Archuleta County Human Resources

About the Human Resources Department 

The Human Resources Department manages and administers employment and employee-related activities of the county with direction from the County Administrator. The department works with county Elected Officials and Department Heads concerning policies and procedures associated with the management of employee-related matters. 


The mission of the Human Resources Department is to provide centralized support to Archuleta County administration, elected officials, department heads, supervisors and employees in the areas of human resources and risk management.   

Core Services  

  • Compliance with Federal and State employment regulations 
  • Compliance with federal drug testing regulations 
  • Provide advice to County Administration, elected officials and department heads concerning policies and procedures associated with the management of employee related matters.
  • Provide services to employees regarding benefits, compensation and work related injuries.
  •  Employee development & performance management.
  •  Employee policy administration
  •  Employee pay classification and compensation management 
  • Employee set-up and maintenance of payroll information 
  • Employee benefits administration 
  • Retirement plan administration 
  • Employee recruitment and selection  
  • Maintain and administer employee records management 

 Risk Management Services

  • Workers compensation plan and claims administration
  •  Property & casualty plan and claims administration
  • Certificates of Insurance