Division of Human Resources

The Colorado Department of Personnel & Administration, Division of Human Resources (DHR) provides decentralized human resources for the State of Colorado. 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.

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What's New

January 29, 2021
A hearing will be held Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom virtual webinar.
January 13, 2021
The general purpose of this emergency rulemaking is to modify Chapter 5 of the Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures to address Paid Family Medical Leave.
December 23, 2020
The general purpose of this emergency rulemaking is to modify Chapter 5 of the Personnel Director’s Administrative Procedures to provide state employees Paid Family Medical Leave effective January 1, 2021 and bridge the time gap to the promulgation of permanent rules.

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