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Employment Opportunities With The County


POSITION TITLE: Public Safety Telecommunicator(Dispatcher)

Public Safety Telecommunicator duties may include:

  • Handling emergency and non-emergency calls for police, fire, and emergency medical services using telephone and Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) equipment;
  • Quickly assessing both emergency and non-emergency situations and providing appropriate assistance to citizens;
  • Utilizing good judgment in applying policies and procedures while functioning in a stressful environment;
  • Communicating and carrying out instructions; and
  • Coordinating calls for service between citizens and service providers, often mutli-tasking, prioritizing and making quick decisions.


  • Must be at least 18 years old;
  • Have a High School Diploma or GED;
  • Submit to a post offer pre-employment physical, drug and alcohol test;
  • A passing score on a pre-employment public safety communications skills test;
  • Successful completion of a criminal history check and an audiology examination provided at the employer's expense.

Applications may be obtained at and returned to the County Manager's Office, 300 South Third Street, Tucumcari, NM during normal business hours.
Deadline for Applications is Friday, June 23, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

POSITION TITLE: Rural Addressing/Mapper

This position, under direct supervision of the County Manager, will be responsible for maintaining rural addressing databases. Must be willing to work in the field to collect and verify mapping data, maintain rural addressing data, and maintain country road data and signage. Work with the GIS technician to produce maps and reports for customers.

Minimum Experience/Training

  1. Training in, and working knowledge of, various software applications such as, but not limited to Esri Applications, Trimble Equipment, Geodatabases and GPS equipment.
  2. An Associate's Degree from an accredited university AND one year of related experience preferred.
  3. A valid State of NM Driver's License.

Applications may be obtained at the County Manager's Office and will be accepted until position is filled. Successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment drug testing.

Quay County is now accepting applications from all qualified for the Position of Female Detention Officer in the Quay County Detention Center.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED certificiate required.
  • Must have a current Drivers License with no prior DWI's within the last three years
  • Must have good vision, hearing and reflexes.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality a must.


  • Applications must take a written exam to establish elegibility for employment.
  • Applications must pass a comprehensive criminal history and background check and will be subject to pre-employment and post-employment drug testing.


  • Starting $12.00 per hour
  • Once Certified $12.60 per hour
  • After 1 Year Probation $13.00 per hour

Interested persons may obtain an application at the County Manager's Office, 300 S. Third Street, Tucumcari, NM during normal business hours. Completed applications and resumes must be returned to the County Manager's office by 4:00 p.m. Friday July 7, 2017 to be considered.

Quay County is an equal Opportunity Employer.