Human Resources

00The City of Montrose offers an outstanding work environment by providing a positive, safe workplace, fair compensation and benefits, and solid training.

The Human Resources Department coordinates the selection, development, and retention of the city's workforce and salary and benefit administration. The department also oversees the city's 

Property and liability claims management and Worker's Compensation.

Hiring Process

Applications are only accepted for open positions. The city does not hold unsolicited resumes or applications. Completed and signed city applications and accompanying resumes must be submitted by the closing date listed on the open position posting. 

Mail an Application

City of Montrose
HR Department
P.O. Box 790
Montrose, CO 81402

Drop Off an Application

City of Montrose
400 E Main St.
Montrose, CO

Apply Online

Log-in or create an account on our jobs posting platform. Once logged in, click on the job posting that you wish to apply for on the job opportunities page and select the "apply" button within the job details section. Complete all of the required application information and submit the application.

Each job opening is filled by using an applicant screening process that ensures that the applicants possess the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job. The interview and selection process may include:

  • Written tests to measure job-related knowledge or aptitude in a particular area.
  • Oral interviews to discuss the applicant's job history and assess oral communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Performance tests to assess a candidate's ability to perform job-related tasks.
  • Physical ability tests or medical examinations to assess a candidate's ability to meet the physical requirements of the job.
  • Some city positions may require an applicant to pass a pre-employment reference screen, criminal history check, or drug screen.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors. The City of Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For public safety positions, polygraph examinations, psychological evaluations, medical evaluations, or background investigations may be used to assess a candidate's suitability.

Contact Us

  1. Email

    400 E Main Street
    P.O. Box 790
    Montrose, CO 81402

    Ph: 970-240-1415
    Fx: 970-240-1492


    Monday - Thursday
    7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Current Job Postings

  1. Municipal Court Administrator

    Basic Purpose of the Job:
    Under general direction, performs a variety of routine and complex administrative and clerical tasks for the Municipal Court under the guidance and direction of the municipal court judge.

  2. Customer Service/Civilian Report Taking Technician

    Basic Purpose of the Job
    Under general supervision, performs a variety of duties and responsibilities involved within the police records and customer support division. Compiles and maintains various records in the Police...

  3. Animal Control Officer

    Basic Purpose of the Job:
    Under general direction, the Animal Control Officer shall uphold Animal Control regulations for the City of Montrose and assist at the...

  4. Police Records Technician/Incident Report Processing

    Basic Purpose of the Job:
    Under general supervision, performs a variety of duties and responsibilities involved within the police records section. Compiles and...

  5. Seasonal Animal Shelter Technician

    Basic Purpose of the Job:
    Under general supervision of the Animal Shelter Manager. Performs a variety of assigned duties and responsibilities involved in the operation...

  6. Pre-Academy Police Officer Recruit

    Basic Purpose of the Job
    Under direct supervision, a Police Pre Academy Recruit performs tasks in various divisions of the Police Department in conjunction with a formal training program designed for career advancement into the...

Employee Benefits


Full-time employees are offered benefits including medical and dental insurance for employees and their eligible dependents. Life insurance and long-term disability benefits are available to eligible employees.

Through UnitedHealthcare, UMR and HealthSCOPE Benefits creates and publishes the Machine-Readable Files on behalf of the City of Montrose. To link to the Machine-Readable Files, please click on the URL provided:

Vacation & Sick Leave

For full-time positions, the city offers vacation leave, sick leave, and holiday pay. Eligible part-time positions accrue pro-rated vacation and sick leave based upon hours worked. Temporary and seasonal positions are not eligible for vacation or sick leave benefits.

Retirement Plans

Two tax-deferred retirement programs are available.

Educational Assistance

Educational assistance is reimbursable for certain course expenses.