Officer Jonah Hernandez – EOW 02/11/2024

Deputy Chief Natividad and I were honored to represent the Belen Police Department at the funeral services of our fallen brother, Officer Jonah Hernandez from the Las Cruces Police Department. Our hearts are heavy as we extend our deepest condolences to Officer Hernandez’s family and our Las Cruces brothers and sisters during this difficult time. Our thoughts and support are … Read More

Become a Belen Police Officer

The City of Belen Police Department will be holding the Physical Exam for those interested in becoming a Belen Police Officer. The Exams will be on March 2nd, 16th, and 30th from 9am – 11am at the Belen High School Football Field, 1619 W Delgado Ave. Requirements You don’t need to sign up prior to the Exam, you may just … Read More

A Heartfelt Thank You to Hessinger’s Plumbing: Sprinkler Repair Heroes

As the spirit of spring begins to stir, communities everywhere are gearing up for outdoor activities, and here in Belen, the Vivian Ball Fields are no exception. However, ensuring that these fields are ready for action requires more than just enthusiasm; it demands dedication and hard work. That’s why we are incredibly grateful to Hessinger’s Plumbing for stepping up in … Read More

We’re Hiring: Judicial Court Clerk I

The City of Belen is accepting applications for a full-time Judicial Court Clerk I. The starting annual salary $31,200 ($15/hr). A full benefits package including retirement, healthcare and more is offered to full-time employees. Requirements Read full job descriptionand apply online at www.belen-nm.gov/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities/. Please attach resume, diploma, degree, and any certifications to your application. The deadline to apply is Thursday, … Read More

Presidents’ Day Closure

All City of Belen buildings and offices will be closed on Monday, February 19th in observance of Presidents’ Day. Trash routes will not be impacted and will run as scheduled.

National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day

Today, on National School Resource Officer Appreciation Day, the City of Belen takes a moment to extend our deepest gratitude to the dedicated people who serve as our School Resource Officers (SROs). These remarkable officers play an invaluable role in safeguarding our schools and nurturing a secure environment for our students to thrive. In Belen, our SROs are more than … Read More

We’re Hiring: Library Technician II – Youth & Outreach Services

The City of Belen is accepting applications for one full-time Library Technician II – Youth & Outreach Services. The starting annual salary is $33,280 ($16/hr). A full benefits package including retirement, healthcare, and more is offered to full-time employees. Requirements You may read the full job description and apply online at www.belen-nm.gov/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities/. Please attach resume, diploma, degree, and any certifications … Read More

We’re Hiring: Professional Standards Officer Belen PD

The City of Belen is accepting applications for a Professional Standards Officer in the Police Department. The starting annual salary is $56,160 ($27/hr). Requirements You may read the full job description and apply online at www.belen-nm.gov/departments/human-resources/employment-opportunities/. Please attack resume, diploma, degree and any certifications to your application. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 27, 2024 by 5pm.

Whistle Stop Cafe Valentine Lunch

The Whistle Stop Cafe is open tomorrow to celebrate Valentine’s Day with you! We’ve made plenty extra, and we hope not to run out! Our Lunch Special will be Chicken and Dumplings, Corn on the Cob and a petite French Roll for dunking! Plus, so many things CHOCOLATE! We open at 12:00 Noon!

Leap Back to the 80s!

Put on your best 80s outfits and join the Aging and Long-Term Services Department (ALTSD) Cabinet Secretary, Jen Paul Schroer for an 80s themed fitness class to celebrate the Leap Year! This totally rad event will be held at the Valencia County Older American Program Senior Center (715 S Main St, Belen, NM 87002) on February 29, 2024 at 10:30am. … Read More