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DHSEM is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring is done 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.

Detailed instructions regarding the application process can be found on the New Mexico State Personnel Office (SPO) website. All applications are accepted online. There is no provision for mailing or hand delivering applications.

You can find a list of all Job Opportunities with the State of New Mexico on the SPO website. For roles at DHSEM, select “Homeland Security & Emgncy Mgt” under the Agency tab on the left.

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

 

The following positions are organized according to DHSEM’s five operating bureaus: Homeland Security, Preparedness, Response & Recovery, Administrative Services, and the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

 

Homeland Security

Title: Homeland Security Specialist

Job ID: 115411

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The position serves as a Homeland Security Specialist focusing on threats, risks and vulnerabilities within the state of New Mexico, to include but not limited to domestic and international terrorism, violent extremism, transnational criminal organizations, suspicious activity reporting and analysis for the New Mexico All Source Intelligence Center (NMASIC).

Title: Senior Intel Analyst

Job ID: 112925

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This job ensures that the state fusion center and the Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources protection team within the Homeland Security Bureau is managed on a day-to-day basis, ensuring the collection, analysis and reporting on criminal intelligence and the collaboration and coordination of responses and support to terrorism related issues in the state. This role also encompasses grants management/oversight issues for the bureau and the role of facilities Security Officer to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations/laws regarding the security of classified and sensitive information. This role supports decision making and coordination efforts on behalf of the department and the Office of the Governor regarding terrorism and homeland security issues. This position performs oversight and quantity control of outgoing intelligence products. This position supervises two full-time employees which includes, managing, training, developing, and mentoring employees; preparing personnel action forms; hiring, terminating, and disciplining employees; and enforcing rules, policies, and procedures for staff.

Preparedness

Title: Training & Exercise Unit Manager

Job ID: 117902

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The position functions as the day-to-day Unit Manager for the Statewide Training and Exercise Program. The Unit Manager ensures stakeholders are being provided accurate and relevant technical assistance while managing diverse emergency management programs across all capability areas. The Unit Manager serves as the primary point of contact for the state-level Integrated Preparedness Plan. This position also serves as the State Exercise Officer, being responsible for the DHSEM annual exercise plan development and implementation. The Unit Manager provides direct supervision for three positions and indirect supervision for two additional positions. The Unit Manager will oversee the continuation of the conversion to hybrid training and exercise delivery (combined in-person and virtual). The position also serves as the Department’s representative on state-wide, regional and national training and exercise coordination with all levels of government, academia, non-profit organizations, and the private sector.

Title: Local Preparedness Program Staff Manager

Job ID: 117806

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The position manages the Local Preparedness Program which provides technical assistance through all functional areas in emergency management to local jurisdictions, Pueblos, Tribes, and Nations. The position manages and mentors the Local Preparedness Coordinators to:
1) ensure consistent state-wide technical assistance across grants and programs;
2) assess local jurisdictional program needs and capabilities for equipment purchases, planning, exercising and training; and 3) provide support to local jurisdictions and tribes as requested during hazard events and exercises.

Title: National Incident Management System / Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis Coordinator

Job ID: 117339

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The position serves as the Statewide Program Manager for the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis (THIRA). The position is responsible for NIMS and THIRA compliance activities supporting the State’s receipt of federal preparedness funding to meet core capability targets. In addition, the position provides oversight of the DHSEM Hazardous Materials Program. The position conducts monitoring visits and provides technical assistance to State agencies, Tribes, local government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations.

Title: Program Coordinator I-WIPP Coordinator

Job ID: 117276

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The DHSEM WIPP Coordinator builds capability for transportation emergency response planning, training and exercise by supporting communities along the Waste Isolation Pilot Project (WIPP) route. The WIPP Coordinator works to enhance statewide capability for hazardous materials preparedness and response to include prevention and detection of radiological events. The position is tasked with coordinating sustainable planning, training, exercise, and equipment purchasing activities to support environmentally sound hazardous materials prevention and response capabilities for statewide programs.

Title: Emergency Management Specialist – Operations Officer

Job ID: 117281

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: Position is responsible for the development and implementation of state level emergency response plans in accordance with New Mexico Operations System and Federal requirements. This position supports the department’s duties set forth in NMSA 9-28-5: coordinate the homeland security and emergency management efforts of all state, local government and tribal agencies, as well as enlist cooperation from private entities such as health care providers; provide information to the general public and private businesses essential to ensuring safety and security and to provide the Governor with timely information relating to emergencies, disasters and acts of terrorism or terrorist threats; coordinate state agency, local and tribal government plans for prevention, preparedness and response with a focus on an all-hazards approach; work with emergency response and emergency management programs, provide assistance in developing and conducting all-hazards response exercises for emergency responders, government officials, health care providers and others; and perform such other duties relating to homeland security as assigned by the Governor.

Title: Emergency Management Specialist – Local Preparedness Coordinator

Job ID: 116201

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position provides emergency management/homeland security technical assistance to local jurisdictions within the position’s assigned preparedness area and state-wide as assigned. Tracks requirements and work plans associated with local jurisdiction participation in the Emergency Management Program Grant (EMPG) and other Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Preparedness Grants. Ensures functionality, applicability and current relevance of all local emergency management plans. Supports the development of local mitigation plans and projects. Provides technical assistance with the federal National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliance for local jurisdictions. Supports emergency management exercises and training activities. Assists with resolution to issues between State/federal agencies and local jurisdictions. Serves as Subject Matter Expert in at least one specific special project area such as Mass Care/Sheltering, Community Emergency Response Team, preparedness planning or similar.

RESPONSE AND RECOVERY

Title: Administrative Operations Manager I – Recovery Manager

Job ID: 115206

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: Position is responsible for administering and supervising staff responsible for federal and state disaster recovery programs and serves as the State Coordinating Officer (SCO) for emergencies or a major disaster declarations. Position provides operational oversight and direction of the disaster or emergency on behalf of the DHSEM Cabinet Secretary/Governor’s Authorized Representative (GAR) for Recovery and Disaster Field Operations. The SCO converts the GAR’s strategic recovery vision into tactical plans within the overall Incident Recovery Strategy and executes them on behalf of the State. 

 

Title: Staff Manager / Operations Manager

Job ID: 113196

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position will lead the operations function of the agency within the Response and Recovery Bureau to include crisis coordination in preparation and response to a man-made, technological, or naturally occurring event or disaster. The position manages, communicates and delegates tasks to subordinates and ensures those tasks are completed pursuant to policies, procedures, state, and federal laws and regulations. Communications both verbally and in writing, and ensuring interoperability both internally and externally.

Title: Emergency Management Specialist – Recovery Officer

Job ID: 112787

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The position serves as a Recovery Officer for the Recovery Unit within the Response and Recovery Bureau.  The primary focus and responsibilities are to provide assistance in the administration of disaster recovery grant programs for statewide disasters and emergencies.  The incumbent will coordinate and co-administer disaster recovery grant programs, ensuring that they are implemented and carried out according to state and federal program requirements.  The programs to be assigned are: 1) State Disaster Assistance Program; 2) FEMA Public Assistance Program; and 3) FEMA Fire Management Assistance Program.  Additional recovery programs may be added based on state or federal program requirements.  The incumbent must develop and demonstrate competency with state and federal fiscal management practices, prepare disaster budgets, and track grant payments and other financial transactions, review project specifications, conduct project inspections and public presentations.

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

Title: Accountant & Auditor

Job ID: 115833

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This job exists to process grant draw downs, reconciliations and closeouts for non-disaster grants awarded to DHSEM.

Title: Financial Specialist – Advanced

Job ID: 115705

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This job exists to process travel for department employees and non-employees whose travel to attend DHSEM workshops and is paid by the department, p-card purchases and emergency operation purchases.

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE

Title: Code Enforcement Inspector

Job ID: 118463

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position performs inspections on building, structures, fire protection systems and other public occupied facilities as required by New Mexico statue 59A-52 “The State Fire Marshal,” NMAC 10-25-5 “FIRE PREVENTION AND PUBLIC OCCUPANCY”

Title: State Fire Investigator

Job ID: 118108

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position assists local, state, federal, and tribal law enforcement and fire departments with fire/arson investigations. Additionally, the position assists the Office of the Medical Investigator with fire related death investigations.

Title: State Fire Academy Operations Manager

Job ID: 118493

Location: Socorro          

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position oversees the day to day operations of the instructional staff and the adjunct staff.  Ensures that all classes are scheduled and that testing meets IFSAC and Pro Board requirements. Ensures that all classes meet National Fire Protection Standards. Is responsible for the safety of all classes conducted and that all environment laws are followed.  Assists the Deputy State Fire Marshal of the Training Bureau with the management of the State Firefighters Training Academy in developing and coordinating all training activities as required by Article 59A-52 to meet the needs of 395 Fire Departments (approximately 9,0000 New Mexico Firefighters) in obtaining various levels of certification to meet and comply with all Federal, State and National standards. 

Title: Fire Academy Purchasing Agent

Job ID: 118248

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: Assist Deputy State Fire Marshal/Bureau Chief in developing the annual base operating budget for the Fire Academy by analyzing historical expenditure trends and current needs of the Fire Academy for the purpose of adjusting expenses; document rationale for budget request; provide verbal explanation of requested amounts.  Provide recommendations on changes based on analysis of historical expenditure trends. Monitor, review and recommend approval of expenditures; verify the adequacy of line-item appropriations ensuring expenditures are submitted and approved in accordance to State Purchasing and agency policies, rules and regulation; provide budget status information to Deputy State Fire Marshal/Bureau Chief and make recommendations for budget adjustments.