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In addition to competitive pay, the City of Boulder offers benefits including health, dental, vision, retirement investments, wellness programs, paid vacation and holidays and more.

Visit or view our 2021 Benefit Guides for an overview of all items.

Well-Being Program

With [email protected], City of Boulder employees can take advantage of a wide-range platform of benefits and wellness initiatives to help maintain or achieve optimal health. Programs and benefits include Recreation Center passes, wellness education, insurance premium discounts and more.

Temporary & Seasonal Employees

Seasonal and temporary employee benefit eligibility is based on an average of 30 hours worked per week during the city measurement period from November 1 – October 31. 

  • Seasonal and temporary employees that meet the eligibility requirements may participate in medical, HSA, 401K, 457, voluntary accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity and wellness benefits.
  • Seasonal and temporary employees that do not meet the eligibility requirements may participate in 401K, 457, and wellness benefits.

Non-Union City of Boulder Benefit Guide pdf

Benefit Enrollment & Change Forms

LGBTQIA+ Resources

As a part of Boulder County, a wide range of resources are available to the LGBTQIA+ community and can be found  here . The City of Boulder is committed to supporting LGBTQIA+ employees and their families are part of our rich benefit offerings. Highlights include:

  • Medical Benefits

  • Domestic Partner/Common Law Spousal coverage

  • Paid Parental Leave which inlcudes foster placement and adoption benefits

The City of Boulder offers transition-related health care benefits, including gender confirmation surgery, hormone therapy, and mental health counseling, among other transition-related procedures, as it relates to treating gender dysphoria according to the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Standards of Care (2011).

Annual Notices to Employees