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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 the button on the left to open the Employment 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 in person or by mail. FAXES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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


Lashae Latasa

Human Resources Manager

Phone: 505-966-2741

Fax: 505-966-2741


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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Application For Employment

An Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
*What is your full name?  
*What is your home address? 
*What is your phone number? 
*What is your email? 
*What position are you applying for? 
*Are you eligible to work in the US?
*Are you at least 18 years or older? (If no, you may be required to provide authorization to work?)
*Have you ever been terminated from employment or asked to resign by an employer?
If yes, please provide company name and details
*Can you work any shift?
*Can you work overtime, including weekends?
*Are you able to perform the essential functions of the job for which you are applying, with or without a reasonable accommodation?

Employment Desired

*What date are you available to start? 
*Hourly Rate/Salary desired? 
*Position Desired 
*Are you currently employed?
*If yes, may we contact your present employer?

Previous Employment

*Please share your employment history with the name of the employer, job title, hourly rate/salary, work address, reason for leaving, telephone number, supervisor name and dates employed 

Referral Source

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Applicants Statement

I hereby affirm that the information provided on this application and accompanying resume, if any is true andcomplete to the best of my knowledge. I also agree that falsified information or significant omissions maydisqualify me from further consideration for employment and may be considered justification for dismissal ifdiscovered at a later date.I authorized all persons listed above and on the accompanying resume, if any to give the City of Belen any andall information concerning my previous employment and education and any pertinent information they may have, 5personal or otherwise, and release all parties, such persons and the City of Belen, from liability for any damagethat may result from furnishing said information to the City of Belen.I understand and agree that I may be required to take a drug screening test. I hereby give my voluntary consentfor a urine sample to be collected from me and submitted for testing. I also consent to the release of test results tothe City of Belen for its use. I understand that any positive drug test result may preclude my employment.
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