Village Administrator

The Village of Los Ranchos is seeking applicants for the position of Village Administrator.  The Village Administrator performs a variety of professional, administrative and managerial duties related to planning, directing, organizing and controlling the administrative processes necessary to carry out the efficient and economic operation of the Village.  The position is eligible for benefits; FLSA exempt; salary range is $70,000/yr to $130,000/yr. The Village is requesting applicants to submit a letter of interest, resume, and application to the Village Clerk or Mayor Donald T. Lopez.  

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Applications may also be picked up at Village Hall located at 6718 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Los Ranchos NM, 87107, Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm.  Application packets may be submitted to, or, or delivered to Village Hall, Monday through Friday anytime between 8:00am and 5:00pm.  For any questions, please contact the Village Clerk at (505) 344-6582.  For best consideration please apply by Friday, December 21, 2018 (extended from December 14, 2018 to December 21, 2018).  Position will remain open until filled.   

Applicants who would like to request a reasonable accommodation may contact the Village Clerk at (505) 344-6582 or by email at All requests for reasonable accommodation are confidential.  Applicants that receive a conditional employment offer must must pass a physical exam, pre-employment drug screening, and criminal background check.

The Village of Los Ranchos offers a wide range of benefits to eligible employees and dependents.  Benefits include: vacation leave, sick leave, paid holidays, health insurance plans (medical, dental, and vision), and retirement benefits.


Eligible Village of Los Ranchos employees participate in PERA.  PERA is a defined benefit plan. That means both you and your employer contribute a certain percentage (you from your salary, employer from its funds) towards your retirement. Benefits are paid when certain age and service credit eligibility requirements are met, regardless of the amount of member contributions paid into the plan.  Visit for more information.  

Insurance Plans:

Under the City of Albuquerque’s health plan, eligible employees may elect to participate in the following insurance plans: Presbyterian, Delta Dental, and VSP Vision. Click here to view the current employee group benefits booklet.