Employment Opportunities

City of Elephant Butte is Seeking a Full-Time Deputy/City Manager

The City of Elephant Butte is seeking a full-time Deputy/ City Manager.  This position is responsible for daily operations of the City as required by state statute and city ordinances. The Deputy /City Manager should employ best practices and ensure the needs of residents are met with the highest level of professionalism and customer service.  This position requires an emphasis on operations and organizational goals. The individual should have advanced planning and economic development skills and outstanding interpersonal skills.  Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.  Submit Letter of Interest/Salary Requirements w/resume to: Citymanager@cityofeb.com


City of Elephant Butte
Wastewater Treatment Operator Position Description

The City of Elephant Butte is seeking a Level 4 Wastewater Treatment Operator for its wastewater treatment plant. The city is growing, and we believe your career should too. We are only minutes from New Mexico’s largest lake and many other outdoor recreation activities here in Sierra County.

Position overview: The Wastewater Treatment Operator would be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant to ensure the safe, efficient, and economical treatment of wastewater. This position will execute the policies and assignments received from corporate management and compliance requirements defined by state & federal regulating agencies. To be successful, the Wastewater Operator requires a high degree of independent judgment in accomplishing the work.

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Please submit a cover letter and resume to citymanager@cityofeb.com.


City Clerk / City Treasurer

The City of Elephant Butte is accepting application for a full-time City Clerk / City Treasurer position, can be filled by One or Two people depending on qualifications. It is a management position responsible for all proceedings, ordinances and resolutions of the governing body and supervises the Utility Billing Department, Accounts Payable, Human Resources & Payroll. They also oversee the City’s finances, including all bank accounts, loans, and project funds, and serve as the Chief Procurement Officer. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) salaried position that will remain open until filled. Please submit a cover letter and resume to citymanager@cityofeb.com.


City Volunteers

Volunteers are an integral part of our community and its success. Therefore we are asking for letters of interest to serve on our Planning and Zoning Commission. Please address the letter to Mayor Mortensen and email them to cityclerk@cityofeb.com

We are always looking for more volunteers! Volunteer opportunities with the City include:

  • Joining Elephant Butte Fire & Rescue
  • City Event Staff
  • Trash Pickup Crews

You may contact the City Municipal Offices at 575-744-4892 to inquire about volunteer opportunities.