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Join our team now to take advantage of our hiring bonuses.

The City of Albuquerque is offering hiring bonuses! Bonus are for new hires starting August 14, 2021 - September 18, 2022. Join our team now to take advantage of these bonuses and jumpstart your career with the City. Bonuses start at $750. Review the full bonus information.

We have job opportunities across departments to fit different interests and skills. In addition to competitive pay, our retirement and family benefits plans make the City of Albuquerque one of the top employers in New Mexico. Learn more about our employee benefits.

Public Safety Hiring Bonuses

Department Position Type Hiring Bonus
Police Internal Affairs Investigator (UN) New Hire $1,500
Police Prisoner Transport Officer (ATO) New Hire $1,500
Police Police Service Aide (PSA) New Hire $1,500
Police Dispatchers: 911 & 242-COPS
Telecommunication Operator II (C2)
Telecommunication Operator II (C2C)
New Hire $1,500
Police Dispatchers: 911 & 242-COPS
Telecommunication Operator I (C1)
Telecommunication Operator I (C1C)
New Hire $1,500
Police Police Cadet (PC0) New Hire $10,000
Police Police Officer Lateral (PD0) Lateral Hire + New Hire $15,000
Fire Rescue Firefighter Paramedic (3/C Cadet) New Hire $15,000
Community Safety ACS Community Responder (CR1) New Hire $750
Animal Welfare Animal Services Officers (J12) New Hire $1,500
Municipal Development Security Officer (J12) New Hire $750

City of Albuquerque Hiring Bonuses

Department Position Type Hiring Bonus
Animal Welfare Animal Handler (B23) New Hire $750
Animal Welfare Veterinarian Assistant New Hire $750
Finance & Admin  Senior Buyer New Hire $750
Finance & Admin  Payroll Specialist New Hire $750
Finance & Admin  Principal Accountant New Hire $750
Planning Code Enforcement Specialist (M14) New Hire $750
Solid Waste Landfill/Heavy Equipment Operator (B30) New Hire $750
Solid Waste Transport Operator (B29) New Hire $750
Solid Waste Commercial/Residential Collections Driver (B29) New Hire $750
Transit Bus Driver - Motor Coach Operator (Q00) New Hire or Transfer (Probation Completed) $1,000
Transit Bus Driver - Motor Coach Operator (Q00) CABQ Transfer (Probation Completed) $500
Various Certified Construction Inspectors (M15)
(Bldg, Electrical, Plumbing/Mechanical, and Commercial Boiler)
New Hire $2,500
Various Degreed Engineering Professionals New Hire $2,500
Various Degreed Accountants/Financial Professionals New Hire $2,500
Various Information Technology Specialties New Hire $2,500
Various Radio Systems Administrators New Hire $1,500
Various Citizen Contact Agent I New Hire $1,500
Various Citizen Contact Agent II New Hire $1,500
Various HVAC Technician (B32) New Hire $750
Various Planner (E/M15) New Hire $750
Various Mechanic III (B32) New Hire $750
Various Laborer (B15) New Hire $750
Various Electrician II (B34) New Hire $750
Various Plumber (B32) New Hire $750
Various Custodian (B13) New Hire $750