demanding physical labor

§   Ability to sustain high level of performance for at least 8 hours and work all day in the sun

§   Will/may be exposed to stressful, physically and mentally demanding situations

§   Will/may be exposed to dust, pollen, ash, soot, and other environmental allergens

§   Must have adequate vision to safely and effectively review documents in varied formats i.e.…paper and digital and work with tools required for this position

§   Must have adequate hearing to respond to members and interact with the public

§   Drug Free as outlined in the County’s Substance/Alcohol Abuse and Testing Policy

§   Failure to perform duties and behavior that is not to a professional level of conduct may result in termination

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

Must have the ability to demonstrate and/or show competency in the following areas:

§   Strong desire to work outdoors

§   Work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing/planning needs

·          Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making

·          Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

·          Learn, follow and enforce local YCC and national guidelines related to policies

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS:

 

The YCC Trail Crew Member will present a competent and positive image of The YCC through the professional and safe coordination of all YCC programming, quantified by completion of the key areas of responsibility and continuous improvement of the systems.

 

In addition, the YCC Crew Member will exhibit and represent behaviors consistent with the expectations within the YCC competency guidelines listed below:

§   Accepts and demonstrates the YCC’s values

§   Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs

§   Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions

§   Builds rapport and relates well to others

§   Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another

§   Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience

§   Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members

§   Pursues self-development that enhances job performance

§   Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process

Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew Leader

posted Apr 22, 2019, 2:15 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

 

 

 

Job Title: Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew Leader          Schedule: 40 hrs. week Job Type:                                                                                    Job Code: Pay Range:


FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Revision Date:


$12.00r hr.



 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

The person(s) selected for this position will be responsible for working with the Administrator to ensure the successful completion of YCC project activities. The Crew Leader is responsible for working and for overseeing the YCC Crew Members in the field and for the safe and successful completion of the predetermined YCC projects. Through hands-on training, education and learning opportunities, crew members will develop transferable work skills, and receive coaching on how to apply learned skills in future education or work settings. Projects and trainings may include riparian restoration, trail construction and maintenance, water drip system training and installation, tree and shrub planting, equipment safety and training, CERT training, first aid and CPR, fire ecology data collection and application to watershed management projects, incident command training, training in historic preservation, tool use and care, erosion control, bridge building and installation, native plant and animal identification, and other locally relevant ecology concepts. This person is responsible for continuous high-quality customer service, which includes, but is not limited to meeting internal and external customer needs, and for presenting a positive attitude toward the YCC, its staff, and its programs.

 

YCC SPECIFIC QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:

Eligibility requirements for Crew Leaders:

Enrollment in the program shall be limited to individuals who, at the time of enrollment, are:

(1)  are between the ages of 18 and 25 years of age

(2)  have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and a clean driving record

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & JOB DUTIES:

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Crew Leaders and members must report to designated area at 8 am, fully geared and ready to work each day so that work can begin promptly at 8 am. Leaders are expected to help motivate and work alongside Crew Members to build and maintain technical trails among other projects. Crew Leaders will be expected to perform a variety of assigned tasks with attention to detail, safety, and respect for their fellow Crew Leaders and Members at all times. The Crew Leaders will be responsible for completing Crew Member evaluations as well as work status updates and reports as assigned.

 

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:

Must provide own work boots, rain gear/poncho and large, reusable water bottle. Gloves, a hard hat, and safety glasses will be provided by the YCC. Long pants are a requirement (no shorts or cut-offs permitted). Two long-sleeved shirts, required for work, to be provided. Tools will be checked out on a daily basis.

 

CREW LEADERS WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

§  Uphold safety and Child Protection standards for all YCC activities

§   Represent the YCC throughout the community in a positive, respectful manner

§   Attend staff meetings and other meetings and trainings and class lessons as required

§   Maintain a professional appearance and manner reflective of YCC standards


§   Perform duties as assigned

§   Be prepared for outdoor work with proper equipment, water and attire

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

§   Lift 40 pounds using proper technique

§   Ability to work and adapt to varied outdoor terrains and weather conditions. The work sessions will be located in the desert and river environments of Socorro County, New Mexico

§   Requires bending, lifting, pushing, stooping, carrying and other demanding physical labor

§   Ability to sustain high level of performance for at least 8 hours and work all day in the sun

§   Crew Leaders/Members will be exposed to stressful and physically and mentally demanding situations

§   Will/may be exposed to dust, pollen, ash, soot, and other environmental allergens

§   Must have adequate vision to safely and effectively review documents in varied formats i.e.…paper and digital and work with tools required for this position

§   Must have adequate hearing to respond to members and interact with the public

§   Drug Free as outlined in the County’s Substance/Alcohol Abuse and Testing Policy

§   Failure to perform duties and behavior that is not to a professional level of conduct may result in termination

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

Must have the ability to demonstrate and/or show competency in the following areas:

§   Trail building/construction experience

§   Supervising others and adherence to job standards

§   Planning and organize work in a timely manner to meet deadlines

§   Supervising well-coordinated, high-quality projects

§   Work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing/planning needs

§   Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making

§   Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

§   Learn, follow and enforce local YCC and national guidelines related to policies

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS:

The YCC Crew Leader will present a competent and positive image of YCC through the professional and safe coordination of all YCC programming, quantified by completion of the key areas of responsibility and continuous improvement of the systems.

 

In addition the YCC Crew Leader will exhibit and represent behaviors consistent with the expectations within the YCC competency guidelines listed below:

§   Accepts and demonstrates the YCC’s values

§   Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.

§   Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions

§   Builds rapport and relates well to others

§   Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another

§   Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience

§   Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members

§   Pursues self-development that enhances job performance

§   Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process

Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Team Leader

posted Apr 22, 2019, 2:12 PM by Debra Williams-Baker

Job Title: Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Team Leader         

Schedule: 40 hrs./week         Job Type:       Job Code:

Pay Range: $11.00r hr.

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY:        

 

The person(s) selected for this position will be responsible for working with the Administrator and Senior Leader to ensure the successful completion of YCC project activities. The Team Leader is responsible for working and for overseeing the YCC Team Members in the field and for the safe and successful completion of the predetermined YCC projects. Through hands-on training, education and learning opportunities, team members will develop transferable work skills, and receive coaching on how to apply learned skills in future education or work settings. Projects and trainings may include riparian restoration, trail construction and maintenance, water drip system training and installation, tree and shrub planting, equipment safety and training, CERT training, first aid and CPR, fire ecology data collection and application to watershed management projects, incident command training, training in historic preservation, tool use and care, erosion control, bridge building and installation, native plant and animal identification, and other locally relevant ecology concepts. This person is responsible for continuous high-quality customer service, which includes, but is not limited to meeting internal and external customer needs, and for presenting a positive attitude toward the YCC, its staff, and its programs.

 

YCC SPECIFIC QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:

Eligibility requirements for Team Leaders:

Enrollment in the program shall be limited to individuals who, at the time of enrollment, are:

(1)  are between the ages of 18 and 25 years of age

(2)  have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and a clean driving record

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & JOB DUTIES:

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Team Leaders and members must report to designated area at 8 am, fully geared and ready to work each day so that work can begin promptly at 8 am. Leaders are expected to help motivate and work alongside Team Members to build and maintain technical trails among other projects. Team Leaders will be expected to perform a variety of assigned tasks with attention to detail, safety, and respect for their fellow Team Leaders and Members at all times. The Team Leaders will be responsible for completing Team Member evaluations as well as work status updates and reports as assigned.

 

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:

Must provide own work boots, rain gear/poncho and large, reusable water bottle. Gloves, a hard hat, and safety glasses will be provided by the YCC. Long pants are a requirement (no shorts or cut-offs permitted). Two long-sleeved shirts, required for work, to be provided. Tools will be checked out on a daily basis.

 

TEAM LEADERS WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

§  Uphold safety and Child Protection standards for all YCC activities

§   Represent the YCC throughout the community in a positive, respectful manner

§   Attend staff meetings and other meetings and trainings and class lessons as required

§   Maintain a professional appearance and manner reflective of YCC standards

§   Perform duties as assigned

§   Be prepared for outdoor work with proper equipment, water and attire

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

§   Lift 40 pounds using proper technique

§   Ability to work and adapt to varied outdoor terrains and weather conditions. The work sessions will be located in the desert and river environments of Socorro County, New Mexico

§   Requires bending, lifting, pushing, stooping, carrying and other demanding physical labor

§   Ability to sustain high level of performance for at least 8 hours and work all day in the sun

§   Team Leaders/Members will be exposed to stressful and physically and mentally demanding situations

§   Will/may be exposed to dust, pollen, ash, soot, and other environmental allergens

§   Must have adequate vision to safely and effectively review documents in varied formats i.e.…paper and digital and work with tools required for this position

§   Must have adequate hearing to respond to members and interact with the public

§   Drug Free as outlined in the County’s Substance/Alcohol Abuse and Testing Policy

§   Failure to perform duties and behavior that is not to a professional level of conduct may result in termination

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

Must have the ability to demonstrate and/or show competency in the following areas:

§   Trail building/construction experience

§   Supervising others and adherence to job standards

§   Planning and organize work in a timely manner to meet deadlines

§   Supervising well-coordinated, high-quality projects

§   Work a flexible schedule to meet program staffing/planning needs

§   Exercise mature judgment and sound decision making

§   Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

§   Learn, follow and enforce local YCC and national guidelines related to policies

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS:

The YCC Team Leader will present a competent and positive image of YCC through the professional and safe coordination of all YCC programming, quantified by completion of the key areas of responsibility and continuous improvement of the systems.

 

In addition the YCC Team Leader will exhibit and represent behaviors consistent with the expectations within the YCC competency guidelines listed below:

§   Accepts and demonstrates the YCC’s values

§   Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.

§   Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions

§   Builds rapport and relates well to others

§   Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another

§   Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience

§   Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members

§   Pursues self-development that enhances job performance

§   Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process

Clerk Cashier I

posted Apr 8, 2019, 11:37 AM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Clerk Cashier I                                                                            Job Code:              621

Division:          Operations                                                                                 Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     County Treasurer                                                                        Last Revised:       

 

Performs a variety of entry level complex clerical tasks as needed to expedite the mailing, collecting, and receipting of county property tax; may assist with the issuance of tax notices and recording of tax remittances as required by law of the office of County Treasurer.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under the general supervision of the Assistant County Treasurer.  May receive close supervision from Clerk Cashier II while in training or on a project-by-project basis.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.        Public Relations: Responds to requests for information from the public regarding;  tax amounts, charges and fines, segregation of property, addresses of property owners, legal descriptions and questions concerning the tax laws defined by New Mexico Code; contacts taxpayers by telephone and/or in writing concerning payment errors. Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with the public, representatives of the community, consumers, employees and the governing body & co-workers. 

 

2.        Customer Service, Collections and Receipting: Collects tax payments, fines, fees, forfeitures, grants, reimbursements and public funds received by County departments paid to the county over the counter and through mail, and credit cards and same.

 

3.        Performs general money management duties related to balancing cash drawers; reviews and reconciles all payments for accuracy and completeness and prepares deposits daily. Accountable and accuracy affects multiple work groups. Employee share responsibility with the supervisor.

 

4.        Conducts records search as requested by banks and mortgage companies, provides and completes necessary documentation as requested; processes requests from mortgage companies for tax bills, updates records; provides mortgage companies with necessary documentation of tax amount or escrow collections.

4.

5.        Assures statutory time and completion deadlines are adhered to; coordinates with other office staff as needed to assist. Collects and receipts pre-payments on all properties, including personal property and mobile homes; issues receipts for verification of taxes paid.

5.

6.        Follows established procedures in handling late payments; searches for prior year delinquency; apprises taxpayer of additional fees or fines and balances owed; conducts follow-up on refund letters as required.  Shreds imaged checks daily – first in/first out - in compliance with required 30 day retention.  Scans daily work documents, clerk’s window batches and saves on disc for future research & audit requests.

 

7.        Assists in conducting extensive research of accounts having delinquent taxes.

 

8.        Performs related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.             Education and Experience:

 

A.                   Graduation from high school or GED certification;

AND

B.             One (1) year of experience in data entry, i.e. payments, collections, finances, accounting or performing above or related duties;

OR

C.            An equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

2.             Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Skill in the use of personal computer; telephone etiquette and interpersonal communications.

 

Ability to operate a variety of types of office equipment such as personal computer, mainframe terminal, adding machine, calculator, typewriter, etc.; perform basic mathematical functions quickly and accurately; read and understand county legal documents; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to train and oversee the work of others, develop effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors, elected officials and the public; work effectively in a typical office environment.

Clerk/Cashier I, page 2

 

 

3.             Special Qualifications:

               

Must be fluent in English (written & verbal).  Secondary language is preferred (Spanish).

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

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

                Must be bondable.

Must be able to write legibly.

Must be able to operate 10-key by touch.

 

*No history of felony/misdemeanor convictions – Subject to criminal background check, drug testing, driving record check physical test.

 

4.             Work Environment:

 

Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls.  Tasks require variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, 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, and emotional stability, discriminating thinking.

 

                This is the first of a two-level series in the clerk cashier job family.

 

Distinguishing features of this series:

 

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.

Equipment Operator I

posted Mar 29, 2019, 9:07 AM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Equipment Operator I                                                                  Job Code:            1117 

Division:          Operations                                                                                 Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     Road                                                                                          Last Revised:       

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs entry level and semi-skilled tasks in the operations and maintenance of light and heavy duty equipment as needed to construct, maintain, or repair county roads and service systems.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under the close supervision of the Road Supervisor or Road Foreman.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.        Operates trucks, dump trucks and pups, snow plow and sanders in hauling, plowing and cleaning streets and highways; repairs and replaces highway markers and road signs; operates mower to clear and maintain weed growth; controls tree growth in the right-of-ways.

 

2.        Performs pre-trip inspection to ensure safe operations of trucks and equipment per regulations.

 

3.        Operates specialized heavy equipment such as dozer, and medium equipment such as backhoe, front-end loader, water wagon, oiling truck; operates sweeper, chipper, roller, tractor, and other similar equipment in the maintenance, construction and repair of county road system; monitors flood control channels to prevent blockage, clears culverts of debris; repairs pot holes, highway shoulders, lays road cover and gravel.

 

4.        Operates loader to move materials into dump trucks and hoppers, set and back-fill structures and pipes to repair erosion and washouts, and dig out bad road materials.

 

5.        Checks and services assigned equipment; performs routine maintenance and emergency repairs; reports mechanical problems to supervisor and the shop for repair; operates a variety of hand and power tools in performing general maintenance of vehicles and equipment; may assist in the fabrication of equipment parts.

 

6.        Performs diverse duties as needed to assist in the operation of rock crusher; assists in the stockpiling of gravel, chips and rock utilized in building road base and surfacing.

 

7.        Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALFICATIONS

 

1.                    Education and Experience:

 

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

AND

B.             One (1) years of experience in operation and maintenance of medium and heavy sized equipment;

OR

C.            An equivalent combination of education and experience.

 


 

Equipment Operator I, page 2

 

2.             Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Limited to working knowledge of various light to heavy equipment; hazards and safety precautions related to construction and equipment operation; traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations; construction methods and procedures typical to county service systems; equipment parts and preventive maintenance for the same.

 

Trainee to entry level skill in the operation of heavy mechanized equipment as required by the position, i.e., Roller, Sweeper, Chipper Box, 10-Wheel Dump, Loader, Belly Dump, Track Loader, Cat/Dozer, Road Grader, Sanders, Water Truck, etc.

 

Ability to operate simple to complex heavy duty equipment; operate heavy equipment in various conditions; perform manual tasks for sustained periods of time; perform minor equipment maintenance and repair; follow written and verbal instructions; read and understand prints and plans; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, the public and supervisors.

 

A performance examination will be required to demonstrate the incumbent can operate the equipment needed to perform the essential functions.

 

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 valid New Mexico Commercial Driver’s License (CDL Class “A”) and undergo periodic State DMV license status verification.

Will be required to pass a performance test, which will consist of actual operation of construction and maintenance equipment.

 

4.             Work Environment:

 

Tasks require variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, and lifting.  Aspects of the work require talking, hearing and seeing. 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.  Continuous travel in automobile or heavy equipment required in job performance.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION

This is the first of a two-level series in the laborer job family.

 

Distinguishing features of this description:

 

This is an entry level position. 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 established processes, policies and procedures. The incumbent exercises initiative and judgment in distinguishing amongst routine 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.

Laborer I

posted Mar 29, 2019, 9:06 AM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Laborer I                                                                                 Job Code:            1121         

Division:          Operations                                                                              Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     Road                                                                                       Last Revised:          

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs entry level heavy physical labor, routine and semi-skilled tasks as needed to assist in the completion of various road department projects.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under the close supervision of the foreman.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.        Performs manual labor such as loading and unloading trucks. Performs routine and/or preventative cleaning tasks to include, buildings, roads, parking lots, and yards. Performs tasks requiring the use of a variety of hand tools and energized equipment such as picks, shovels, rakes, chain saws, jack hammers, and other medium equipment. Cleans, maintains, and stores assigned tools and equipment.

 

2.        Operates road equipment to load materials into dump trucks and hoppers, to repair erosion and washouts, dig out bad road material, clean drainage channels, ditches, and medians and to remove snow from road.

 

3.        Completes minor repairs on equipment such as repairing flats and replacing lights.

 

4.        Performs preventive maintenance on vehicles by changing oil and filters, greasing parts, checking and changing batteries, checking radiator and tire pressure, inspecting transmission fluids, and washing cars.

 

5.        Operates equipment by performing snow removal and hauling garbage, supplies, and fuel to its destinations.

 

6.        Works the grader for mixing materials on the platform and roadway, blades unpaved roads, pulls ditches, reshapes shoulders, and removes asphalt mats.

 

7.        Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

1.             Education and Experience:

 

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

AND

 

B.             One (1) year of general construction or general work experience;

 

OR

 

C.            An equivalent combination of education and experience.

 


Laborer, page 2

 

 

2.             Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Some knowledge of various light to heavy equipment;  hazards and safety precautions related to construction and equipment operation;  traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations;  construction methods and procedures typical to county service systems;  equipment parts and preventive maintenance for the same.

 

Some Skill in operation of medium and heavy equipment.

 

Ability to operate simple to complex equipment in various conditions;  perform manual tasks for sustained periods of time;  perform minor equipment maintenance and repair;  follow written and verbal instructions;  read and understand prints and plans;  communicate effectively, verbally and in writing;  ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, the public and supervisors.

 

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

 

Demonstrate the ability to operate a single-axle dump truck, small tractor, roller, loader, and mower.

 

4.             Work Environment:

 

Tasks require variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, and lifting.  Talking, hearing and seeing required to safely perform essential functions.  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.  Continuous travel in automobile or heavy equipment required in job performance.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION

This is the first of a two-level series in the laborer 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 established processes, policies and procedures. The incumbent exercises initiative and judgment in distinguishing amongst routine 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.

Equipment Operator I

posted Mar 29, 2019, 9:01 AM by Debra Williams-Baker

Socorro County

Job Description

 

Job Title:          Equipment Operator I                                                                   Job Code:            1117 

Division:          Operations                                                                                  Effective Date:     04/15

Department:     Road                                                                                          Last Revised:       

 

GENERAL PURPOSE

 

Performs entry level and semi-skilled tasks in the operations and maintenance of light and heavy duty equipment as needed to construct, maintain, or repair county roads and service systems.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

 

Works under the close supervision of the Road Supervisor or Road Foreman.

 

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

 

None

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

1.        Operates trucks, dump trucks and pups, snow plow and sanders in hauling, plowing and cleaning streets and highways; repairs and replaces highway markers and road signs; operates mower to clear and maintain weed growth; controls tree growth in the right-of-ways.

 

2.        Performs pre-trip inspection to ensure safe operations of trucks and equipment per regulations.

 

3.        Operates specialized heavy equipment such as dozer, and medium equipment such as backhoe, front-end loader, water wagon, oiling truck; operates sweeper, chipper, roller, tractor, and other similar equipment in the maintenance, construction and repair of county road system; monitors flood control channels to prevent blockage, clears culverts of debris; repairs pot holes, highway shoulders, lays road cover and gravel.

 

4.        Operates loader to move materials into dump trucks and hoppers, set and back-fill structures and pipes to repair erosion and washouts, and dig out bad road materials.

 

5.        Checks and services assigned equipment; performs routine maintenance and emergency repairs; reports mechanical problems to supervisor and the shop for repair; operates a variety of hand and power tools in performing general maintenance of vehicles and equipment; may assist in the fabrication of equipment parts.

 

6.        Performs diverse duties as needed to assist in the operation of rock crusher; assists in the stockpiling of gravel, chips and rock utilized in building road base and surfacing.

 

7.        Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALFICATIONS

 

1.                    Education and Experience:

 

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

AND

B.             One (1) years of experience in operation and maintenance of medium and heavy sized equipment;

OR

C.            An equivalent combination of education and experience.

 


 

Equipment Operator I, page 2

 

2.             Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Limited to working knowledge of various light to heavy equipment; hazards and safety precautions related to construction and equipment operation; traffic laws, ordinances, and regulations; construction methods and procedures typical to county service systems; equipment parts and preventive maintenance for the same.

 

Trainee to entry level skill in the operation of heavy mechanized equipment as required by the position, i.e., Roller, Sweeper, Chipper Box, 10-Wheel Dump, Loader, Belly Dump, Track Loader, Cat/Dozer, Road Grader, Sanders, Water Truck, etc.

 

Ability to operate simple to complex heavy duty equipment; operate heavy equipment in various conditions; perform manual tasks for sustained periods of time; perform minor equipment maintenance and repair; follow written and verbal instructions; read and understand prints and plans; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, the public and supervisors.

 

A performance examination will be required to demonstrate the incumbent can operate the equipment needed to perform the essential functions.

 

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 valid New Mexico Commercial Driver’s License (CDL Class “A”) and undergo periodic State DMV license status verification.

Will be required to pass a performance test, which will consist of actual operation of construction and maintenance equipment.

 

4.             Work Environment:

 

Tasks require variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, and lifting.  Aspects of the work require talking, hearing and seeing. 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.  Continuous travel in automobile or heavy equipment required in job performance.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION

This is the first of a two-level series in the laborer job family.

 

Distinguishing features of this description:

 

This is an entry level position. 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 established processes, policies and procedures. The incumbent exercises initiative and judgment in distinguishing amongst routine 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 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 

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.

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