General Human Resources Information

The City of Thornton recruits candidates for employment in a wide variety of jobs. For specific information regarding employment opportunities with the City, please visit the City of Thornton Website or you may call Human Resources at 303-538-7245. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m

 All applications are accepted online, via:

If you are selected for employment with the City, you must present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. In addition, you must also present a Social Security card for payroll verification purposes.

All City of Thornton employees do not have to live within the City limits; however, the City Manager may require certain employees to establish and maintain a primary residence within the corporate boundaries of the City of Thornton or its Comprehensive Plan Area as adopted by City Council, as a condition of employment and when such is in the best interest of the City.

Human Resources will answer any additional questions you may have or will provide special instructions that may be appropriate to a particular position. The City of Thornton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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