Have you been contacted by a person claiming to be a court employee who states that you are not in compliance with an order of the court because you missed a court date or did not pay? Keep yourself safe from cyber criminals imitating court telephone numbers (“spoofing”) who demand payment!  Anyone who receives a suspicious phone call should hang up and verify the status of their case using the NMCourts Case Lookup tool.  You can also contact the court directly or call court customer service at: 855-268-7804.  Remember: you can always see a Judge to address your outstanding issues.

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Paid Time Off (PTO)

There is no limit to carry over each year! Full-time employees earn:

 29 paid days (about 6 weeks) first year

32 paid days (more than 6 weeks) beginning at 3 years

35 paid days (7 weeks) beginning at 7 years

39 paid days (about 8 weeks) beginning at 14 years

New hires begin accruing PTO immediatelly and all PTO balances can be carried over (no cap) from year to year.

New Mexico Judiciary offers:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Rx, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance Programs, employee assistance program (EAP) [http://www.mybenefitsnm.com/]
  • State paid life insurance, supplemental and dependent life insurance
  • Optional flexible spending accounts for medical, day-care, and travel expenses
  • Paid time off, up to eight (8) weeks
  • Paid time off and retirement buyback
  • Eleven (11) paid holidays
  • Up to twelve (12) weeks of paid parental leave
  • Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
  • Lifetime Defined Benefits Retirement Plan [http://www.nmpera.org/]
  • Flexible work schedules and alternative work locations*
  • Free health care, Rx, lab work at facility (Stay Well Health Center) in Santa Fe, NM
  • Bilingual compensation*
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Higher education opportunities and educational leave
  • May qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
  • May receive overtime holiday or shift differential pay*
  • May receive physical fitness leave

*these benefits vary by job classification or need*

For an overview of benefits click here.