City of Fort Collins

Located against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and home to Colorado State University (CSU), the City of Fort Collins offers a diverse culture, educated and engaged citizens, outdoor recreation, bicycles, breweries, historic charm, and a thriving economy. Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found throughout the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city.  

The City’s long list of acknowledgements includes:  

  • Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Innovation Award: Alliance for Innovation-April 2018
  • No 14 Best Place to Live: 2018  
  • C40 Cities, Cities4Action Winner: Bloomberg Philanthropy-Dec 2017
  • The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award-November 2017
  • 5th Best Performing City: Milken Institute-Jan 2017
  • No. 1 Stable and Growing Housing Market: 2017
  • No. 1 City in America for Cycling: PeopleForBikes-May 2018
  • 11th Happiest City in America: Yahoo! Finance - March 2017
  • Top 100 Best Cities to Start a Family: LendEDU - Feb 2017
  • No. 9 Top 150 Cities for Millennials Report: Millennial Personal Finance - Feb 2017
  • Peak Award for Performance Excellence: Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence-2014

Why Work For the City of Fort Collins?

-   Medical, dental, vision (for self, spouse, children) – eligible on the 1st of the month following date of hire

-   Paid vacation, paid holidays, and sick days 

-   Retirement + company matching – after 6 month probation period and immediate vesting

-   Flexible spending: Medical expenses FSA, dependent FSA or both  

Employee Assistance Program: counselling, legal, financial assistance 

-   Life insurance, short-term and long term disability 

 Wellness program, workout facilities 

Employee/family Onsite Health Clinic 

-   Personal & professional learning opportunities including supervisory and leadership development; plus career mobility

-   Collaborative work environment