Employment

Welcome to the City of Golden!

Our mission is to make Golden the best place in the world to live, work and play; and to make the City of Golden the best organization in the world for which to work.

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LiveWelcome to Golden!

Being a Golden employee is more than just a job, it’s a lifestyle. Golden is a vibrant outdoor community making it a great place to live, work and play. The City offers a wide array of benefits and perks designed to enhance the work and wellness experience our employees enjoy today and into the future.


WorkGolden - Home of the School of Mines

Apply today to join our team! We actively attract and retain a highly talented, committed and diverse workforce. The City of Golden has over 500 employees serving the community in parks and recreation, public works, public safety, and administration.


Golden - A beautiful place to live, work and play!Play

The City recognizes the importance of a quality work life balance. We support employee well-being through employee recognition programs, wellness programs, flexible work schedules, generous leave policies, and community involvement.

COG Mesa

 Golden was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

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City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa