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Transit Department

Bus Driver (Part-Time)

Salary:   NON-CDL Driver $12.00
                CDL-Driver with a passenger endorsement $13.00

  April 5, 2023 at 5:00pm

Drivers provide the daily services for our customers.  They must be professional in the conduct of those duties.  They must be professionally qualified to provide transit service.  The agency will provide the support needed to be successful in this endeavor.  It is important that the drivers are committed to providing excellence in all that they do.  Per the Village of Milan Policy, the individual must pass a physical for pre-employment.  Candidates must successfully pass pre-employment drug and alcohol tests, and, if selected, participate in an ongoing safety sensitive drug and alcohol testing pool.  Candidates will be expected to perform duties consistent with the physical requirements of the position.  Candidate must have a clean motor vehicle record, excluding parking tickets, for the previous three-year period.

Driving Record:
Potential employees must provide written consent for an MVR check.  The agency will utilize SAMBA screening process to ensure that driving records meet the required specified by the agency's insurance carrier and the laws of the State of New Mexico for operation of a revenue vehicle.

Valid Driver License:
Drivers must have a valid New Mexico driver's license required for the job classification and always possess a valid driver's license.  If the vehicle being operated requires a CDL then the driver must possess a valid Commercial Driver's License.

Driving Requirements:
Bus Drivers shall not drive more than 12 hours in any one 24 hour period.  The maximum allowed driving hours may be increased if the hours are necessitated by adverse conditions, such as a natural disaster or county emergency.

Police Department

Certified Patrol Officer

Salary:  As per Village of Milan Salary Schedule with benefits

The Patrol Officer is responsible for the protection and promotion of public safety through enforcement of municipal, state, and federal law within the Village of Milan, with specific responsibility for protecting the life, and property, preventing and suppressing crime and traffic accidents, affecting the arrest and aiding in the prosecution of violators, and providing general assistance to its citizens.

Click the link below for a detailed job description with qualifications and duties:

Certified Police Officer Detailed Job Description

Apply online by clicking the link in the left sidebar.


SALARY:  As per Village of Milan Salary Schedule

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not intended to be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


Protects life and property, prevents and investigates crimes, apprehends criminals, enforces laws and ordinances, leads the work of Police Officers, brief department members on case status, cultivate informants, present cases to the District Attorney’s Office and the Grand jury, and testify in court.


Investigates criminal acts such as homicides, sexual assaults, armed robberies, child abuse, home invasions, other crimes against persons, and property crimes such as burglaries and criminal damage to property. Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  1. Collect and use forensic evidence to solve crimes. Interview informants, suspects, and witnesses to ascertain alibis, clues, time frames, and possible suspects.
  2. At times, the Detective will participate on covert operations and will draft and execute search warrants. Calls upon and directs field officers when such action is not in direct conflict with officer’s supervisor. Keeps abreast of any areas of criminal investigation and increases his/her knowledge of subjects pertaining to his/her position at every opportunity.
  3. The function of a Detective is to supplement the efforts of the Patrol division by ensuring follow-up investigations of criminal offenses are conducted by a trained Detective.
  4. The Detective’s responsibility begins when the Patrol Officer has reached a point in the Preliminary investigation when he/she can no longer continue because of time, area; workload or specialized skills are needed. Detectives are responsible to direct all activities of departmental personnel involved in an investigation at the scene of crime.
  1. The Detectives’  responsibility  is  to  ensure  that  criminal  offenses  are  thoroughly investigated  and  that  the  offenses  are  promptly  and  efficiently presented  to  District Attorney’s Office. Detectives will establish ties with assisting agencies and a network of trust in aiding in criminal investigations.
  1. Detectives are subject to callouts and will need to be available. There will be times that you will be called away from home and loved ones for varying periods of time. You will work weekends, nights and holidays when called upon. Detectives will need to maintain a professional appearance at all times.
  2. May patrol designated areas as assigned in a radio equipped unit, to preserve law and order; enforce traffic and other laws and ordinance; apprehends suspects; searches, inspects, transports, and takes custody of prisoners; advises subjects of their rights.
  3. Secures crimes scene; conducts investigations, identifies and instructs witnesses, gathers information, and prepares detailed reports; investigates suspicious conditions; conducts primary investigations of attempted or committed crimes; prepares investigative reports; prepares misdemeanor and felony cases for proper action; interviews witnesses; appears in court to present evidence, prosecute and testify on behalf of the city or state; maintains professional demeanor in the courtroom; ensures that evidence is properly secured, stored and readily retrievable.
  4. Duties are performed under administrative directive with considerable latitude and responsibility for independent decision –making. Will follow the orders set forth by the department and assisting agencies in the complex investigation of felonies and major crimes affecting the community to which you serve.
  5. Under the direction of the Lieutenant and Chief of Police and assists as requested.
  6. May assist on patrol duties as needed and other job-related matters as assigned.


Must be willing to work shift work and overtime.


Education: High School Diploma or GED is required.
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years’ service as a certified Police Officer at the time of examination (service time not restricted to Milan Police Department) and must have completed one-year probationary period if a Village Employee. Dependent on the needs of the Police Department, both external and/or internal applicants may be considered for the position and as set forth by the qualifications in the job desc
Education/Experience substitution:  None
Licenses/Certification: Valid N.M driver’s license and New Mexico Law Enforcement Certification.
Completion of a Detective/Criminal Investigator course at time of application.
Other: (e.g., post-offer medical exam, background check, driver’s license

record, etc.)

Applicant must submit the following to be considered:

1. Letter of Interest
2. Resume
3. Village of Milan application


Thorough knowledge in interviews and interrogations, knowledge of geography, street system and routes of the Village; of traffic codes; of personal safety procedures; of principles of aid; of operation of equipment; of criminal codes; of department policies and procedures; and of Village ordinances and the laws of the State of New Mexico.

Qualified to operate police vehicle, firearms, and other assigned equipment; to evaluate and determine appropriate action in emergency situations; to communicate effectively; to remain calm under stressful situations and to be courteous, loyal and possess high moral standards and integrity.

Ability to conduct interviews and interrogations proficiently.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to work long hours with minimal sleep, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, and sit, talk or hear.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties perform inside and outside under variable conditions. Routinely exposed to possibility of bodily harm, requires arduous physical exertion under a variety of conditions. Work is performed in the field as well as an office environment. Outdoor work is required when conducting investigations. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment

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