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State government to hold multi-agency ‘rapid hire’ event

For Immediate Release
December 14, 2021

Contact: Stacy Johnston
Acting Public Information Officer



State government to hold multi-agency ‘rapid hire’ event


(Albuquerque, NM) – The state government of New Mexico today announced multi-agency rapid hire event to fast track hiring for vacant state jobs in and around the Santa Fe area.

Twelve agencies will be participating in the event, which will take place December 15, 2021, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Screeners from the Department of Workforce Solutions will be on-hand to review applicant resumes and schedule for interviews same day.

“The commitment from participating agencies is to issue employment offers within 24 hours,” said Ricky Serna, Acting Director for the State Personnel Office. “This provides applicants with an opportunity to begin work with the State of New Mexico before the end of the year.”

The event will be held at La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe. Rapid-hire events are designed to attract applicants and simplify the hiring process by providing on-site job interviews. Selected applicants can receive a conditional job offer the same day or shortly after.

Details on positions included in this event, as well as open positions across the state, may be viewed on the State Personnel Office website at https://spo.state.nm.us. Available positions range from entry level to upper management, applicants are encouraged to review open positions before attending. Human Resources staff will be on hand to help guide candidates to openings that match their experience and interests.

This event will adhere to COVID safe practices with masks and physical distancing required.

Applicants should bring copies of an updated resume, three supervisory references, school transcripts and proof of right to work in the United States (if applicable). Professional attire is recommended.

Participating agencies include the Departments of Health, Information Technology, Early Childhood Education and Care, Vocational Rehabilitation, Workforce Solutions, Environment, Public Education, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Aging and Long Term Services, Game and Fish, Cultural Affairs, and Children, Youth and Families.





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