Welcome to Taos County

"Open County Government protecting the health, 
safety, welfare and environment of its citizens"

Taos County Administrative / Judicial Complex

In our website you will find agendas for our scheduled meetings, minutes of all our meetings, job openings, hours of operation, forms and applications, access to our growth management plan, land use plan, information about all departments and their employees.  This has been a collaborative effort with all employees to bring this information to the public and to better serve the community.

The County Commission Agendas are available to the public by clicking  HERE.

 

The New Taos County Animal Control Ordinance 2015-1
(click here)

 

Land Use Regulations Ordinance 2016-1 Amendment to Ordinance 2015-2 Recorded
(Click Here)

 

Ordinance 2016-2 Amending 2015-1 Animal Control Ordinance
(Click Here)

 

2016 Taos County CWPP Plan
(Click Here)

 

 

 

 

Breaking / Latest News

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Basic - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

External

JOB TITLE: Basic - Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.55 per hour

CLASSIFICATION: Temporary or Casual /Non - Exempt (FLSA)

DEFINITION: Performs a variety of working level emergency medical response duties as needed to deliver atthe-scene medical care and basic life support (BLS) services. Operates ambulance to provide emergency medical transport.
 

MINIMUM OUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education and Experience:

Graduation from a...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Juvenile Detention Officer I

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Juvenile Detention Officer I

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.55 per hour 

CLASSIFICATION: Classified/Union Eligible/Non - Exempt (FLSA)

DEFINITION: Performs a variety entry level technical and correction/detention duties intended to assure compliance with juvenile detention center operational polices, practices and procedures. Maintains safety and security of the detention center and proper day-to-day care of detainees.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from high school and successful completion of specialized training provided...

 

 
U.S. Forest Service Carson National Forest Service

208 Cruz Alta Road
Taos, NM 87571
Voice: 575-758-6200
Web: www.fs.usda.gov/carson
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarsonNF

 

 

 

 

News Release

Media Contact: Dorotea Martinez
575-741-1516

   Tres Piedras Ranger District Prescribed Burn


Taos, NM, September 12, 2016—For Immediate Release.


The Tres Piedras Ranger District of the Carson National Forest plans to conduct...

U.S. Forest Service


Carson National Forest
208 Cruz Alta Road
Taos, NM 87571
Voice: 505-758-6200
Web: www.fs.usda.gov/carson
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarsonNF
Facebook: www.facebook.com/santafeNF

 

News Release

Media Contact: Dorotea Martinez
Phone: 575-758-6345

Camino Real Ranger District Prescribed Burn

 

Taos, NM, September 22, 2016—For Immediate Release.

The Camino Real Ranger District of the Carson National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn on a total of 770 acres in the...

 

U.S. Forest Service

Carson National Forest
208 Cruz Alta Rd
Taos, NM  87571
PHONE: 575-758-6200
WEB: http://www.fs.usda.gov/carson
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarsonNF

 

News Release


Fire Information: Dolores Maese
575-758-6320


 
Questa Ranger District Prescribed Pile Burns

Taos, NM, September 21, 2016—For Immediate Release.

The Questa Ranger District of the Carson National Forest will begin implementing prescribed burning of piles September...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Juvenile Detention Officer I

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Juvenile Detention Officer 1 - Temporary

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.55 per hour 

CLASSIFICATION: Temporary/Non-Exempt

DEFINITION: Performs a variety entry level technical and correction/detention duties intended to assure compliance with juvenile detention center operational polices, practices and procedures. Maintains safety and security of the detention center and proper day-to-day care of detainees.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from high school and successful completion of specialized training...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Adult Detention Officer Cadet

Internal and External

 

JOB TITLE: Adult Detention Officer Cadet  

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.55 per hour 

CLASSIFICATION: Classified/Non - Exempt (FLSA)

DEFINITION: Performs a variety trainee level technical and correction/detention duties intended to assure compliance with adult detention center operational polices practices and procedures. Maintains safety and security of the detention center and proper day-to-day care of inmates.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


1. Education and Experience:

 
A. Graduation from high school and successful completion of specialized...


Taos County Employment Opportunity: Communications Specialist Trainee 

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Communications Specialist Trainee (Dispatcher)

ENTRY LEVEL: $12.07 per hour

CLASSIFICATION: Classified/Full Time/Non - Exempt/Union Eligible/(FLSA)

DEFINITION: Performs entry level skilled communication and routine clerical work in receiving, recording, processing, transmitting,  telephone, radio and alarms system calls; dispatching routine and emergency information/resources; and keeping official records.  Trainee employee has little or no dispatch experience; will be required to obtain NM Law Enforcement Academy Public Safety Telecommunicator...

Useful Information

Any person(s) interested in submitting and/or requesting a bid, please complete and submit the Acknowledgement Form each time you request a bid.

It is the sole responsibility of each individual downloading information via the County’s website to visit the website for any amendments, addendum's or cancellations of bids.

 

Forms

Vendor Information & Certification Form

W-9 Form

Gross Receipts Tax Rates

   

Request For Proposals: 

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