Employment

How to Apply

View our Employment Application Guide (PDF) for instructions on how to search for jobs, complete the online employment application process, and get tips to ensure that you submit a complete and effective application.

Why Work for Us

Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Grand Junction. Our workforce consists of more than 1,000 employees in various departments who are committed to delivering the highest quality of service to the local community. If you are looking for a meaningful job or career opportunity where you will be valued as an employee, come join us.

Employee Benefits

As an employer, the City of Grand Junction knows that a healthy workforce is a thriving workforce, which is why we offer comprehensive benefits including paid leave, health insurance, a near-site health clinic for City employees and eligible dependents (see the Sage Health and Wellness Center below), retirement options, an Employee Assistance Program, and multiple retailer discounts for regular full- and part-time employees. View our benefit packages.

Sage Health & Wellness Center

Our culture supports the well-being of employees and their families. The Sage Health and Wellness Center is a near-site facility that provides free or low-cost healthcare services to employees and dependents covered by a City healthcare plan. The center provides preventive services, such as health assessments and health coaching, office visits for a variety of common sicknesses, lab services, and behavioral health counseling. The Sage Health and Wellness Center is powered by Marathon Health, which promotes a variety of annual wellness initiatives, challenges, activities, and classes designed to provide all City employees and family members with the tools and inspiration needed to achieve individual wellness goals.

Training & Development

We believe that employee development is vital and contributes to the successful accomplishment of individual and organizational goals. Our City-wide training program aims to help all regular full- and part-time/seasonal staff to achieve personal and professional excellence.

Living in Grand Junction

Grand Junction is known for its incredible landscapes ranging from the red rocks of the Colorado National Monument to the mountain lakes of the Grand Mesa National Forest. The area is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy hiking, mountain biking, skiing, whitewater rafting, hunting, and fishing. The area is also known for community and cultural events including the Junior College World Series, art and music festivals, and wine tasting at more than 20 area wineries. With an average of 245 days of sunshine, Grand Junction is the perfect place to work and play. Check out Visit Grand Junction to learn more about our community.

Our Core Values

At the City of Grand Junction, we are leading the way with …

Continuous Improvement

Working together to be the best by challenging the status quo.

Collaborative Partnerships

We work together using all areas of expertise to achieve a common goal.

Exemplary Service

We excel at fulfilling the needs of our community through thoughtful interactions.