Careers

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.Find 

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Current Positions

Legal Secretary

Provides professional, prompt and courteous customer service to the public, attorneys and agency staff. Supports court monitoring activities and produces records of proceedings pursuant to WCA rules and statutes. Reviews and proofreads legal documents for electronic filing. Organizes and files exhibits and hearing logs with the Clerk of the Court at the direction of judges, mediators and agency administration. Supports judges in the resolution of workers' compensation disputes. Communicates with injured workers, insurance carriers and attorneys to schedule mediations, hearings and trials. Conducts court monitoring duties for the agency, reviews legal documents for filing and maintains case information into agency databases.

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Posted (9/30/2022)


Accountant & Auditor

Safeguards the workers' compensation benefits of injured workers against insolvencies and bankruptcies and regulates compliance with laws and regulations. Performs audits and provides continuous monitoring of self-insured employers to ensure sufficient resources for injured worker benefits. Audits and examines employer, insurer and third party administrator records to evaluate and verify financial position, solvency and compliance with law and regulation. Maintains current, accurate and comprehensive records and information on assigned inventory. Serves as liaison between agency and customers and stakeholders. 

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Posted (9/23/2022)


Business Operations Specialist (Las Cruces)

Provides administrative support to the Las Cruces field office staff; provides court monitoring assistance for hearings held in the Las Cruces field office. Functions as the first point of contact for the Las Cruces field office. Produces correspondence, provides secretarial support, maintains supplies; prepares mail; keeps updated documents and reports in Field Programs share drive. Monitors, logs hearings and assists in person or via video conference hearings. Certification as a court monitor completed within six months of hire.

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Posted (9/23/2022)

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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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