Welcome to the State Personnel Office

Resume Upload Now Available

Uploading a resume is now an option for the State of New Mexico Careers job application, which may be more convenient for some applicants when applying for a state position.

Work for New Mexico

Are you a new applicant interested in working for the State of New Mexico?

Whether helping a child in need, protecting natural resources, or maintaining roads and infrastructure, our work impacts the people of New Mexico in every way. Ready to work for New Mexico?

Current State Employees

Are you a current employee of the State of New Mexico looking to view other job opportunities?

Need Help Applying?

From creating your profile to uploading your documents, our application guide will take you through all the steps to creating a successful application. Are you ready to work for New Mexico?

Latest News

Emergency Administrative Leave for State Employees Affected by Wildfires


May 11, 2022

Emergency administrative leave with pay for up to 20 consecutive workdays is available to State employees adversely affected by the wildfires, or volunteer firefighters combatting the spring 2022 wildfires.


Read the full memorandum here.

SPO Announces Summer Internship Program


May 5, 2022

SPO encourages high school and college students to apply for paid internships through the summer internship program.

Learn More



Hiring Events

None at this time. Check back soon!

ERB Rapid Hire Event

The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board is looking to quickly hire for a variety of positions in Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

When: Monday | May 23 and 

Wednesday | May 25

2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Popular Links

Amended FY22 Salary Increase Guidance Memorandum (4.1.22)

Gov. Code of Conduct Memorandum (7.2.19)

Gov. Code of Conduct Acknowledgement (7.2.19)


Collective Bargaining Contracts

COVID-19 Guidance for Employees

How to Attach a Document to Your Application (Video)

Inclement Weather Guidelines (7.19.21)


Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA)

Non-Mandatory Telework Policy (6.11.21)

Non-Mandatory Telework Arrangement Form (revised 6.24.21)


NMRoads Weather and Roads Information

Removing Exemption Request Requirement General Memorandum (4.26.21)