Human Resources & Risk Management

Our mission is to serve the citizens of El Paso County by building and supporting a strong, stable workforce fostering an environment of integrity, transparency and dedication to fulfilling and anticipating the needs of the County.

Executive Director:  Andrea McGee
Telephone:  (719) 520-7486
Fax:  (719) 520-7406

Location:  
2880 International Circle, Suite N060
Colorado Springs, CO 80910

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE

El Paso County will accept and review only the following attachments to the application: resume, cover letter, and reference letter(s). Requested transcripts should not be included with the application.

STEPS TO APPLY FOR A JOB OPENING:

  1. Click on Job Openings within the Career Opportunities tab. The following page will display a list of current open positions.
  2. Click on the position title of the job you are interested in. A Job Description page will be displayed providing a position description in the following areas:
  • Essential Job Functions – description of work duties
  • Qualifications – eligibility requirements for selection
  • Licenses/Certificates – official documents for hiring eligibility
  • Work Conditions – conditions/situations the job involves
  • Benefits tab – benefits available
  • Questions tab – additional information needed regarding experience/qualifications
  1. Click on the Apply button. The Applicant Login page will be displayed.
  • If you are already logged in, you will bypass this page.
  • If you have an existing account, use your username and password to login.
  • If this is your first time applying, you must create a user account.
  • Your user account is made up of your contact information, email, username, and password.
  • Each applicant account must have an email address that has not been used by another account.
  1. Create an application for the position you selected.
  • If you have an existing application, you have the option to edit and/or update that application.
  • An application involves entering information in the following sections:
    • General Information
    • Work Experience
    • Education
    • Additional Information
    • Certificates and Licenses
    • Skills
    • Languages
    • Supplemental Information
  • References
  • Attachments (optional)
  • Agency Questions – standard application questions
  • Supplemental Questions – additional questions specific to the position
  • Review– review and revise your application, if necessary
  • Certify– confirm the information is correct and click submit

 


GENERAL INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Applications must be submitted in electronic format using the El Paso County website or www.governmentjobs.com unless otherwise specified.
  • The job posting will specify how an application may be submitted.
  • Attached application documents must have one of the following file extensions: doc, docx, txt, or rtf.
  • Applications will not be accepted or considered if they are mailed, emailed, faxed, or dropped off at the Human Resources Office.
  • For job postings with a closing date and time, applications will not be accepted after that deadline. This also applies to applications being re-submitted.
  • Some job postings are listed as “continuous.”  Applications will be accepted until a position has been filled or the decision has been made to remove the job posting.
  • El Paso County does not retain resumes or applications for future consideration.
  • Email is the primary form of notification used during the recruitment process; you are responsible for the validity and reliability of the email address that you have entered on your application.
  • If applying for multiple positions, you must submit a separate application for every position of interest.
  • Application data is maintained on a secured web server. Only authorized El Paso County Human Resources & Risk Management staff have access to your complete online application. Limited information will be provided to the hiring authority in the respective office or department.

 


COMPLETING AN APPLICATION

  • Provide accurate contact information.
  • Use your full legal name, including last name, first name, and middle initial.
  • Enter a valid phone number.
  • The email address entered cannot be used by another account.
  • Provide sufficient information on your application regarding your education, work experience, and applicable licenses/certifications to demonstrate that you meet the minimum qualifications for each position that you submit an application.
  • You may attach a resume to your application; however, the application must be completed in its entirety. Incomplete applications may be rejected.
  • Complete all sections of the application; do not respond with “see resume.”

 


APPLICATION SUBMISSION AND STATUS

Information on creating your applicant profile is available online at http://www.governmentjobs.com/AgencyInstructions.cfm

Save your application as you create it. Each time you complete a section of the application form, click the Save button at the bottom of the form. If you need to exit out of the application form before the application is complete, click the Save button. The system will save the information you have entered.

Check your application before submitting. Review that the information on your application is correct and all the required documents have been attached or inserted as text if that is an option. Please note that once your attachment has been successfully uploaded (attached) to your application, a link with the name of your file will be visible to you. If you do not see a link with your file name, prior to submitting your application packet, please contact NEOGOV’s technical support at 1-877-204-4442 for assistance in uploading the electronic version of your required attachment(s). Then click the Proceed to Certify and Submit button. To complete the submission of your application, click the Accept & Submit button.

Once your application has been submitted, the information is saved. If you make a change to your application after submittal, these changes are not visible to Human Resources staff. The changes are only visible to you; however, a job posting may allow you to resubmit a new completed application packet with your changes and appropriate attachments if done PRIOR TO the closing deadline.

After you submit your application, you will receive an automatically generated email confirmation. This confirms that your application was received; however, the auto-response does not confirm receipt of required file attachments.

In many cases, email notices will be sent to candidates throughout the recruitment process. Make sure your email account allows for these communications to be received in your inbox and not your junk mail. Email communications will be sent from the sender domain “neogov.com” or “elpasoco.com.”

 


El Paso County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, marital, veteran or any other legally protected status.

El Paso County Risk Management must plan for the negative consequences of any decision, omission, process, or action by using whatever means feasible to control the chance of financial loss, and by managing and minimizing all financial losses that do occur.  The department specifically directs the administration of all self-insurance and insurance programs, liability, property losses, accident investigations, claims subrogation, loss prevention, and litigation management.

El Paso County Worker’s Compensation provides our employees medical treatment for work related injuries/illnesses while ensuring El Paso County is in compliance with workers’ compensation laws.

If injured in the scope of your employment, notify your supervisor no later than the end of the day, even for minor injuries.  For emergencies, go to Penrose Hospital (2222 N. Nevada Ave) or St. Francis Medical Center (6001 E. Woodmen Rd).

Employees MUST complete and submit all the appropriate forms within four (4) BUSINESS days of the initial injury.

For Risk Management or Worker’s Compensation assistance please call (719) 520-7486.

Certificate of Self Insurance

Employee Written Notice of Injury

Workers’ Compensation Instructions

Contact Us

Human Resources & Risk Management at the Regional Development Center
Human Resources at the Citizens Service Center

Main Number: 719-520-7486  /  Fax: 719-520-7406

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Main Number: 719-520-7622  /  Fax: 719-520-7406

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.