Benefits

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Health & Insurance Benefits

  • Several medical and dental options (for permanent employees and their dependents).
  • No-cost basic life and short-term disability insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts - the state contributes $60/month into eligible HSAs.
  • Optional additional life and long-term disability coverage.

Retirement Benefits

Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) retirement

  • Defined Benefit or Defined Contribution retirement options.
  • Optional 401(K) and 457 plans. 

Paid Leave

  • Generous paid vacation and sick time.
  • 10 paid holidays a year.

Employee Wellness

  • Wellness events and activities.
  • Free health coaching, goal-setting and educational programs.
  • Opportunity to earn $20 off your health insurance premium every month. 
  • Discounts on health-related gear and memberships.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

  • A borrower may qualify for student loan forgiveness while working full-time in a public service job.

Additional Perks of Working for CDPS

  • Employee Assistance Program (C-SEAP) available in every region of the state
  • Subsidized RTD FlexPass
  • Free parking at most work locations
  • Options for continued professional development.
  • Reduced college tuition (CSU Global, DeVry University, University of the Rockies)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Legal resources and discounts
  • Flexible work arrangements (flex-place/flex-time)*
  • Unit, division and department-wide recognition programs

*Dependent upon position requirements and supervisor approval.