City of Belen, The Hub City

Employment Opportunities

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.

Employment Application
Volunteer Waiver Form
City of Belen

To submit an application or for more information about a job posting contact:

Mary Lucy Baca,
Phone:(505) 966-2741

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Belen City Hall, 100 Main St., Belen, NM 87002

The City of Belen is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position available:

The City of Belen is accepting applications for: Police Officers

who want to make a difference in the community. Generous fringe benefit package.


  • Able to pass physical fitness, written, oral, medical, psychological, background & pre-employment tests;
  • US citizen, 21 Yrs. or older, HS diploma or GED;
  • No criminal hist. or adverse driving record;
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule
  • If uncertified, willing to become certified within one year from date of hire.

Job description and applications available at the City of Belen Human Resources Dept., 100 South Main, Belen, NM 87002

Human Resources Manager

Minimal Pay: Exempt-$41,600 per year

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Performs administrative, technical and professional work in the Human Resources Dept.  Includes enforcement of city personnel policies and procedures, employee relations, classification, compensation, recruitment, labor relations, training and risk management duties. 


Bachelors degree in human resources, public or personnel administration, business management or a closely related field
Five (5) years experience in a human resources capacity or equivalent of experience and training that meets the knowledge, skills and abilities of the position
Good oral and written communication skills
Supervisory skills, payroll, Risk Management, benefits, legal processes skills a must
Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, other City personnel and the public
Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities with minimal supervision.
Must be computer literate with various software (i.e. Caselle, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, internet, E-mail, etc.)
Able to train and/or coordinate in all aspects of Human Resources Management
Possess a valid New Mexico driver’s license
Ability to pass drug testing

Applications and job description available at the City of Belen Human Resources Dept., 100 South Main, Belen, NM 87002 


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5:00PM FRIDAY, Friday, September 18th or until filled.

The City of Belen is an Equal Opportunity Employer