Employment Opportunities

The City of Elephant Butte is accepting applications for the position of Utility Clerk/Administrative Assistant working 40 hours per week. The individual selected will provide excellent customer service to all citizens and staff with inquiries regarding billing and other various topics. Must have a thorough understanding of record keeping and billing processes, account maintenance, and cash handling procedures. Required Education and Experience: high school diploma or GED; three years of customer service and cash/check handling experience; experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and possess a current and valid New Mexico driver’s license.


The City of Elephant Butte is accepting applications for the position of a Code Enforcement Officer working 20-30 hours per week. The individual selected will be responsible for performing code enforcement duties within the City and perform a variety of technical tasks relative to the assigned area of responsibilities. The duties require office and field work for ensuring compliance of zoning and nuisance codes and regular appearances at the city’s Municipal Court. Successful applicant must have a valid driver’s license and pass a background check. A pre-employment drug screen will be required. Applications may be submitted at the Elephant Butte Municipal Building, 103 Water Avenue in Elephant Butte. This vacancy announcement will be posted until filled.


The City of Elephant Butte is seeking a full time Wastewater Field Operations Technician. This appointed non-exempt position involves responsibility for the mechanical aspects of the City’s underground sewer system. Work is performed with considerable independence under the direction of the Field Operations Manager, subject to review through reports, results achieved and daily logged activities. Position consists of a 40 hour work week (normally 6:30am – 3:00pm), which may include time on weekends, holidays, nights and other abnormal hours. An established rotating weekend shift will be adhered to. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the Field Operations Manager.

Submit application to: maintenance@cityofelephantbutte.com or call Brian Burlage at (575) 744-4892.

Job Description
Employment Application


The City of Elephant Butte is accepting applications for Sierra Del Rio for Restaurant Wait / Bar Staff.

Food Handlers Permit and Alcohol Servers License is preferred.

Employment Application

Submit application to: citymanager@cityofelephantbutte.com or call Joe Carey at (575) 744-4892.

103 Water Ave, Elephant Butte, NM 87935, United States


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

  • Joining Elephant Butte Fire & Rescue
  • City Event Staff
  • Flag Display Setup
  • Trash Pickup Crews
  • Park Beautification

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