You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application only. If you have previously included work history on a resume (attached or copy and pasted) you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Text resumes and attached resumes will no longer be reviewed or considered.
Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question. If you worked a part-time position (less than 40 hours a week) please be aware that your experience for this time period will be pro-rated. Additionally, if you have work experience that overlaps, you will only be credited for a maximum of 40 hours per week for that time period. Please note, that only related work experience will be considered.
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If you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, applicant name and is in a format that cannot be modified/edited. (Copying and pasting an electronic document into a Word document is not accepted). Your application WILL NOT be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information.
Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES educational credential evaluation service. This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED.
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Please note that attachments are NOT automatically attached to your application. You will need to select which documents to attach to each application. (The last 15 attachments uploaded are available for selection)
Step 1: Click Add Supplemental Attachment
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Step 2: Choose Attachment Type
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Step 3: Upload New Document or Choose from Recent Uploads
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To determine if a position requires a certificate/license, please review the minimum qualification section of the job advertisement:
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If a position requires a certificate/license, the applicant is required to complete the Certificate and License section of the application.
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Or attach the actual license/certificate to the application.
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The State of New Mexico recognizes that preference shall be granted to United States Veterans, Disabled Veterans, National Guardsmen or residents of the state in accordance with eligibility requirements in accordance with provisions of NMSA 1978 Sections 10-1-13.2, 20-4-9 and 10-9-13,. Preference points are applied to the application after document verification is completed.
To be entitled to preference, a United States Veteran must meet the eligibility requirements in accordance with the provisions of Section 10-1-13.2 and Section 20-4-9, NMSA 1978. This means that the veteran had:
When applying for New Mexico State government jobs, eligible veterans and/or National Guard members should claim preference on their resumes. Applicants claiming preference must submit appropriate documentation with their application.
How is preference assessed and verified?
If you are a United States Veteran or a current National Guard member, you will be granted up to 5 points, which will be added to your final passing numerical scores on applications after documentation verification.
If you are a United States Disabled Veteran, you will be granted an additional 5 points, which will be added to your final passing numerical scores on applications after documentation verification.
Veteran, Disabled Veteran and National Guard Documentation Requirements:
For appropriate preference points to be given, an applicant must provide for following documentation:
If you have any questions or require additional information regarding eligibility, please contact New Mexico State Personnel Office at (505) 476-7759 or via email at Applicant.Support@state.nm.us.