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.

 

 
2016 Taos County CWPP Plan Update
(Click Here)

2017 Taos County Economic Development Plan
(Click Here

2017 Taos County Comprehensive Plan Update
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)

 

Breaking / Latest News

TAOS COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: MIS Technician I

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

JOB TITLE: MIS Technician I

SALARY: $15.00- $16.00 per hour DOE

This is a Classified/Full Time/Non-Exempt/Union Eligible/FLSA

DESCRIPTION:  Performs a variety of entry level, complex technical duties as needed to assure the effective and efficient operation of county information and communication systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience & Education:

Graduation from high school, plus, two (2) years of specialized training provided through professional workshops, seminars or on-the-job training;

AND

One (1) year...

Taos County Employment Opportunity: Deputy Sheriff I / Deputy Sheriff Cadet

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Deputy Sheriff I / Deputy Sheriff Cadet

ENTRY LEVEL: $15.85 per hr. (Uncertified) / $17.85 - $22.85 per hr. DOE (Certified)

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

DEFINITION: Performs a wide range of entry level professional law enforcement duties (Uncertified) or a working level professional law enforcement duties (Certified) intended to secure a safe environment for county citizens and to protect rights as established by federal,...

TAOS COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: EMT-Paramedic Temporary

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL

JOB TITLE: EMT-Paramedic Temporary

SALARY:$14.09-$17.14 per hour DOE

CLASSIFICATION: This is a Temporary/Non-Exempt/FLSA

DESCRIPTION: Performs a variety of advanced emergency medical response duties as needed to deliver at-the-scene and in-transport medical care and advanced emergency life support (ALS) services. Operates ambulance to provide emergency medical transport.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education:

A. Graduation from high school, or equivalent: plus, New Mexico State Licensed Paramedic

2. Experince:

A. Two (2) years of full...

TAOS COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Road Maintenance Operator I

INTERNAL/EXTENAL



JOB TITLE: Road Maintenance Operator I

SALARY: $12.54 per hour

Classification: Classified, Full Time, Non-Exempt, Union Eligible

DESCRIPTION: Performs working level skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of light to heavy duty equipment as needed
To construct, maintain or repair county roads, bridges culverts and flood channels.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 
1. Education:

Sufficient education and training to demonstrate an aptitude or...


Taos County Employment Opportunity: Communications Specialist Trainee 

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Communications Specialist Trainee

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 Certification...

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 June-December 2017

   

Request for Proposals...



Proposed Ordinances:

Ordinance 2016-5

  •  Adopting a Countywide Emergency Communications Tax

 

Ordinances:


Ordinance 2017-1

  • Rural Addressing Ordinance


Ordinance 2015-02

  • Taos County Land Use Regulations

Ordinance 2015-1

  • Taos County Animal Control Ordinance 2015-1

Ordinance 2016-1

  • Land Use Regulations Ordinance 2016-1 Amendment to Ordinance 2015-2 Recorded

Ordinance 2016-2

  • Ordinance 2016-2 Amending 2015-1 Animal Control Ordinance

Ordinance 2014-3

  • Amending Water Advisory...

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