Certified Police Patrol Officer

Deming, NM
Deming Police Department

Salary: $20.59/hr.

Position Summary:

The City of Deming is seeking applicants for Police Patrol Officers. Fully qualified, State of New Mexico certified, or certifiable Police Officers are desired, however, Academy training may be provided if necessary. These vacancies are for full time, regular positions. A limited relocation bonus may apply for out of area previously certified applicants.

Essential Functions:

  • The primary responsibility of the position is general duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances.
  • Qualified applicants will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to satisfactorily perform a variety of duties in accordance with departmental rules and regulations, receiving assignments and instruction from police officers of higher rank, including routine patrol, investigation, and traffic regulation duties.
  • Applicants must possess the ability to work and deal with people in a tactful and courteous manner.
  • Applicants must be able to read, write, understand and follow Departmental and City policies, rules and regulations.


  • Applicants must be certifiable or currently certified by the State of New Mexico to be a Police Officer or willing and able to attend Academy to be certified.
  • Must pass an academic skills test.
  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Have a valid New Mexico driver’s license.
  • A high school diploma or GED, and be clear of any narcotic, felony, and/or moral turpitude criminal convictions.
  • Any individual offered employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test, physical and criminal background check.