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
(Click Here








Breaking / Latest News

TAOS COUNTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Grounds Maintenance Technician -Temporary


JOB TITLE: Grounds Maintenance Technician -Temporary

SALARY: $10.75 per hour

This is a Temporary/Non- Classified

DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of working level semi-skilled duties related to the maintenance, upkeep, beautification and repair of Taos County grounds, recreation facilities, parks, and general environment.


Education & Experience:

One (1) year of experience in the maintenance, upkeep, and beautification of turf, facilities and related environment.



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.


Experience & Education:

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


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,...



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: Juvenile Detention Officer I

Internal and External

JOB TITLE: Juvenile Detention Officer I

ENTRY LEVEL: $13.55 per hour 

CLASSIFICATION: Classified/Full-Time/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.



1. Education and Experience:

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


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: Billing Clerk 

Internal and External


JOB TITLE: Billing Clerk 

ENTRY LEVEL: $10.75 Per Hour

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

DEFINITION: Performs a variety of entry level complex clerical duties designed to expedite the data entry and information management of all department financial activities, including accounts receivable and accounts payable. Performs general bookkeeping for the department, receives fees, issues receipts, balances and reconciles accounts.



Graduation from high school with coursework in the fields...

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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