• Deputy Treasurer

    Starting Rate
    USD $16.89/Hr.
  • Overview

    Team up with Lea County!

    What do we do?

    Our purpose is to make a difference in the community, to make Lea County a better, safer, and more enjoyable place to live. And it’s our employees who make that happen. Our employees serve in positions as diverse as clerk, administrative assistant, accountant, attorney, detention officer, engineer, IT professional, maintenance technician, mechanic, heavy equipment operator, law enforcement officer, supervisor, and manager, to name only a few.

    What do we have to offer you?

    Challenging opportunities to serve your community and make a difference, a diverse and dynamic work environment, plus a full range of benefits; including competitive pay, professional development opportunities, health, vision and dental insurance, vacation, holidays, sick, and military leave time, a retirement program, and more.

    What can you bring to us?

    In order to meet tomorrow’s changing realities, we are constantly seeking outstanding employees who can help us improve our systems, processes, and technologies - today. 


    Essential Duties



    • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.


    • Under the direction of the Treasurer or Chief Deputy Treasurer, performs a wide variety of financial and general office duties, which include but are not limited to: answering telephone; filing documents and general office records; opening and closing office; typing documents and/or correspondence as needed; preparing files for new fiscal year.


    • Assists Accountant with projects as assigned.


    • Assists taxpayers in person or by telephone.


    • Processes tax receipts, both mail and counter.


    • Assists in correspondence and research in connection with taxes and co-related issues.


    • Balances cash and daily receipts.


    • Helps prepare current/delinquent tax bills for mailing.


    • Runs all mail direct receipts for Oil & Gas, Gross Receipts, State Funds (i.e., gas, cigarette, MVD, etc.).


    • Pays all distribution to state and county entities on a monthly basis.


    • Balances and types remittance to the State Treasurer's Office for state and special taxes on a monthly basis.


    • Reconciles three bank statements on a monthly basis.


    • Runs night work and posts direct receipts daily.


    • Balances daily receipts for entire office and prepares daily deposit.


    • Prepares interest ledger detailing all interest incomes for auditors.


    • Balances and pays all overpayments on a monthly basis.


    • Follows state statutes regarding storage and disposal of records as set forth by New Mexico Records & Archives.


    • Employee may be required to work irregular hours or overtime, attend job-related meetings, and perform duties with minimal supervision.


    • The duties of the accounting technician are not limited to those set forth above. The employee will perform such functions as are assigned by a supervisor, consistent with ability, background and expertise.




    • High school diploma or GED required


    • Some post-secondary training in accounting, bookkeeping, business or collections preferred.




    • One to three years in bookkeeping or accounting strongly preferred


    • Data processing, banking, real estate and/or word processing experience helpful.


    Certification, Skills and Licenses:


    • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English.


    • Must have good basic office skills, including knowledge of word processing, PC working knowledge


    • Must have a working knowledge of mortgages and deeds, legal descriptions.


    • Must have good basic math skills.


    • Must be bondable.


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