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Application / Selection Process

The Hiring Process

The City of Pueblo only accepts applications submitted through our online application process. We no longer accept paper applications. We only accept applications and resumes for current openings, and the city does not accept unsolicited applications or resumes.

Only applications received prior to a recruitment closing date are accepted. If you do not have access to the internet from your home, there are various other options for you to apply online. These include, but are not limited to, any of the Pueblo public libraries or the:

  • Civil Service Commission Office Kiosk
    301 W. B St.
    Pueblo, CO 81003
  • 719-562-3731

Important Policies

Applications must be filled out completely otherwise, your application may be rejected. Your completed application is the sole source used to determine if you are qualified to move forward in the hiring process. Applicants may be hired or not hired solely on the information provided on the application. View additional information about how to properly complete your application.

Only applicants ranked highest on the eligible list will be contacted by the city regarding an interview. You will generally be notified of your status in the selection process within 3 to 5 weeks from the closing date. This time frame may vary depending upon departmental needs or priorities. If you are not chosen for an interview you will not be contacted.

Note: All applications submitted to the City of Pueblo may be public information under the Colorado Open Records Act.

Additional Requirements

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon job-related factors including, but not limited to:

  • A thorough background investigation, including any criminal record
  • Appropriate drug testing
  • Successful completion of a physical examination
  • Testing of job related skills
  • Verification of your former employment and references

If you are hired for any position, you will be required to present proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States by the end of the first day of employment. Failure to prove such eligibility will void the offer of employment.