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Human Resources

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Transparency in Coverage Notification

You may access the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule including negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine-readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data. Important note: Each of the files accessible through the Table of Contents is in JSON format and may be as large as one Terabyte (TB) in file size, which has significant system requirements for use. Please ensure you have the required memory capacity, hardware, and software capabilities before attempting to download.


Employee Insurance Documents

This page may serve as a point of reference for employees who are seeking information on what is covered in your Cigna health plan. Open any of the PDF links below in a new window, which you may download or print for your records.

Notification of FAMLI Leave Non-Participation Decision

FAMLI Information

2024 Cigna Plan A Benefit Summary

2024 Cigna Plan A Summary of Benefits and Coverage

2024 Cigna Plan B Benefit Summary

2024 Cigna Plan B Summary of Benefits and Coverage

2024 Cigna Dental

2024 Cigna Vision


Human Resources Officer/Payroll Specialist Job Opportunity

The Otero County Commissioners’ Office is on the lookout for a passionate and skilled Human Resources Officer/Payroll Specialist. This pivotal role supports the heart of county operations, ensuring smooth governance and robust support for all departments. If you have a deep understanding of federal and state HR laws, employment rights, job evaluation methods, and compensation programs, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. You’ll be at the forefront of managing employee relations, updating workplace policies, assisting with performance management, and handling grievances.
In this role, you’ll take charge of meticulous payroll processing, maintaining accurate records, and ensuring compliance with all legal requirements. Your responsibilities will also include administering employee benefits, conducting new hire orientations and exit interviews, and utilizing modern office methods and equipment. Strong communication skills and a proactive approach to boosting employee satisfaction are key to thriving in this position.
We are seeking someone with exceptional attention to detail, especially when managing the monthly payroll process. You’ll foster positive work relationships to enhance collaboration and support within the county. If you are a proactive problem-solver with a passion for fostering a positive workplace culture, we encourage you to apply. The salary range for this position is $51,939 to $77,908. Join us in making a meaningful impact on our community!

Human Resources Officer/Payroll Specialist Job Description