Human Resources & Job Opportunities


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NMDA 2019 Staff

For the most up-to-date information, please visit the new NMDA Employment Opportunities page on the new NMDA website.

Are you looking for a new job? Ready to take the next step in your career? New Mexico Department of Agriculture may have the job that’s right for you.

Staff Opportunities

NMDA Inspector,Inter-Possible Career Development Opportunity Join our Dairy team as an Inspector Intermediate in Northeast, NM/Curry County.  Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3 years directly related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.  This position may be underfilled as an NMDA Inspector,Associate on a career development plan if unable to fill at the NMDA Inspector,Intermediate level.  Minimum requirements for the associate level: Bachelor’s degree in related field, no previous work experience.  Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services may be used to meet the minimum requirements.  NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 22, 2022. 

NMDA Inspector,Inter-Possible Career Development Opportunity Join our Standards and Consumer Services team as an Inspector Intermediate in Northeast, NM (Curry and Quay counties).  Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3 years directly related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services.  This position may be underfilled as an NMDA Inspector,Associate on a career development plan if unable to fill at the NMDA Inspector,Intermediate level.  Minimum requirements for the associate level: Bachelor’s degree in related field, no previous work experience.  Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services may be used to meet the minimum requirements.  NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 23, 2022. 

Nat Res-Plcy/Plan Anlyst,Inter Join our Ag Programs and Resources Division team as a Nat Res-Plcy/Plan Anlyst,Inter in Las Cruces, NM.  Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three (3) years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined. No equivalency.  NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 11, 2022. 

Nat Res-Plcy/Plan Anlyst,Inter Join our Ag Programs and Resources Division team as a Nat Res-Plcy/Plan Anlyst,Inter in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three (3) years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined. No equivalency.  NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 11, 2022. 

Chemist Join our State Chemist Laboratory team as a Chemist in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three (3) years of professional experience  related to the standard duties as outlined. No equivalency.  NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply:  May 22, 2022. 

Program Specialist Join our Agricultural Production Services team as a Program Specialist in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and one (1) year of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined. No equivalency.  NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 06, 2022. 

Vet Lab Specialist,Assc Join our Veterinary Diagnostic Services team as a Vet Lab Specialist,Assc in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Minimum requirements: Associate’s degree, no previous work experience.  Any equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services may be used to meet the minimum requirements.  NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 06, 2022. 

Vet Lab Scientist,Assc Join our Veterinary Diagnostic Services team as a Vet Lab Scientist,Assc in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and one (1) year of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined. No equivalency.   NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 06, 2022. 

NMDA Inspector,Sr-Possible Career Development Opportunity Join our Entomol and Nursery Ind Bureau team as an Inspector, Sr in Albuquerque, NM.  Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 5 years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined. No equivalency.   This position may be underfilled as an NMDA Inspector,Inter on a career development plan if unable to fill at the NMDA Inspector,Sr level.  Minimum requirements for the intermediate level: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 3 years directly related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience as approved by Human Resource Services. .  NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 17, 2022. 

Program Specialist Join our Entomol and Nursery Ind Bureau team as a Program Specialist in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and one (1) year of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined. No equivalency.  NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 17, 2022. 

Program Specialist Join our Produce Safety  team as a Program Specialist in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and one (1) year of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined. No equivalency.  NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 06, 2022. 

Accountant,Sr Join our Business Support Services  team as an Accountant,Sr in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy and Three (3) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outline or Bachelor’s degree and successful completion of at least 15 credit hours of Accounting (ACCT) course work and three (3) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.   NMSU is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  Deadline to apply: May 11, 2022. 


Student Employment Opportunities

Currently there are no student opportunities available. 

If you have specific questions about positions at New Mexico Department of Agriculture, or can’t find the information you are trying to locate, please contact NMDA Human Resources at (575) 646-7523 or send us an email. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at the New Mexico Department of Agriculture.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

New Mexico State University, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation, or protected veteran status in its programs and activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs and activities. Inquiries may be directed to the Executive Director, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity, P.O. Box 30001, 1130 E. University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575-646-3635; equity@nmsu.edu.

NMSU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request an accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity, O’Loughlin House, 1130 E. University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575-646-3635 or equity@nmsu.edu . One week advance notice is appreciated. To request this document in an alternate form, please contact the NMDA HR Coordinator, PO Box 30001 MSC 3189, 3190 S. Espina, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575-646-7523; nmdahr@nmda.nmsu.edu. (8/2017 version)

 
 

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