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Job Opening: Clerk

Job Opportunity SmallThe Mid-Region Council of Governments / Rio Metro Regional Transit District is accepting resumes for the position of Clerk in our Los Lunas office.  This is a full-time position that works under the general guidance of the Transit Manager. 

Essential functions include front office management; answering phones, take messages, greet customers.  Filing, enter data into computer program, maintain ridership reports maintain inventories and purchase of supplies.  May be asked to do courier runs as needed.

Ability to understand bus and train service schedules and clearly articulate instructions and directions.  

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and 3 years of general office experience.  Must have demonstrated typing skills of 40 wpm.  Must have considerable knowledge of MS Office.  Bilingual candidate preferred.

How to apply: Resumes may be submitted in person or by mail at:  Mid-Region Council of Governments Attn:  Personnel, 809 Copper Ave. NW, Alb., NM 87102 not later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017.  Faxes will not be considered. Employment pending a successful background check, a valid New Mexico driver’s license and clean driving record. The MRCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Late resumes will not be considered

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Shakespeare on the Rail Returns June 10, 17 & 24

shakespeare rail smAll the world’s a stage. So said William Shakespeare. And this summer, the New Mexico Rail Runner Express is once again turning into a stage. The ever-popular Shakespeare on the Rail is back this June, with performances of scenes from three of the Bard’s plays.


RFP: Digital Orthophotography Services

RFPThe Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) invites qualified individuals / firms to submit proposals to provide Digital Orthophotography Services.


RFP: Rio Metro Regional Transit District Bike Share

RFPRio Metro Regional Transit District (RMRTD) is seeking proposals from professional, interested, and qualified vendors, firms, or teams to provide bike sharing “as a service,” which means that RMRTD will own the bike share capital, but the vendor, firm, or team will design, plan, implement, install, operate, maintain, provide marketing support, and publicize a bicycle sharing system. Vendor must meet federal Buy America requirements.  


Job Opening: Network and System Technician II

Job Opportunity SmallThe Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) seeks professional to provide technical support for enterprise 2-way radio communications, networks, computer systems, and servers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to installation, maintenance and repair of mobile and portable radios, 2-way radio base stations and repeaters, digital microwave radios, network equipment, computers, servers, and video surveillance and display systems. This position requires field work to be performed.


Job Opening: Information Systems Specialist II

Job Opportunity SmallThe Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) seeks professional to install, maintain, manage and provide technical support for MRCOG and supported agencies’ computer hardware, software, and peripherals. Provide support to all locations within the region.


Laguna Veteran Committed to Community Outreach

marvin trujillo rider profileMarvin Trujillo Jr., a member of Laguna Pueblo, can relate to American veterans who are shocked by the realities of civilian life after discharge. “The first thing I had a problem with was finding a job,” he says.


Passenger Profile: WWII Veteran Roy O. Bruno

veteran profile roy brunoRoy O. Bruno, U.S. Navy Veteran, is one of the Rail Runner’s most senior passengers. Rail Runner staff met him a few weeks back at the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center, where he came to receive his Freedom Pass. Mr. Bruno, who was born in 1918, served our country during World War II.


Customer Service: The Team That Puts Service First

rio metro customer service smThe 80-inch monitor hanging on the wall above the customer service desk at the New Mexico Rail Runner Express office displays scenes from 33 security cameras along the Rail Runner’s Belen-to-Santa Fe corridor. Three more are focused on the actual train yard.


Zia Road Station Now Open

train in cloudsThe New Mexico Rail Runner Express has added the Zia Road Station to its current weekday and Saturday/Sunday schedules. Service to the station began on April 24, 2017. While there have been minor adjustments in timing to the weekday schedule, the Saturday/Sunday schedules reflect the additional stops at the Zia Road Station. Please see the updated schedules below. 


Seniors Use Rail Runner to Visit Cochiti Pueblo

senior exchange cochitiThe New Mexico Rail Runner Express hosted another successful senior exchange event in late February, with members of Albuquerque’s Barelas Senior Center taking the train to visit their peers in Cochiti Pueblo. Fourteen participants took the Rail Runner north for a busy day of tours, lunch, and other activities.


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