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Child Support and Domestic Relations Hearing Officer #00054582-24100, Full-Time, At-Will, Aztec, NM

Opening Date: 10-25-2019 - Close Date: 11-20-2019

Job Pay Range: YY: $48.530 - $51.440 per hour

Target Pay Range/Rate: $48.530 - $51.440 per hour

The Eleventh Judicial District Court is recruiting for a full-time At-Will Child Support and Domestic Relations Hearing Officer in Aztec, NM. SUMMARY: This position is under the supervision of the presiding Chief District Court Judge. Successful candidate will be assigned caseloads to include child support matters, domestic violence and domestic relations, consistent with Rule 1-053.2. Finalist(s) may be subject to criminal background checks.


  • Education: Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school, New Mexico licensed attorney in good standing.
  • Education Substitution: None.
  • • Experience: Minimum of (5) five years of experience in the practice of law, with at least 20% of practice having been in family law or domestic relations matters.
  • Experience Substitution: None.
  • Other: Completion of a stringent post offer background investigation may be required. The successful candidate will office in our Farmington Court location, but will be required to travel between all three Court locations in Aztec, Farmington and Gallup.
  • Knowledge: Extensive knowledge of: New Mexico and federal case law, constitution and statutes; court rules, policies and procedures; manual and computer legal research and analysis. Must be able to demonstrate a work record of dependability and reliability, attention to detail, accuracy, confidentiality, and effective organizational skills.
  • WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS The following functions are representative of the work environment and physical demands an employee may expect to encounter in performing the tasks assigned to this job. Work is performed in an office and court setting.
  • Work is performed in an often fast-paced and stressful work environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to noisy. The employee may be exposed to hostile or violent situations that may arise when dealing with individuals involved or associated with court cases, disturbing or hazardous court exhibits and contagious health conditions. Frequent exposure to unpleasant situations when interviewing defendants who are experiencing significant stress, are mentally unstable, hostile, intoxicated, or have infectious diseases. The employee must regularly interact positively with co-workers, clients and the public; work under severe time constraints and meet multiple demands from several people. The work requires prolonged use of computers. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform repetitious hand, arm and finger motions as well as use manual/finger dexterity, sit for long periods of time, stand and walk often; kneel and stoop; and talk and hear. The employee may be required to lift and/or move, push, pull or carry up to 40 pounds. Overtime may be required. Travel may be required. A valid drivers’ license may be required. The employee may be exposed to fluctuating outdoor and building temperatures.
TO APPLY: Submit a Resume with a Resume Supplemental form by fax, email, mail or in person, no later than 5:00 p.m. November 20, 2019 to:

Application forms:
Microsoft Word Format
Adobe PDF Format

Resume Supplemental Forms:
Microsoft Word Format
Adobe PDF Format

Eleventh Judicial District Court
Human Resources
103 S Oliver Drive
Aztec, NM 87410
Fax: 505-334-7762/Ph: 505-334-7773

Application forms may be picked up or dropped off at: Eleventh Judicial District Court, Aztec 103 S Oliver Drive You may also fax or email your application, resume and documentation. Resumes without a completed application, incomplete applications or applications lacking the appropriate required supporting documentation WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.