New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Media contact: Dan Williams, (505) 476-8004
Public contact: (888)-248-6866

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Friday March 30, 2018:

National search begins April 1 for new department director

SANTA FE — The New Mexico State Game Commission will begin a nationwide search for the position of director of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and will start accepting applications April 1, 2018.

Interested applicants have until 5 p.m. MST on June 1, 2018, to submit resumes and other materials to the department.

The director manages a department of approximately 300 employees and an annual budget in excess of $39 million whose mission is to conserve, regulate, propagate and protect the wildlife and fish within the state of New Mexico. The department director is an “exempt” position that serves at the pleasure of the commission. The annual salary will be between $99,999 and $120,000 based on experience and budgeting approval.

A formal job announcement with specific details about the job description, core duties, education and experience requirements, application instructions and other information will be available on the department website at: on April 1, 2018.