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Here at La Plata County, our goal is to be the employer of choice.  Our core values are Accountability, Integrity & Respect (AIR) and we live and breath it!  Our internal training is robust with many learning and development opportunities to help employees grow and strengthen their skills.  We also offer innovation training to empower our staff to improve their work processes and increase satisfaction in their day-to-day work.

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In the interest of promoting continuing education for our employees, La Plata County has a tuition reimbursement program to assist employees with educational expenses for approved degree or certification programs, up to $3,500 per year.  Financial assistance is available to any full-time regular employee who has successfully completed one year of employment with La Plata County.

La Plata County provides a 100% matching contribution to 3/4 and full time, benefit eligible employees' 401(a).  The County's contribution is on a 5-year vesting schedule.  Employees with a length of employment up to six years get a matched contribution of 5% of gross wages.   Employees with a length of employment from six to ten years get a matched contribution of 6%.  Employees with a length of employment from eleven to fifteen years get a matched contribution of 7%.  Employees with a length of employment sixteen years and over get a matched contribution of 8%.