Gilpin County Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 366, Central City, CO 80427 / 495 Apex Valley Road, Black Hawk, CO 80422
Phone: 303-951-3673, Fax: 303-951-3675  Human Resources Departmentgilpincountyhr@gilpincounty.org
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Application Process

 Online Application: Gilpin County now has an online application process.  Online applications are stored on a secure site.  Only authorized employees and hiring authorities have access to the information submitted.  Click current job opportunities to apply for a position.  You will need an email address to apply online.

 Applying in person:   A public computer is available for use at the Gilpin County Human Resources office, 495 Apex Valley Road, Black Hawk, Colorado.  Application hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

 How do I apply?

  • All positions require a Gilpin County employment application.
  • A separate application is required for each position and is accepted only for OPEN positions.  No “general” applications will be accepted.
  • Please read the job announcement carefully to be sure your background meets the position requirements.
  • If the job posting has a closing date, the posting is removed at 12:01 a.m. on the closing date listed.

Fingerprinting Requirement from Colorado Bureau of Investigation
Colorado Fingerprinting
301 Kalamath St #102, Denver, CO‎ 80223
720-292-2722 or 1-833-224-2227
Email – info@coloradofingerprinting.com   

What happens after I apply?

  • We evaluate your application to determine whether you qualify by comparing your skill set and experience to the minimum job qualifications and/or requirements.
  • You will be notified as to whether you meet those qualifications or requirements.
  • Qualified applicants may be brought in for pre-employment testing.
  • After careful review, the hiring team selects which candidates to interview.Please note that simply fulfilling the minimum qualifications or requirements does not ensure an interview.

 What benefits does the County offer?

  • Beyond pay Gilpin County offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, long-term care, life insurance, contributions to a 401(a) plan, optional 457 plan, employee assistance program, paid vacation, sick and holidays, and much more.

Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more information, go to :

Gilpin County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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