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We have the following position opening:

Program Specialist Care Coordination (Case Manager)

This position’s pay is between $35,238 and $37,958 annually, $17.83/hour—$19.21/hourly rate (Pay Group 6). It is a permanent, full-time (38-hour week), non-exempt position located at 8037 Lockheed, Suite 100, El Paso, TX 79925.

If interested, please submit a cover letter, résumé, and a completed job application (available below in Word or PDF) to the attention of Rebecca Stauffer, MIS & Resources Director. Packets may be emailed to, or dropped off at 8037 Lockheed Dr. Ste. 100, El Paso, TX 79925.


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RIOCOG FY24 Employee (EE) Insurance Benefits

We offer medical insurance through TML (Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas). Dental and vision are also available to the EE but the EE covers the full cost of those plans. Currently, Dental is $35.06/month and $10.47/month for Vision. We also offer basic life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) paid 100% by the Rio Grande Council of Governments (RGCOG). Additional life insurance and dependent life insurance can be paid for by the EE.

Employee Only:               $ 1,018.12

Employee + Spouse:       $ 2,066.78

Employee + Child(ren):  $ 1,791.92

Employee + Family:        $ 3,003.42

The employees’ portion is $1,018.12 with a $1,500.00 deductible, RIOCOG will pay $850.00 and the Employee will pay $168.12 monthly.

Office visit copay $30.00, Specialist visit copay $60.00, Telehealth $0.00, Urgent Care $75.00, and $500.00 ER visit copay.

In-network labs and X-rays are covered at 100% when associated with an office visit.


Employee Only:                $ 37.86

Employee + Spouse:        $ 89.04

Employee + Child(ren):  $ 81.44

Employee + Family:        $ 113.64

Premium Vision

Employee Only:               $ 10.47

Employee + Spouse:        $ 19.90

Employee + Child(ren):   $ 20.94

Employee + Family:         $ 26.71

Basic Life and AD&D

Employee: Paid by RIOCOG (2xAnnual Salary, Max $150,000)

Dependent Life ($5,000 Spouse, $2,000 Child)

Per Dependent unit: $2.76

Voluntary AD&D

Employee       $.035 per $1,000

Family            $.058 per $1,000

Additional Employee Life and AD&D

Age of Employee           Current Rate per $1000 New Rate per $1000

Under 30                        0.041

30-34                              0.052

35-39                              0.091

40-44                              0.129

45-49                              0.198

50-54                              0.332

55-59                              0.595

60-64                              0.913

65-69                              1.513

70 and over                     2.431


Aflac Supplemental Insurance is available; 100% paid by the employee.

Our retirement plan is through the Texas County & District Retirement System (TCDRS).

  • 7% of the employee’s pay is deducted from each paycheck and deposited into their account earning 7% annually.
  • The final account balance is matched upon retirement at 250%.
  • The employee receives a fixed monthly benefit.
  • The employee must be fully vested; vesting is 10 years.

We also offer a 457 plan through Mission Square. This is a voluntary contribution by the employee at a rate set by the employee.

Our pay frequency is biweekly.

Our fiscal year runs from October through September. We have 18 paid holidays during this time.

Vacation, sick leave, and holiday pay benefits are provided to full-time employees; sick leave and holiday pay benefits are provided to part-time employees.

During the first 5 years of employment, employees earn 8 hours of annual leave at the end of every month.

After completion of 5 years, employees earn 10 hours.

After completion of 15 years, employees earn 14 hours.

**An employee may not take annual leave during the first 90 days of probationary employment.

Regular full-time employees earn 10 hours of sick leave at the end of every month.

Regular part-time employees who work at least 20 hours per week earn a proportional amount per month.

Employees may not use their annual and sick leave hours until they earn them at the month’s end.