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Benefits Options for New Hires

Competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, and numerous perks to support employees and maintain a work-life balance.


  • Benefits Office
  • (505) 667-1806
  • Email

Check your benefits eligibility status

You are eligible to enroll in full benefits if you are appointed to work in one of the following appointment categories:

  • Full time
  • Part time (50% time or minimum of 20 hours per week for 12-month period)

You are not eligible for benefits if you are appointed to work in a Casual appointment category or hold one of the following appointment types:

  • High school co-op
  • Lab associate
  • Bargaining unit employee

The package you receive during your benefits orientation provides an overview of your benefits and the necessary enrollment form.

During orientation, you meet with a benefits representative to review your options, get answers to any questions you still may have, and confirm you have completed the form correctly. You have a Period of Initial Eligibility (PIE) of 31 days from your hire date to enroll in benefits.

If enrolling an eligible family member, documentation is required to provide evidence of dependent eligibility:

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Los Alamos, NM 87545

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