Career Opportunities

Online Application
Applications for employment with Artesia are taken online.

If you do not have access to a computer you can apply online at the Department of Work Force Development 704 W Main, The Artesia Public Library 306 W Richardson or Artesia City Hall 511 W Texas Ave.

Hiring Process
  • All applicants are required to complete a online application
  • Resumes are accepted only as additional information
  • All Applicants are screened according to required and preferred qualifications
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered
  • Applications received after the posting deadline will not be considered
  • An application must be submitted for each job an applicant is interested in
  • Unsolicited (applications submitted for positions that are not posted) will not be accepted
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications will not continue in the application process
  • All qualified applications are made accessible to the appropriate Supervisor or Department Head for review.
  • Testing may be utilized where appropriate
  • Supervisors or Department Heads are responsible for selecting applicants for interview.
  • Once interviews are completed the interview board will make a recommendation to the Mayor for his/her approval.
  • If the interview board determines that any of the applicants are suitable for the position:
    • Additional qualified applicants may be interviewed
    • The board may recommend that the position be re-posted
  • The Hiring for an open position may be placed on the agenda for City Council approval after completion of the following:
    • All interviews have been completed
    • All references and background checks are completed
    • The Mayor has reviewed and approved the selection