City of Fort Collins

Work for an outstanding employer in one of the best places to live in the nation!  Fort Collins has been named one of the best places to live in America by a number of national trend sources due to its attractive amenities, good weather, location, and all-around livability.  Among Fort Collins’ awards and recognition are:  Platinum Level Bicycle Friendly Community from the League of American Bicyclists in 2013; Top Downtown in the Country from in 2012; one of Top 10 Best Places to Retire by CBS Money Watch in 2012; 2nd Best Place to Live from Money Magazine in 2008; #1 Best Place to Live in the Nation from Money Magazine in 2006.
The City of Fort Collins is a full-service municipality that operates under the Council / Manager form of government.  The City structure is organized around eight service areas including: Community and Operations Services; Employee and Communication Services; Financial Services; Planning, Development, and Transportation Services; Police Services; Policy and Performance Excellence; Sustainability Services and Utility Services.   Fort Collins has been nationally recognized for providing our 155,400 residents with exceptional services.
Located in northern Colorado, just 65 miles north of Denver, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and an outstanding public school system. Fort Collins offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural and recreation opportunities, a strong economic base, and diverse employment opportunities.  Whether it’s recognition from Money Magazine as the nation’s best place to live, or specific recognition such as Frommer’s award as one of the country’s best places to raise a family, Fort Collins seems to truly have it all.
As a major employer in the area, the City of Fort Collins strives to provide its employees with a competitive pay and benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; Paid Sick Leave (15 days/yr); Short-Term & Long-Term Disability; Paid Holidays (9 days/yr); Paid Vacation (15 days 1st–3rd yrs to max of 24 days at 20 yrs);  Social Security + 401A; Deferred Compensation (457 Plan); Employee Assistance Program; award-winning Wellness Programs; and more. If you are seeking the Colorado lifestyle and a community in which you can challenge yourself and make a contribution, then Fort Collins is your city.