Human Resources Program Assistant Vacancy In State Of Colorado Job Opportunities

Hiring Organization / Company: State Of Colorado Job Opportunities
Basic Salary: To Be Discussed
Employement Type: Full-Time

Job Details:

Department Information

This position is open to current classified CDPS employees.

Our Mission - Engaged employees working together to safeguard lives and to provide diverse public safety services to local communities.

Our Vision - Creating safer and more resilient communities across Colorado.

Our Core Values – Unity, Honor, Service

Visit our website to learn more about the work we do to keep Colorado safe!

CDPS is an equal opportunity employer. See our EEOD Utilization Report (2020)


The Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS) consists of six Divisions: Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Colorado State Patrol (CSP), Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ), Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC), and the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM). The Executive Director's Office (EDO) provides administrative and management services to the operating divisions of the department.


The Executive Director's Office (EDO) is the backbone of the Colorado Department of Public Safety, providing effective administrative and management services to the Department's operating divisions. The EDO includes the following:
  • The Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director – Oversees strategic direction and operations for the department.
  • Administrative Services Office - Provides division and department-level administrative and support functions encompassing accounting, procurement, budget, and logistics services (fleet, facilities, warehousing, material management and fabrication) to support the operations and programs of CDPS divisions.
  • Human Resources Office - Supports recruitment, hiring, evaluation, benefits management, personnel actions, payroll and all other human resources functions.
  • Compliance and Professional Standards Office – Develops policies, assesses and manages risk, and ensures compliance with state and federal requirements and professional standards.
  • Colorado Integrated Criminal Justice Information Systems – develops cost-effective information sharing services to provide access for criminal justice agencies while maintaining information security. CICJIS is a collaborative program designed to facilitate information sharing at key decision points in the criminal justice process. There are five participating CICJIS agencies: the Department of Corrections, Judicial, the Colorado District Attorney’s Council, the Division of Youth Corrections, and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
  • Colorado School Safety Resource Center – assists local schools and communities to create safe and positive school climates for pre-k through higher education schools in Colorado.

Description of Job


The Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS) Human Resources office exists to provide human resources services to the general public, applicants, managers, and employees of CDPS. Consultation services include benefit administration, time and leave management, compensation consultation, employee relations, exam development, HR policy development, job analysis, job evaluation and classification, organizational development, new employee orientation and onboarding, performance management (PMP), interpretation of CDPS HR policy, state personnel rules, state and federal employment laws, progressive discipline, records management, recruitment, responding to grievances, appeals, charges of discrimination, reorganization matters, retention, selection and selection appeals, worker’s compensation, settlement advice, strategic planning and overall HR guidance to CDPS managers, supervisors, and employees.

Work at home at least some % of time, possible.
Main office hours are between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday

DUTIES (include but are not limited to:)

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights




  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Interpersonal skills- Uses a range of skills or processes aimed at resolving conflict including tact and diplomacy
  • Offers appropriate and innovative solutions to customer problems.
  • Interacts positively, gets along well with others and is able to function constructively in groups.
  • Uses a range of skills or processes aimed at resolving conflict including tact and diplomacy
  • Contributes to a positive work environment through their interactions with others
  • Takes initiative

  • Requires successful completion of a fingerprint based criminal background check, professional reference checks, and a polygraph examination. Current CDPS employees would have completed these steps at the time of initial appointment.
If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging. Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at A standard appeal form is available at: If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.

Supplemental Information

All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be via email. Include your current working email address on your application and check your email frequently as you could receive time sensitive correspondence regarding this position. We highly recommend that you set up your email to accept messages from "" and "[email protected]" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email.

The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

Colorado Department of Public Safety is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Monica Rameriz, 303.239.4544, [email protected]

  • Applications are considered complete and accurate at the time of submission. Therefore, additional information may not be solicited or accepted after your application has been received.
  • All applications that are received by the closing of this announcement will be reviewed against the Minimum Qualifications in this announcement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications may proceed to the next step. Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted based on merit and fitness through a comparative analysis process.
  • It is imperative that your application provide as much information and detail as possible about your education, knowledge, skills, and experience as it relates to this job.
  • If you are a military veteran you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Member 4 Copy, and VA disability letter if available/applicable at the time of application so we can determine if you are eligible for veteran's preference points. Military personnel who are stationed outside of Colorado may be eligible for this position by submitting the completed DD-2058 "State of Legal Residence" form.
  • For an overview of State of Colorado application process and application tips, please view this video.
  • Comparative analysis steps that will or may be used:
    • Structured application review -review of answers to supplemental questions and application materials by a subject matter expert panel.
    • Interviews to be held the week of June 21 (tentative).

Job Location Information:
City: Lakewood
State: Co
Country: Us
Location: Lakewood, Co
Job Listing No# : 46150

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