Pueblo & 

Upper Arkansas

Workforce Areas

The Pueblo and Upper Arkansas (UA) Workforce Area includes the Colorado counties of Pueblo, Chaffee, Custer, Fremont, and Park. As part of Colorado's Department of Labor and Employment, our mission is to connect Coloradans with meaningful employment, and businesses with talented Coloradans. Our goal is thriving local economies with a strong workforce at the center. We have multiple offices throughout the region, staffed by skilled experts who are ready to help job-seekers and businesses with their employment and workforce goals. You can learn more about workforce development, and our services, in the links below. 


April CDOC Fast Track hiring event Flyer

Upcoming Fast Track Dates:
April 11, 2024 -Online

April 17, 2024 -Salida

April 18, 2024 -Broomfield WFC

April 24, 2024 -Sterling WFC

April 25, 2024 -Pueblo WFC

The Colorado Department of Corrections is Hiring in April!

Do you want a job offer on the same day you interview? Do you want to earn OVER $54K/year plus full benefits? Are you looking for a new or better career, or know someone who might be? Tell your friends, family, and neighbors, and join our CDOC Family! 

What Makes CDOC Fast Track Hiring Events the best way to start your next career?

For Correctional Officer 1 Positions:

*Over $54,000/year starting pay
*7.5%-20% Shift Differential Pay + Overtime Possible
*NO Experience Required
*NO Degree Required
*Ages 18 and Over with HS Diploma or GED & Valid Drivers License can apply
*On-the-Spot Contingent Job Offers at select locations
*100% Tuition Reimbursement for All Staff


All upcoming events will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Colorado Department of Corrections provides Veterans Preference in hiring and Veterans Priority of Service in all Fast Track Hiring Events. This event is supported by the Colorado Jobs for Veterans State Grant program which is 100% funded by the U.S. Department of Labor through awards totaling $3,000,000. 

CDHS Virtual Career Fair

Attention All Job Seekers- Tell your Family, Friends, and Neighbors!

The Colorado Department of Human Services is looking to fill over 150 job

positions, many of which have several vacancies.  Take a look by clicking HERE!  

Join us at this month's virtual job fair and speak with their best recruiters to find your next career! 

Friday, May 31st, 2024

Veterans are highly encouraged to apply!

10:30am -2:00pm 

Veterans get early Access at 10 am

Join the people who help people. Build a career that makes a difference.

CDHS offers job opportunities in several fields, including child welfare, developmental disabilities, mental health, nursing, social assistance programs, and youth services. CDHS also recruits for support positions that include accounting, budgeting, contract management, custodial, facilities management, food service, human resources, and procurement.

For more information about jobs at CDHS, contact cdhs_careers@state.co.us.

Register at: https://pvapi.premiervirtual.com/s/W99wLW 

The following positions are in high demand!



Youth Services Specialist

Healthcare Services Trainee

​Dining Services


Social Workers

Trades workers (i.e. plumbers, electricians, HVAC)

Behavioral Analyst/Specialist​

Go to https://cdhs.colorado.gov/careers for more info.

Don't Wait, Register Now!    

Business Services

Workforce Centers and their business services staff support local employers in their recruitment, retention and ongoing staffing needs through a wide array of services. 

Job Seeker Services

Whether you are looking for a new job, a better job, or are just wondering what possibilities are out there, we are here to help. Our career coaches are experts in conducting a successful job search. Looking for work is work - let us help!

Vet Jobs

Vet jobs are posted by employers looking specifically for veterans, known for having good wages in growing industries, many of which have pathways to advancement for veterans. Check out our Vet jobs page or contact your local workforce center to hear the best opportunities for veterans in the area and around the country.

Whether you are looking for a new job, a better job, or just wondering what opportunities are out there, we are here to help. Our career coaches are experts in conducting a successful job search. Looking for work is work - let us help!

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