Bernalillo County (New Mexico)

Government, Community & Emergency Services

With its distinct cultural heritage and vibrant communities, Bernalillo County is a government entity responsible for serving the most populous county in New Mexico.

Over thirty different departments serve the public providing access to mental health, housing support, public recreation and parks, public safety, animal care services, senior services, emergency and disaster response, infrastructure maintenance and development, and much more. We actively collaborate with local businesses, organizations, and educational institutions to create opportunities to enhance the quality of life for our community.

Our commitment to excellence flows from our Strategic Plan to ensure our focus on serving the public and providing for our employees. Our core principles of; ethics, fiscal responsibility, being adaptable and responsive, providing employees with work-life balance, and being transparent in all we do are the pillars of who we are as an organization.

In addition to supporting our community, Bernalillo County is committed to cultivating a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Our primary goal is to ensure the well-being and prosperity of our employees by fostering a safe and inclusive environment.

If you are interested in a rewarding career with growth opportunities, a healthy work-life balance, and some of the best benefits around, Bernalillo County is the place for you.


1852 County Founded
2,500+ Employees

Perks of being an Employee

Employees enjoy many thoughtful rewards such as a generous leave program, career development opportunities, remote & flex-work options as appropriate, longevity pay, education assistance, a full range of health benefits, employee-centered wellness programs, low or no-cost health care clinic, lucrative retirement, and so much more.

Some benefits include:

  • Health/ Dental/ Vision/ Life Insurance
  • 13 Paid Federal Holidays
  • 3 Paid Personal Holidays
  • 13 Paid Days Annual Leave
  • 13 Paid Days Sick Leave
  • PERA Retirement Pension Plan
  • 457 Deferred Savings Plan
  • Longevity Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

In addition, we have hosted a variety of events to recognize achievements and to express our appreciation of all Bernalillo County employees.

Employment Opportunities

Bernalillo County offers a range of exciting career opportunities. Whether you are seeking part time, temporary, or full

time employment, we have positions available to suit your career aspirations and personal development goals. For those starting out in their careers, Bernalillo County extends internships to high school and college level students which allows for practical skill development and hands-on experience. By providing tools to nurture personal development, our employees will continue to advance in their careers. We actively support professional growth from within which is why we have invested in mentorships, trainings, leadership development programs, and succession planning. For a list of our current openings, please visit (URL Coming).


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