Non-Certified Police Officer

  1. [Apply Online »]
    [Address History Form (.pdf) - Supplement for Application]
  2. PT Test (Academy Entrance Standards)
  3. Written Test (Academic)
  4. Lieutenant Interview Panel
  5. [Background Consent]
  6. Polygraph
  7. Chief's Interview
  8. Flexibility/Agility Testing (PT)
  9. Psychological Test

Certified Police Officer

  1. [Apply Online]
    [Address History Form (.pdf) - Supplement for Application]
  2. Lieutenant Interview Panel
  3. [Background Consent]
  4. Polygraph
  5. Chief's Interview
  6. Flexibility/Agility Testing (Not PT)
  7. Psychological Test

If you have any questions about the hiring process, please call the City of Hobbs Human Resources department at (575) 397-9230 or email HPDrecruiting@hobbsnm.org

Apply online through our online application portal:


You can apply online by clicking on the job title you are interested in and clicking on the "Apply" link! After viewing the Job Description, click the 'Apply' tab. If this is the first time you are applying using our online job application, you will need to create an account and select a Username and Password. After your account has been established, you can import your resume from LinkedIn, upload it from a saved document on your computer, or manually enter your personal information. This application will be saved and used to apply for future job openings.

Online applications are stored on a secure site. Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.

It is important that your application show all the relevant education and experience you possess. Applications will be rejected if incomplete.

Important Forms

Background Consent Form (.pdf) »

Address History Form (.pdf) (Supplement for Application) »

Medical Release Form For Non-Certified Testing (.pdf) »

Physical Fitness Standards - For Non-Certified (.pdf) »

POST Online Study Guide (written test for Non-Certified Officers only) »