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Join us at the City and County of Denver and you’ll discover the excitement and reward of working for a world-class municipal government with one of our country’s top leaders, Mayor Michael B. Hancock. We’re leading the way with innovative programs and forward-thinking initiatives such as Denver’s Road Home, the City’s 10 year plan to end homelessness and Denver's 2020 Sustainability Goals, a road map to secure our basic resources for the long term.

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The Human Resources Talent Acquisition Division is dedicated to providing excellent customer service for the community at large, job applicants, staff, managers, and employees of the City and County of Denver.

To help you know what to expect when applying for a position with the City and County of Denver download our Application Process Overview.

Some of our positions require a test to demonstrate your knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. We use both online and in-person testing, depending on the position. You will be notified via email if testing is required for the position to which you applied.

  • For more information on the online testing process, click here
  • For more information on the in-person testing process, click here.

If you have additional questions, please email us at


ADA Resources 

Applicants with disabilities that require assistance in the application or testing process please email for more information.

TTY Line:   (720) 913-5607

Under Colorado law, five points may be added to the passing scores of war time veterans separated under honorable conditions and to the passing scores of un-remarried widows of veterans. A DD214 IS REQUIRED AS PROOF. Ten points may be added to the passing scores of veterans with a disability who are receiving disability retirement benefits. A letter from the Veterans Administration is required as proof. Career Service can give you a list of the service dates that qualify for veterans preference points. Veterans points are not added to promotional exam scores. Fax proof of veteran’s preference points to (720) 913-5992 or e-mail

The City and County of Denver provides equal access and equal opportunity in employment and services and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender variance, marital status, military status or physical or mental disability – we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act you may get either time-and-a-half pay or time-and-a-half hours off for overtime worked if you are in a job eligible for overtime.

The Immigration Reform Act of 1986 requires both identity and eligibility for employment proof within three days of employment.

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