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"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
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2017 Taos County Economic Development Plan
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2017 Taos County Comprehensive Plan Update
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Breaking / Latest News

Team 4 - Dave Bales - Incident Commander 

Incident Management Team transitions control of the Bonita Fire

June 26, 2017 Daily Update

Acres: 7,495

Start Date: June 3, 2017

Cause: Lightning

Location: Bonita Canyon, 3 miles north of Cañon Plaza

Containment: 95%

Fuels: Timber (grass and understory), brush, short grass

Total personnel: 240

Tomorrow, June 27, at 7:00 a.m., Dave Bales’ Type 2 Incident Management Team (IMT) will transition management of the Bonita Fire to a local Type 4 organization of approximately...



JOB TITLE: Building Systems Supervisor

SALARY: $14.09 - $17.14 per hour DOE

This is a Classified/Full Time /Non-Exempt

DESCRIPTION:  The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of administrative and supervisory duties related to planning, organizing, coordinating, and controlling work performed within the Taos County Administrative Complex.  Oversees the supervision of activities associated with the operations, maintenance, and housekeeping of the Taos County Administrative Complex.  Plans, oversees, coordinates the implementation of construction...

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,...



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.


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: Foster Grandparent/Senior Companion Program Clerk


JOB TITLE: Foster Grandparent/Senior Companion Program Clerk

SALARY: $8.86 per hour

This is a Full-Time/Grant Funded

DESCRIPTION: This position supports the Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion volunteer program and assists the Foster Grandparent / Senior Companion Program Supervisor in day-to-day programmatic functions.


Education & Experience:

One (1) year of directly related experience & High School Diploma or HSE


An equivalent combination of education and experience


U.S. Forest Service

Carson National Forest
208 Cruz Alta Road
Taos, NM 87571

Voice: 575-758-6200
Web: www.fs.usda.gov/carson
Twitter: www.twitter.com/CarsonNF

Media Contact: Kathy DeLucas

Hondito Wildfire Update May 23, 2017



Tres Piedras Ranger Station
Hondito Canyon
4 miles southwest of Tres Piedras
2 miles North of Las Tablas

Size: 7,200 acres

Cause: Lightning


Taos County Employment Opportunity: Animal Control Officer

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Animal Control Officer

ENTRY LEVEL: $13.04 per hour

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

DEFINITION: Performs a variety of technical ordinance enforcement duties related to coordinating and performing the daily field operations of the animal control program. Performs surveillance and enforcement of county animal control ordinance.


1. Education and Experience:

A. Graduation from high...

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.



Vendor Information & Certification Form

W-9 Form

Gross Receipts Tax Rates Jan-June 2017


Request for Proposals

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