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Non-Discrimination Hiring Policy

In accordance with the Civil Rights Act, the City of Boulder prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, marital status, familial status or sexual orientation.

Americans With Disabilities Act Compliance

The city will affirmatively recruit people with disabilities in the same manner as it seeks minority and female applicants. Human Resources will identify various recruiting sources specializing in referral of people with disabilities.

If selected for an interview, applicants with disabilities may request accommodations for the process or in conjunction with the job requirements. In addition, the hiring supervisor will consult with Human Resources and Risk Management to determine if reasonable accommodations or modifications in the way a job is performed might be made to allow a person with disabilities to perform the required job duties. For more information regarding employment, contact the Human Resources Department at 303-441-3070.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodation for City Services/Programs/Facilities

The city is committed to providing an equal opportunity for people with disabilities to participate in and enjoy the programs, services, and facilities of the City of Boulder. The city will make reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.


All requests for accommodations for accessibility and reasonable accommodations for city services, programs and facilities should be made to Risk Management. Requests should be made as far in advance of the program or event as possible, but no less than 48 hours prior to the event. Risk Management will make arrangements with the department(s) sponsoring the program to provide the requested accommodation or suitable alternative in accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Boulder believes that a diverse work force adds quality and perspective to the services that we provide to the public. Therefore, we will strive to develop and maintain a diverse work force which values and is sensitive to the differences among employees. It is the City of Boulder's ongoing policy and practice to strive for equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants. No person shall be discriminated against in any term, condition, or privilege of employment because of race, national origin, religion, disability, pregnancy, age, military status, marital status, genetic characteristics or information, gender, gender identity, gender variance, or sexual orientation.

Any individual employed by the city, county, state, or private office employing over 15 employees may be covered by the laws protecting individuals from discrimination. Specifically, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), District Office, handles the age discrimination and employment act of 1967; Title 7 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; and the equal pay based on equal work act of 1963. These three federal acts cover areas prohibiting discrimination in employment based on race, sex, age, religion, national origin and color. Furthermore, equal pay for equal work and age discrimination are also covered.

If you feel you have been discriminated against in employment, call the EEOC, District Office so they can provide counseling and explain the procedures to file a complaint. Their number is 303-866-1300.