State Employment FAQ

More than 30,000 Colorado state government employees work in just about every field imaginable. From administrative assistants to architects, custodians to correctional officers, revenue agents to transportation maintenance - we've got your career covered.

The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to having a workforce that is as diverse as the state we serve. Unless otherwise listed, applicants for classified positions must be residents of the state of Colorado. Should you have any questions regarding the hiring process for any position to which you applied, please contact the specific state agency/department to which you applied directly. The department's contact information is listed on the position announcement.

Please see below for some of our more frequently asked questions.


Questions divided by category

Applying for a State Job

Submitting Your Application


After You Apply

Interview and Appointment