Application Process

View a list of current job opportunities and create an online account by clicking on "Apply" in the description field of the job you'd like to apply for. This login account will remain active for any job you wish to apply for with Boulder County.

Employment application requirements

  • All positions require a Boulder County employment application.
  • You will be required to create an account in our system.
  • After creating your account, use your login information to create your application that will be saved in the system.
  • A separate application is required for each position and is accepted only for OPEN positions.
  • You do not need to re-create an application every time you apply for a position. Just log in again, make your changes and resubmit it for another opening.
  • Please fill out the application completely or it may be disqualified. You may attach a resume to your application but it does not replace the application form.

Submitting your application

When you complete your online application, it is automatically submitted to Boulder County. For more information about positions in Public Health or the Sheriff's Office, please see below:

For Public Health jobs, submit applications to:

Boulder County Public Health - Human Resources Office
3450 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado, 80304
FAX: 303.441.1452. Phone: 303.441.1140
Public Health Job Information

For Sheriff's Office jobs, submit applications to:

Sheriff's Office Personnel Section
5600 Flatiron Parkway, Boulder, Colorado, 80301
Phone number: 303.441.3638
Sheriff's Office Job Information

Applying in person:

Paper applications are available at the Human Resources office in downtown Boulder in the East wing of the County Courthouse at 2025 14th Street. We're located directly across the street from the Boulder Theater.

What happens after I apply?

  • We evaluate your application to determine whether you qualify by comparing your skill set and experience to the minimum job qualifications and/or requirements.
  • Then we notify you via email to let you know whether you meet those qualifications or requirements.
  • We send the qualifying applications to the hiring department.
  • After careful review, the hiring team selects which candidates to interview (Please note that meeting the minimum qualifications or requirements does not guarantee an interview).

    For more information contact Human Resources

How can I check the status of my application(s)?

  • If you applied online, you can check the status of your application by logging into the online application system and clicking "Application Status".
  • You may call the Human Resources office at 303-441-3525 to check the status of your application.
  • For Public Health applications call: 303-441-1140
  • For Sheriff's Office applications call: 303-441-3638

What benefits does the County offer?

  • Beyond competitive pay Boulder County offers comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, contributions to Colorado PERA, wellness programs, paid vacation and holidays, transportation passes, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Applicant tips and miscellaneous information

  • When describing your work experience, whether it be full-time, temporary or part-time work, you need to include hours worked per week or per month. Applications or resumes without this information usually do not pass the initial screening.
  • We may consider volunteer experience, if the experience is related to the minimum qualifications and you provide detailed work history.
  • Include the month and year of all employment dates.