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Benefits at the City and County of Denver

Working for the City and County of Denver is so much more than a job. It’s a chance to make a difference in your own life and in the lives of people around you.

There’s a unique energy and spirit that draws people to the Mile High City and it all begins here, at the City and County of Denver. Over 11,000 employees work together every day to make this a world-class city where everybody matters.

The City and County of Denver offers a comprehensive benefit package to meet the needs of its employees and their families. Offering competitive benefits and wellness programs is a top priority for the city.


Take Care of You and Your Family
  • A choice of six medical plans
  • A choice of three dental plans
  • Vision plan
  • Life insurance policy up to $100,000
  • Child care flexible spending account
  • Wellness program
  • On-site fitness centers and classes at certain locations
  • Employee assistance program
Invest in Yourself
  • Education refund program
  • Multitude of learning and development opportunites
  • Denver employee fitness center

Manage Your Finances
  • Pension plan
  • Deferred Compensation 457(b)
  • City-paid short- and long-term disability plan
  • Flexible spending accounts for health care, dependent care, and parking
  • City contribution to health savings account
  • Finance classes
Get Yourself from Here to There
  • Employer subsidized RTD pass program
  • Denver B-Cyle - First month free
  • Flexible spending account for parking
Balance Work and Life
  • Employees earn paid time off, with over 15 paid days off possible in the first year
  • Ten city holidays
  • One personal day
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits



Be Appreciated
  • Employee recognition events
  • Annual City Spirit Picnic
  • Discounts