Human Resources

The Human Resources Bureau serves as the liaisons between NMCD management, staff, State Personnel and the Department of Finance and Administration. The Bureau coordinates and provides guidance and oversight to the HR staff statewide for all payroll, recruitment, and personnel actions in accordance with established state and federal guidelines, agency policies and procedures and the Collective Bargaining Agree (CBA) between the State and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The Bureau uses the Statewide Human Resource, Accounting and Reporting (SHARE) for payroll and benefit processing and In-Time Reporting systems to maintain management information on the NMCD workforce.

Careers & Employment

Thank you for your interest in a career with the New Mexico Corrections Department (NMCD) where we employ career-oriented candidates and offer employment opportunities in a wide variety of positions.

At NMCD we place high value in our employees, and are always looking to add great individuals to our team. The NMCD offers career opportunities within six (6) state-owned and operated prisons, Probation and Parole sites throughout the state as well as its' Training Academy.

At NMCD we offer careers inside and outside of prisons and embrace an environment of diversity. If you become a member of the NMCD team, you will have a variety of benefits available to employees of the State of New Mexico.

If you are really looking for a career that offers job security, excellent benefits for you and your family, respect and honor then join the New Mexico Corrections Department today!

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Bureau Chief

Brenda Gueths

  • 505.827.8655

Contact information for the Human Resource Bureau staff is as follows:

  • Irene Mueller , Acting Deputy Bureau Chief - 505.827.8688
  • Irene Mueller, HR Supervisor - 505.827.8688
  • Stephanie Sloman, Payroll Manager - 505.827.8334
  • Joyce Gonzaes, HR/Payroll Analyst - 505.827.8903
  • Nicole Salazar ,HR/Payroll Analyst - 505.827.8907
  • Melanie Giron, HR Analyst - 505.827.8696
  • Faith Myron, HR Analyst - 505.827.8597
  • Janine Mahkee, HR Analyst - 505.827.8638
  • Sharon Moreland,HR Analyst - 505.827.8621
  • Cristina Thomson, HR Analyst - 505.827.8684

The New Mexico Corrections Department often has positions for legal, financial and administrative professionals. This includes attorneys, accountants, behavioral health therapists, information technology personnel, human resource analysts, purchasing agents, detectives and criminal investigators, educators and administration and clerical personnel. Many of these classifications are required at offices or institutions throughout the state. All applicants offered employment must undergo a security background check.

NMCD lists recruitments through the NM State Personnel Office at

If you are interested in Correction Officer and Probation and Parole Officer postions click for details Recruiting

New Mexico Corrections Department Job Postings 10/24/2016

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