DHR Supports Human Resources in Colorado State Government

The Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration, Division of Human Resources (DHR) provides decentralized human resources for the Colorado state government. DHR is responsible for the oversight of all state agency human resources functions and total compensation including maintaining the statewide employment, job evaluation and pay systems. Additionally, the Division is responsible for the self-funded benefits system including health, life, dental and deferred compensation for all eligible employees, and the state's business risk and loss control programs including all property insurance, liability and worker's compensation.

Vaccination Status

The State requires all state employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. Learn more about reporting:

COVID-19 Vaccination Reporting

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What's New

August 13, 2021
Governor recognizes 40 State employees for their public service.
April 26, 2021
These FAQs have been developed for agency human resources staff, supervisors, and state employees to answer common questions regarding the State’s Wildfire Safety Guidance. The guidance was developed in consultation with a taskforce of safety and air quality experts from multiple state agencies and academic institutions.
April 26, 2021
SORM is dedicated to protecting state employees who may be exposed to wildfire smoke in the course of their duties...

DHR Mission & Vision

Mission: The Division of Human Resources serves as a critical partner and connects our community through the comprehensive services we provide and our shared expertise. As a trusted, knowledgeable, and collaborative resource, we support the development, education, wellbeing, and safety of the State’s workforce. Together, we empower our employees and serve our community.

Vision: Our collaborative spirit and services make the state an employer of choice.

Service, teamwork, integrity, responsiveness, transparency