Employment Opportunities with
the Attorney General’s Office

  • The Attorney General’s Office is an equal opportunity employer.
  • The Attorney General’s Office is an exempt agency (not in the Classified Service).
  • The Attorney General’s Office is an at will employer.
  • Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. All inquiries will be handled in strict confidence to the extent provided by law.
  • The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office, as a tax-supported government entity, does not provide transportation or moving costs for prospective employees.
  • Summary of Benefits for New Mexico State Employees:
  • Paid holidays (10 days per year)
  • Vacation time
  • Accrual paid sick leave
  • New Mexico Public Employee Retirement Association
  • Optional medical insurance
  • Optional dental insurance
  • Life insurance ($50,000)
  • Optional supplemental short- and long-term disability
  • Optional vision service plan
  • Optional deferred compensation program
  • Employee assistance program

    For information on applying for a position with other State of New Mexico agencies, visit the State Personnel Office.


Assistant Attorney General

The Government Accountability Division of the Attorney General’s Office, an EEO Employer, has an opening for an “exempt” (not classified) prosecuting attorney, the position will work between both the Santa Fe and Albuquerque locations.  Applicants must have the ability to work independently and the ability remain highly organized while working on multiple assignments.  Duties will include prosecuting white collar crimes in jurisdictions throughout the State.  New Mexico bar admission is required and significant white collar prosecution and felony trial experience is preferred.  Resume, writing sample and a minimum of three professional references must be received at the Attorney General’s Office by 5:00pm, November 7, 2014. Send all Information: Attn: Roberta A. Lujan, HR Administrator, PO Drawer 1508, Santa Fe, NM  87504-1508. (posted 10/16/14)

Legal Assistant

The Special Prosecutions Division of the Attorney General’s Office, an EEO employer, is accepting resumes for a paralegal position in Albuquerque.  The Special Prosecutions Division is seeking applicants with the skill or training to perform paralegal support services, including but not limited to legal research, planning and coordination of trainings, responding to calls for technical assistance from prosecutors and law enforcement, file maintenance, document preparation and management, grant reporting, the ability to create/maintain computerized data, to draft various documents and reports for review by an attorney, the ability to properly format and file legal documents, to assist attorneys with legal proceedings, and other duties as assigned.  A minimum of four years of experience as a paralegal and criminal law experience is preferred. Strong legal research, communication and computer skills required.  The position is “exempt” (not classified); salary is commensurate with experience.  A resume, writing sample and three professional references must be received no later than 5:00pm, October 31, 2014, at the Attorney General’s Office, Attn: Roberta Lujan, HR Administrator, PO Drawer 1508, Santa Fe, NM  87504-1508. (posted 10/16/14)