Human Resources

Mission Statement

To provide a comprehensive human resources program with an emphasis on proactive, solutions oriented service to all City community members including current, prospective and former employees.

Core Functions

  • Recruitment, screening and selection
  • New employee orientation
  • Classification and compensation
  • Employee benefits coordination, administration and communication
  • Training, development and education
  • Employee relations including mediation, facilitation, progressive disciplinary action, grievance and appeals process
  • Labor relations including negotiations, administration and contract compliance
  • Management and employee consultation and advising
  • Policy development, interpretation and compliance
  • Employment law compliance (Federal and State)
  • ADA coordination
  • Respond to internal and external charges of discrimination and harassment
  • Coordinate responses to unemployment claims

Job Opportunities  (Subject to Change)

Please submit a City application (required), resume or letter of interest directly to our Human Resources Department via email or in person.
                                    (Please do not submit via our City website)         
  • Certified Lifeguard (temporary)
  • Parks Service Worker (temporary, 20 hrs. per week)
  • Water Utility Service Worker (Standing position)*

Please contact our Human Resources Department at (505) 747-6017 or email request to  for complete job descriptions.

*Candidates with NMED Water Certification welcome to apply;
If selected, position and pay will be at certification level
(Water Operator I, Water Operator II, etc.)