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Career Opportunities

The primary responsibility our Human Resources Bureau is to ensure compliance with the State Personnel Act and the State Personnel Board (SPB) Rules which require the “certification of the highest standing candidates to prospective employers (10-9-13 F.).”


Administrative Services Division Director

The Administrative Services Division (ASD) of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department (NMRLD) provides the operational infrastructure that supports the divisions in administering programs and services. ASD’s aim is to maximize accountability of all funds received by the Department through efficient and well-designed business processes.

The Administrative Services Division (ASD) Director for NMRLD is a senior leadership position which oversees the financial stability and solvency for each Division of the agency. Specific functions the Director position will oversee are the following:

  • Budget;
  • Procurement;
  • Accounting;
  • Payments;
  • Billing;
  • Revenue Collection;
  • Federal Grant Reporting, and
  • Property and Material Management for the Department.
Cannabis Control Division Director

This position works under general direction with a high level of autonomy, utilizing extensive knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience, to provide strategic direction and overall management of the Cannabis Control Division (CCD). The CCD is a division of the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department (RLD) that licenses and regulates commercial and medical cannabis, with the exception of the medical cannabis registry program.

The Division Director works with other members of the RLD leadership team to determine strategic direction and develop tactical plans for the Department. The Division Director also works with the Cannabis Regulatory Advisory Committee and other members of the CCD management team to determine strategic direction and develop tactical plans for the division. Completes complex assignments with substantial latitude for autonomous actions and decisions. Provides comprehensive solutions to complex problems or needs. Extensive contact with various professional associations, other state regulatory and law enforcement agencies and elected officials is required to perform the functions of this position.

New Mexico State Personnel Office

The first step to apply to State of New Mexico jobs from the State Personnel Careers website is to register as a new user. If you already have an account, you may sign in with your username to begin applying and searching for jobs.

Click on the link below to search for jobs available with the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department and Select Agency “REGULATION AND LICENSING “

NM State Personnel Office Careers Page

Applicants must apply for job opportunities online by completing an application by the job posting closing date.

Benefits at the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department

Benefits come in all shapes and sizes, and at the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department, we recognize that one size does not fit all. Whether you’re looking for stellar health care or valuable retirement plans, the State of New Mexico has you covered.

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We offer health insurance benefits for you and your family’s needs. You are able to select from a variety of medical insurance plans, including prescription, dental and vision.

piggy bank iconRetirement plans

One of the most important benefits you receive as a public employee is membership in the Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico. PERA provides a lifetime pension when you retire and a lifetime pension for your beneficiary as well, if one is chosen. PERA can assist you in preparing you for your future. Employees may also contribute to a Deferred Compensation Plan to supplement their retirement savings.

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We recognize that your life is made up of many pieces. You value your time with friends and family, wellness, spirituality, relaxation and, of course, your work life. NMRLD supports your work life balance.

Compensation at NMRLD

At NMRLD, we are committed to providing a fair and competitive compensation at all levels. Base salary for new employees is determined based on candidate experience and education, internal equity and departmental funding.

Diversity & Inclusion

The New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department strives to provide an inclusive, supportive community that values diversity in people and ideas. NMRLD maintains a commitment to diversity and inclusion, while being steadfast in our pledge to, opportunity and success for all.

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