Human Resources

City of Wheat Ridge employees work as one team to deliver the City's core and organizational values and provide a high level of service to the citizens of this growing community. 

The City of Wheat Ridge is committed to excellence and ACTION!:   

Accountability: Employees take responsibility for their actions, decisions and recommendations and are accountable to each other and the community.

Change: Adapts to changing organizational needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.

Teamwork: Employees value teamwork as a collaborative effort, with each person contributing unique skills, knowledge and training to achieve common goals.

Integrity: Employees uphold the highest ethical standards, recognize the importance of public and customer trust and adhere to the values of the organization.

Opportunity: Employees are empowered to grow professionally, develop best practices and seek challenges to advance the City.

NOW! Employees are proactive, timely and efficient in responding to the needs of the organization and the community – NOW!


Wheat Ridge Employee Benefits Guide 2022

Compensation Plan

The City's Compensation Plan for full-time/part-time benefited employees aims to be financially sustainable and a plan that will help staff recruit and retain top talent. Additionally, the compensation plan is market-based and fully aligned with the City's pay-for-performance system. The City's pay-for-performance model is consistent with the culture and commitment to A.C.T.I.O.N! - The City's core values. It is important for the City to reward employees who exemplify these core values and who help achieve the City's strategic results.

It is the policy of the City of Wheat Ridge not to unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. The City of Wheat Ridge will consider reasonable accommodations for employment to qualified applicants UPON REQUEST to the Human Resources Office.

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