Human Resources

NMCD Human Resources Services are provided by the State Personnel Office under the following Centers of Excellence:

  • HR Solutions- Service Center, HR Operations and HR Planning
  • Leave Management
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Quality Assurance and Data Analytics
  • Training and Employee Development
  • Compensation and Classification

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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NMCD Human Resources Services contact information:

State Personnel contact information:

Service Center 505.476.7756

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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

Job Postings