The Colorado Department of Human Services is hiring

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Join the people who help people. Build a career that makes a difference.

If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services. Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado.

We've made connecting you with your future career opportunity even easier. The links provided below will lead you to some of our spotlighted positions in each division. In addition, be sure to check the State Job Opportunities board for even more available positions.

We are committed to providing our employees a comprehensive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Read our Benefits Guide and learn how a career with CDHS can benefit you.

Together, we empower Coloradans to thrive. 

Hiring bonuses of $2,000 to $7,000 for many positions

We are excited to announce new hiring bonuses for positions like nursing and other health care careers, dining services, custodial services and more. We are hiring in residential facilities across Colorado, including in Denver, Pueblo, Grand Junction and other locations.

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We are hiring nurses in residential facilities across Colorado — and we're offering $7,000 bonuses for all nursing positions. We have openings in our mental health hospitals, veterans nursing homes, youth services facilities, and homes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

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Dining services

Our staff responsible for providing dining services across our statewide facilities. Positions include cooks, materials handling, supervisory roles, and nutrition professionals.

View dining services openings

Youth services

Our staff that provides for the care, counseling, and supervision of youth committed by the District Court. Positions include nurses, social workers, behavioral health specialists, teachers, and security professionals.

View youth services openings

Behavioral health

Our staff responsible for administering treatment for mental health and substance use disorders. Positions include nurses, behavioral health specialists, social workers, etc.

View behavioral health openings

CNAs and entry-level health care services trainees

Our staff responsible with general patient care across CDHS facilities. A great opportunity to begin and build a career in health care. Positions include client care aides (CNA) and health care services trainees.

View entry-level healthcare openings

Facilities management/custodial

Our staff responsible for the general maintenance of our statewide facilities. Positions include structural/mechanical trade specialists, HVAC technicians, and custodians.

View facilities management/custodial openings

Office administration

Our office administration staff are responsible for project management, human resources, employee and labor relations, business innovation, data management and more.

View office administration openings

Veteran and Regional Centers

Our staff responsible for services and programs benefiting older adults, people with disabilities, and veterans and veterans’ spouses requiring skilled nursing and domiciliary care. Positions include nurses, dietitians, and physical therapists.

View veteran and Regional Center openings