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Become an APS Employee

For help with your job application:

Contact Application Processing if you have questions, or need technical support with your job application by phone at (505) 889-4820 or by email at .

The Employment Process

Step 1: Find a Job

Browse Job Postings to find current openings. 

  • Take note of the job category and the posting number for the job you are applying for. You will need to include this information in your application. 
  • All current job openings close at 4 p.m. (MST) on the listed closing date.

Step 2: Create an Application Online

Create your online job application in one of two ways:

  1. Click on the "Login to Apply" button on the job posting to begin creating your online application, or
  2. Apply for a job online directly through the application portal if you already have a job posting you want to apply for. Once at the application portal, you will be prompted to log in or create a new account in order to build your online application.

Required Information

When creating your job application, you will need to provide:

  • Contact information: Full name, email address, Social Security Number
  • Personal information: Address, phone number, etc.
  • Employment eligibility
  • Professional experience: A short description
  • Education
  • Certifications and licensures
  • Work experience
  • Professional references: At least 3 recent contacts
  • Professional background information

Applications will remain active for a year. After a year, log in and update your application information for consideration in new positions.

Required Documents

In order to complete your application, you will be required to submit documents required by the job posting. All supporting documents must be attached within the online application or submitted by email to The most common documents you will be asked to submit are:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Copies of current licensure, for example, teaching license, trade license, driver's license, etc.
  • Copies of out-of-state certification or license, if applicable
  • College transcripts. Official transcripts will be necessary if you are offered a position.

How to Format Your Application

  • Required fields: Required fields are marked with a red arrow. You cannot submit your application until all required fields are completed.
  • Dates: Enter dates with two digits for the month, two digits for the day, and four digits for the year, separating them with slashes.
    • Example of formatting dates: 01/29/2009
  • Phone Numbers: Enter phone numbers without dashes, hyphens, or parenthesis, beginning with the area code.
    • Example of formatting phone numbers: 5058803700
  • Saving Application Sections: As you complete each section of the application, click on the "Continue" button at the bottom of each page to save your information and move to the next section.

Step 3: Submit an Application

Once you've completed all the sections of the online application:

  • Print a copy of your application for your records
  • Click the "Submit" button (one time only) to send your application for processing

Additional Links

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Employment Policy Links

This page was last updated on: July 22, 2019.