Human Resources Generalist III

Human Resources Division



Apply by 06/20/2024


$26.40 – $38.28 Hourly

$54,905 – $79,613 Annually

This position is a Pay Band BI

Posting Details

New Mexico Department of Justice/Human Resources Division.

Interviews are anticipated to be conducted within two weeks of closing date.

Why does the job exist?

HR offer sees the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource Division. Ensures HR objectives are in-line with organizational objectives, NMDOJ mission and vision statement. This position requires proficiency in understanding federal, state and local laws. Having a sound knowledge base in human resources and the ability to be responsive to the needs of the staff, Directors and our Executive Management teams.

How does it get done?

Personnel/Position Management – Executes from start to completion the personnel/positions actions (hiring, promotion, reclassification, termination, etc.) ensuring accuracy and appropriate internal controls are maintained and external guidelines and deadlines are met. Payroll Management – Responsible for the accuracy and completion of payroll by addressing exceptions, working with timekeepers and approvers to ensure all payroll deadlines are met before payroll closes. Audits payroll using a series of reports and queries to ensure accuracy. Providing necessary data to the Financial Control Division to support and ensure alignment with our budget process. On-boarding and Off-boarding. Directs HR operations in relation to on-boarding and off boarding.

Who are the customers?

Department of Justice staff.

Ideal Candidate

A preferred candidate would be proficient working in HCM, the State-s Statewide – Human Resource – Payroll Management – Benefits – FMLA, ADA, Worker Compensation and Ergonomic Processes – Reporting system known as SHARE and be extremely familiar working on position and personnel actions.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree in any field and one (1) year of experience in human resource operations; recruitment, selection, payroll, compensation and benefits administration, labor relations, investigations, HR related training experience and/or occupational analysis. Substitutions apply.

Substitution Table

These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

Education Experience
1 High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 5 years of experience
2 Associate’s degree AND 3 years of experience
3 Bachelor’s degree AND 1 year of experience
4 Master’s degree or higher AND 0 year of experience

• Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.

• If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of “semester hours” in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.

Employment Requirements

Must possess and maintain a current Defensive Driving Course Certificate from the State of New Mexico or must pass and receive Defensive Driving Course Certification as a condition of continued employment as some statewide travel maybe required. Employment is subject to criminal background check and is conditional pending results of criminal background check. Be of good moral character and not have been convicted of a felony offense by a court of this state, any other state or the United States.

Working Conditions

Office setting, exposure to Visual/Video Display terminal (VDT) and extensive personal computer and telephone usage with extended periods of sitting, including during public meetings and hearings. Must be able to lift 25 lbs, and some sitting, standing, bending and reaching may be required. Some occasional travel, including overnight travel, may be required in and out of state.

Supplemental Information


Agency Contact Information: Dean Woulard

For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.


Bargaining Unit Position