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Classified Employment Opportunities at the NMPRC


Please view employment opportunities at the NMPRC, then apply at the State Personnel Office website.



The NMPRC is accepting applications for a Chief General Counsel. The position advises the Commission on regulatory matters, including rulemakings and adjudicatory proceedings involving the regulation of electric and gas utilities, telecommunications providers, and motor carriers; represents the Commission in federal and state trial and appellate courts. Manages and oversees day to day operations of General Counsel Division
Minimum qualifications:  JD from an accredited law school; ten years of experience in the practice of law, including at least four years of administrative or regulatory law practice and three years of staff supervision; admission to the New Mexico Bar or commitment to taking and passing Bar Exam within six months of hire.  Background in public utilities, telecommunications, transportation, engineering, economics, accounting, litigation, or appellate practice preferred.
Salary: $56,239- $139,190 per year (plus benefits). Salary based on qualifications and experience. This is a GOVEX “at will” position. The State of NM is  an EOE Employer.

Apply: Submit letter of interest, résumé, writing sample and three references to: Human Resources, Attn. Rene Kepler, Renes.Kepler@state.nm.us by July 6, 2018


The New Mexico Fire Protection Grant Council currently has two vacancies; one slot appointed by the NM Public Regulation Commission and one appointed by the Governor to represent Congressional District #1.

Interested parties should have:

  • an operational understanding of the fire service (career and volunteer, municipal and rural);
  • a clear understanding of the ISO Rating Schedule and criteria;
  • the ability to commit to attending a minimum of four meetings per year;
  • access to and the ability to use computer technology;
  • ability to successfully pass a background check; and
  • a strong desire to improve the fire service of New Mexico.

Persons interested in serving on the Grant Council for the FY19 grant cycle are asked to submit an expression of interest by Friday, May 25th to Mr. Ernest Archuleta, Chief of Staff for the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission by email to: ErnestD.Archuleta@state.nm.us.

To apply for the Governor’s appointment, visit the Governor’s Office website:  http://www.governor.state.nm.us/ApplyForBoards.aspx

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