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Non-Certified Police Officer

  1. Create an Account
  2. Apply Online
  3. PT Test (academy Entrance Standards)
  4. Written Test (Academic)
  5. Lieutenant Interview Panel
  6. [Background Consent]
  7. Polygraph
  8. Chief's Interview
  9. Flexibility/Agility Testing (PT)
  10. Psychological Test

Certified Police Officer

  1. Create an Account
  2. Apply Online
  3. Lieutenant Interview Panel
  4. [Background Consent]
  5. Polygraph
  6. Chief's Interview
  7. Flexibility/Agility Testing (PT)
  8. Psychological Test

applying online through our online application portal

You can apply online by first creating an account at governmentjobs.com. After doing so, while viewing a Job Description, there will be an "Apply" button.

Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications will be rejected if incomplete.

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NON-CERTIFIED

$24.78/hr

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CERTIFIED

$29.00/hr

Non-Certified Officer $24.78 hourly
Certified Step 1 Year one/two $29.00
Certified Step 2 Year three/four $30.45
Certified Step 3 Year five/six $31.97
Certified Step 4 Year seven/eight $33.57
Certified Step 5 Year nine/ten $35.25
Certified Step 6 Year eleven/twelve $37.01
Certified Step 7 Year thirteen+ $38.86

UP TO $3,500.00 RELOCATION REIMBURSEMENT

Work Schedule

Shift Rotation Every 3 Months
(Days/Nights)
12 Hour Shifts
Every Other Weekend Off
Paid Every Two Weeks

Life Insurance

City Pays Premium for $20,000
Additional Plans Available
Paid Time Off
Deferred Compensation Plan

P.E.R.A.

Public Employees Retirement Association
Employee Pays 9.675%
City Pays 28.275%
25 Years at 75% of Pay
(Max 30 Years at 90%)

Medical Plan

City Pays 85%
Employee Pays 15%

Incentives ›

$2000 Yearly Incentives

Physical Fitness

Honor Guard

VMO Tech

K9 Handler

SWAT

Drug Recognition Expert

Drone Pilot/Operator

Intoxilyzer Key Holder

Crash Reconstruction Expert

Polygraphist

Additional Incentives

11 Full Paid Holidays

Two Half-Day Paid Holidays

1 Full Day Paid Floating Holiday

Up to 180 Hour Comp Bank

$1500 Yearly Incentives

Bilingual

Yearly Educational Incentives

Associates $1000

Bachelors $4000

Masters $6000

Contact a Recruiter ›

(575) 391-2640
hpdrecruiting@hobbsnm.org