Employee Benefits

At the center of New Mexico’s legal system, the New Mexico Department of Justice (NMDOJ) offers an enriching and fulfilling career path for those passionate about justice and the rule of law. Our commitment to our employees extends beyond providing an invigorating work environment. At the NMDOJ, we understand that your career is just one aspect of your life, and we strive to offer a comprehensive benefits package that supports you in all areas.

Insurance Options

Our robust Employee Benefits Bureau provides a host of benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, ensuring that you and your family are always covered. The State of New Mexico offer life and disability insurance options. 

Everyone has unique needs, which is why the State of New Mexico offers a variety of insurance options. Whether it’s comprehensive health care coverage or long-term disability insurance, you can customize your plan to suit your lifestyle and needs.

You can explore available benefits here and view current premium rates.

Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)

As an employee of the New Mexico Department of Justice, you will automatically become a member of the New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA). PERA offers a defined benefit plan that, upon your retirement, means you’ll receive a lifetime monthly benefit based on your years of dedicated service and earnings.  

Hybrid Work Model

We believe in creating a work environment that fosters productivity, flexibility and work-life balance. We offer a hybrid work model, allowing you to blend in-office days with work-from-home days. This approach provides the best of both worlds: the collaboration and community of in-person work, with the flexibility and convenience of remote work.  Our hybrid schedule is available at all three of our core locations: Santa Fe, Albuquerque, and Las Cruces .