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Employment applications for positions at the City of Belen are available on line.

These forms are available in Adobe format and can be download and printed to be completed by hand or filled out on line and printed. To apply for any of the open positions listed here, follow these instructions:

  1. Click on here for the application.
  2. Fill it out and save it to your computer.
  3. At the top of the first page of the application is a "Print" button. Upon completion, print the application and sign it.
  4. The application MUST be submitted by E-Mail, Mail or In Person. FAXES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  5. Click here to upload completed application
  6. Click here to upload resume. Completed resume must accompany an application.

Submit an application ONLY for open positions by the deadline shown with each opening. Applications for Police, Fire and Rescue follow a different process. Visit those respective sites for instructions on how to apply for positions there.


City of Belen
100 S. Main St.
Belen, NM 87002


Human Resources Director

Claudia Hart-Eylicio

Phone: 505-966-2741

Fax: 505-864-8408



Monday - Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The City of Belen is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Positions Available

Certified Police Officer

THE CITY OF BELEN is accepting applications for:


Certified Police Officer

Minimal Pay: $19.25


SUMMARY OF DUTIES:  This position is responsible for the efficient performance of required duties conforming to the rules, regulations, and general orders contained herein. Duties shall consist of, but are not limited to, police responsibilities necessary to the safety and good order of the community.




  • A high school diploma or GED.
  • Certified completion of New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy.
  • Two (2) years of patrol experience.
  • Possess a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.
  • Officers need to have knowledge of resources available to the department, particularly as related to juveniles.
  • Knowledge of police investigative techniques and techniques of identification.
  • General knowledge of rules of evidence and laws of search and seizure.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with juveniles, parents, school officials, fellow workers and public.
  • Show the ability to question and interview skillfully.
  • Ability to organize and prepare clear and concise oral and written reports.
  • Exercise skill in the use of firearms and police equipment.
  • The employee is required to perform shift work which may include days, evenings, nights, including weekends and holidays.


Applications and job description available at Belen City Hall, 100 South Main, and on the City’s web site.  http://www.belen-nm.gov/.  For more information, please call the Office of Human Resources at 966-2741.




City of Belen Disclaimer:

The City of Belen is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace Employer.

All final candidates are subject to a pre-employment drug test, and employment background check.


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