Employment FAQs

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How do I see current job openings?

View our current career opportunities announcements

There aren't currently any openings I'm interested in, can I be notified when a job of interest becomes available?

Sign up for our CDPS Jobs listserv to be notified of our current postings on a weekly basis.

Sign up for State of Colorado job interest cards to receive daily notifications of the jobs available with the State of Colorado agencies.

How do I apply?

Use the state of Colorado jobs website to submit an online application. Make sure to attach all required documents and complete your application by the posted deadline. Apply now.

What happens after I apply?

Minimum qualifications: All applications submitted are reviewed to identify the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for the job. Comparative analysis process: next, applicants will go through a comparative analysis. The type of process will depend on the position being filled as well as the number of qualified applicants. Interview: Final candidates may complete an interview prior to being given a conditional offer of employment. Conditional offer: all offers made are contingent on a pre-employment background check that includes a polygraph exam, criminal history check and/or other conditions of employment.

Do I have to be a Colorado resident to apply?

Yes, most of our positions require a current Colorado residency; however a handful of our positions are exempt from that requirement or have a residency waiver in place.

What benefits do you offer?

Health and dental, retirement plans, paid time off plus 10 holidays per year, flexible spending accounts, paid life insurance and disability benefits, tuition reimbursement, discounts, and more. Visit our Benefits Page for more details.

Do you offer internships?

Yes! Check out current internships and get more information on our Internships Page.

I have additional questions, who do I contact?

Please e-mail your questions to: cdps_hr_cdpscareers@state.co.us