Vicente Caballero

Vicente Caballero

Recruiting and International Section Chief

Recruiting Section Mission Statement

To recruit candidates who are ethically and morally upstanding and who are most highly qualified for the prospective position. The recruiting section completes screening at the New Mexico Correction Department Training Academy every other Tuesday and Wednesday throughout the week in order to fulfill its mission. It recruits Correctional Officer candidates, as well as Probation and Parole Candidates.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a correctional officer or probation/parole officer, review the tabs below for information about the screening process, job descriptions, pay/benefits, disqualifiers, and physical standards.

When you are ready to apply, click on this link and search for open positions with the New Mexico Corrections Department. Complete the online application and take a step towards becoming part of the select few who have what it takes to be a correctional officer or probation/parole officer.

Once you have completed your online application, contact the NMCD Recruiting section at the numbers listed below. Good luck!.

Important Announcements


Recruitment Calenders

Screening Every Other Tuesday and Wednesday Starting August 13 & 14  


Screening Calendar 2019.

Screening Calendar 2020


Northeast New Mexico Detention Facility (Clayton) Recruitment

Click here to see dates



Apply for Northeast New Mexico Detention Facility (Clayton) Recruitment

Job Search for 17209



New Mexico Corrections Department
4337 Highway 14
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508


Contact information for the Recruiting staff is as follows:

Judith Zaragoza
Instructor/Recruiter NMCTA

Joyce Gonzales
Human Resource Administrator