The City of Sunland Park offers a competitive employee package that includes the following:

  • Medical, dental and vision to employees and their dependents
  • Basic Life
  • Retirement benefits through the New Mexico Public Employees Retirement Association
  • Deferred Compensation Program
  • Paid sick and annual leave
  • Paid holiday leave

Thank you for your interest to seek employment with the City of Sunland Park. The City is accepting applications for the following positions: 


 CITY PLANNER  Job Description


Starting Pay:  $16.82-$21.58/hr  DOE.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:  Performs a variety of administrative duties related to planning and land development that will impact the city border development.  Responsible for the long- and short-term planning, including GSI, project management and coordination, liaison with developers, builders and engineers under direction, perform professional work to prepare and recommend planning standards, and administer assigned city and urban planning and development, or zoning programs.

Education and Experience:

  • Equivalent to an accredited bachelor’s degree in public or business administration, planning, urban development, architecture, engineering or related field.
  • Three (3) years of professional experience in urban, regional or community planning, or building or zoning code enforcement, including plan review, inspection or other land development processing. 


  • New Mexico Driver’s License or equivalent issued by another state.
  • Valid current US Passport.

DEADLINE TO APPLY:   September 27, 2019

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Employment Application
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume (Must contain at least three professional references)

May submit application in person at 1000 McNutt Road, Sunland Park, NM or by email to:

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COURT CLERK     Job Description              
Starting Pay:  $10.00/hr
(1 PT position available)

Will assists public with questions and signing in for court hearing; answer phones and screen callers; enters citation into system; prepares court packets; prepares court docket; organizes and prepares case files prior to court hearings; creates payment plans according to court dispositions and judgments; attends court proceedings; filing Alphabetically; take payments as needed; close cases and perform other duties as assigned by Court Administrator or Municipal Judge.


  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Six (6) months experience in skilled office clerical tasks
  3. Knowledge of the court system and legal terminology
  4. Bilingual in English and Spanish
  5. Requires a typing rate of 45 words per minute
  6. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  7. Ability to greet the general public with a helpful and positive attitude

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Employment Application
  • Letter of Interest
  • Resume 

May submit application in person at the Municipal Court, 1000 McNutt Road Ste. F, Sunland Park, NM or by email to:

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  August 16, 2019

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LODGER'S TAX ADVISORY BOARD (1 Volunteer Position Available) 

The City of Sunland Park is recruiting interested individuals to fill one position available for the Lodger’s Tax Advisory Board.

BACKGROUND.  The purpose of the law was to impose a tax which will be paid by persons using commercial lodging accommodations in the City of Sunland Park, NM.  The tax will provide revenues for the purpose of advertising, publicizing and promoting tourist-related facilities, attractions, transportation systems, etc.


  • The Advisory Board shall advise the mayor and the governing body related to expenditure of funds generated by the Lodger’s Tax for advertising, publicizing, and promoting tourist-related attractions, facilities and events in the municipality.
  • The five (5) member Advisory board shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.


  • The volunteer must be an owner or operator of and industry located within the municipality that primarily provides services or products to tourists.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Please submit a resume and a letter of interest to:
     Gloria Y. Irigoyen, Human Resources Director  
     Tel: (575) 589-7565, ext. 1012

The City of Sunland Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer, provides equal employment, and advances opportunities for all persons regardless of race, creed, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by law.



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