Description :

Job Summary

This position is with the Cibola County Sheriffs’ Office; under the direction of the Lieutenant, Undersheriff or Sheriff, performs work of ordinary difficulty and responsibility in the field or office in directing the work activities of Deputies. Incumbent may supervise members engaged in patrol, traffic regulations, crime investigation, identification, service of civil and criminal process, or the performance of other specialized or technical duties.  Work is assigned through oral or written form from a Lieutenant, Undersheriff or Sheriff.  Incumbent exercises considerable independent judgment and latitude of individual initiative in the interpretation of work procedures.  Work is reviewed through oral and written reports, discussions, and personal observation for compliance and adherence to established procedures.  

Work Environment
Work is performed in a variety of field and office settings and may require exposure to dangerous and life-threatening situations.  Must be willing to carry a firearm; willing to work any hour of the day or night (shift work), overtime, weekends, on-call, and holidays; work at any location in the County and travel on specific assignments.    

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED that is equivalent of the standards to the NM Public Education Department and is recognized by the said department as an accredited diploma or GED. 

Valid New Mexico Driver's License.
Must be 18 years of age or older.

NM Police Certification mandatory; 5 years Law Enforcement experience, 1st line supervisory preferred.

Must be able to successfully pass a mandatory physical exam, psychological exam, drug screen test, and written Sergeant Exam.

Must have no felony convictions (past or present) or be under indictment at the time of application.

Ability to work outdoors exposed to all-natural weather conditions. 
May not have any DWI or DUI within the last five years.

The ability to comply with safety guidelines and policies of the County.

Contact :

Interested individuals may obtain an application online at or Cibola County Managers Office during regular working hours (8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Monday through Friday) at 700 E. Roosevelt Ave., Ste 50, Grants, New Mexico.  Positions will remain open until filled. 

                                                        Cibola County is an equal opportunity employer.


Deadline for Applying : Open until filled