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!
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.
Now Hiring Qualified Applicants
Probation and Parole Officers
Hourly: $17.60 - $23.64
Routinely hire above the minimum hourly rate - starting salary is based on experience.
8:00a am - 5:00 pm, or shift work 24- hour facility( Odd Hours , overtime and/or weekend work may be required.
Responsible for the planning and execution of treatment programs and supervision for clients on probation and parole. Case management is required.
No experience is required for this position.
Background check is required. Must be U.S. Citizen, reached the age of majority, and must not have been convicted of a felony. Must successfully complete defensive tactics, first aid and CPR courses. Position is subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. Must be willing to accept travel/geographic assignment changes. Must have phone. May be require to carry a firearm, work odd hours and visit offenders" home. Must complete 8 week NMCD Academy traning. Successful completion of the NM Corrections Department Basic Probation and Parole Officers Certification Training within twelve months of hire and annual re-certification. Maintenance of skills in self-defense, handcuffing, baton, and chemical agents and annual re-certification.
An Associates degree from an accredited college or university including or supplemented by fifteen (15) semester hours in sociology, psychology, corrections, guidance and counseling, social work, police science, criminal justice, juvenile justice, education, and or public administration. Any combination of education from an accredited college or university in a related field and/or direct experience in this occupation totaling two (2) years may substitute for the required education and experience.
This position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement and all terms/conditions of that agreement apply and must be adhered to.
The Corrections Department provides a balanced system approach to corrections from incarceration to community - based supervision with training, education, programs and services that provide opportunities for offenders to transition to communities.
Probation/Parole Physical Fitness Standard
Must be met as part of screening/application process.
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 www.spo.state.nm.us