Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in a career with the New Mexico Corrections Department where we employ career-oriented candidates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities.

At NMCD, we place high value in our employees and are always looking to add great individuals to our team. Our Department offers career opportunities within eight (8) state-owned and operated prisons and four (4) Probation and Parole regions. In addition, we have administrative opportunities.

At NMCD we offer careers inside and outside of prisons and embrace an environment of diversity.

If you are looking for a career that offers job security, excellent benefits for you and your family, respect and integrity then join the New Mexico Corrections Department today!


Mikiela Gallegos

Mikiela Gallegos

Human Resources

Correctional Officers and Probation/Parole Officers

Are you interested in a rewarding career as a correctional officer or a probation/parole officer? 

Administrative Positions

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, educators ,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.

If you are interested in administrative positions within the New Mexico Corrections Department, please visit the NM State Personnel Office website to find listing

New Mexico Correction Department Application Process :

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Training Academy 

Screening  Packet


Academy Screen Packet

Please email packet to:


Employment History Form

Correction Officer and Probation and Parole Office Job Infomation 

Graduation Requirements 


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