Job Opportunities at the New Mexico Workers' Compensation Administration

Thank you for your interest in working at the New Mexico Workers' Compensation Administration. Come work with us to support our mission and goals. View our available positions below.

NMWCA is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring takes place without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

To apply, visit the New Mexico State Personnel Office (SPO) website, and follow the detailed instructions on how to apply for a job. Applications are accepted online, with no provision for mailing, hand-delivering or faxing applications. Be sure to include all required paperwork, to include a resume and any other required documents, as well as the specifically identified Job Reference ID number.

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Notice of Judicial Vacancy

The New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration announces a vacant judge position in Albuquerque. The position is exempt, with an initial one-year term, and a possible reappointment to a subsequent five-year term. Interested applicants must be licensed by, and in good standing with the New Mexico Supreme Court to practice law in New Mexico, with five years of experience as a practicing attorney. A background check will be performed prior to hiring. Attorneys interested in applying for the judge vacancy must complete a judicial application and submit to the WCA along with a resume and legal writing sample by close of business, Monday, July 15, 2024, to the attention of WCA Director Robert E. Doucette, Jr. Completed application packets should be labeled “WCA Judge Vacancy,” and mailed to the Workers’ Compensation Administration, Attn: Director’s Office, PO Box 27198, Albuquerque, NM, 87125-7198; or transmitted via email to

Click here document to complete the judge application.

Current Positions

Please check the State Personnel Office website at for updated job postings.


If you have additional questions regarding the job application process with the State of New Mexico, please contact SPO customer recruitment specialist at 505-476-7759.

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