Raúl Torrez | Attorney General

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Working at the New Mexico Department of Justice

Joining the New Mexico Department of Justice offers individuals unique and challenging opportunities in an atmosphere where we serve and protect New Mexicans. Our employees are responsible for honorably carrying out the constitutional and statutory responsibilities of the Attorney General. We are proud of our employees, all of whom maintain the highest level of integrity as they perform their job duties.

We are committed to attracting and retaining the best and brightest in the workforce in order to support our mission of excellence.

At the New Mexico Department of Justice, we aspire to provide a positive work environment that respects all individuals and encourages excellent work performance and high morale. We provide comprehensive benefits that help employees achieve work life balance and strive to offer programs and services that promote the Attorney General’s commitment to affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, diversity, and inclusion.

Benefits

At the center of New Mexico’s legal system, the New Mexico Department of Justice (NMDOJ) offers an enriching and fulfilling career path for those passionate about justice and the rule of law. Our commitment to our employees extends beyond providing an invigorating work environment. At the NMDOJ, we understand that your career is just one aspect of your life, and we strive to offer a comprehensive benefits package that supports you in all areas. 

Employee Benefits Bureau

Our robust Employee Benefits Bureau provides a host of benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, ensuring that you and your family are always covered. The State of New Mexico offer life and disability insurance options. 

Insurance Options

Everyone’s needs are as unique as they are, which is why the State of New Mexico offer a variety of insurance options. Whether it’s comprehensive health care coverage or long-term disability insurance, you can customize your plan to suit your lifestyle and needs. 

Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)

As an employee of the New Mexico Department of Justice, you will automatically become a member of the New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA). PERA offers a defined benefit plan that, upon your retirement, means you’ll receive a lifetime monthly benefit based on your years of dedicated service and earnings.  

Work from Home Hybrid Balance

We believe in creating a work environment that fosters productivity, flexibility and work-life balance. We offer a hybrid work model, allowing you to blend in-office days with work-from-home days. This approach provides the best of both worlds: the collaboration and community of in-person work, with the flexibility and convenience of remote work.  

In addition, our hybrid schedule is available at all three of our core locations: 

  • Santa Fe 
  • Albuquerque 
  • Las Cruces 

Join us at the New Mexico Department of Justice. Here, you’re not just an employee, you’re part of a team dedicated to upholding justice and making a tangible difference in our community. With us, your career is more than just a paycheck – it’s a commitment to public service, backed by benefits that support you every step of the way 

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Questions / Contact

For more information or questions regarding career opportunities, contact our Director of Recruiting & Training Dean Woulard at recruiting@nmag.gov.