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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: Intel Grant Manager

Job ID72308

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position exists to serve as a Grant Manager for the Intel Bureau for DHSEM federal grants. This position will be responsible for direct oversight of the federal grant strategic plan, project budget, contracts, operations and federal and state reporting. This will be accomplished through planning, development, oversight and evaluation of Preparedness programs, and policies and procedures.

Title: Senior Intel Analyst

Job ID10103257

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 discipling employees; and enforcing rules, policies, and procedures for staff.

Preparedness

Title: Program Coordinator – SPR Coordinator

Job ID: 23128

Location: Santa Fe         

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The position serves as the Statewide Coordinator for the New Mexico Threat Hazard Identification and Risk Analysis (THIRA) and Stakeholders Preparedness Review (SPR). The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day THIRA and SPR compliance activities supporting the State’s receipt of federal preparedness funding. The position administers the resources and operational activities for the THIRA and SPR; and ensures activities are in alignment with DHSEM’s Strategic Plan, Federal Grant Guidance, National Incident Management System (NIMS) Doctrine, and the National Preparedness Goal. The position monitors compliance and serves as the Department’s THIRA and SPR subject matter expert. Responsibilities include conducting monitoring visits and providing technical assistance with preparedness activities to meet the core capability targets within the emergency management mission areas of: prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery. Technical assistance is provided to partner agencies, local jurisdictions, tribal entities, private sector, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).

Title: NIMS Coordinator

Job ID: 10107941

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The position serves as the Statewide Coordinator for the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The Statewide Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day NIMS compliance activities supporting the State’s receipt of federal non-disaster grant funding. The position administers the resources and operational activities for NIMS and ensures activities are in alignment with DHSEM’s Strategic Plan, NIMS Doctrine, the National Preparedness Goal, and Federal Non-Disaster Grant Guidance. The position monitors compliance and serves as the Department’s NIMS subject matter expert. Responsibilities include conducting monitoring visits and providing technical assistance for achieving NIMS compliance. Technical assistance is provided to partner agencies, local jurisdictions, tribal entities, private sector, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The position provides policy interpretation regarding the major components of NIMS: preparedness; communications and information management; resource management; and command and coordination. The position organizes, coordinates, and facilitates the activities of the New Mexico Qualifications Review Board (QRB) for the credentialing of emergency operations personnel as part of New Mexico’s compliance with the National Qualifications System (NQS).

Title: Preparedness Grant Manager

Job ID72308

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position exists to serve as a Grant Manager for the Preparedness Bureau for DHSEM federal grants. This position will be responsible for direct oversight of the federal grant strategic plan, project budget, contracts, operations and federal and state reporting. This will be accomplished through planning, development, oversight and evaluation of Preparedness programs, and policies and procedures.

Title: Training & Exercise Manager

Job ID66443

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.

RESPONSE AND RECOVERY

Title: Operations Officer – Emergency Management Specialist

Job ID75154

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The 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 Governor. The Operations Officer carries a Department issued smart phone for official use without compensation and is subject to recall during disasters and other emergencies. This position will be required to work an on-call shift and may also be subject to work weekends.

Title: Assets, Facilities & Logistics (LESO 1033) Mgr

Job ID27046

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The federal Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) excess military equipment program (1033) allows for the transfer of excess military equipment from the federal Department of Defense (DOD) to non-military law enforcement agencies in New Mexico, but only when certain conditions are met, and “controlled” type property is continually monitored and inventoried pursuant to federal and state guidelines. This is a very time consuming and precise position that must ensure that the law enforcement enterprise in New Mexico does not become militarized through participation in this program. 

Title: Administrative Operations Manager I – Recovery Manager

Job ID: 17935

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 for Recovery and Disaster Field Operations. The SCO converts the Governor’s Authorized Representative’s strategic recovery vision into tactical plans within the overall Incident Recovery Strategy and executes them on behalf of the State. Position is also responsible for Federal and State individual assistance program and therefore must be knowledgeable in other recovery programs such as Small Business Administration, Homeowner’s Insurance, and other applicable programs. 

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

TitleHR Training & Labor Specialist – Advanced

Job ID: 10113570

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position provides human resources support to the Department and will focus mainly on recruitment and employee orientation. This position assists the HR Manager with payroll duties (backup), compensation and classification, benefits, training and other human resource duties as needed.

TitleASB Administrator

Job ID: 10102897

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position will analyze, appraise, and make recommendations concerning operational/financial audits, and accounting, financial, and other management control systems. Ascertain compliance with established accounting and auditing policies, plans, and procedures; independently conduct internal and/or external financial or operational audits of accounting and other management control systems, which involve multiple funding sources and legal issues; interact with team members or customers to produce results.

Title: IT Technology Officer

Job ID: 71107

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: This position will serve as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) including the State Fire Marshals Office (SFMO) and its satellite offices including the Fire Academy in Socorro, and at the Albuquerque TIWA building; The CTO will provide leadership, vision, and strategic planning in the management of personnel, annual budgets, cost effectiveness, contracts, IT projects and programs for all areas of information systems and technology in support of the Agency; The CTO must take charge of all emergency response IT infrastructure and will have oversight of all areas of information systems and technology, including innovation, policy, planning, design, integration, delivery, evaluation, privacy, security, incident response and continuity.

STATE FIRE MARSHAL’S OFFICE

Title: State Fire Investigator (Statewide Positions)

Job ID: 72399

Location: Socorro & Statewide

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: Management Analyst – O

Job ID: 4223

Location: Santa Fe

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Description: The position participates in management meetings in order to provide a high level of administrative support that entails extensive details; requires highly organized tiles and processes applying effective communication to successfully organize the distribution of both the annual fire protection funds and the fire grant funds. This position is vital to the Fire Service Support Bureau ensuring accuracy of all certified fire department files utilizing a sophisticated database. Position is identified as the Office point of contact for the FEMA maintained National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) for the State of New Mexico.