New Employees

Welcome to Employment with the State of Colorado
Employee Group Benefits Plan

Plan Options at a Glance

Resources for New Employees 

Required Benefits Notices for New Employees 

Important Information for New Employees 

  • Medical, Dental, Life, Disability, FSA coverage - 31 calendar days to make new employee elections in the online Benefit Administration System.  Date of hire is Day 1.

  • Retirement Choice - Contact PERA for more information about Retirement - 1-800-759-PERA (7372) or   Newly hired employees must make a retirement plan selection within the first 60 calendar days after the first day of employment.  Judges and employees of institutions of higher education are not eligible for Retirement Choice. 

  • Contact your department's HR/benefits personnel or the State's Benefits Unit at 303-866-3434 or 800-719-3434  for more information. 

Employee Resources

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