Employment Opportunities

Can you answer the call?

We are now accepting applications for open telecommunicator positions.


VRECC strives to provide a competitive, comprehensive compensation package to attract and retain the brightest and best. 


VRECC has 33 employment positions with starting salaries as follows:

  • Uncertified Public Safety Telecommunicator I - $17.91 hourly
  • Certified Public Safety Telecommunicator II - $20.09 hourly

Upon receiving the New Mexico Telecommunicators certification, Public Safety Telecommunicators I receive an increase to $18.79 hourly.


  • Health Insurance is offered through Presbyterian.
    • VRECC pays up to 100% of an employee's health insurance and 85% of dependent health insurance costs.
  • Dental Insurance is provided through Delta Dental.
    • VRECC pays 50% of all dental insurance costs.
  • Vision Insurance is provided through Davis Vision.

Employees, their qualifying spouse or domestic partner, and qualifying dependents are eligible for insurance coverage.


Participation in the state retirement plan, PERA, is required. VRECC pays a portion of an employee's required contribution.

Wellness & Stress Management

VRECC employees have free access to the Calm app. The Calm app provides meditation instruction, sleep assistance, videos on mindful movement and stretching, and relaxing music.

VRECC also has an always-available on-site gym for employee use.

Sick Leave, Vacation Time, Paid Parental Leave, and Holidays

Full-time employees accrue sick leave at the rate of 4 hours twice a month to a maximum of 800 hours.

Full-time employees accrue annual leave twice a month on the following schedule:

Full Years of ServiceFull-time Employees Annual Leave Accrual Rates per YearFull-time Employees Annual Leave Accrual Rates per Month

Date of hire through three (3) years of continuous service

120 hours

10 hours

Four (4) years through seven (7) years of continuous service

144 hours

12 hours

Eight (8) years through fifteen (15) years of continuous service

168 hours

14 hours

After fifteen (15) years of continuous service

216 hours

18 hours

Accrued sick and annual leave balances may be paid out at the time of retirement.

Part-time employees regularly working a minimum of 20 hours per week accrue half of full-time employee leave. All other employees accrue one hour of sick leave for every thirty hours worked.

VRECC provides twelve days of paid holiday leave annually with the addition of a personal holiday to be used at any time. Other paid leave includes jury duty, bereavement, voting, and annual military service.

VRECC provides 4 standard work weeks of paid parental leave to be used within six (6) months of the birth, adoption, or placement of a foster child.

Equal Employment Employer

VRECC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Anyone interested in a career in this exciting field can apply below by clicking the appropriate job title.