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Work for New Mexico

Are you 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?

Pay Raise Calculator

In April 2022, an unprecedented compensation package was signed into law. Learn more about your eligibility and use the pay raise calculator to determine your raise effective July 2022. 

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.

Latest News


State Personnel Board Meeting Information

Governor Approves Four Hours of Admin Leave


Sept. 8, 2022

In recognition of seasonal events and festivities, Governor Lujan Grisham has authorized four hours of administrative leave for classified and exempt employees to be used Sept. 9 through Oct. 14

Read more…

SPO Guidance on Masks and COVID-19 Vaccinations


Aug. 31, 2022

SPO has released new guidance for State employees and State agencies to comply with Executive Order 2022-117 issued Aug. 12 regarding mask usage and COVID-19 vaccinations.

Read more…

Gov. Lujan Grisham COVID-19 Updated Executive Order


Aug. 12, 2022

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham released an update to Executive Order 2022-117 regarding COVID-19 testing for employees and the DOH has amended the Public Health Order regarding COVID-19.

Review the COVID-19 Guidance for Employees page



New State Employees Benefit: Access Perks


June 8, 2022

The State Personnel Office is excited to announce a new state employee benefit, Access Perks, America’s largest private discount network.

Access Perks is an employee perk that will make sure you save more money in your daily life. This private savings network has deals at local and national restaurants, movie tickets, hotels and more!

Learn more…

Hiring Events

CYFD Rapid Hire Event

The New Mexico Children, Youth & Families Department is holding Rapid Hire Event in Albuquerque for several positions.

When: Saturday | Sept. 24

9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Quick Links

IPRA Requests

Department of Public Safety (DPS) IPRA Requests: For DPS and Law Enforcement Records Bureau (LERB) IPRA requests, please complete the DPS Request Form or visit the DPS website.

SPO IPRA Requests: Submit a request to the IPRA Custodian via our IPRA page.


COVID-19 Guidance for Employees


Gov. Code of Conduct Memorandum (7.2.19)


Gov. Code of Conduct Acknowledgement (7.2.19)


Inspection of Public Records Act (IPRA)


NMRoads Weather and Roads Information


Non-Mandatory Telework Policy (6.11.21)

Non-Mandatory Telework Arrangement Form (revised 6.24.21)