Socorro County is an equal opportunity employer. The Human Resources department is responsible for the County's workforce employment and for payroll.
Employees can access their payroll records by using their Tyler sign-on information. If you need a username and password, contact Michael Hawkes.
All employees have access to free online training at LocalGovU. For username and password, contact Debbie.
Human Resources Forms
The Workers Comp Packet forms are listed below in numerical order, numbered 1 through 5. The First Step following an accident or injury is to call the Company Nurse at 877-518-6706 for triage and instructions.
Of course, if you need to get to the emergency room, do that first.
NATIVE AMERICAN VOTER CLERK/OFFICE DEPUTY CLERK
SOCORRO COUNTY POSITION DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE: NATIVE AMERICAN VOTER CLERK/OFFICE DEPUTY CLERK I
Department: Office of the Clerk
Reports To: Socorro County Clerk
Any information contained in this job description has been designed to indicate the general
nature and level of work performed by employees within classification. It is not designed to
contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities
required of all employees assigned to this job.
Under the supervision of the County Clerk, Chief Deputy Clerk or assigned supervisor, provides
information and assistance with voter rights to the extent that is needed to allow Native
Americans to effectively and efficiently participate in the electoral process.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION:
1. High School diploma or the equivalent
2. Valid New Mexico Driver's License
3. The coordinator should preferably be fluent in both the English and Navajo languages
4. Preferably able to understand and communicate in English and Navajo
5. Preferably able to read and write in both English and Navajo
6. Preferably able to translate written and oral materials from English to Navajo especially
concerning election items
7. Basic computer knowledge
8. 2 years experience in the clerical field, which includes typing and customer service
9. Ability to learn basic knowledge of all laws, policies and ordinances pertaining to the
NVRA (National Voter Registration Act) process.
10. Able to instruct Native Americans on the election process
Preferably able to read and write proficiently in both English and Navajo; deal with the Public
and staff in a pleasant manner; prepare and analyze reports; must be able to assume
responsibility pleasantly and efficiently; ability to learn basic knowledge of all election laws,
policies and ordinances pertaining to voting rights including basic knowledge and
understanding of Federal Voting Rights Act.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Shall serve primarily at the Socorro County Clerk's Office and will be required to attend
meetings and travel to the area of the Alamo Chapter of the Navajo Nation.
2. Will be trained in all aspects of the election process.
3. Must attend all required election seminars, workshops and trainings conducted by the
Secretary of State and the Socorro County Clerk in different areas of the state.
4. Will serve as a county deputy registration officer and assist voters to complete voter
5. Provide voter registration information to the community of Alamo and notify them of
any registration deadlines.
6. Provide an opportunity to register to vote by making voter registration applications
available and offer assistance in filling out the application.
7. Will attend meetings of the Navajo communities within the county on a regular basis
and will make election information available.
8. Will attend Alamo Chapter meeting and chapter officers meeting to inform them of any
9. Shall notify the chapter officers in writing of any meetings or trainings before which the
coordinator will appear.
10. Must prepare and announce election information at Alamo Chapter meeting and with
local media. (KBAR)
11. Provide an opportunity to register to vote by making voter registration applications
available and offering assistance in filling out the application by providing booths or
displays at all tribal fairs or functions around the general area of Alamo Reservation
12. Will conduct at least one voter registration drive at Alamo prior to every primary and
13. Perform additional duties as required by supervisor.
14. Employee will assist in conducting training of all deputy registration officers, poll
officials, translators and other election related personnel who will participate in the
1. May have to work extended hours and weekends when needed
2. Worker must be able to attend meetings in Socorro and other locations as directed.
3. Lifting object weighing up to 20 pounds
4. Viewing computer monitors up to 8 hours
EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND MATERIALS
1. Equipment typically used to perform duties that include telephone, computer, fax,
copy machine, postage machine, election machines, and printers.
2. Materials and products typically handled to perform duties include a wide variety of
forms and paperwork, reports that include registration forms, absentee applications,
voter registration lists and other election forms.
Detention Officer I
Posted on August 2, 2021 by Debbie Williams-Baker
Job Title: Detention Officer I
Job Code: 721
Effective Date: 04/15
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.
Works under the close to general supervision of the Corrections Captain, Sergeant or Detention Administrator.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May participate in extradition transports; moves inmates to and from various interstate locations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
1. Education and Experience:
A. Graduation from high school plus successful completion of Academy training leading to the acquisition of a Correctional Officer Certification;
B. No experience necessary
C. An equivalent combination of education and experience
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.
Road Projects Supervisor
Custodial Maintenance Worker
Socorro County participates in the health insurance cafeteria plans sponsored by the State of New Mexico Risk Management Division Employee Benefits Bureau (EBB). That Bureau is responsible for the procurement and administration of benefits-including Medical, Dental and Vision. More information can be found at the Bureau's Benefits Information page.
Retirement benefits are provided through the Public Employees Retirement Association. More information, can be found at the PERA website. In addition to County-sponsored plans, employees have additional deferred compensation investment opportunities.
Employee Assistance Program
All Socorro County employees and their families have access to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) services through The Solutions Group. Employees and their families (family members in the same household and eligible dependents) have access to the following:
Up to 6 free confidential counseling sessions per occurrence
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Supervisor consultation and referral support
Employee Training and Education
Toll free access at 1-855-231-7737 or www.solutionsbiz.com (contact Debbie for the password).
Access to the Santa Fe EAP office located in the PHS Clinic at 454 St. Michaels Drive, Santa Fe NM 87505