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.

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What's New

May 6, 2022
The State Personnel Director has issued emergency rules to modify the Director’s Procedures found at 4 CCR 801-1, Chapter 5, Time Off.
April 11, 2022
The 2021 Employee Engagement Survey asked state employees to provide their candid opinions on important workforce characteristics to gain a clear understanding of our current state as an employer. We know that highly engaged teams are passionate about their work, accomplish more than other groups, and consistently deliver the best business outcomes.
March 31, 2022
A hearing will be held Tuesday, May 3 at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom virtual webinar.  A link to attend is included in the Hearing Notice below.  

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