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Human Resources

Human Resources

City of Boulder employees make a difference to the millions who choose to visit or live in our city each year. The Human Resources department is here to support these employees as they grow their careers, navigate life's changes and go the extra mile for our customers, our community and one another.

2019 HR Budget: $4,047,164
2019 HR Full-time Equivalent Employees (FTEs): 23.0

The department is composed of four Service Areas (Organizational Chart pdf):


This team, led by the Human Resources Director, provides strategic direction for how the HR department supports core city services. It collaborates with all departments across the organization to plan and monitor strategic initiatives and budget, driving process improvements and workforce/operational measurement efforts.

It also provides technology solutions and administration for HR information systems, data management and reporting. 

Learning & Organizational Development 

This team provides the tools and resources for the City of Boulder to become an even higher performing organization for the community. It leads employee learning, career development, performance management, team building, on-boarding and leadership development programs.

It also organizes internal culture initiatives, city-wide staff events and employee recognition programs.

Benefits & Well-Being 

This team manages the selection, renewal and administration of the City of Boulder’s comprehensive Benefits program. It offers medical, dental, vision and life insurance, voluntary supplemental products, discounts and more for eligible employees and their dependents.

The team also provides retirement consulting, leave/claim management and an award-winning [email protected] program to support employees in improving their overall health, morale and engagement.

Consulting & Labor Relations 

This team partners with every City of Boulder department on recruitment, hiring, selection, coaching and providing additional types of support to meet the unique needs of employees. It conducts market studies to provide fair and competitive compensation, informing city-wide compensation and classification strategies and policies. 

The team also negotiates union contracts and advises employees on contract interpretation/applications with the city’s three collective bargaining units: Boulder Municipal Employees Association (BMEA), International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) and Boulder Police Officers Association (BPOA). 


3065 Center Green Dr.
Boulder, CO 80301


Phone:  303-441-3070
Fax:  303-441-3049
If you are a lender needing verification of employment, please use fax number 303-441-4931
[email protected]