Salaries start at $19.34 per hour for non-certified officers. Certified officers' salaries range from $21.12 to $32.74, depending on qualifications.
Up to $5,000 for certified officers. (Officer must be certified a minimum of one year with another law enforcement agency.) Call the Human Resources office, 575-439-4399 for more information.
Available to non-probationary officers: College degree, bilingual, field training officer, physical fitness.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
21.5 days per year. (PTO begins accruing upon hire, however, it is not available for use in your first six months of employment.)
Both single and family plans are available, with the City contributing a large percentage of the premium.
Officers are eligible for retirement after 25 years of service. The City pays 75% of employees' contributions.